LIFT Empowerment Scholarship for Students

Flickers of Hope is a non- profit, NGO registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission RC43149 on February 2011. The Organization was established in 2010 primarily with the burden to give hope to the hopeless removing young hawkers from the street and putting them back in schools, giving scholarships to orphans, guiding the young unemployed youth to be financially and intellectually empowered and gainfully employed while discovering their innate abilities and gifts, ensuring widows are being taken care of in the society and have a reason to live again despite and in spite of challenging situations, putting smiles in the faces of all.

The initiative is targeted at defining LIFE for young people who have lost the true definition of life. They exist without dreams, goals, aspirations or purpose. FOH works at achieving Sustainable Development Goals 1-5; we work in 5 states namely Kaduna, Niger, Nassarawa, Kogi, Osun and the FCT.

Vision : A generation where goals, aspirations and purpose are fulfilled.

Mission: We exist to redefine life for the hopeless by building the value of education, re-orientating young people and empowering women.


Flickers of Hope is currently accepting letters of request for scholarship from students in need of help to fund their schools fees for this session.

The intervention is aimed at assisting students in tertiary institutions that have difficulty in paying their fees. It istargeted atensuring continuity of education by provision of funds which is in line with the mission and vision of FOH.


Deadline:  23rd March, 2018

Type of intervention

  • Aiding continuity of Education through giving of partial scholarships

Eligibility Criteria    

Applicants for scholarship must satisfy the following conditions:

  • Must be a Nigerian
  • Must be an undergraduateof Obafemi Awolowo University.
  • Have evidence of studentship (admission letter, identification cards, course registration forms etc)
  • Only students from 200 level and above can apply.
  • Only students currently in the second class upper division can apply.
  • Have a guarantor; who must also be a student of OAU

How to apply

Interested students should apply by filling the form below (with correct information) and sending it alongside a letter of request for scholarship (which should not be more than a page) to

Letter should be addressed to – Flickers of Hope Foundation, Suite 5 Joem plaza, Behind Mobil Filling station, Dutse- Abuja.

Only Candidates whose application has been accepted will be contacted for the next stage.

You are advised to read the terms and conditions guiding this scholarship before applying. Visit our social media platform to read terms and conditions: Facebook: @FOH_foundation

For more information, call 08169393653 or 07038111578


Other names
Gender (Male/Female)
Marital Status (Single/Married)
State of origin
Course of Study
Current CGPA
Phone number & Email
How did you hear about this?


Briefly state why you want FOH to fund your school fees this session (appox. 150 words)
Who has been funding your fees before now?
How much is your School fees this session?
Parent/Guardian Name
Phone number
Name of Guarantor
Relationship with Guarantor
Phone number


Terms and Conditions

This document outlines the Terms and Conditions for the lift empowerment scholarship by Flickers of Hope Foundation (FOH). By submitting an application for our scholarship, you are agreeing to these terms and conditions. When you accept your scholarship offer, you are agreeing to the requirements and conditions of this scholarship.

Scholarships are awarded based on established eligibility criteria. You must meet the eligibility requirements before applying. Note that if lacking in any of this criteria, you are automatically disqualified.

Eligibility criteria include:

  • Must be a Nigerian
  • Must be an undergraduate of Obafemi Awolowo University.
  • Have evidence of studentship (admission letter, identification cards, course registration forms etc)
  • Only students from 200 level and above can apply.
  • Only students currently in the second class upper division can apply.
  • Have a guarantor; who must also be a student of OAU

All correspondence between applicant and Flickers of Hope Foundation will be operated primarily via email, with the option of telephone communication, based on FOH’s discretion. All applicants must use a functional phone number and email address for the purpose of accessibility.

The scholarship selection process will be in stages. Only successful candidates at one stage will be contacted for the next stage and this will continue till the final stage.If you are not contacted after the first stage, you automatically did not qualify for the next stage.

Successful applicants may be required to show necessary documents as proof of claims or information provided as requested by FOH.

All students finally selected after the last stage to be offered scholarships will receive an official “offer email”, and must reply either accepting or rejecting this offer within 7 days of receipt. Students in receipt of scholarship will be required to sign an individual scholarship agreement as proof of acceptance before fund is disbursed.

Failure to respond within this 7-day period may result in the scholarship offer being withdrawn and reassigned. You must accept your scholarship offer by the due date, as instructed in your offer email, to be eligible to receive payment.

FOH will make payment of the school fees in one single installment directly to the School’s account. No fund will be released to individuals. Therefore,candidates finally selected for funding will be required to provide necessary information to make this possible.

Providing false or misleading information is an offence. If FOH knows or has reason to believe that you have provided false or misleading information, FOH may reassess your application, cancel and reassign the scholarship and where funds has already been released, a refunding to FOH will be required. You are advised to provide correct information as FOH therefore, reserves the right to carry out a background check on information provided.

Should the applicant have any grievances or complaints you may lodge complaints about application and or administrative matters or call 07038111578

Note that this scholarship is a one-time scholarship and successful candidates for this session will have to re-apply to be considered for funding in another session if such opportunity opens up.

Scholarship Disclaimer

Please do not pay money to anyone.  Flickers of Hope Foundation does not require any fee of any kind to process your application.

FOH scholarship programme and application guidelines are advertised on the organization’s social media platforms- Facebook: Flickers of Hope Foundation and twitter: @FOH_foundation

For more information, call 07038111578

Please be guided accordingly.