David Oyedepo Foundation is offering full tuition scholarship for interested African students who wish to study at the Covenant University and Landmark University in Nigeria for undergraduate degrees.

Countries Eligible For This Scholarship 

 The David Oyedepo Foundation Scholarship program is available to Young Africans in the following countries within the shores of Africa :
Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia and  Zimbabwe.

Venue For This Scholarship

 To be a partaker of this scholarship,be notified of the sitting location for this scholarship :
 Covenant University and Landmark University, Nigeria.

Eligible Field of Study

Programs covered by the David Oyedepo Foundation Scholars Program at

  •  Covenant University are :

Accounting, Banking and Finance, Mass Communication, Economics, International Relations, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Information & Comm. Tech, Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Architecture, Applied Biology and Biotechnology, Microbiology, Computer Science, Industrial Physics-Renewable Energy.

  • Landmark University are :
Animal Science, Soil Science, Crop Science, Agricultural and Biosystem Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical And Information Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Computer Science, Accounting/Banking & Finance, Economics and International Relations.

Interested Candidates can apply to their choice course of study. However, special consideration would be given to candidates whose courses fall under the following categories:

  1. Agriculture and allied courses
  2. Medicine
  3. Para Medical science
  4. Political science
  5. Education and Allied courses

Further Details About This Scholarship

The David Oyedepo Foundation scholarship program is a major platform for promoting  the Foundation’s vision and goals. The scholarship program awards full scholarships to qualified individuals who are indigenes and residents of African countries only.  The scholarship is aimed at development of youth leaders who are ready to put their learned or acquired skills to work in leading organizations, communities and their local countries. The scholarship grants students the opportunity to study at Covenant and Landmark University, Nigeria.

This scholarship has been active Since 2015,offering yearly scholarships to African Students.


Scholarship is available for pursuing undergraduate program at the Covenant University and Landmark University in Niigeria.

Selection Criteria

  • Superior Scholastic Ability
  • Outstanding Character
  • Evidence of Leadership & Involvement
  • Service to Community and School


The David Oyedepo  Foundation Scholarship program is open to interested Young Africans who meet the following criteria:

  1. citizens and permanent residents of any African Nation
  2. between the ages of 18 and 25 at the time of application submission
  3. eligible to receive a Nigerian student visa
  4. proficient in reading, writing and speaking English
  5. Have a record of exceptional performance at the secondary school level which is benchmarked by:

  • At least 20 points above JAMB cut off points (for Nigerians only)
  • 80% recorded average or 4.0GPA/5.0 in Secondary/High School Transcript
  • Already have begun admission applications to Covenant or Landmark University

Number of Scholarships:

Not specified

Value of Scholarship:

DOF offers Full Academic fees for a maximum of 5 years. (In accordance to the University stipulated
time for duration of chosen course).

Please note that 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.

Duration of Scholarship

 The scholarship is stipulated to last for a duration of 4 or 5 years, this is subject to university stipulated duration for course completion. The maximum duration of scholarship award is 5 years for undergraduate programs.

How to Apply

 Applicants should visit the foundation’s official website,and ensure to read the application instructions and complete the online applications. Applicants must submit the application form and all required documents stated on the webpage.

Visit scholarship webpage for further details


 The David Oyedepo Foundation

Application Deadline:

17th May 2017

Notes: Proof of Admission to Landmark and Covenant University is required only at the point of award. Hence applicants can apply for scholarships before admission letters have been received.


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