The management of McPherson University (MCU) has declared that the University will be giving tuition-free scholarships to all undergraduates enrolled in its religious studies programme.
The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Adeniyi Agunbiade said at the pre-convocation press briefing at the campus in Seriki Sotayo; that despite funding issues, the varsity has been giving scholarships and paying students Tuition in other programmes.
The Varsity now in its sixth year of Operation and preparing for its third convocation has done some substantial social responsibility around to its host communities. The VC said at the event
“All of our students regardless of their faiths or backgrounds are benefiting subsidy as much as half of what they are meant to pay. The Foursquare Gospel Church is paying that.
The Vice Chancellor said “Then we have scholarships programs for some of the academically sound students and for those that came through the church, they also enjoy N100,000 reduction in their tuition. We also ensure that it is tuition-free for all those who are into the religious studies.”
Prof. Agunbiade added that the significance of such scholarships are becoming manifest as more Secondary school leavers with Right qualifications are picking up the University’s admission forms while it’s graduands are consistently recording excellence in professional examinations and are becoming sought-after in labour market.