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370 Candidates Bag 2013/2014 Lagos State Scholarship Awards

The Lagos State Scholarships Board says 370 candidates won the 2013/2014 state scholarship awards.

Yetunde Jegede, the Director/ Executive Secretary of the Board, said in a statement in Lagos, that the candidates were selected after participating in a test in December, 2013. The statement advised candidates who took part in the examination to visit the Board’s website, to check their names and for further information.

It said the awards are worth N200, 000 for undergraduates, N300, 000 for Masters Degree and N400, 000 for doctorate degree students. The statement said the awards were to reduce the financial burden of parents, in providing qualitative education for their children.

It indicated that the state government had approved N70.54 million to settle the backlog of scholarship awards for 349 indigenous students in various institutions of higher learning in the country.

The statement said that documentation for all successful candidates, as well as payment to the beneficiaries, would commence on May 26.

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