The Federal Government is now accepting applications from suitably qualified students into their Federal Scholarship Board for students. It is a fully funded scholarship. Scroll down to read in details.
About Federal Scholarship Board
- 1 About Federal Scholarship Board
Federal Scholarship Board(FSB) Nigeria Scholarship Awards 2016 Updates for undergraduates, postgraduates, HND, NCE students.
Federal Government Scholarship Schemes are policy measures and programmes designed to augment formal education for the National, economic and scientific development of the country.
The Federal Government in its efforts to improve education in the country and the welfare of Nigerian Students in tertiary institutions nationwide has put in place a revitalised scholarship scheme The revitalised award scheme is for both postgraduate and undergraduate students already in Universities, Polytechnics, Monotechnics and Colleges of Education, pursuing second-year courses and HND I and above in these institutions.
Through the improved and enlarged scheme, the suffering of Nigerian students will be improved while students’ anti-social behaviour and unrest will be reduced. Greater access to higher education by qualified students will be a sure way forward towards national development, technological advancement and rapid industrialization and socio-economic development.
The Nigeria scholarship Awards is one of the two Divisions of the Federal Scholarship Board. It processes and implements scholarship awards for postgraduates, undergraduates, Higher National Diploma and National Certificate in Education Certificates. There is also a monitoring branch under Nigerian Award.
General Information for Federal Scholarship Board
Each candidate must complete this form fully and correctly and forward it through his/her Head of Department, together with the documents, to reach the Registrar’s Office of your institution before the closing date.
Photocopies of documents to be submitted with the completed application form are;
a. Letter of admission to the institution you are studying.
b. Course Registration.
c. Identity Card
d. Letter of identification from your state/Local Government
e. Last sessional examination result.
Two (2) passport-size photographs with name fully written at the back and duly signed by the scholar (Staple all 2 copies to space provided on the application form)
Application submitted after the closing date, or incorrect/incomplete, filled, or without the correct documents will not be processed.
Programmes Tenable in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions
Under Nigerian Award, the following programmes are covered by the Federal Scholarship Scheme tenable in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions.
- POSTGRADUATE (PG) AWARD. APPLY
- UNDERGRADUATE(UG) AWARD. APPLY
- POST-HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (PHND) AWARD. APPLY
- HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND) AWARD. APPLY
- NATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION (NCE) AWARD. APPLY
Courses to be Considered
- Science and Technology
- Medicine and Para-medical.
- Science Subjects with Education.
- Arts and other subjects with Education.
- Liberal Arts/Social/Management Sciences.
- HND (science and technology)
The award is for the 2nd and 3rd years of the NCE programme and candidates must have a minimum of 4.0 CGPA score on 5 point scale or its equivalent in the previous examinations.
How to Apply to the Federal Scholarship Board
Application forms are got free from the Registrar’s Offices of the following institutions:
a. Federal and State Universities
b. Federal and State polytechnics/Colleges of Technology
c. Federal and State College of Education Students who are qualified to apply according to the above criteria should collect application forms from their institutions and submit the duly completed forms at the interview venue.
Candidates are advised to make only one entry. Those who make multiple entries will have their entries rejected.
Completed application forms must be legible (Candidates are therefore advised to write legibly)
Incomplete and incorrect completion of forms will lead to disqualification.