Scholarship Name: Governor’s Special Overseas Scholarship Programme: 2013/2014 Undergraduate Award
The Rivers State Government offers Special Overseas scholarship programme for Undergraduate degree for Indigenes and non-indigene starting for 2013/2014 session
Accepted Subject Areas?
- Engineering (Including Agric Engineering, Architecture)
- Medical Sciences
- Computer Related studies
- Natural Sciences
- Town/Regional Planning
The Rivers State Sustainable Development Agency (RSSDA) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for selection in the State Government Special Overseas Undergraduate Scholarship Programme for 2013/2014 session.
Scholarship Offered Since: not specified
Scholarship Type: Undergraduate scholarship for Nigerian students
Who is qualified to apply?
For Rivers Indigenes
Must be of Rivers State Origin (Should submit a copy of LGA identification)
Not above 21 years of age. (Confirmation of age preferably by birth certificate)
A minimum of five (5) WASCE credits relevant to intended course of study. (NECO not acceptable)
Must not be on a degree awarding programme or its equivalent Must submit a copy of LGA identification
For Non Indigenes:
Applications are also welcome from children/wards of taxpaying non indigenes that have been resident in Rivers State for a minimum of 10years.
In addition to the credentials mentioned above, 3 years tax clearance certificate and primary school certificate should be submitted alongside the application.
How Many Scholarships are available? Several
What are the benefits? Full-fee scholarship
How long will sponsorship last? For the duration of the degree program
Rivers State Indigenes and Non-indigenes who have lived in the state for up to 10yrs
To be taken at (country): Overseas
Entries Open: November 30th, 2012 and Close: December 31st, 2012
Offered annually? Yes
How can I Apply?
Application should be submitted online or downloaded at www.rssdangscholars.org
For Manual Applications:
Application Forms can be downloaded from the website above
Application Forms can also be collected and submitted at designated points in the Local Government Council Secretariat nearest to the candidates. Candidates are required to register their name and sign in the notebook provided at the submission centers (for manual submission of forms only) Candidates are advised to ensure that active contact phone number(s) and/or email addresses are stated on the application forms.
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted through SMS, emails or notices posted on www.rssda.org and in all Local Government Council Secretariats Originals of credentials will be sighted during the screening of shortlisted candidates.
The Rivers State Government
Please note that the forms are not for sale!!!!
Photocopies are acceptable