Adamawa State Scholarship Trust Fund is a Parastatal of the Adamawa State Government established by Law No. 10 of December 2008. Modern challenges in educational financing in the wake of geometric rise in students? population, the Boko Haram insurgency and dwindling government finances compelled the Adamawa state government to critically reexamine its role in providing students bursaries, special and full scholarships, and students loans at both local and international levels.
It is against this back ground that the state government found it necessary to reposition its scholarship apparatus to face reality. Thus, the emergence of ASSTF whose functions and powers include:
(a) source for funds and scholarships from within and outside Nigeria.
(b) award scholarship to eligible indigenes of the state.