- No fewer than 179 Nigerian students have been awarded scholarships by the Russian government
- The beneficiaries are to pursue undergraduate degrees under the 2023/2024 Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA)
- The Minister of Education, Prof. Tahir Mamman while speaking at a pre-departure briefing in Abuja
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FCT, Abuja - The Minister of Education, Prof. Tahir Mamman, said 179 Nigerians have been awarded scholarships by the Russian government to pursue undergraduate degrees under the 2023/2024 Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA)
He stated this while speaking at a pre-departure briefing in Abuja.
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The professor of law added that brilliant Nigerians are supported to get the necessary knowledge, skills and competence that would be useful in Nigeria’s development agenda.
The minister, who was represented by the Director of Tertiary Education in the Federal Ministry of Education, Hajia Rakiya Gambo Iliyasu, urged the scholars to be good ambassadors of the country, NAN reported.
“I therefore need to advise you not to see this as uncontrolled freedom to do things that would be a disgrace to you, your parents and the country. Nigeria is investing a lot in you and expect that the returns of the investment would manifest in your coming back to help move your nation forward.”
127 Nigerians receive 2023 UK Chevening scholarships
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that the British Government awarded 127 Nigerians the prestigious Chevening and Commonwealth UK scholarships to study a “wide range” of master’s degrees and PhD programmes in 2023.
The scholarships aim to support individuals who demonstrate intellectual ability, leadership potential, and a commitment to the development of their home country.
The British High Commissioner, Richard Montgomery, congratulated the beneficiaries at a pre-departure reception in Abuja.
Application: Chevening scholarships release guidelines for Nigerians
Chevening Scholarships released guidelines for suitable Nigerians and other applicants for the 2024/2025 programme.
Chevening scholarships, which are fully funded (flights, accommodation, and course fees are all included) are for emerging leaders from all over the world to pursue one-year master’s degrees in the UK.
International scholarships for Nigerian students
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Therefore, it’s not surprising that a lot of people want to study abroad. Let’s take a look at the top 7 international scholarships for Nigerian students this year!
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