Telecoms giant in Nigeria, MTN has said that it has high hopes for the creativity and resilience of youths in the country.

The Executive Secretary of MTN Foundation, Odunayo Sanya, made this known while announcing the call for its annual undergraduate scholarship award.

Sanya said,”We believe in the creativity and resilience of the Nigerian youth. They have the potential to change the world and put Nigeria on the global map in positive ways as we can already see.

“The role of quality education in empowering the youth for exploits cannot be overemphasised. We are glad to stand with them through the MTN scholarships.”

A statement by the telecoms company said, the  award sought to recognise and reward high-performing students in Nigerian public tertiary institutions.

It targeted undergraduates in science and technology-related courses and blind students in any field of study.

The statement said to apply for the MTN Foundation Scholarship, applicants studying science and technology-related courses in any Nigerian public tertiary institution (universities, polytechnics, and colleges of education) and blind students were required to attain a set cumulative grade point average  score.

It added that to date, the foundation had awarded scholarships to  4,590 students.

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