Steve Eshiemogie Scholarship for Nigerian Students 2024

Deadline: 24th of February, 2024

The Steve Eshiemogie Scholarship is presently accepting applications from final year undergraduate students enrolled in Nigerian federal government universities. This award is particularly designed for students who want to pursue a lifelong career in biological sciences and engineering.

The Steve Eshiemogie Scholarship seeks to inspire a new generation of African biotech engineers and scientists to get essential information that can be used to the continent’s long-term growth and development.


Applicants are expected to fulfil the following requirements for the Steve Eshiemogie Scholarship:

  • Applicants Must be a Nigerian student studying in Nigeria.
  • Applicant Must be enrolled in a “federal” government university.
  • Applicants Must be studying any of the following courses: chemical engineering, biology, microbiology, biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, plant biology, or related courses.
  • Applicants Must be advancing to final year of undergraduate study. That is, must have completed 300 Level if your course is a 4-year course, or must have completed 400 Level if your course is a 5-year course.
  • Applicants Must have a last sessional CGPA of at least 4.3 on a 5.0 scale, or 3.3 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Applicants Must not be a recipient of any other scholarship.


Write a well-detailed statement of purpose, detailing your motivation for studying your course and your future plans. You should clearly explain why you made the decision to study your current course, the challenges you have encountered so far, your intended research for your undergraduate project, your plans after graduation, how you plan to make impact in your country and Africa at large, and other details and achievements that you feel would strengthen your application.

Applicants should try as much to demonstrate why they need this scholarship. Your statement of
purpose should not be longer than 2 pages and should be saved as a PDF document.

NOTE: There is no required writing style for the statement of purpose. Write in your own words and in
your own style. Note: The use of AI tools is highly prohibited and will result in automatic

  • Draft a well-structured CV/Resume and save it in PDF format.
  • Obtain 2 letters of recommendation from leturers (or professors) in your department. Scan these letters and save in PDF format. You can scan these letters with your mobile phone. Obtain a signed letter from your HOD or course advisor, confirming that you are not a beneficiary of any other scholarship (NOTE: You are not qualified for the Steve Eshiemogie Scholarship if you are a beneficiary of MTN Scholarship, Shell Scholarship, Seplat Scholarship, Agbami Scholarship,
  • Obtain a copy of your undergraduate transcript showing your grades from 100 Level to your current level). Note: Self-reported transcripts are accepted. That is, if you cannot obtain official transcripts from your institution, you can draft your transcripts by yourself (no need for official signature or stamp from your institution). Download and use the self-reported transcript template attached HERE.
  • Prepare a document that clearly states the full amount of your tuition (school fee), start and end date of your final year of study, official deadline for payment of your school fee, and the title of your undergraduate project topic (if you have one).
  • Send all documents to The subject of the email should be APPLICATION FOR STEVE ESHIEMOGIE SCHOLARSHIP 2024. NOTE: all documents should be saved in PDF format.

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