JULY 30, 2016 — The American University of Nigeria will hold scholarship examinations for newly accepted students joining the university for the 2016/2017 academic session on Saturday, July 30, 2016. The university has increased new student scholarship awards to 67.
Thirty-six scholarships will be awarded to candidates with the highest scores in the 2015 Joint Admissions and Matriculation (JAMB) examination from all the 36 states, and one scholarship will be awarded to the candidate with the highest scores on JAMB UME nationally. Another 30 scholarships will be awarded to 5 candidates from each of the 6 geo-political regions of the country under the university’s regional scholarships program. Winners of the JAMB-based scholarships will be selected based on results of the 2015 UME, while the regional scholarships winners will be selected primarily based on their performance in the 2015 national scholarship examinations.
ALL 2015 UME candidates newly accepted into the university for the Fall 2016 Semester are eligible and invited to sit for the regional scholarships examinations. Candidates transferring from local and foreign universities as well as Direct Entry candidates are ineligible to write the scholarship examinations.
The centers where the examinations will be held and their contact information are as follows:
Intels Integrated Logistics Services, Km 16 Aba Expressway, Port Harcourt, (contact: 08075493243);
Federal Government College, Isi-Uzo Street, Independence Layout, Enugu, (contact: 08056200091);
Mauve 21 Event Centre, MKO Abiola Way, Iyana Adeoyo, Ring Road, Ibadan, (contact: 08077400585);
Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre, 1 Memorial Drive, Abuja, (contact: 08052266302);
Arewa House, 1 Rabah Road, Kaduna, (contact: 052266398), and
Robert Pastor E-Library, AUN, Lamido Zubairu Way, Yola, (contact: 08055026923).
All eligible candidates must bring with them their acceptance letter into AUN and either an international passport, National ID card, or voter registration card containing their photograph. Candidates freshly seeking admission and those who have applied, but are yet to be notified of their admission into AUN, and their guardians can phone the test centers to receive permission to take the special scholarship examinations. Those freshly seeking admission into AUN will need to complete an AUN admission application form at the venue of the examination before being allowed into the testing hall.
There is NO fee attached to this scholarship examination.
–By DAN OKEREKE, OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS & PUBLIC RELATIONS, AUN, Yola, Adamawa, Nigeria