July 3, 2013

NIIT Nigeria Scholarship for IT Training Programme (14th edition)

The 14th NIIT Nigeria Scholarship - IT Training Programme for Nigerians

Course(s) Offered: Information Technology
Course Level: Vocation, Training
Provider: NIIT
Country to Study in: Nigeria

Scholarship Description
The IT industry in Nigeria is estimated to be among the fastest growing IT industries in the world. The National Institute of Information Technology (NIIT) Nigeria chapter conducts the IT Scholarship exam every year to help identify meritorious students to join this industry and be a part of the global skilled IT Talent pool. Over the last 13 years, NIIT Scholarships have become one of the most awaited events in the annual events calendar of the country.

Asia’s largest IT trainer, The National Institute of Information Technology – NIIT on Tuesday announced the 14th NIIT Nigeria IT Scholarship 2013, to enable meritorious students seek a career in the fast growing IT sector in the country. These students, post successful training, will go on to join the IT industry In Nigeria and become a part of global skilled IT Talent pool.

NIIT, the leading Global Talent Development Corporation, established its presence in Nigeria by setting up an education centre in Ikeja, Lagos in 1999 and since then affirmed its support to prepare the youth in the country for lucrative IT careers.  NIIT trains over 16,000 students in Nigeria every year and has shaped the careers of over 120,000 students in past 13 years.  Since 1999 NIIT has been involved in creation of skilled ICT manpower and has launched several initiatives in the country. NIIT Now has more than 19 operational centres in different regions of Nigeria - Abuja, Ajah, Asaba, Lokoja, Makurdi, Eket, Ibadan, Ikeja, Ilorin, Kaduna, Offa, Onitsha,Osogbo, Otta, Owerri, PHC, Surulere, Uyo.  With over 16,000 students enrolled in Nigeria, every year, NIIT is acknowledged as the undisputed leader in the country's IT training and education segment, offering the latest IT programs mapped to the industry requirement and international vendor certifications.

Application is open for Secondary school leavers, College, Polytechnic and University students, graduates and postgraduates (Employed and Unemployed).

The Scholarship has always been open for the following category of youths who desire to become specialists in information technology related fields:
  • ‘O’ Level
  • ‘A’ Level
  • Undergraduate Students
  • IT Graduate (Employed and Unemployed)
  • Non-IT Graduate (Employed and Unemployed)
  • Postgraduate (Employed and Unemployed)
Eligible groups
Citizens of Nigeria

Participating Institutions
National Institute of Information Technology (NIIT); Nigeria

Fields of study
Information Technology (IT) and IT-related

Number of awards
Not specified by provider

Sponsorship duration
The NIIT Nigeria Scholarship program is a fee waiver on an IT training program of your choice depending on your performance in the Scholarship test and interview.

Scholarship benefits
By taking part in the NIIT Nigeria scholarship program you stand a chance of getting fee waiver on your IT training at NIIT. Depending on your performance in the NIIT scholarship qualifying test, you may get up to 100% fee waiver on your IT training at NIIT Nigeria.

Method of Application
To apply for the scholarship, applicants are invited to fill an Online application form on the RIGHT HAND SIDE of the official website (link to it is below) or visit the nearest NIIT centre.

The Scholarship Application deadline is 12th July 2013; AND the Test date is 13th July 2013.

With a thrust on creating skilled manpower for the Nigerian IT industry, the NIIT Nigeria Scholarship will help students get skilled for a Global career in IT through training in technology.

Find the NIIT Test centres near you - 30 centres in Nigeria Here


Application Deadline: 12 July 2013
Open to International students: No (Only Nigerians)

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1 comment:

  1. Thank you for sharing such information about IT Scholarship in Nigeria. I will come back again for more interesting stuffs like one you have posted here.