A Non Governmental Organisation, De Imperial Philanthropic Family, has called for entries into its scholarship scheme for students in Public Junior secondary schools (JSS 1), in Anambra, Enugu, Imo, Abia and Ebonyi states.
The scholarship, which is open to all students in the South East, is designed to encourage students from less privileged homes to have access to secondary education in the zone.
This was contained in a statement issued by the coordinator of the scholarship scheme and CEO of Best Brain Contest, Hon Frank Igbojindu.
According to the statement, about 250 students from the zone will be selected for the scholarship which will see them throughout their secondary education.
The statement further stated that 50 students will be selected from each State of the zone after conducting Scholarships qualifying examinations that would be held in each State’s capital.
It also stated that the qualifying examination would be held in November 2023 across the five states.
The President of De Imperial Philanthropic Family, High Chief Dr Darlington Nwabunike, said the organization is targeted at using the scholarship to engage and encourage the youths for meaningful education.
He further reiterated that the entry for the scholarship examination is free for interested students.
The scholarship package includes, school fees, other fees and levies, School uniforms, books, Junior and Senior secondary West African Examinations WAEC and Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) registration fees.