College Relief Fund (CRF) Scholarship Application is Open – 2022

The College Relief Fund (CRF) is a comprehensive fundraising initiative established to ensure the long-term fiscal support and providing opportunities for all youths aspiring to fulfill their dreams of attaining a quality post secondary education within Nigeria.

AIM: Stress-Free Education

Since its inception in 2018, CRF has engaged stakeholders interested in the educational advancement of the Nigerian Youth. We are happy to have hit a break and raised $245,000.00 in 2019 to kick-off our first round of direct scholarships to support deserving students across higher institutions in Nigeria. CRF is building a proven track record of using its funds to efficiently and effectively fulfill the mission.

Our aim is to provide young Nigerians and indigent families with the knowledge and resources needed to successfully complete a higher education, and provide scholarships and support services to as many students as possible on a per need basis.

Need-Based Scholarship

Scholarships are one of the best and most effective ways for students to be granted the opportunity to realize their dreams of a quality and sustainable education.

Beneficiaries of the scholarship will receive a need-based endowment grant up to N500,000.00 to cover tuition fees, accommodation and general expenses. The grant is expected to be an annual grant after reassessment of academic improvement, changes in financial status and other parameters as may be appropriate to determine the awardee’s needs.

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2021-2 (Batch C) Scholarship Scholarship Application is Now Open!

We are happy to announce that the 2021-2 (Batch C) College Relief Fund Scholarship Application is now open and live.

Students across higher institutions in Nigeria can now apply. These include Universities, Polytechnics/Monotechnics and Colleges of Education.

So far, more than 800 awardees across the country are enjoying the scholarship offer in various institutions.

We welcome you to Enroll Here before the closing date for this Batch.

Note that all accounts on the portal existing before 9th August have been purged and will need to be recreated. This means that users with old accounts need to Re-Register again with their emails. For more details, see HERE.

The activation process is easy and will require that you click the Activation Link in your provided email inbox (don’t forget to check the Spam folder and mark the message as NOT SPAM, if it is not in your Inbox).

Step by Step Guide for successful scholarship application

The College Relief Fund Scholarship Application Process was designed to be easy, fast and straight forward. However, some users seem to have a few challenges following the instructions on the dashboard, hence this post for clarification.

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Please take time to follow the Steps as outlined here.


Here, you create your username and password to access the full functions of your dashboard.
Visit the LOGIN PAGE HERE if you have not yet registered. Ensure that your email is active as a link to activate your account will be sent to you.

Skip this step if you have previously registered and have your username and password. In that case, ensure you are logged in.


Before you can make full use of the Scholarship Application process, you must be logged in.
You can login by clicking the LOGIN at the top of the page and entering your username and password.
If the page keeps reloading without logging you in, please use a different Browser, Device or Switch Data Network. The same applies if you are trying to reset your password.
If using Chrome Browser, ensure you disable “lite mode” for a smoother experience.


Your dashboard has 3 FLIP BOXES (ENROL, REFER, PRE-SELECTION). Clicking it gives you more information on the above mentioned.

Note that on Mobile Phones, the Flip Boxes are stacked one on top the other

This is the MOST IMPORTANT step in your scholarship application process and will take approximately 5 Minutes to complete.
In this step, you provide your Personal, Academic, Family and Expenditure details. This is important in getting your application completed. Ensure to provide truthful information as it will be verified.

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We encourage you to refer any of your friends/course-mates who is in need of academic scholarship.
This is sometimes incentivized with data or airtime to lucky applicants. Data or airtime winners are randomly selected from all who have referred.


You have no control over the Pre-Selection Flip Box.
It will remain an orange colour and will only change if your application status changes.

Your Status may change to be “Pre-Selected”, “Wait-List” or “Ineligible”.
If Pre-Selected, you will be invited to take an Aptitude Test and provide documents for verification. This is also Free.
If it is “Wait List”, it may later change to “Pre-Selected” depending on availability.

You are advised to regularly check your dashboard and/or email for updates.


  1. Scholarship Enrollment is totally free.
  2. Document Verification & Aptitude Test is also free.
  3. Ensure you follow all instructions and provide the correct information.
  4. Ensure to check your email and dashboard regularly for updates.
  5. Do not seek to bribe or cheat to get ahead.

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