Benson Idahosa University is an affiliate and arm of the Church of God Mission International (CGMi) partly supported financially by the proprietor and CGMi.

In partial fulfillment of our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), the Benson Idahosa University (BIU)/CGMi Scholarship programme was developed to provide financial relief/assistance by way of discounts on selected programmes of study and discipline to CGMi members and children.

  • Christian Religious Studies
  • Agricultural Economics & Extension Services
  • Animal Science
  • Agronomy & Environmental Management
  • Hotel & Tourism
  • English Studies
  • Agriculture (Education)
  • Mathematics (Education)
  • Computer Science (Education)
  • Accounting (Education)
  • Business Education
  • Economics (Education)
  • Political Science (Education)

Eligibility Requirements for Scholarship (First-time Applicants):

  • Bonafide Members of CGMi and certified by the Office of the Director of Administration, CGMi
  • UTME Score as approved by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB)
  • Absence of Criminal record
  • Application deadline is September 30th
  • Student must be enrolled full-time

Additional Requirement for Renewal: The Scholarship programme is subject to renewal every academic year (after admission) with a minimum Grade Point Average(GPA) of 3.5 (which translates to second class Upper Division) every academic year

Mode of application: Interested candidates should apply by

  • Following the application guidelines as specified on the University’s Admission Page here
  • An application letter should be made (through your Zonal Co-ordinator) to the Office of The Director of Administration, Church of God Mission International (CGMi) Headquarters, No 1, Faith Way, Upper Adesuwa, GRA, Benin City


We also provide a special rebate for wards of Church of God Mission International in all programmes offered. Please see the fee schedule for a rebate breakdown