The Senator Representing Kogi Central Senatorial district, Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan, has launched a scholarship program, to mitigate the suffering faced by disadvantaged students in Kogi Central.
A statement personally signed by the Senator on Monday said the scholarship program is an initiative of the Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan Foundation (NAUF).
The N24m Educational Intervention Fund, according to the foundation, will be disbursed N2m monthly over the next 12 months with the beneficiaries’ names published for accountability.
“Applicants are advised to submit an application letter to any of Senator Akpoti-Uduaghan’s constituency offices in their respective local government areas.
“They are also expected to attach a photocopy of a certificate of origin, admission letter, school ID card (if available), proof or request claim, to the designated emails.
The beneficiary must be a student of a public tertiary institution in Nigeria.
He/she must be of Kogi Central origin or a resident of not less than 10 years.
He/she must have been verified by the NAUF EDUIFUND Team to be poor and vulnerable.
He/she must apply via email or to Senator Akpoti-Uduaghan’s constituency office in his/her LGA.
He /she must not be a previous beneficiary from the NAUF EDUIFUND in the same calendar year he/she is applying