Ruth Titilayo Secondary School Scholarship 2024

About Ruth Titilayo Foundation

The Ruth Titilayo Foundation was established with the mission of providing equitable access to education for all children, regardless of their circumstances or backgrounds. The Foundation firmly believes that education is a fundamental human right, and every child deserves the opportunity to fulfill their potential. The ultimate goal of the Ruth Titilayo Foundation is to create a world where its services are no longer necessary, as all children enjoy access to quality education.

The foundation takes its name from Ruth Titilayo (Iya Taiwo), who was born in 1955 and attended the Abeokuta Girls Grammar School. Later, she pursued her studies at the University of Ibadan in Nigeria, where her passion for assisting the less privileged became evident. On the 20th anniversary of her passing, her legacy endured through the establishment of the Ruth Titilayo Educational Foundation.

Ruth Titilayo Secondary School Scholarship

Ruth Titilayo Secondary School Scholarship 2024

The Ruth Titilayo Educational Foundation has invited students to apply for their scholarship program for the upcoming academic year. The scholarship is designed for students pursuing studies at state secondary schools in Nigeria.

The scholarship award includes the following benefits:

  • Tuition allowance of up to ₦50,000.
  • Maintenance allowance of up to ₦15,000.

Additional financial support may be considered, including travel expenses for the course and research-related costs, as determined by the committee. The scholarship aims to fully fund the student’s fees or provide a meaningful financial contribution.

Candidates who make it to the shortlist will be offered an opportunity to participate in an online interview. During this interview, they will respond to competency-based inquiries relevant to their current academic year group. Communication with shortlisted candidates will begin on January 28, 2024, and interviews are scheduled to start in February 2024.

Eligibility Criteria 

Prospective applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements when applying. Please note that failure to meet these requirements will result in the disqualification of your application:

  • Current enrollment in a Nigerian state school’s secondary education system
  • Successful performance in your common entrance examinations
  • Exceptional academic achievements throughout your secondary education
  • Current student status or recent registration within the last year

How to Apply?

You must submit the applications online at Ruth Titilayo Secondary School Scholarship Application 2024

You will need to Register an account before you can Log in for applying.

You need to submit copies of the following records in addition to your fully filled application. Submission of these papers is mandatory; absence of any might result in disqualification:

  • Most recent academic transcripts
  • Two recommendation letters from educators
  • Personal statement
  • Any supporting documentation

You must submit your application supporting documents by emailing:

Note: Mention your full name in the email subject

Closing Date 

The application deadline is 31 October 2023. Please submit your application before the closing date to have it reviewed.

Contact Details 

If you have any questions about this scholarship programme, please reach out to The Ruth Titilayo Foundation through the following contact details:

Phone: +234 809 053 2009

Please do not send any questions after the closing date. View our other bursaries/scholarships open for application here:

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