David Oyedepo Foundation Scholarship

David Oyedepo Foundation scholarship

David Oyedepo Foundation Scholarship

The David Oyedepo Foundation (DOF) Scholarship Programme provides full scholarships to eligible university aspirants across Africa. This scholarship aims to nurture youth leaders who are prepared to utilize their acquired skills to lead organizations, communities, and their home countries.

The scholarship offers African students the opportunity to study at Covenant University and Landmark University in Nigeria.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be citizens and permanent residents of any African Nation
  • Be between the ages of 16 and 25 at the time of application
  • Be eligible to receive a Nigerian student visa
  • Be proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English
  • Have a record of exceptional performance at the secondary school level, including:
    • At least 20 points above JAMB cut-off points (for Nigerians only)
    • An 80% recorded average or 4.0 GPA/5.0 in Secondary/High School Transcript
    • Have initiated admission applications to Covenant or Landmark University

Scholarship Duration and Reward

The scholarship covers full academic fees for a maximum of 5 years, in accordance with the University’s stipulated duration for the chosen course.

The scholarship does not cover:

  • Travel allowances
  • Feeding allowances
  • Medical/Health Insurance or allowance
  • Any other fees outside university-generated Academic fees for a course at any level

Selection Criteria

The David Oyedepo Foundation Scholarship Programme selection process is a need-dependent, merit-based open competition. Eligible applications will be reviewed by a selection panel, and chosen finalists will be interviewed by the David Oyedepo Foundation team through an online video conferencing platform. Finalists must provide proof of application to Covenant or Landmark University, proof of citizenship, and all original copies of documents uploaded during the application process.

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Selection panels will evaluate applications based on the following criteria (not in order of importance):

  • A proven record of superior scholastic ability
  • Displayed financial need
  • Outstanding character
  • A proven record of leadership and community development involvement
  • A commitment to influence the home community with skills learned


  • May 19, 2024: Applications Open
  • July 1, 2024: Application Closes
  • July, 2024: Finalisation of finalists applicants and contact of same
  • August – September 2024: Resumption of Scholars in Covenant and Landmark University

Application Procedure and Deadline

Interested and qualified applicants should visit [website link] for more information on the scholarship. The application deadline is July 1, 2024.

NOTE: The scholarship application does not guarantee admission to the specified Universities; all admission to the University is to be secured independently by going through the University’s admission process. Hence, the award of the scholarship is CONDITIONAL on University admission.