Federal Government Scholarship Awards in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions – 2013

Brief description

We previously announced the BEA foreign scholarship by the federal government. Application for the 2013 Federal Government Scholarship Awards Tenable in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions is now ongoing – Apply online now for interview schedule

Accepted Subject Areas?

All undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered at Nigerian tertiary institutions

About Scholarship

The Honorable Minister of Education, Prof. (Mrs.) Raqayyatu Ahmed Rufai hereby invites applications from qualified Nigerian students in Nigerian public tertiary institutions to participate in the 2012/2013 selection interviews for scholarship awards tenable in Nigeria tertiary institutions.Federal Scholarship Board

Scholarship Offered Since: Not specified

Scholarship Type: Undergraduate and Postgraduate scholarships for Nigerian student

Who is eligible to apply?

       I.            Undergraduate, HND & NCE Scholarship:

All applicants should be registered full–time students in their second year or above in recognized Federal and State Universities, Polytechnics, Monotechnics and Colleges of Education. They should also obtain a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.0 on a 5 point scale, or its equivalent in the previous academic year’s examinations.

    II.            Postgraduate scholarship:

Applicants must be registered full–time students of recognized Federal and State owned universities and must have a minimum of second class Honors (upper division) in 1st degrees.

3. All qualified candidates who have fully completed the prescribed application forms for the Nigerian Awards scholarship are to attend selection interviews as scheduled in paragraph 4c below.

How Many Scholarships are available? Several

What are the benefits?

Full fee scholarship award

How long will sponsorship last?  For the duration of the programme of study

Eligible Countries

Nigeria

To be taken at (country): Nigerian tertiary institutions

Application Deadline

Apply before the interview date

Offered annually? Yes

How to Apply

Application forms are available online at www.fsb.gov.ng and can be filled and printed by prospective candidates for endorsement by their HOD and Registrars of their institutions.

Duly completed application forms should be submitted at the various interview centers. Completed application forms should be accompanied with.

Photocopies of:

  • Letter of admission to the institution
  • Current Course Registration Form
  • Student Identity Card

Two passport –size photographs with name fully written at the back

Sponsors

The Federal Scholarship Board – Federal Government of Nigeria

Important Notes

  • Application forms that are incorrectly/ incompletely filled or without the necessary documents will not be processed.
  • All application forms must be duly signed and stamped by the applicants HOD and Registrar.
  • Candidates are to attend interviews with writing materials such as pen, HB pencil and eraser.
  • Interview starts by 8:00am daily.
  • Candidates are advised to adhere strictly to the interview schedule.

Interview Dates:

Northern States: (North East , North West & North Central ) 15th –  19th April 2013

Southern States: (South East, South West, South South) 8th -12th April 2013

Interview Venue:

Federal Unity School in each State Capital including FCT. Where no Unity School in the state Capital, candidates should contact The Secretary, State Scholarship Board in that state

Zone Date Duration Venues
North East 15th -19th  April 2013 Monday – SaturdayUniversities – Mon – Tuesday

Poly- Wednesday

Coe – Thursday

Collation – Friday

Departure – Saturday

Federal Govt. Unity College In Each State Capital
North West  15th  -19th  Aril 2013 Monday – SaturdayUniversities – Mon – Tuesday

Poly- Wednesday

Coe – Thursday

Collation – Friday

Departure – Saturday

Federal Govt. Unity College In Each State Capital
North Central 15th  -19th  April 2013 Monday – SaturdayUniversities – Mon – Tuesday

Poly- Wednesday

Coe – Thursday

Collation – Friday

Departure – Saturday

Federal Govt. Unity College In Each State Capital
South East 8th  -12th  April 2013 Monday – SaturdayUniversities – Mon – Tuesday

Poly- Wednesday

Coe – Thursday

Collation – Friday

Departure – Saturday

Federal Govt. Unity College In Each State Capital
South West 8th  -12th  April 2013 Monday – SaturdayUniversities – Mon –Tuesday

Poly- Wednesday

Coe – Thursday

Collation – Friday

Departure – Saturday

Federal Govt. Unity College In Each State Capital
South South 8th  -12th  April 2013 Monday – SaturdayUniversities – Mon –Tuesday

Poly- Wednesday

Coe – Thursday

Collation – Friday

Departure – Saturday

Federal Govt. Unity College In Each State Capital

Comments

  1. GABRIEL CHINUA PRAISE says:

    i wrote federal government scholarship exams 2 times and i never heard anything about it since 2010. a student of UNIMAID.pls what is happening?

  2. I wish my application is due consideration, i primise to work to the my ability in constitution

  3. AGWO OBINNA ENI says:

    THIS FEDERAL GOVT. SCHOLARSHIP IS REALLY VERY HELPING BUT THE AUTHORITIES INVOLVED SHOOULD DO MORE WORK INDISEMINATING THE CURRENT INFORMATION AT HAND TO THE WAITING NIGERIANS WHO ARE DESPERATE OFR THEM

  4. Thank u 4 d info u re giving,its a gud thing,bt pls when is the form for this year’s fed. govt scholarship coming out because i saw a post of the exam already written in january.Pls i really wnt 2 knw i hve been waiting for this since last year.

  5. John emmanuel ochekpo says:

    Am sincerely happy! ‘cos i have been waiting for this opportunity.please dear management! Your website(www.fsb.gov.ng)doen’t open at all.how can i access and download the application form of this yr’s BEA Award?i really need your help.

  6. PLEASE POST THE RECENT SHOLARSHIP FOR THE YEAR 2012. KEEP IT UP.

  7. obamina Rashida says:

    TanX and God bless u 4 d good works.pls I would love 2 get the recent update for this year’s scholarship.more grace…..

  8. OKONKWO O. STANLEY says:

    WHEN IS THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT UNDERGRADUATE GOING TO BE ON FOR APPLICATION.

  9. which 1 is available now for builders?

  10. Thanks for your financial support. Please I want to know the procedures for the renewal of the federal scholarship award. I am one of the beneficiaries in the last year award. Please what are the steps to take for the renewal of the scholarship award or will it be given automatically?

  11. 10ks a lot 4 d gud work u re doing here.,pls when is dis years FG scholarship application goin 2start??

  12. I HAVE NOTHING TO COMMENT UNTIL I SEE IT REAL. DIS IS NIGERIA DON'T FORGET.

  13. This post on is last years, 2010-2011 When is the real 2013 form available, because am interested. I need your reply now.

  14. PLEASE POST THE CURRENT 2013 SCHOLARSHIP

  15. asanga christiana uko says:

    Its nice thing the fed gov. is embarking on.i’l love to be a beneficiary, but it happens that the site doesn’t open at all. pls i’l love to know why or maybe a way out.

  16. Well , i will give it a try.and by the grace God it will not turn out to be something else.

  17. Well I will give it a try, hope it will not be something else by God's grace.

  18. It is better to know that I have gotten it already.

  19. Do these really exist?

  20. Do these Nigerian Scholarships by Federal Government really exist? Everything na "BOBO"….lol.

  21. Derick David Jega says:

    its rily a gud move.

  22. When would the next issue be out please. Am seriously sourcing for scholarships and grants

  23. Pls what is the latest about FSB scholarship? we havent heard anything since we wrote the test

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