53 Beneficiaries of the MTNF- Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students Graduate from the Federal College of Education, Oyo, Oyo State

53 beneficiaries of the MTNF Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students graduated from the Federal College of Education (Special) during the 16th Convocation Ceremony held at the College Campus on the 25th of March, 2015. 30 of the students who graduated at the ceremony were from phase 1 & 2 of the project while 23 where students from the third phase. One of the phase 2 graduands of the MTNF-Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students, Adedokun, Omodele Mary, received a departmental award under the School of Arts & Social Science.

The students graduated with certificates in the following disciplines:

  • Social Studies
  • Christian religious study
  • English
  • Music
  • Theatre Arts
  • Primary Education Studies

108 beneficiaries of the Scholarship scheme from Phases 1-3 are from FCT (Special), Oyo. 53 beneficiaries have graduated with 9 beneficiaries securing admission into Nigerian Universities for degree programs.

The MTNF Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students is aimed at providing academic scholarship annually to eligible full time Blind students in accredited tertiary institutions (universities, polytechnics and colleges of education) across the six geo-political zones in Nigeria.