NDDC Foreign Postgraduate Scholarship to Study Abroad 2013- Master & PhD

Scholarship Name: NDDC Postgraduate Foreign Scholarship Scheme 2013 – Masters and PhD Program

Brief description

Niger Delta Development Commission NDDC offers Masters and PhD Scholarships for Nigerian Students from the Niger Delta to study abroad in 2013

Accepted Subject Areas?

The Scheme is for suitably qualified applicants with relevant Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree from recognized Universities in the following professional disciplines:

  • Engineering
  • Medicine
  • Computer Science/Technology
  • Geology
  • Geosciences
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Graduate Pilot Training
  • Agriculture

About Scholarship

As part of its Human Resource Development initiatives, the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC is embarking on Foreign Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme to equip Niger Deltans with relevant training and skills for effective participation in the local content programme of the current administration as well as compete globally in various professional fields.NDDC Scholarship

Scholarship Offered Since: Not specified

Scholarship Type Masters and PhD Scholarships for Niger Deltans, Nigeria

Application Requirements

  • First Degree with minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division for those  wishing to undertake a master’s Degree programme and a good Master’s Degree for PhD candidates from a recognized University.
  • Gained Admission into a Post Graduate Programme in any of the listed disciplines in a recognised foreign University Abroad.
  • Bond of good conduct from any of the following persons from the applicant’s community/clan.
  1. Member of National Assembly
  2. Chairman of the LGA.
  3. First class traditional ruler.
  4. High Court Judge
  • Persons with evidence of cult membership or criminal record shall not be considered for the award.

How Many Scholarships are available? Several

What are the benefits?

Full-fee scholarship

How long will sponsorship last?

For the duration of the programme

Eligible Countries

Niger Delta states in Nigeria which includes Akwa Ibom State, Bayelsa State, Cross River State, Delta State, Edo State and Rivers State.

To be taken at (country): Universities Abroad

Application Deadline

All completed applications must be submitted on or before 31st December, 2012

Offered annually? Yes

How can I Apply?

Application must be made On-line at the Commission’s website: (www.nddc.gov.ng) with the following attachments:

  • Recent passport photograph
  • Local Government identification letter.
  • Post Graduate (PG) admission letter from Overseas University.
  • Relevant Degrees from recognized University.

Successfully completed application form will be assigned a registration number automatically.

Print the hard copy of the on-line generated acknowledgement for ease of reference.

All shortlisted applicants will be posted on NDDC website.

Select Your Preferred Program from the Links Below to the appropriate application form

Masters Degree – http://forms.nddc.gov.ng/view.php?id=37

PhD Programme – http://forms.nddc.gov.ng/view.php?id=38


Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC

Important Notes:

Applicants who might have admission challenges should contact:

Director, Education Health and Social Services (NDDC)

Please Obtain A Letter Of Recommendation From A Guarantor.

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