Payments begin for students’ bursary & overseas scholarship


Well in case you haven’t heard, the Rivers State Governor, Gov. Chibuike Amaechi approved funds for payment of students’ bursary and overseas scholarship for the 2011/2012 and 2012/2013 academic sessions and payment should have already started according to news reports.

Benjamin Orugbani, Chairman of the Rivers State scholarship Board (RSSB) said that more than 35,000 students would benefit from the scheme and N10,000 will go to each undergraduate student while graduating students would collect N20,000 each. “The requirements for the re-verification are as follows: JAMB/School Admission Letter, School Identification Cards, Local Government Identification Letters, Re-validation of Bank Account details and Students’ Mobile Phone Numbers,’’ Orugbani said.



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