KPMG Nigeria Scholarship Program for Undergraduates 2020

Academic excellence is the bedrock of productivity and success in a country. Improving a country like Nigeria has to start first with improving the quality, standard and accessibility of Education. To that effect, KPMG has provided a Nigeria Scholarship Program for Undergraduates students who want to achieve academic excellence.

 

In a nutshell, this KPMG Nigeria Scholarship Program aims at sponsoring some Nigerian Undergraduate students through their tertiary education. Therefore, As a Nigerian student desiring to pursue an undergraduate program without having to pay much, KPMG Nigeria Scholarship Program for Undergraduates 2020 offers you the opportunity.

To help you out…..

I have put down relevant information about this Undergraduates scholarship program provided by KPMG. I also included the Eligibility and how you can apply for the scholarship. So, I advise you read this article skimming through to avoid this opportunity to slip through your fingers.

Below is an overview of what to expect from this article.

 

About KPMG Nigeria

KPMG Professional Services and KPMG Advisory Services are the KPMG member firm in Nigeria. The partners and people have been operating in Nigeria since 1978, providing multidisciplinary professional services to both local and international organisations within the Nigerian business community.

Hence, Their vision is to build and sustain our reputation as the best firm to work with by ensuring our people, clients and communities achieve their full potential. And also, they are committed to working with clients to cut through complexities of the business world – finding solutions and adding value.

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Consequently, they have an edge in the professional services industry in Nigeria because of its combination of international and local market knowledge and perspective. This combination enables the Nigerian practice to add real value by developing strategies that give the firm’s clients a distinct edge over their competitors.

However, as one of the leading providers of professional services, KPMG knows that the success and growth of the firm also depends on the success and growth of the Nigerian economy.  Hence, it champions progressive change and makes the future happen for its clients, people and the community, thereby enabling Nigeria’s success.

KPMG Nigeria Address is at KPMG Tower, Bishop Aboyade Cole St, Victoria Island 100272, Lagos

 

Why KPMG Nigeria Scholarship? 

KPMG Nigeria Scholarship is basically designed to help students who are undergraduates or who wants to pursue a course at the undergraduate level achieve or accomplish that without having to pay through their nose.

Scholarship Benefits

Departments are expected to make a 50% contribution to the award. All applications must be discussed with the relevant Departmental Manager prior to submission.

Eligibility for KPMG Nigeria Scholarship Program

Candidates must meet the following criteria:

  •  A minimum score of 230 in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)
  •  Already have an admission letter or a provisional letter of admission to a federal university in Nigeria
  •  Have completed their secondary education at a state public secondary school within the last 2 years
  •  A minimum of 5 Distinctions (As & Bs) from their WASSCE (including English and Mathematics).
  • Note, English Language Requirements: Students need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written and spoken English
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Level/ Field of Study

The Scholarship is available for undergraduates students to pursue any course of study in any university in the country.

Host Nationality

This scholarship program for undergraduates can be taken in NIGERIA. See also your Complete Guide to Getting A UK Tier 4 Student Visa For International Students.

Eligible Nationality

These scholarships are available for Nigerian students. Read also if you wish to study outside your home country Simple and Detailed Answers about Applying and Winning a Scholarship.

How To Apply For The KPMG Nigeria Scholarship Program

Interested and qualified candidates should send an email to NG-FMCareers@ng.kpmg.com with the following details: Name, Residential Address, E-mail Address, Phone Number.

Also, attach the following documents in a zipped folder:

  • WASSCE Certificate
  • UTME Result Slip
  • Provisional Letter of Admission/Letter of Admission to a Federal University in Nigeria
  • Birth Certificate

Application Deadline for KPMG Scholarship Program 

The submission of applications for KPMG Nigeria Scholarship Program 2020 closed on 25th October 2019.
Note: Kindly state the code “KSP2019” in the subject of the email

KPMG Nigeria Scholarship Program FAQ

I do not have provisional admission letter from my Federal University of choice but I have written my post UME exams, can I still apply?

Yes, you can apply if you meet all of the other eligibility criteria. However, you can only be awarded the scholarship on a conditional basis until provisional admission has been given after being successful at the testing and selection process. The scholarship award will be withdrawn in the event that admission is not granted by the university.

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I do not have my WASSCE CERTIFICATE and/or UTME result slip. Is there any acceptable replacement for these documents?

We are not accepting any replacement for the required supporting documents at the moment. All applicants are encouraged to submit copies of the listed application documents.

Will the print out of WASSCE be accepted in place of the WASSCE certificate?

No, a copy of an applicant’s WASSCE certificate is required for the application to be considered.

Will there be any examination after the initial email application stage?

Yes, shortlisted applicants would be required to write an assessment after the application closes.

Are non-management and science courses eligible for the scholarship?

Yes, our scholarship programme is open to all applicants for four and five year degree courses.

Can the scholarship be used for state universities?

No, scholarships will only be awarded to students who have gained admission into Federal Universities.

Are Federal government secondary schools candidates eligible for the scholarship?

No, only candidates from state government secondary schools are eligible for the scholarship.

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