APPLY: 2021 Federal Government Nationwide Scholarship For Public Higher Institution Students

The federal government of Nigeria through the  Honourable Minister of Education (HME), Mallam Adamu Adamu, hereby invites interested and qualified Nigerians to participate in Nigeria  award  scholarships (NA) 2020/2021 tenable in  Nigeria public tertiary institutions  

The qualified and interested applicant would be invited to partake in the Nomination Computer Based Test (CBT) for the Federal Government Scholarship Award 

Scholarship Summary

Table of Contents

  • Country: Nigeria 
  • Category 1: Undergraduates (Universities, Polytechnics, Monotechnics and Colleges of Education)
  • Category 2: Postgraduates
  • Eligible Countries: Nigeria
  • Reward: Scholarship Award
  • Deadline: January 24, 2021

Scholarship Details

The Scholarship is available for all Nigerian students and it is organized by the Federal Scholarship Board (FSB) is a Department of the Federal Ministry of Education headed by a Director, as the Secretary of the Board.

It has no Governing Board as the name/nomenclature suggests. 

Scholarship Requirements

In order to be eligible to apply for the scholarship, applicants must:

  • for Postgraduate studies should possess a minimum of first degree with Second Class Honours Upper Division.
  • Applicant must be registered Full-Time students of Federal or State Universities.
  • All other applicants (UG, HND & NCE) must be registered full-time students in their second year or above in Federal or State Universities, Polytechnics, Monotechnics and Colleges of Education.
  • All undergraduate Scholarship applicants (Physically challenged inclusive) must have at least 4.0 Cumulative Grade Points Aggregate (CGPA) on a five (5) point scale or its equivalents or 5.0 on a 7 point scale. All NCE and HND applicants must have a CGPA of 3.5 and above on a scale of 4.0 

Available field of study

  • Science and Technology
  • Medicine and Para-medicals
  • Education
  • Agriculture
  • Liberal Arts/Social/Management Sciences
  • Entrepreneural Studies
  • ICT
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Law 

Required Documents & CBT Venues

Attach documents 

  • Letter of Admission to the Institution
  • Current Course Registration Form
  • CGPA results of year 1, 2, 3, etc.
  • Current School’s Identity Card
  • State/ Local Government indigene certificate

Note 

Come with one set of completed online printed form at the venue of the interviews as scheduled below: 

2020/2021 FSB COMPUTER BASED TEST VENUES 

ZONE

  • NORTH-WEST – SOKOTO & KANO 
  • NORTH-EAST – ADAMAWA & GOMBE
  • NORTH-CENTRAL – FCT   & KOGI 
  • SOUTH-WEST – OYO & ONDO 
  • SOUTH-SOUTH- DELTA & RIVER
  • SOUTH-EAST – ENUGU & IMO.

Method of Application

All qualified candidates are advised to visit Federal Ministry of Education’s website

  • Read Guidelines and then Complete the Application Form online
  • Print the Examination slip.
  • Double Entries will be disqualified! 

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Deadline: January 24, 2021

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