Federal Government Scholarships For Students In Nigerian Universities

federal government of NigeriaIf you are a student in Nigeria and still wondering how to get Federal government scholarship, then this article is for you. Continue reading for more details about 2018 federal governments scholarships for students in Nigerian public institutions. Application forms are available online and can be completed and printed by prospective candidates for endorsement by their HOD and Registrars of their institutions.

Federal Government Tertiary Institution Scholarship Eligibility.

i. UNIVERSITY UNDERGRADUATE: All applicants must be full-time students in their second year of study and above in Federal or State Universities, they must have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.0 on a 5.0 point scale or its equivalent in the previous academic year’s examinations. ii. HIGHER NATIONAL DILPLOMA (HND): All applicants must be full-time students in their second year of study in any of the Federal or State Polytechnics or Monotechnics, they must have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.5 on a 4 scale or its equivalent in the previous academic year’s examinations.
iii.  NIGERIAN CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION (NCE): All applicants must be full-time students in their second year of study and above in any Federal or State Colleges of Education and they must have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.5 on a 4 point scale, or its equivalent in the previous academic year’s examinations. iv      POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP: Applicants must be registered full-time students of Federal or State universities and must have a minimum of second class Honours (Upper Division) in their 1st degree.

Federal Government Tertiary Institution Scholarship Interview Schedule.

Interview Dates:
  • Northern States: (North East, North West & North Central): 19th – 23th March, 2018
  • Southern States: (South East, South West & South South): 26th – 30th March, 2018
Interview venue:
  • Federal Unity Colleges in each State Capital including FCT
  • Where there is no Unity School in the State Capital, candidates should contact: The
  Secretary, State Scholarship Board in that State. Interview Schedule.
S/NO. ZONE DATE DURATION VENUES
1. NORTH EASTAdamawa, Borno, Bauchi, Gombe, Yobe and Taraba States 19TH – 23rd MARCH MONDAY – SATURDAYUniversities – Mon. & TuesdayPoly  – Wednesday COE – Thursday Collation – Friday Departure – Saturday FEDERAL GOVT. UNITY COLLEGE IN EACH STATE CAPITAL
2. NORTH WESTKatsina, kaduna, Kano, Kebbi, Jigawa, Zamfara, Sokoto States 19TH – 23rd MARCH MONDAY – SATURDAYUniversities – Mon & TuesdayPoly  – Wednesday COE – Thursday Collation – Friday Departure – Saturday FEDERAL GOVT. UNITY COLLEGE IN EACH STATE CAPITAL
3. NORTH CENTRALKogi, Plateau, Benue, Kwara, Niger, Nasarawa States and FCT 19TH – 23rd MARCH MONDAY – SATURDAYUniversities. – Mon. & TuesdayPoly. – Wednesday COE  – Thursday Collation – Friday Departure- Saturday FEDERAL GOVT. UNITY COLLEGE IN EACH STATE CAPITAL
4. SOUTH –EASTAnambra Imo, Enugu, Abia and Ebonyi States 26TH – 30TH MARCH MONDAY – SATURDAYUniversities – Mon & TuesdayPoly – Wednesday COE – Thursday Collation – Friday Departure – Saturday FEDERAL GOVT. UNITY COLLEGE IN EACH STATE CAPITAL
5. SOUTH-SOUTHRivers, Cross River, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Edo and Delta States 26TH – 30TH MARCH MONDAY – SATURDAYUniversities – Mon. & TuesdayPoly  – Wednesday COE – Thursday Collation – Friday Departure – Saturday <p>FEDERAL GOVT. UNITY COLLEGE IN EACH STATE CAPITAL
6. SOUTH WESTLagos, Oyo, Ogun. Ondo, Osun and Ekiti States 26TH – 30TH MARCH MONDAY – SATURDAYUniversities – Mon. & TuesdayPoly  – Wednesday COE – Thursday Collation – Friday Departure  – Saturday FEDERAL GOVT. UNITY COLLEGE IN EACH STATE CAPITAL

 

How to Apply For Federal Government Tertiary Institution 2018 Scholarship.

Completed application forms should be printed and submitted at the various interview centers alongside the following photocopies:
  • Letter of admission to the institution
  • Current Course Registration Form
  • Student Identity Card
  • Last sessional CGPA result
  • Letter of identification from State/Local Government of origin
  • Two passport-size photographs with name fully written at the back

 Click Here to Apply

Note:
  1. All qualified candidates who have completed their prescribed application forms for the Nigerian Awards scholarship should attend selection interviews as scheduled  above;
  2. Application forms that are incorrect, incompletely filled or without the necessary documents will not be processed;
  3. All Application forms must be duly signed and stamped by their HOD and Registrar
  4. Candidates must attend interviews with the following:
    • Writing materials such as pen, HB pencil and
    • Originals of certificates for screening
  5. Interview starts by 8.00a.m. daily.
  6. Candidates are advised to adhere strictly to the interview schedule.
Correspondences should be addressed to: – The Director/Secretary Federal Scholarship Board FME Annex, Opp. Arewa Suites Central Business District Abuja Kindly check http://www.education.gov.ng from time to time for possible changes or additional information.
 PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PARTICULAR APPLICATION DOES NOT ATTRACT ANY PROCESSING FEE.
THEREFORE, BEWARE OF FRAUDSTERS!
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