2020/2021 Federal Government Scholarship for Nigerians in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions


Have you heard of the 2020/2021 Federal Government Scholarship for Nigerians in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions? It has been confirmed that the Honourable Minister of Education (HME), Mallam Adamu Adamu has hereby invited interested and qualified Nigerian students to participate for the 2020/2021 Federal Government Scholarship for Nigerians in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions. These scholarships have limitations and are only for few eligible students. It is opened to every state in Nigeria. And applicants are to apply to get confirmed for the scholarship participation process. It will be of great help you browse more on my article to get the right information and steps to follow to get into the scholarship participation. I will be providing the eligibility requirements also.

2020/2021 Federal Government Scholarship for Nigerians in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions

2020/2021 Federal Government Scholarship for Nigerians in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions

As the title implies there are other ongoing scholarships in Nigeria. But not to be left out, this is the latest 2020/2021 Federal scholarship. Following the right steps and procedure can bring you to gaining the scholarship rewards if you are eligible to participate. This is only open to Nigerian tertiary institutions. There are more to know concerning the above topic, and I will be providing more details on this article.

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Eligibility Criteria

Below are the eligibility criteria for Nigerian tertiary institution students to know about. This will notify you if you are eligible to participate:

  • The applicants for postgraduate studies should have a minimum of first degree with second class honours upper division.
  • Also, applicants must be full-time students of Federal or State Universities.

For University Undergraduate:

  • Applicants must full-time student of the institution.
  • You must be at least 200 level to apply.
  • Minimum required CGPA is about 4.0 on a 5 point scale or it is equivalent in your previous year.

Higher National Diploma (HND):

  • Applicants must full-time student of the institution.
  • The minimum CGPA for HND students is about 3.5.

Nigerian Certificate in Education (NCE):

  • Applicants must be full-time students in 200 level or higher.
  • Requires minimum CGPA of 3.5.

Post Graduate Scholarship:

  • Applicants should be a registered full-time student.
  • The minimum school record is of second class honours (Upper division) in their 1st

Considered Courses

The below list of studies are the courses to be considered for the scholarship:

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

These are the courses to be considered and also they may be updated as times run out.

Method Of Application For The Scholarship

Below are the procedures to follow for the application of the Federal scholarship:

  • Get the online applicant form downloaded from the site education.gov.ng.
  • Complete filling the form and get a printed copy.
  • Get endorsement for your Head of Department (HOD) and the Registrar of your institution.
  • Then attach alongside the form with a copy of your letter of admission to the institution, current course registration form, student identity card, last session CGPS result, letter of identification from State/Local Government of Origin, and two passports with the name written at the back.

These are the required documents to be attached to the application form.

Important Notice About The Scholarship

There are other facts you should put in mind concerning the scholarship. Some I will be listing below, they are:

  • Applicant with wrong filled information on the form will not be attended to.
  • The interview starts at about 8.00 a.m. daily.
  • Candidates are advised to select the computer-based test centre (CBT) close to them.

The CBT Test Venues

Below are the venues for the CBT Tests:

  • Sokoto.
  • Kano.
  • Yola.
  • Bauchi.
  • Bwari.
  • Ilorin.
  • Ibadan.
  • Akure.
  • Asaba.
  • Port Harcourt.
  • Enugu.
  • Owerri.

Applicants are to get the direct location and centre of the tests during the application process. It is best to choose the nearest venue closer to you. Take closely a good check on your documents prepared as not to get a wrong document. This will aid you easy and straight application processing.

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