Achievers University, Owo, Ondo State has announced 50 percent tuition free in Five of its Engineering programmes.
Prof. Samuel Aje, Vice-Chancellor of the University disclosed this on Monday during a press briefing to herald the 11th convocation Programme of the institution.
Prof. Aje said the Five programmes are Mechatronics Engineering, Computer Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering and Biomedical Engineering.
“This is to announce to the general public that the Governing Council of the University has approved the following Scholarship Schemes for new students. The 50% Scholarship in Engineering Courses lasts for 5 years of the Programme,” he said.
Earlier, the VC noted that 280 students are already enjoying the scholarship Programme instituted last academic session.
“In the 2019/2020 academic session, we embarked on the journey of offering scholarships/free tuition to all students of our highly respected programmes, namely, Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Political Science, Public Administration, Sociology, Plant Science, Biotech Industrial Chemistry, and Geology.
“Indeed, 280 students were given admission and are enjoying the scholarship/tuition-free arrangement. This arrangement provides an opportunity to students who, under normal circumstances, would not have had access to a choice university of this nature,” he said.