1 Federal Government Nigerian Scholarships for Students in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions

Posted on Friday, April 19, 2013


Federal Government Nigerian Scholarships Tenable in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions

Course(s) Offered: All courses
Course Level: Undergraduate (bachelor, HND, NCE), Postgraduate
Provider: Federal Scholarship Board
Country to Study in: Nigeria

Scholarship Description
The Federal Government of Nigeria through the Federal Ministry of Education through the Federal Scholarship Board offers the Nigerian Scholarships Award Programmes Tenable In Nigerian Tertiary Institutions to Nigerian Postgraduate, Undergraduate, Higher National Diploma and National Certificate in Education students.

The Honorable Minister of Education, hereby invites applications from qualified Nigerian students in Nigerian public tertiary institutions to participate in the 2012/2013 selection interviews for scholarship awards tenable in Nigeria tertiary institutions.

Eligibility
I. Undergraduate, HND & NCE Scholarship:
All applicants should be registered full–time students in their second year or above in recognized Federal and State Universities, Polytechnics, Monotechnics and Colleges of Education. They should also obtain a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.0 on a 5 point scale, or its equivalent in the previous academic year’s examinations.

II. Postgraduate scholarship:
Applicants must be registered full–time students of recognized Federal and State owned universities and must have a minimum of second class Honors (upper division) in 1st degrees.

Eligible groups
All students of Nigerian origin

Participating Institutions
All approved Nigerian tertiary institutions

Fields of study
All courses, both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, offered at Nigerian tertiary institutions

Number of awards
Not specified, but several will be given

Sponsorship duration
For the whole duration of the programme of study

Scholarship benefits
This is a Full Fee scholarship award

Method of Application
Application forms are available online at www.fsb.gov.ng (see active link below) and can be filled and printed by prospective candidates for endorsement by their HOD and Registrars of their institutions.

Duly completed application forms should be submitted at the various interview centers. Completed application forms should be accompanied with:
  1. Photocopies of:
    • Letter of admission to the institution
    • Current Course Registration Form
    • Student Identity Card

  2. Two passport –size photographs with name fully written at the back
Important: All qualified candidates who have fully completed the prescribed application forms for the Nigerian Awards scholarship are to attend selection interviews as scheduled below:

Interview Dates:
Northern States (North East, North West & North Central ): 15th - 19th April 2013
Southern States (South East, South West, South South): 8th - 12th April 2013

Interview Venue:
Federal Unity School in each State Capital including FCT. Where no Unity School in the state Capital, candidates should contact The Secretary, State Scholarship Board in that state:

Zone Date Duration Venues
North East 15th -19th April 2013 MONDAY – SATURDAY
Universities – Mon – Tuesday
Poly- Wednesday
COE – Thursday
Collation – Friday
Departure – Saturday
Federal Govt. Unity College In Each State Capital
North West 15th  -19th  Aril 2013 MONDAY – SATURDAY
Universities – Mon – Tuesday
Poly- Wednesday
COE – Thursday
Collation – Friday
Departure – Saturday
Federal Govt. Unity College In Each State Capital
North Central 15th  -19th  April 2013 MONDAY – SATURDAY
Universities – Mon – Tuesday
Poly- Wednesday
COE – Thursday
Collation – Friday
Departure – Saturday
Federal Govt. Unity College In Each State Capital
South East 8th  -12th  April 2013 MONDAY – SATURDAY
Universities – Mon – Tuesday
Poly- Wednesday
COE – Thursday
Collation – Friday
Departure – Saturday
Federal Govt. Unity College In Each State Capital
South West 8th  -12th  April 2013 MONDAY – SATURDAY
Universities – Mon –Tuesday
Poly- Wednesday
COE – Thursday
Collation – Friday
Departure – Saturday
Federal Govt. Unity College In Each State Capital
South South 8th  -12th  April 2013 MONDAY – SATURDAY
Universities – Mon –Tuesday
Poly- Wednesday
COE – Thursday
Collation – Friday
Departure – Saturday
Federal Govt. Unity College In Each State Capital

Please Note:
  • Application forms that are incorrectly/ incompletely filled or without the necessary documents will not be processed.
  • All application forms must be duly signed and stamped by the applicants HOD and Registrar.
  • Candidates are to attend interviews with writing materials such as pen, HB pencil and eraser.
  • Interview starts by 8:00am daily.
  • Candidates are advised to adhere strictly to the interview schedule.
Application Deadline: Before 8-12 / 15-19 April 2013
Open to International students: No (ONLY Nigerians)

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