Apply Now: Federal Government Announces Scholarship Awards for Nigerian Students, Graduates

Apply Now: Federal Government Announces Scholarship Awards for Nigerian Students, Graduates

  • The federal ministry of education has announced two scholarship programmes - the Nigerian Scholarship Award (NSA) and the Education Bursary Award
  • Interested and qualified Nigerians are advised to visit to commence their registration
  • The scholarship programmes cover both undergraduate and post-graduate studies for qualified Nigerians journalist Adekunle Dada has over 5 years of experience covering basic and tertiary education in Nigeria and worldwide

FCT, Abuja - The federal ministry of Education has invited interested and qualified Nigerians to participate in the 2023/24 Nigerian Scholarship Award (NSA) and Education Bursary Award.

According to the statement, registration commenced on Tuesday, April 2 and will close on May 13, 2024.

Federal Government offers scholarship awards to Nigerian undergraduates, graduates
The scholarship registration will close on May 13, 2024 Photo credit: @DeeOneAyekooto
Source: Twitter

This was disclosed by the ministry’s X handle (formerly known as Twitter) @NigEducation on Tuesday, April.

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Interested applicants are advised to visit to commence the registration process.

Nigerian Scholarship Award

According to the ministry of education, the following are the eligibility criteria:

  • Applicants for postgraduate studies must have a minimum of first degree with second-class honours in the upper division.
  • Undergraduates, HND and NCE applicants must be full-time students in their second year and above. The minimum qualification is a 4.0 CGPA on a 5.0-point scale and 5.0 on a 7.0-point scale.

Education Bursary Award

  • Applicants must be registered students studying education at the Nigeria college of Education or a university
  • Applicants must be full-time students
  • All applicants must be in their second year and above

Important documents to attach to application

  • Letter of admission into the institution
  • Cumulative Grade Point Average (CPGA) result
  • Nationality Identity Number
  • State of Origin Certificate

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Nigerians invited to apply for fully-funded scholarship in UK

In a similar development, reported that the Gates Cambridge Scholarship programme is open for Nigerians and other international students to study on a fully-funded scholarship at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.

The scholarship programme is sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Applications for entry into the academic year 2024-25 commenced in September 2023.

According to the scholarship website, the selection criteria are divided into four categories.


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