Scholarship Program Application

How to Apply

The Zumunta Association USA, Inc is seeking qualified Northern States indigenes who are interested in pursuing a baccalaureate (bachelor’s) degree or its equivalent in selected areas of education in Nigerian colleges or universities.

Eligibility: Must be from one of the Nineteen Northern States and Federal Capital Territory.:

Selection Criteria:

1. Letter of admission into a degree program offered by any Nigerian university recognized by the National University Commission (NUC)
2. JAMB (or its equivalent) result with a passing grade or WAEC (or its equivalent) or Internal University and College exams
3. Financial need: Applicant must show evidence of financial need through lack of public support (scholarship) or annual family income or any other appropriate document.
4. Application Form: must be completed. (Application Form IS FREE. Zumunta does not charge fees for application form).
5. A short essay of two pages on the “Importance of area of study to Northern Nigeria.”

Method of Application: Two ways to send your completed application form.
a. By mail: Download the application form from Zumunta Website. Completed application form with all required documents should be sent to:

Joseph Dahip
Secretary, Zumunta National Scholarship
12195 Osage St. NW
Coon Rapids, MN 55448, U.S.A.


Dr. Martin Shinkut
Chairman, Zumunta National Scholarship Program
3545 Gettysburg Place
Jefferson City, MO 65109, USA

b. Electronically: Go to Zumunta website (, complete an application form and email it including all attached documents to

You must send required documents (as outlined in the selection criteria) no later than June 30, 2019 for your application to be considered.