The American University of Nigeria (AUN) has raised the number of scholarship spaces for indigent Nigeria students from 36 to 75.
A statement by the school said this is in addition to candidate already accepted in the 2017 fall semester.
It said a competitive computer-based examination for the slots would be held in 25 centres across the country on August 5th.
The Assistant vice Principal, Recruitment & Marketing, Julius Ayuk Tabe, said the examination centres have been selected to cover all the six geopolitical zones.
He said two scholarship winners will emerge from each of the 36 states and one from the Federal Capital territory.
The statement by the Executive Director Communication and Public Relations, Daniel Okereke said each year, AUN set aside fund for scholarships to undergraduate students and that over the years, it has awarded over 1,000 scholarships, including about 300 covering full tuition, board, books, and meals.