How to Apply for EBSU Work and Study Scheme – 2014/15

The Ebonyi State University (EBSU) Work and Study Programme (WASP) for the 2014/2015 academic session application is out. Full details available below.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into 2014/2015 academic session leading to the award of degrees in the programme areas approved for EBSU WASP as in F (1-6) below.
Work and Study Programme (WASP) is a weekend programme designed to offer opportunities to talented, intelligent and qualified working adults in various fields of life endeavours to acquire university education without having to give up their jobs.
Graduates of WASP DO NOT participate in the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), rather they are issued with Exclusion certificates from NYSC at the end of their programme.
The WASP requires (5) credit passes in relevant subjects including English Language at Ordinary Level (SSCE, NECO, GCE & TCII) for ALL courses and credit pass in Mathematics at Ordinary level for Science, Social Sciences (except Mass Communication), Management Science and Agricultural and Natural Resources Management based courses in not more than two (2) sittings.
D. Programme Plan
The programme offered in each department is the same as those of regular programme. The only difference is the mode of entrance, and mode of study. The length of time a candidate spends in the programme before graduation depends on the level of qualification upon entrance, for instance:

Other courses 5 years,! Agric 6 years
ND/NCE in the same discipline
4 years, Agric 5 years
HND in the same discipline
3 years, Agric 4 years
Registered Nursing (RN) Certificate
5 years
All direct entry candidates MUST ensure that their academic transcripts are received latest two weeks after the close of sale of forms.
F. Available Programmes in WASP
The Programmes offered for admission through WASP in Ebonyi State University in the 2014/2015 admission year are:
1. Faculty of Management Sciences
(a) Department of Accountancy
(b) Department of Banking and Finance
(c) Department of Business Management
(d) Department of Marketing
(e) Department of Public Administration
2. Faculty of Social Sciences And Humanities
(a) Department of Economics
(b) Department of Political Science
(c) Department of Psychology
(d) Department of Sociology and Anthropology
(e) Department of History/International Relations
(d) Department of Languages/Linguistics (French Option only)
3. Faculty of Applied And Natural Sciences
(a) Department of Computer Science
(b) Department of Applied Biology
4. Faculty of Agricultural and Natural Resources Management
(a) Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension Management
(b) Department of Animal Sciences, Fisheries and Aquaculture (Fisheries Only)
(c) Department of Crop and Landscape Management
(d) Department of Food Science and Technology
(e) Department of Soil and Environmental Management
5. Faculty of Education
(a) Department of Arts and Social Science Education
Options: Economics Education
English Language Education
Political Science Education
Religion Education and
Social Studies Education
(b) Department of Business Education
Options: Accountancy Education and
Secretarial Studies Education
(c) Department of Education Foundation
Options: Guidance and Councelling and
Administration and Planning
(d) Department of Human Kinetics and Health Education
Options: Human Kinetics Education and
Health Education
(e) Department of Science Education
Options: Biology Education
Chemistry Education
Computer Science Education
Integrated Science Education and
Mathematics Education
(f) Department of Technology and Vocational Science Education
Option: Building/Woodwork Technology
Agricultural Science Education
Electrical/electronics Technology Education and
Mechanical/Metal Work Technology
Home Economics Education
6. Health Science and Technology
B.Sc. Nursing Science (For candidates with registered Nursing (RN) Certificate only)

Method of Application
Application forms are obtainable online on purchase of five thousand naira(N5,000.00) only, EBSU-WASP scratch card payable to Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki Account Number 421-2010033100 with First Bank Plc, Abakaliki Branch.
Closing Date 
Sale of application forms shall close on
Tuesday, September 15th, 2014 15th January 2015  Processing of admission forms ends on
October, 15th 2014. Release of admission list and registration of fresh students to start by
 21st October, and end on 28th November, 2014.
For further information, please, contact,
The Secretary
Work and Study Programme(WASP)
Ebonyi State University
Sam N. Egwu
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