July 19, 2014

Kaduna State Government Overseas Scholarship Scheme for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Indigenes

Kaduna State Gov't of Nigeria Overseas Scholarship

Course(s) Offered: Sciences, Engineering, Medical science
Course Level: Undergraduate, Postgraduate (masters, Phd)
Provider: Kaduna State Government
Country to Study in: Overseas

Scholarship Description
The Executive Governor of Kaduna State, His Excellency, Dr. Mukhtar Ramalan Yero (Dallatun Zazzau) has approved the establishment of an overseas scholarship scheme with the objective of enhancing human capital development, job creation and general development of the State.

The scheme is aimed at raising the skills and competencies of Indigenes of the State in some critical areas of Medical sciences, Engineering as well as Applied and Natural sciences.

In pursuance to this, applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates of Kaduna State origin for selection in the 2014/2015 overseas scholarship programme.

General Requirements:
  • Candidate must be an indigene of Kaduna State.
  • For Postgraduate programmes, candidate must possess NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificate.
Basic Requirements For The Award of Scholarship:
i). Postgraduate Scholarship at Ph.D
  • Applicants must hold a Masters Degree and must not be above 40 years of age.
ii). Postgraduate Scholarship at MSc
  • Applicants must hold first Degree with minimum of 2nd Class (Honours) or equivalent and must not be above 35 years of age.
iii). Undergraduate (MBBS):
  • Applicants must possess minimum entry requirement applicable for MBBS programme in a recognized university.
Eligible groups
Indigenes of Kaduna state of Nigeria

Participating Institutions
All accredited universities and higher institutions of learning outside of Nigeria

Fields of study
Postgraduate (Ph.D and MS.c) in the following areas:
  • Medical Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Natural and Applied Sciences
  • MBBS
Number of awards
Several will be awarded

Sponsorship duration
Award will span the duration of undergraduate or postgraduate study

Scholarship benefits
This has not been specified. Please obtain specific details from the sponsor (i.e. State Scholarship Board of Kaduna State of the Federal Republic of Nigeria)

Method of Application
Application forms can be obtained at:

The Kaduna State Scholarship Board (KSSB),
Bida Road, Opposite Central Bank,
Kaduna State.

Duly completed Application Form should be returned to the Scholarship Board on or before the closing date of this publication.

The closing date for all applications is 31st July, 2014

Kaduna State is a state in central northern Nigeria. Its capital is Kaduna.

The state is the successor to the old Northern Region of Nigeria, which had its capital at Kaduna.

For further enquiries please contact:

The Director, Kaduna State Scholarship Board,
Bida Road, opposite Central Bank, Kaduna.

Email address: kssb.kad@gmail.com
Phone No: 08085164292 or 08023097703.

Application Deadline: 31 July 2014
Open to International Applicants: No (ONLY Nigerians)

More Scholarship Information and Application (official Kaduna State Government portal)

Related: Medical Scholarships for International Students

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