FG's 2020/2021 scholarship for post, undergraduates studies commences

FG's 2020/2021 scholarship for post, undergraduates studies commences

Nigerians who aspire to study abroad can now give their dream a chance as the federal government on Wednesday, October 30, announced the opening of its portal.

According to Malam Adamu Adamu, the minister of education, interested Nigerians who desires to study abroad can now apply for a federal government scholarship.

Hence, the portal has been opened for commencement of registration for the 2020/2021 Computer Based Test (CBT). The minister said this in Abuja, on Wednesday, October 30.

The minister said the scholarship which comes under the Ministry’s Bilateral Education Agreement is for undergraduate and post graduate studies.

Undergraduate scholarship awards will be obtainable in the following fields

1. Engineering

2. Agriculture

3. Sciences


5. Languages

6. Environmental Sciences

7. Sports

8. Law

9.Social Sciences


11. Architecture

12. Medicine (with very limited space).

Here are countries where the undergraduate scholarships are obtainable.

1. Russia

2. Morocco

3. Algeria

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4. Serbia

5. Hungary

6. Egypt


8. Turkey

9. Cuba


11. Japan

12, Macedonia

Eligibility for undergraduate scholarship

(As and Bs) in Senior Secondary School certificates in the subjects relevant to their fields of study, including Mathematics and English language.

Age limit for undergraduate scholarship

18-20 years

Here are countries where the post graduate scholarships scholarships are obtainable.

1. China

2. Hungary

3. Serbia

4. Turkey,

5. Japan

6. Mexico

7. South Korea

8.Russia (for students whose first degrees are from Russian Universities)


Master’s degree and PhD are free to apply for all fields of study.

Eligibility for post graduate scholarship

1st Class or 2nd Class Upper Division.

Age limit for Master’s degree




The scholarship is also obtainable in Nigerian universities.

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