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

ZoneDateDurationVenues
North East15th -19th  April 2013Monday – SaturdayUniversities – Mon – Tuesday

Poly- Wednesday

Coe – Thursday

Collation – Friday

Departure – Saturday

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

Poly- Wednesday

Coe – Thursday

Collation – Friday

Departure – Saturday

Federal Govt. Unity College In Each State Capital
North Central15th  -19th  April 2013Monday – SaturdayUniversities – Mon – Tuesday

Poly- Wednesday

Coe – Thursday

Collation – Friday

Departure – Saturday

Federal Govt. Unity College In Each State Capital
South East8th  -12th  April 2013Monday – SaturdayUniversities – Mon – Tuesday

Poly- Wednesday

Coe – Thursday

Collation – Friday

Departure – Saturday

Federal Govt. Unity College In Each State Capital
South West8th  -12th  April 2013Monday – SaturdayUniversities – Mon –Tuesday

Poly- Wednesday

Coe – Thursday

Collation – Friday

Departure – Saturday

Federal Govt. Unity College In Each State Capital
South South8th  -12th  April 2013Monday – SaturdayUniversities – Mon –Tuesday

Poly- Wednesday

Coe – Thursday

Collation – Friday

Departure – Saturday

Federal Govt. Unity College In Each State Capital

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