Federal Government of Nigeria Scholarship Awards for Nigerian Students 2024

The Honourable Minister of Education invites interested and qualified Nigerians to participate in the 2023/2024 Nomination Computer Based Test (CBT) for the Federal Government Scholarship Award.

The Federal Scholarship Board ensures deserving Nigerian Scholars are awarded both foreign and local scholarships, fulfilling commitments to various educational agreements.

The Federal Government Scholarship Award presents a remarkable opportunity for Nigerian students to pursue their educational aspirations without financial constraints.

By adhering to the application process and meeting the specified criteria, eligible candidates can avail themselves of this prestigious scholarship and advance their academic pursuits.

Federal Government Scholarship Awards
Application Deadline 13 May 2024
Country to study Nigeria
Type Postgraduate
Sponsor Federal Government of Nigeria
Gender Men and Women

Aim and Benefits of Federal Government Scholarship Awards

The scholarship is tenable in Nigeria and covers various amounts depending on the level of study:

Undergraduate Scholars: N250,000 per annum
Postgraduate Scholars: N300,000 per annum
HND: N150,000 per annum
NCE: N150,000 per annum

Requirements for Federal Government Scholarship Awards Qualification

  • Applicants for Postgraduate studies should possess a minimum of first degree with Second Class Ibnours in the Upper Division.
  • Applicants must be registered Full-Time students of Federal or State Universities.
  • All other applicants (UG, HND &NCE) must be registered full-time students in their second year or above, in Federal or State Universities, Polytechnics, Monotechnics or Colleges of Education. All undergraduate Scholarship applicants including Persons with disabilities must have at least 4.0 Cumulative Grade Points Aggregate (CGPA) on a five (5) point scale or 5.0 on a 7 point scale or its equivalent.
  • AlI NCE and HND applicants must have a CGPA of 3.5 and above on a scale of 4.0

Documents Required for Application

  • Complete Application Form
  • Letter of Admission to the Institution
  • State of origin certificate
  • National Identity Number
  • CGPA Result (Academic Transcript)

Application Deadline
May 13, 2024

How to Apply

  • Visit Federal Ministry of Education’s website and click on Federal
    Scholarship Board ICON on the Home Page;
  • Read Guidelines and then Complete the Application Form online; and
  • Print the completed Form.
  • Note that any Double Application will be disqualified!
  • For more details, visit FGN website

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