Federal Government Scholarships

Federal Government Scholarship Awards in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions
Each year, application opens for the Federal Government Scholarship Awards Tenable in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions.
The Honorable Minister of Education, invites applications from qualified Nigerian students in Nigerian public tertiary institutions to participate in the selection interviews.
All undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered at Nigerian tertiary institutions are eligible
Application Deadline Varies each year.

Bilateral Educational Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Awards for Undergraduate, Masters and PhD – Overseas:

Each year, the Federal Scholarship Board by the Federal Ministry of Education of Nigeria offers the Bilateral Educational Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Awards for Undergraduate, Masters and PhD students to study in Russia, China, Cuba, Morocco, Algeria, Romania, Ukraine, Turkey, Egypt, Japan, Serbia, Mexico, Macedonia, e.t.c

PTDF Scholarships in Nigeria & Overseas (UK & France) for Undergraduate, Masters & PhD:

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), a parastatal of the Ministry of Petroleum Resources invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the Masters (MSc) and PhD as well as Undergraduate Scholarships, under the PTDF Scholarship Scheme.
The PTDF Scholarship is awarded for studies in the United Kingdom, France and upgraded Universities in Nigeria. However, the Undergraduate level will be awarded for studies in Nigeria only.

State Government Scholarships

Rivers State Governor’s Special Overseas Undergraduate Scholarship for Indigenes and Non-indigenes (no longer offered):

The Rivers State Sustainable Development Agency (RSSDA) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for selection in the State Government Special Overseas Undergraduate Scholarship Programme.

Lagos State Scholarship Award – Local and Foreign

The Lagos State Government offers both Local and Foreign scholarships to indigenes and residents.
Local Scholarship:  This is for prospective students of Lagos State origin except otherwise directed by His Excellency. Students should be on full-time and not part-time studies in Nigerian tertiary institution.
Foreign Scholarship: This award is designed for students of Lagos State origin admitted for undergraduate or postgraduate programmes in recognized tertiary institutions outside Nigeria.
Interested applicants are expected to purchase scratch card to participate. Visit www.lagosscholarship.org

Scholarships by Oil Companies:

Agbami Scholarship for 100 and 200 Level Undergraduate Nigeria Students

Star Deep Water Petroleum Limited, a Chevron company and operator of the Agbami Field, in its continuous support for capacity building in the health and Engineering sectors as a strategic feed into the national manpower pool, offers a number of University Scholarship Awards to qualified Nigerian students of ALL the states of the Federation.
The Agbami Scholarship is open for Year 1 and 2 Nigerian University students

Agip Scholarships for Undergraduate Nigerian Students

The Nigerian Agip Oil Company Limited offers Tertiary Institutions Scholarship Awards Scheme for Undergraduate Nigerian 100 level Students.
Only candidates studying Engineering, Geology and Geosciences are eligible for the National Merit Award. For the Host Community merit Award (for students from Bayelsa, Delta, Imo and Rivers states,) other fields of study may be considered.

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