Anambra is a state in southeastern Nigeria. Its name is an anglicized version of the original ‘Oma Mbala’, the native name of the Anambra River. The capital and seat of government is Awka. Onitsha,Nnewi and Ekwulobia are the biggest commercial and industrial cities, respectively.
Applications are invited for:
Title: Anambra State Government Aviation Scholarship
The Government of Anambra State invites applications from suitably qualified persons of Anambra State origin, for the award of full scholarships to undergo training in the following courses:
- Standard Pilot Training Programme at International Aviation College, Ilorin
- Avionics at the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology, (NCAT), Zaria
- Airfame and Power Plant at the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology, (NCAT), Zaria
The scholarship programme is administered through a Special Grant from His Excellency, Chief Willie Obiano, the Executive Governor of Anambra State. The scholarship programme was inspired by Girls Can Fly Initiative, an NGO. Application is open to both male and female applicants.
Each applicant must:
- Be an indigene of Anambra State.
- Be between the ages of 21 years and 27 years.
- Have a minimum of first degree or its equivalent in a science-related field from a recognized higher institution.
- Be medically fit, certified by a recognized hospital and insured by the Anambra State Health Insurance Agency (ASHIA).
- Have a crime-free history.
The following are required for application:
- Application Form (PDF)
- A formal application letter
- Applicant’s Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- Proof of Local Government Area of Origin
- Birth Certificate or Sworn Declaration of Age
- Evidence of medical fitness
- Statement of Purpose in not more than a page.
- Photocopy of academic credentials
- Photocopy of valid ID Card
- Evidence of enrollment in the Anambra State Health Insurance Scheme
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications in hard copy directly or by courier, to the address below:
Anambra State Aviation Training Scholarship Programme,
Ministry of Tertiary Education, Science and Technology,
Jerome Udoji Secretariat,
Off Aroma Junction,
Awka, Anambra State.
- Applications and all correspondence should be addressed to the address above
- Submissions by email will not be accepted.
- Submissions made by courier must be marked not later than above closing date, or will not be accepted.
- Application and all processes under this programme are absolutely FREE OF ANY CHARGE to applicants.
For further enquiries, please call 08162280025 or 07080727941 or send an email to [email protected]
Application Deadline Friday, 4th October, 2019.