Federal Scholarship Board Nigeria Scholarship 2016

Federal Scholarship Board (FSB) Nigeria Scholarship Awards 2016 Updates for undergraduates, postgraduates, HND, NCE students. Federal Government Scholarship Schemes are policy measures and programmes designed to augment formal education for National, Economic and Scientific development of the country.

The Federal Government in its efforts to improve education in the country and the welfare of Nigerian Students in tertiary institutions nationwide has put in place a revitalised scholarship scheme The revitalised award scheme is for both postgraduate and undergraduate students already in Universities, Polytechnics, Monotechnics and Colleges of Education, pursuing second year courses and HND I and above in these institutions.

Through the improved and enlarged scheme, the suffering of Nigerian students will be ameliorated while students’ anti-social behavior and unrest will be reduced. Greater access to higher education by qualified students will be a sure way forward towards national development, technological advancement and rapid industrialization and socioeconomic development.

The Nigeria scholarship Awards is one of the two Divisions of the Federal Scholarship Board. It processes and implements scholarship awards for postgraduates, undergraduates, Higher National Diploma and National Certificate in Education Certificates. There is also a monitoring branch under Nigerian Award.

GENERAL INFORMATION
Each candidate must complete this form fully and correctly and forward it through his/her Head of Department, together with the necessary documents to reach the Registrar’s Office of your institution before the closing date.
Photocopies of documents to be submitted with the completed application form are;

a. Letter of admission to the institution you are studying.
b. Course Registration.
c. Identity Card
d. Letter of identification from your state/Local Government
e. Last sessional examination result.

Two (2) passport-size photographs with name fully written at the back and duly signed by the scholar (Staple all 2 copies to space provided on the application form)
Application submitted after the closing date, or incorrect/incomplete filled, or without the correct documents will not be processed.

VALUE OF EACH NIGERIA SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS
Under-graduate Scholars = N 150,000 per annum
HND = N 100,000 per annum
NCE = N 100,000 per annum
Post-graduate Scholars =N 180,000 per annum
Post HNO =N 180,000 per annum

PROGRAMMES TENABLE IN NIGERIAN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS.
Under Nigerian Award, the following programmes are covered by the Federal Scholarship Scheme tenable in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions.

  • POSTGRADUATE (PG) AWARD. APPLY
  • UNDERGRADUATE (UG) AWARD. APPLY
  • POST HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (PHND) AWARD. APPLY
  • HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND) AWARD. APPLY
  • NATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION (NCE) AWARD. APPLY

COURSES TO BE CONSIDERED

  • Science and Technology
  • Medicine and Para-medicals.
  • Science Subjects with Education.
  • Arts and other subjects with Education.
  • Liberal Arts/Social/Management Sciences.
  • Law
  • HND (science and Technology)
  • NCE

Scholarship Requirements

BASIC QUALIFICATION:
The award is for 2nd and 3rd year of NCE programme and candidates must have a minimum of 4.0 CGPA score on 5 point scale or its equivalent in the previous examinations.

HOW TO APPLY
Collection and submission of Forms:
Application forms are obtained free of charge from the Registrar’s Offices of the following institutions:

a. Federal and State Universities
b. Federal and State polytechnics/Colleges of Technology
c. Federal and State Colleges of Education Students who are qualified to apply according to the above criteria should collect Application forms from their institutions and submit the duly completed forms at the interview venue.

Candidates are advised to make only one entry. Those who make multiple entries will have their entries rejected.
Completed application forms must be legible (Candidates are therefore advised to write legibly)
Incomplete and incorrect completion of forms will lead to disqualification.

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