Morgan Smart Development Foundation Scholarship was endowed by Dr. Omawumi Urhobo, the President/CEO of the Foundation, to give very brilliant students from financially challenged background, the opportunity to have access to quality education.
The first set of 15 (fifteen) students were given scholarship by the Foundation in 2010 to cover the 2010/2011 school year and in the last 9 years, the number of Students being sponsored by the Foundation have grown to over 170 Students by 2018/2019 academic session
Our Selection Process
The Morgan Smart Development Foundation awards scholarship to indigent and intelligent students’ in public schools in Delta State.
prospective scholars must be indigenes of Delta state
Target scholar must be intelligent and from a poor back ground.
Must be in Jss1 or SS1 in a public Secondary school in Delta State
The foundation sends letters to principals requesting names of indigent and disadvantaged students in their schools
Community heads also recieve letters requesting their nominations for canditates eligible for the MSDF scholarship awards as part of the Foundation’s Community Social Responsibility (CSR) in their area operation
Prospective scholars undergo testing and verification
Selection prioritises children who are from very poor economic and deficient backgrounds or who have lost either both parents
MSDF Summer Camp
The Foundation introduced its Summer Camp programme in 2012 for the students under her scholarship programme.
The goal was to provide the opportunity for our sponsored students to come together outside their school environment, to learn social skills, meet and network and share experiences
During the five (5) day program, industry experts and professionals provide the students with career guidance where the students learn about different professions, basic financial literacy and time management. They also get health talks on sex education, drug abuse and learn basic first aid skills.
At least a 100 secondary school students participate in the annual summer camp program
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Meet Our Students
Etsede O. Oritseneye
from 2nd set 2012 currently studying medicine and surgery at Niger Delta University. The scholarship came out of a very critical time and it changed my whole academic performance. Thank you very much you made it possible for me to pursue my life goals
7th set(2017) currently in senior secondary school 2. The scholarship has been of help to me and my mom since we lost our dad. It has aided my mom in my area as she no longer cater for my education. Kudos to all the sponsors
A beneficiary since 2017, I have benefited a lot from MSDF, I became very local attending lots of seminars program, I went to places I never thought I would go. All Hail MSDF!!