Federal Govt Scholarship for Undergraduate, HND, NCE, and Postgraduate

Moving from high school to a higher level of education is a good step to take but can be challenging due to the finance. But not to worry, with the help of this federal government scholarship programs starting from undergraduate, you will attain the level of education you want.

Under the Nigerian Award, the following programs are covered by the Federal Government Scholarship scheme Tenable in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions.

  1. Postgraduate (PG) Award
  2. Undergraduate (UG) Award
  3. Higher National Diploma (HND) Award
  4. National Certificate in Education (NCE) Award.

Conditions Of Award

  • The scholarship is tenable in Nigeria and takes effect from the beginning of each academic session. It lapses if not utilized within this period.
  • It shall not be held at the same time as another Award nor for part-time studies.
  • Change of course or level or the Institution of the award is not allowed.
  • The Scholarship allowance is meant to cover: Institution’s charges, fees, and Personal maintenance allowance.

Field Of Study

Here is the field of study.

  1. Science and Technology.
  2. Medicine and Para-medicals.
  3. Science Subjects with Education.
  4. Arts and other Subjects with Education.
  5. Liberal Arts/Social/Management Sciences
  6. Law.
  7. HND (Science and Technology).
  8. NCE.
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Value Of Award:

Under-Graduate Scholars N150, 000 per annum
Post-Graduate Scholars N180, 000 per annum
HND N100,000 per annum
NCE N100,000 per annum

How To Apply for the  Federal Scholarship FG Scholarships:

Application forms for federal government scholarship awards are always completed ONLINE. Applicants MUST go through the INSTRUCTIONS before completing the online form.

1. All applicants MUST fill out the online version of the Application form first and submit it online.

2. All qualified candidates are advised to:

  1. Visit the Federal Scholarship Board’s website:
  2. Click on Application Center
  3. Candidates are meant to register by creating a username and password
  4. A Validation Link will be sent to your mailbox
  5. Click the link
  6. Login in
  7. Click on the Nigerian Award Tab
  8. Read Requirements & Instructions, and continue
  9. Print the completed Application Form and bring a copy to the interview venue.

NOTE: ONLY COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS SUBMITTED ONLINE WILL BE ACCEPTED AT THE EXAMINATION VENUE

Photocopies of other documents to be submitted online with the completed Application forms are;

  1. Letter of admission to the institution you are studying.
  2. Course Registration
  3. Identity Card
  4. Last sessional examination result
  5. One (1) passport-size photograph

Online application submitted after the closing date or incorrect/incomplete forms without correct documents will not be processed.

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3. Courses to be considered for the Award are as follows:

  1. Science, Technology, Engineering
  2. Medicine and Para-medicals.
  3. Science Subjects with Education.
  4. Arts and other subjects with Education.
  5. Liberal Arts/Social/Management Sciences.
  6. Law
  7. HND (Science and Technology)
  8. NCE

Basic Qualification:

(a) POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP

All applicants for a postgraduate scholarship should have a FIRST CLASS or 2nd CLASS UPPER DIVISION IN THEIR FIRST DEGREE.

(b) UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP:

All applicants for an undergraduate scholarship must be in the 2nd year of their studies or above and have at least 4.0 C.G.P. on a 5-point Scale or equivalent in the previous academic year’s examinations.

(c) HND SCHOLARSHIP:

All applicants must have a minimum of 3.5 CGPA (Upper Credit Pass) at the ND level. The Award Covers HND 1 AND HND II

(d) NCE SCHOLARSHIP:

The award is for the 2nd and 3rd year of the NCE program, and candidates must have a minimum of 3.5 CGPA score on 5 point scale or its equivalent in the previous examinations.

Documents To Be Submitted At The Exam Center

  1. Printed Application form
  2. Copy of Educational certificates (on no account should original certificates be submitted)
  3. Copy of Letter of admission to the institution you are studying
  4. Copy of Current Course Registration form
  5. Copy of Last sessional examination result
  6. Copy of Identity Card
  7. Passport-size photographs.
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NOTE: ORIGINALS OF CERTIFICATES AND DOCUMENTS MUST BE PRESENTED FOR SIGHTING ONLY.

List of Scholarship Board 

  • BILATERAL EDUCATION AGREEMENT (BEA) 2025/2025 SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS – APPLY NOW
  • FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS (2025/2025) ELIGIBLE NIGERIA STUDYING IN PUBLIC TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS FOR NA AND SDG (SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS) FOR GIRLS ONLY APPLY NOW
  • 2025/2025 COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIP PLAN (CSFP) NOMINATION INTERVIEW 7TH – 10TH JANUARY.
  • CANDIDATES THAT APPLY TO STUDY IN JAPAN THROUGH BEA FOR SHOULD LOG TO this link
  • CANDIDATES THAT APPLY TO STUDY IN JAPAN THROUGH A FORM SHOULD LOG TO
  • ITALIAN GOVERNMENT IS OFFERING GRANTS OF SCHOLARSHIP FOR APPLICATION NOW.
  • MWALIMU NYERERE AFRICAN UNION SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR APPLY NOW.
  • COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIP PLAN (CSFP) UK ACADEMIC YEAR (BEGINNING IN SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER.
  • BILATERAL EDUCATION AGREEMENT (BEA) HUNGARY SCHOLARSHIP AWARD.
  • DARMASISWA INDONESIA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR.
  • SCHOLARSHIP ADVERT JAPANESE GOVERNMENT (mnbukagakusho) SCHOLARSHIP FOR TEACHER TRAINING STUDENTs.

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