By Ebiyonye Akpodigha
Registration for bursary and scholarship programmes for students of Delta State origin for 2016/17 academic session has kicked off, Business Post has learnt.
This was disclosed in a statement issued by the Delta States Bursary and Scholarship Board.
Those eligible for the two programmes have been urged to enter for them online via http://www.dsbsb.dl.gov.ng/eligibility.
It was said that applicants for the bursary scheme must be of Delta State origin, must have also registered with National Identification Management Commission (NIMC), and must be a registered full time student only of any public tertiary institutions.
Also, it was stressed that applicants running Diploma, Masters and PhD programmes are not eligible for the scheme.
However, applicants must either be in Second year or above (200 to 500 level) in the universities or be in HND I and II in the polytechnics or monotechnics.
Also, they must be in 200 level and above for Colleges of Education and must have a CGPA of 2.20 and above in the previous academic year’s examination.
The statement noted that for those who want the scholarship scheme must be of Delta State origin, registered with National Identification Management Commission (NIMC), and be a registered full time Student only of any Public and Private Tertiary Institutions.