Federal Government Scholarship Award For Nigerian Students, 2018-2019

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BRIEF DESCRIPTION

The Federal Ministry of Education is making available offers for qualified Nigerian Students in Nigerian Public tertiary institutions to participate in the 2018/2019 selection interviews for scholarship awards tenable in Nigerian tertiary institutions.

Federal Government Scholarship Award (2018/2019) Tenable in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions
Courses to be considered for the award are as follows:

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

Eligibility

  • Applicants for Postgraduate studies should possess a minimum of first degree with Second Class Honors, Upper Division.
  • All other applicants (UG, HND & NCE) must be registered Full-Time students in their second year or above in Federal or State University, Polytechnics, Monotechnics and Colleges of Education.
  • For all Undergraduate scholarship applicants, (Physically Challenged Inclusive) must be in their second year or above and have at least 4.0 Cumulative Grade Points Aggregate (CGPA) on a five (5) point scale or its equivalent.

General Information

  • The scholarship is tenable in Nigeria and takes effect from the beginning of the academic session.
  • It shall not be held at the same time with another Award nor for part-time students.
  • Change of course or institution not allowed.
  • The scholarship award is to assist the scholar in the payment of (a) Institution charges and fees and (b) Personal maintenance.

Interview Dates

  • Written Scholarship interviews are held at the Federal Government Colleges in each State Capital.
  • Southern Zone: (South East, South South and South West)
  • Northern Zone: (North East, North Central and North West)
  • Interview Venues: Federal Government Colleges or Unity Schools in each State capital including FCT.

Interview Schedule
Zone: South East – Date: Not Slated yet
Duration:

  • Universities – Monday/Tuesday
  • Polytechnics – Wednesday
  • Colleges of Education – Thursday
  • Collation – Friday
  • Departure – Saturday

Venue: Federal Government College in each State capital
Zone: South West – Date: Not Slated yet
Duration:

  • Universities – Monday/Tuesday
  • Polytechnics – Wednesday
  • Colleges of Education – Thursday
  • Collation – Friday
  • Departure – Saturday

Venue: Federal Government College in each State capital
Zone: South South – Date:Not Slated yet
Duration:

  • Universities – Monday/Tuesday
  • Polytechnics – Wednesday
  • Colleges of Education – Thursday
  • Collation – Friday
  • Departure – Saturday

Venue: Federal Government College in each State capital
Zone: North Central – Date: Not Slated yet
Duration:

  • Universities – Monday/Tuesday
  • Polytechnics – Wednesday
  • Colleges of Education – Thursday
  • Collation – Friday
  • Departure – Saturday

Venue: Federal Government College in each State capital
Zone: North West – Date: Not Slated yet
Duration:

  • Universities – Monday/Tuesday
  • Polytechnics – Wednesday
  • Colleges of Education – Thursday
  • Collation – Friday
  • Departure – Saturday

Venue: Federal Government College in each State capital
Zone: North East – Date: Not Slated yet
Duration:

  • Universities – Monday/Tuesday
  • Polytechnics – Wednesday
  • Colleges of Education – Thursday
  • Collation – Friday
  • Departure – Saturday

Venue: Federal Government College in each State capital
List of Venues and Addresses

North-East:

  • Adamawa State – Fggc Yola, Numan Road Yola
  • Bauchi State – Fggc Bauchi, Gombe Road Bauchi
  • Borno State – Ramat Polytechnic Opposite Police Headquarters, Maiduguri
  • Gombe State – Govt Science Secondary School 1 Gombe, Adjacent Specialist Hospital.
  • Taraba State – Fggc Jalingo, Road Safely Road, Jalingo.
  • Yobe State – Government Girls College, Along Maiduguri Road, Opposite Federal Polytechnic Damaturu.

North West:

  • Zamafara State – FGGC Gussu.
  • Kaduna State – Fed. Govt College Kaduna
  • Sokoto State – Fgc Sokoto
  • Katsina State – Govt. Colege (Day Wing) Katsina
  • Kebbi State – Fed.Poly.( Twtin Lecture Theatre) Birninkebbi
  • Kano State – Kano State Scholarship Board Office Hall, Kano
  • Jigaw&State – Commercial Secondary School, Dutse.

South South:

  • Rivers State – Federal Government College, Rumuokoro, Ph
  • Akwa Ibom State – Federal Science & Technical College – Uyo
  • Cross Rvers State – Federal Government Girls College, Calabar
  • Delta State – Federal College Of Education Technical, Asaba
  • Bayelsa State – Bishop Dimeri Grammar School, Yenagua
  • Edo State – Federal Government Girls College, Benin

South East:

  • Enugu State – Federal Government College, Enugu
  • Imo State – Federal Government Girls College, Owerri
  • Ebonyi State – Law Faculty Auditorium, Ebony State University, Abakallki
  • Anambra State – Federal Science And Technical College Awaka
  • Abia State – Federal Government Girls’ College Umuahia.

South West:

  • Oyo State – School Of Science, Okebola, Ibadan.
  • Osun State – Ataoja School Of Science Osogbo
  • Ekiti State – Christ School, Ado-Ekiti.
  • Ogun State – Abeokuta Grammar School, Abeokuta
  • Lagos State – Federal Science And Technical College, Akoka
  • Ondo State – Federal Government Girls College, Akure

North Central:

  • Kwara State – Federal Government College, Ogidi Oloje – Ilonn
  • Niger State – Federal Government College, Chanchaga – Minna
  • Nasarawa State- Government Science Secondary School, Lafia
  • Benue State – Government Seconday School -Makurdi
  • Kogi State – Government Science Secondary School, Lokoja
  • Plateau State – Federal Government College, Zaria Road – Jos
  • Fct- Federal Government Boys College, Apo

 Application Requirements

  • Submit and Print a copy
  • Attach Photocopy of the following documents to the printed copy:
    • Letter of admission
    • Current Course Registration Form
    • Last sessional CGPA RESULT
    • Current School’s identity card
    • Letter of identification from your State/Local government.
    • Two(2) passport size photographs with your name written at the back and duly signed by you.
    • Note: Printed copy should be endorsed (signed and atamped) by your HOD or Dean of Faculty of your institution.
    • Submit two sets of the printed and endorsed form at the venue of the interviews as scheduled above

Note

  • Eligible candidates are advised to make only one entry as multiple entries will be disqualified.
  • Candidates are allowed to attend interviews in centers nearest to them irrespective of the State of origin and Institution of domicile of candidates

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Registration Procedures

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Application Deadline: Not Slated yet. We will keep you posted on the date once it is available.

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