Business Hilights

Tracking Nigeria's Headline Business News Online


AUN opens contest for 49 scholarship slots to boost education, entrepreneur

Ad 2
Ad 3

The American University of Nigeria will hold scholarships examination nationwide for newly accepted students on Saturday, December 17, 2016.

A statement issued by the school authority said a total of 49 scholarships will be offered for winning in 3 categories.

The scholarships are for new students joining the university for the 2016/2017 academic session to start classes on January 18, 2017 this spring semester.

One scholarship covering 100% of All university costs will be awarded to the overall national winner. 36 Scholarships covering 50% of the tuition fees for Spring 2017 will be awarded to winners from all the 36 states – 1 from each state, while the remaining 12 scholarships also covering 50% of the tuition fees for Spring 2017 will be awarded to winners from all the geo-political regions of Nigeria – 2 from each region. Candidates may win in multiple categories.

Winners in each category will be selected based purely on a combination of their scores on the 2016 Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) UTME examination and their performance on the AUN Spring 2017 scholarships examination.

ALL 2016 UTME candidates newly accepted into the university for the spring 2017 Semester are eligible and invited to sit for the scholarships examination.

Candidates transferring from local and foreign universities as well as Direct Entry candidates are ineligible for the scholarships examination.

The centers where the examination will be held and their contact information are as follows:

Intels Integrated Logistics Services, Km 16 Aba Expressway, Port Harcourt, Federal Government College, Isi-Uzo Street, Independence Layout, Enugu, Our Place Events Centre, No. 7 OlufunmilolaOkikioluStreet , Off Toyin Street Ikeja Lagos, and Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre, 1 Memorial Drive, Abuja.

Other centres Arewa House, 1 Rabah Road, Kaduna, and Robert Pastor E-Library, AUN, LamidoZubairu Way, Yola

All eligible candidates must bring with them their Acceptance Letter into AUN for the Spring 2017 semester and either an International passport, National ID Card, or Voter’s 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.


Business Hilights is an online news channel conceptualized and structured to report and track on a daily basis; latest developments in critical business sectors to serve as a one stop news gateway for governments, foreign and indigenous investors.