FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS FOR NIGERIAN IN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS 2020/2021

The Honourable Minister of Education (HME), Mallam Adamu Adamu, hereby invites interested and qualified Nigerians to participate in the 2020/2021NominationComputer Based Test (CBT) for the Federal Government Scholarship Awards for:

FIELDS OF STUDY

a. Undergraduate level -Engineering, Geology, Agriculture, Sciences, Mathematics, Languages, Environmental Sciences, Sports, Law, Social Sciences, Biotechnology, Architecture, Medicine (very limited), etc.; andb. Postgraduate level (Masters Degree and PhD) in all fields.

CRITERIA FOR ELIGIBILITY

A. UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS: All applicants for undergraduate degree courses must possess a minimum qualification of Five (5) Distinctions (As & Bs)in the Senior Secondary School Certificates, WASSCE/WAEC(May/June) only in the subjects relevant to their fields of study including English Language and Mathematics. Certificates should not be more than two (2) years old (2018& 2019)for Non-African Countries andfor African countries the age of certificate is one year (2019) only.Age limit is from 18 to 20 years.B.POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS: All applicants for Postgraduate degree courses must hold a FirstDegreewith 1st Class orat least 2ndClass Upper Division. The applicants who are previous recipients of Foreign Awards must have acquiredat least two(2) yearspost qualificationexperienceor employment practice in Nigeria. All applicants must have completedthe N.Y.S.C.Programme and the age limit is 35 yearsfor Masters and 40 yearsfor Ph.D. i)N.Y.S.C discharge or exemption certificates onlyare accepted; and ii) Evidence of readiness to be released by an employer.

THE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR NIGERIAN AWARD IS AS FOLLOWS:

  • Applicants for Postgraduate studies should possess a minimum of first degree with Second Class Honours Upper Division. Applicant 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 and Colleges of Education. All undergraduate Scholarship applicants (Physically challenged inclusive) must have at least 4.0 Cumulative Grade Points Aggregate (CGPA) on a five (5) point scale or its equivalents or 5.0 on a 7 point scale.

Application Deadline: 06 December, 2019.

For more information: VISIT HERE TO APPLY

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