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Rivers State Governor’s Special Overseas Undergraduate Scholarship 2013/2014 – for Indigenes and Non-indigenes

Scholarship Name: Governor’s Special Overseas Scholarship Programme: 2013/2014 Undergraduate Award

Brief description

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
  • Economics
  • Computer Related studies
  • Natural Sciences
  • Town/Regional Planning

About Scholarship

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

Eligible Countries

Rivers State Indigenes and Non-indigenes who have lived in the state for up to 10yrs

To be taken at (country): Overseas

Application Deadline

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

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.

Aptitude Test

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted through SMS, emails or notices posted on and in all Local Government Council Secretariats Originals of credentials will be sighted during the screening of shortlisted candidates.


The Rivers State Government

Important Notes:

Please note that the forms are not for sale!!!!

Photocopies are acceptable

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1 Comment
  1. Duuta Barinedum says

    I appreciate the organization in providing all this scholarship to Rivers State citizen. Also I want to ask why is it that, their is know scholarship for student that I have not write jamb but they have finished their o level stage apart from Rivers State Sustainable Development Agency that offer such scholarship?

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