General criteria for eligibility, list of required documents as well as online application form are available on the web-site of the Ministry of Education of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
The Embassy would like to notify all applicants, that online application on the web-site of the Federal Ministry of Education is compulsory and must be completed before February 12, 2017. Aspirants without printed application forms won’t be admitted to further interviews.
Dates and venues of preliminary examinations for all registered candidates are as follows:
|№||Zone/Venue||Monday, February 13||Tuesday, February 14||Wednesday, February 15||Thursday, February 16|
|1.||North-West/ Kasu Main Campus, Kaduna||Sokoto & Zamfara States||Kano & Kebbi States||Jigawa & Katsina States||Kaduna State|
|2.||North-East/ FGGC, Jalingo, Taraba||Borno & Yobe States||Bauchi & Gombe States||Adamawa State||Taraba State|
|3.||North-Central/ Crowther Memorial College, Lokoja||Benue & FCT States||Niger & Plateau States||Kwara & Nasarawa States||Kogi State|
|4.||South-West/ School of Science, Okebola, Ibadan||Ondo & Osun States||Lagos & Ogun States||Ekiti State||Oyo State|
|5.||South-South/ Fed. Coe Tech Perm Site, along Asaba-Ibusa Road, Asaba||Cross Rivers & River States||Akwa Ibom & Bayelsa States||Edo State||Delta State|
|6.||South-East/ Law Faculty, Ebonyi Stae University, Ebonyi||Anambra State||Imo State||Abia & Enugu States||Ebonyi State|
Time: 9.00 a.m. daily.
Final decision on the list of awardees will be taken by the joint commission composed of representatives of the Russian Embassy, Federal Ministry of Education of Nigeria and Association of Nigerian graduates of the Russian universities after personal interviews with applicants in April, 2017.
All applicants can explore educational programs available in Russian universities in 2017/18 at the official web-site for Russian Governmental Scholarships and register there a copy of application submitted through the web-site of the Federal Ministry of Education of Nigeria.
Please note that the process of application does not attract any fee. Therefore, beware of fraudsters.