Kano State Government opens portal tfor the Kano State 2020 scholarship targeted at assisting 60,000 students of the state. See eligibility requirements and how to apply below.
Alhaji Abubakar Zakari, the Executive Secretary, Kano State Scholarship Board, in a recent new conference last Tuesday has said that 60,000 students both in Nigeria and abroad are to benefit from the Kano State 2020 scholarship in the state.
He told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Kano that over 50,000 students have applied so far and they would be expecting 10,000 more applicants before the portal is closed.
According to him, the board had initially provided over 40,000 forms for the students to apply online which commenced on Sept. 1, adding that it was then increased to 60,000.
He also added that the State Government also increased the allowance for the students of past beneficiaries studying at various Nigerian higher institutions.
Alhaji Zakari also said that the State government had earmarked over N1.8 billion for the payment of the students studying in various public higher institutions in the country.
In addition to that another N700 million was proposed for the payment of scholarships in various private institutions across the country.
Zakari revealed that over N247 million was set aside for the payment of scholarship for Kano State indigent studying at School of laws in Nigeria.
How to apply for the Kano State 2020 scholarship
Candidates are required to submit a photocopy of the admission letter issued to them by the university or any valid proof of admission