Gani Fawehinmi Undergraduate Scholarship 2021 for Nigerian Students

Gani Fawehinmi Undergraduate Scholarship is a yearly scholarship scheme in the name of the Prestigious Chief Abdul-Ganiyu “Gani” Oyesola Fawehinmi. It is one of the available scholarships organized by the Gani Fawehinmi Scholarship Board and for the Nigerian undergraduates.

What You Need to Know About Gani Fawehinmi Undergraduate Scholarship 2020

Each year, the Gani Fawehinmi Scholarship Board announces Four Million Naira Scholarships For Nigerian Students in Nigeria tertiary institution. This year’s award is for 40 students, each of whom will receive One hundred Thousand Naira (N100,000) for their education.

Level/Fields of Study

The Gani Fawehinmi scholarship is open to all Nigerian undergraduate students pursuing any course in any Nigerian tertiary institution.

However, Apart from this ongoing Gani Fawehinmi Undergraduate Scholarship 2020-2021, there are other Nigerian undergraduates scholarships, such as Agbami Scholarship for Nigerian Undergraduate StudentsNNPC-TOTAL ScholarshipFederal Government Scholarships 2020-2021 for Undergraduates and Postgraduates, etc.

Host Country

The Gani Fawehinmi Undergraduate Scholarship will be host in Nigeria.

However, if you wish to study in Canada, read this >> Canadian Scholarships for International Students 2020-2021.

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Eligible Countries

The scholarship is only available for Nigerian students.

However, there are numerous international scholarships for international students to study in any country of choice.

You can check this our heavily recommended post How to Study Abroad for Free in 2020-2021”.

Scholarship Benefits

Each of the 40 scholarship winners will receive One hundred Thousand Naira (N100,000)


  • Applicants must be poor and indigent.
  • The applicants must be registered students of tertiary institutions in Nigeria i.e Universities, polytechnics and colleges of education.
  • Applicants must have good academic performance.

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How to Apply for Gani Fawehinmi Undergraduate Scholarship 2020

Interested and qualified candidates should submit an Application Letter of not more than two (2) pages. The Letter must include the name of the candidate, course and year of study, state of origin and why the candidate believes that he or she should be given the award. 

The Application Letter must be accompanied by:

  • A photocopy of the candidate’s current identity Card
  • A letter from the candidate’s current head of Department, including correct information on the candidate’s CGPA for the last academic session
  • A letter from the Registrar certifying that the candidate is a student of the institution
  • A copy of the candidate’s registration form for the current semester; and
  • Two (2) current passport photographs.

The Application Letter with all the supporting documents, should be forwarded (by hand or postal delivery) to:

Gani Fawehinmi Scholarship Board,
Nigerian Law Publications House,
Otunba Jobi Fele- Way,
C.B.D., Alausa lkeja,
P.O. Box 80279, Lafiaji,
Lagos State.

Gani Fawehinmi Scholarship Board
c/o ASUU Secretariat,
Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO),
Imo State.

Gani Fawehinmi Scholarship Board
c/o ASUU Secretariat,
University of Abuja,
Gwagwalada Campus,

Application Deadline

Application for this scholarship is expected to start within Mid-July and end within Mid-August. For now, there is no confirmed start or end date. we will update you once the scholarship application starts.


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