The Babatunde Olusola Benson Education Foundation runs a scholarship program aimed at assisting brilliant Nigerian students, who are indigenes of the Ikorodu division, in their post-secondary academic goals. Annual grants which are renewable based on academic performance, are provided to successful candidates for a maximum of 4 years.
The scholarship program, funded by the B.O. Benson Education Foundation (BOBEF) is a major component of the BOBEF’s operating ethos. The criteria for the awards include academic records, essays, extra-curricular activities, work experience, financial need, special family or personal circumstances and an outside recommendation.
Applications are invited from FULL TIME 100 and 200 level undergraduates who are Indigenes of the Ikorodu Division and are studying any first-degree program at an approved Federal or State University in Nigeria.
The Babatunde Olusola Benson Education Foundation was set up so that members of the Ikorodu community could have a better access to higher education.Chief Babatunde Olusola Benson (SAN), the founder, was a legal practitioner of over half a century of experience. He believed that the best assistance you can give an individual is to give them an education.
He was the former vice chairman of Common-wealth lawyers association, former president & secretary Nigerian Bar Association.
To be considered for this scholarship, you must:
- Be a registered FULL-TIME undergraduate Student in a recognised FEDERAL or STATE university.
- Be a 100 or 200 level student
- Be an Indigene of lkorodu LGA
To apply, candidates must be ready to submit the following documents;
- Evidence of qualifications and academic records
- A copy of the Ikorodu indigene card
- School ID card
Method of Application
Eligible Applicants should fill the online application form (click link below) with qualifications and academic records or via email to [email protected].
The criteria for the awards include academic records, essays, extra-curricular activities, work experience, financial need, special family or personal circumstances and/or an outside recommendation.