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Saturday, 16 April 2016

2016 OBA Scholarship Scheme

Application for the 2016 Senator Obong Bassey Albert (OBA) educational empowerment scheme for undergraduates is in progress. 

Brief Description:

The maiden edition of the Senator Bassey Albert Akpan Educational Empowerment Program for Undergraduates is a part of OBA's electoral campaign promises to the people. It should be noted by the students from Uyo Senatorial District studying in higher institutions of learning in the state and beyond, that the Senator representing Akwa Ibom North East, Obong Bassey Albert (OBA) has initiated an educational empowerment scheme, aimed at promoting excellence and providing financial assistance to undergraduates from the Senatorial District. 

Uyo Senatorial District is made up of nine (9) Local Government Areas. They are listed below:

  1. Etinan
  2. Ibesikpo Asutan
  3. Ibiono Ibom
  4. Itu
  5. Nsit Atai
  6. Nsit Ibom
  7. Nsit Ubium
  8. Uruan
  9. Uyo
Therefore, students from the local government areas listed above are advised to make good use of this opportunity and apply before deadline. 

Method of Application:

Applicants for the scholarship program are requested to:
  1. Visit the official website of the Senator (website), navigate through to the “Scholarship scheme” page and fill up the form with necessary attachments. Please note that all applications must be made online.
  2. Applicants are also expected to kindly follow the official Facebook page and also subscribe to the OBA blog on the website for further information as well as future empowerment programme updates.


  1. Admission letter
  2. Passport photograph
  3. Certificate of Origin from applicant's Local Government Area. 


  1. Applicants must be studying in Universities, Polytechnics, Colleges of education at any level.
  2. Applicants must be indigenes of Uyo Senatorial District. 


Deadline for submission of application is 30th April, 2016.

Eligible candidates shall be contacted for the selection examination. 

For further inquiries please contact the Senator Bassey Albert Constituency office at Plot E-7, Opposite Sun Centre, Ewet Housing Estate, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Or call the following numbers: 08037417982, 08032658283. 

Joseph Etim

Joseph Etim (B. Tech) is a blogger, mobile web developer and a tutor with a zeal for positive effects.

Website: Pepetimsblog

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