WYBF Scholarship For Undergraduate Nigerian Students 2024

WYBF Scholarship: It is designed to provide financial support and assistance to brilliant indigent students pursuing higher education at any public tertiary institution (i.e. Universities, Polytechnics, or Colleges of Education). This is a non-renewable (one-time) scholarship.

We will be introducing a new scholarship category in 2024 that expands on our existing legacy scholarship award. This new scholarship is in honor of our co-founder, Rev (Mrs.) Yinka Badejo aims to provide financial assistance and support to a young female who is actively pursuing a career, vocational training, and/or professional development in Christian children’s ministry.

WYBF Undergraduate Scholarship

Application DeadlineApril 30, 2024
Country to studyNigeria
SponsorWilson and Yinka Badejo Foundation
GenderMen and Women

Requirements for WYBF Undergraduate Scholarship

Basic Criteria

  • Demonstrated financial need: Applicants must come from a less privileged background, as evidenced by providing a short personal statement on background.
  • Academic & Personal excellence: Applicants must have a strong academic record and also possess a demonstrated good character that can be readily verified.
  • Enrollment status: Applicants must be enrolled or accepted to an accredited public tertiary institution (Note: Students in private tertiary institutions are not eligible).
  • Previous beneficiaries: Individuals who have received at least two scholarships from our foundation in the past are not eligible to reapply to ensure fairness and equal opportunity.
  • Multiple Applications: Applicants may apply for both the Legacy and the Nurturing Hearts scholarships. However, if selected, the applicant can receive only one scholarship award.

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  • Must be a resident of Nigeria and a student studying (or already admitted to study) a course at a public tertiary institution in Nigeria (The West African Theological Seminary and the Life Theological Seminary, Ikorodu are included as eligible institutions).
  • Must meet ALL basic eligibility criteria as of the time of submitting an application.
  • Must submit a complete scholarship application form online.
  • If already accepted into a public tertiary institution but haven’t yet begun your course work, you must provide your JAMB admission letter. For any student who is already enrolled and undergoing a course of study in a public tertiary institution, you must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 to be considered.
  • No age requirement to apply and/or qualify to receive this scholarship.

Please note that the scholarship board reserves the right to modify or waive parts of the eligibility requirements for this scholarship award based on discretion, relevant considerations, and/or as justifiably deemed fit.

Selection Process

Scholarship Award Timeline

  • March 15th: Scholarship application portal open
  • April 30th: Scholarship application deadline
  • May 1st – June 14th:Application screening and Awardees selection
  • June 17th – July 12th: Awardee notification and second-round interviews
  • July 19th: Final List of Awardees provided to the Board of Trustees
  • August: Awardees recognized during Annual Lecture and scholarships awarded

Application Documents

If selected as a potential awardee, you must provide:

  • A letter of recommendation from a cleric in your local assembly, Head of Department, Course adviser, or Dean of Students. An interview with the scholarship board is based on the discretion of the scholarship board.

Application Deadline

April 30, 2024

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Wilson and Yinka Badejo Foundation on form.jotform.com to apply

For more details, visit WYBF website

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