Nigeria Federal Government Scholarship Awards 2018 – How to Apply for Federal Government Scholarship Awards 2018/2019
The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu hereby invites applications from interested and qualified Nigerian students in various Nigeria public tertiary institutions to apply for the 2017/2018 selection interviews for scholarship awards tenable in Nigerian tertiary institutions.
Eligibility Criteria for Nigeria Federal Government Scholarship Awards 2018
i. UNIVERSITY UNDERGRADUATE:
Applicant must be a full-time student in their second year of study and above in Federal or State Universities, they must have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.0 on a 5.0 point scale or its equivalent in the previous academic year’s examinations.
ii. HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND):
All applicants must be full-time students in their second year of study in any of the Federal or State Polytechnics or Monotechnics, they must have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.5 on a 4 scale or its equivalent in the previous academic year’s examinations.
iii. NIGERIAN CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION (NCE):
All applicants must be full-time students in their second year of study and above in any Federal or State Colleges of Education and they must have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.5 on a 4 point scale or its equivalent in the previous academic year’s examinations.
iv POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP:
Applicants must be registered full-time students of Federal or State universities and must have a minimum of second class Honours (Upper Division) in their 1st degree.
How to Apply for Federal Government Scholarship Awards 2018/2019
Interested applicants are to complete an online application form on the federal ministry of education scholarship portal education.gov.ng with a scanned copy of the following;
Letter of Offer of Admission
All completed online application should be printed and submitted at the various interview centers alongside the following documents photocopies:
(i) Letter of admission to the institution
(ii) Current Course Registration Form
(iii) Student Identity Card
(iv) Last sessional CGPA result
(v) Letter of identification from State/Local Government of origin
(vi) Two passport-size photographs with name fully written on the back
Northern States: (North East, North West & North Central): 19th – 23rd March 2018
Southern States: (South East, South West & South-South): 26th – 30th March 2018
(b) Interview Venue:
Federal Unity Colleges in each State Capital including FCT.
Where there is no Unity School in the State Capital, candidates should contact the Secretary, State Scholarship Board in that State. See interview schedule for more details.
Deadline for Nigeria Federal Government Scholarship Awards 2018
Although no exact deadline is stated on the application portal it is advisable to complete your application before 10th March 2018, since the interview will start on the 19th of March.
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