Governor Babatunde Fashola of
Lagos state has approved the
release of N77, 536,621.20 as
Local scholarship award to 337
qualified state indigenes in
various tertiary institutions
throughout the country for
2011/2012 session.
According to the Secretary, Lagos
State Scholarship Board,254 Ipaja
Road, Beside NYSC Orientation
Camp, Agege, Mrs. Yetunde
Jegede, who disclosed this
Thursday, the concerned
Awardees are the 223
undergraduate students with 3.5
Grade Point and above and 74
Post Graduate students who took
part in the last conducted Local
Scholarship interview in January
2012.
“The list also includes 40
undergraduate students who
automatically qualified for Merit
Award having got 4.0 Grade
Point and above”. Jegede stated.
That documentation exercise in
readiness for the presentation of
award to this category of
awardees will commence on
Monday October 22, 2012 at the
Board premises, Agege.
Thereafter, ATM Cards would be
released to awardees that have
been cleared.
Concerned students are
therefore advised to come for
the exercise with original and
photocopies of the following
documents:
i. School Identity Card
ii. Current Progress Report
iii. Two passport photographs
iii. Letter of Admission.
iv. N2, 000.00 LSSB Brochure
receipt obtained from the Office
of the Special Adviser on
Education, Alausa
v. Every other document that
were not submitted before now.
The award value ranges
between N200, 000.00, N300,
000.00 and N400, 000.00 for
Undergraduate, Master’s and
Doctorate students respectively.
Meanwhile, online sale of Local
Scholarship Award for
2012/2013 Session will also start
on Monday 22nd October, 2012.
Interested applicants are
expected to pay and obtain
receipt of N2, 000.00 at the
Office of Special Adviser on
Education, Block 5, Secretariat,
Alausa.
Thereafter, scratch cards can be
obtained at Lagos State
Scholarship Board, Agege.
Completed application forms will
be submitted at the interview
centre with the following
documents:
(i) Letter of Admission.
(ii) Father’s Birth Certificate.
(iii) Applicant’s Birth Certificate.
(iv) Identification Letter from
Local Govt
(v) Identification Letter from Oba
(vi) Student School I. D Card.
(vii) JAMB Result Slip.
(viii) SSCE/GCE Result.
(ix) Receipt of purchase of
Application form.
(x) Current Progress Report with
minimum of 3.5 CGPA OR 2nd
Class Upper for Post graduate
applicants.
Awardees may contact:
http://www.lagosscholarship.org for
names of successful students or
01-7939252for more
information.

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