EKITI IN DIASPORA FOR ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
ADDING PROGRESS AND VALUE TO EKITI PEOPLE

Non-Politically aligned, Non-Profit Organization

"Ekiti Indigenes Creating Better Tomorrow with Our Collective Intelligence"

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

EDESC scholarship program is to be made available annually to eligible applicants. The annual availability of the scholarship program will be subjected to the following fiscal considerations:

  • Program funding
  • Scholarship value
  • Number of scholarship per year
a)      Applicant selection criteria will include but not limited to:
    •  Financial need of the recipient
    •  Academic achievement, including grades, rank in class, standardized test scores and achievement test scores
    •  Community/extracurricular involvement
    •  Leadership
    •  Awards and recognition
b)      Award restrictions
    • Nonrenewable – Applicant will need to apply whenever scholarship is available
    • Full-time attendance
c)      Eligibility and advertisement
    • Scholarship will be advertise on EDESC website whenever available.
    • Scholarship applicant shall download and complete an application form annually. Any one or combination of the following may be required:
      • Personal interview
      • Evidence of continuous school attendant
      • Letter(s) of reference
      • Character evaluation form
      • Student essay
      • Letter of acceptance from the educational institution
      • High school or college transcripts
      • Financial information summary form
Note: No member of EDESC board, officer, or members will be eligible to apply for the scholarship program in line with EDESC conflict of interest policy.