Awo-omamma Development Forum (ADF) announces a call for the fourth edition of the Sir Herbert Orioha scholarship for university and polytechnic students from Awo-omamma. The 2020 edition, just as the 2017, 2018 & 2019 edition, is wholly-financed by an illustrious Awo-omamma son Sir Herbert Orioha and implemented by ADF.

Sir Herbert while announcing the 2020 edition reaffirmed his commitment to assist indigent students to achieve their career objectives. He re-emphasized his willingness to sustain the scholarship opportunity for a lifetime as long as God’s providence is available to power it. In 2018, Sir Herbert increased the number of awards from 3 to 4 and awarded scholarships to four university students in the 2019 edition. For 2020, he has extended the scholarship to include four polytechnic students, bringing the total number of annual awards to eight.

Scholarship Award

The scholarship will award a hundred thousand naira (N100,000) to each selected university student and fifty thousand naira (N50,000) to each selected polytechnic student with consolation prizes awarded to all the applicants.


The scholarship is open to only

  • 100level (first year) students of an accredited Nigerian university or polytechnic.
  • Either or both parents must be from Awo-omamma.

Requirement and Application

Scan and send the following document to Also, come along with them to the screening exam.

  • Attestation letter from HOD or dean.
  • School or JAMB admission letter.
  • Letter of identification from Eze or clergy from Awo-omamma.

Application Deadline

Application closes on midnight 31 March 2020.

Screening Test

Screening holds on Saturday, 4 April 2020, at Deklass Hotel Isieke, Awo-omamma. Time: 9 AM.

You are expected to come to the screening hall with calculators and writing materials. Mobile phones and other electronic gadgets are not allowed into the exam venue.