Federal Government of Nigeria Scholarship Awards For Nigerian Tertiary Students 2024

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Federal Government of Nigeria Scholarship Awards For Nigerian Tertiary Students 2024

The Honourable Minister of Education invites interested and qualified Nigerians to participate in the 2023/2024 Nomination Computer Based Test (CBT) for the Federal Government Scholarship Award.


The Federal Scholarship Board ensures deserving Nigerian Scholars are awarded both foreign and local scholarships, fulfilling commitments to various educational agreements.

The Federal Government Scholarship Award presents a remarkable opportunity for Nigerian students to pursue their educational aspirations without financial constraints.


By adhering to the application process and meeting the specified criteria, eligible candidates can avail themselves of this prestigious scholarship and advance their academic pursuits.


  • Undergraduate Scholars: N250,000 per annum
  • Postgraduate Scholars: N300,000 per annum
  • HND: N150,000 per annum
  • NCE: N150,000 per annum

Eligibility Criteria:

The ministry stated, to be eligible for this Scholarship, you must:

  • Applicants for Postgraduate studies should possess a minimum of first degree with Second Class Honours in the Upper Division. Applicants must be registered Full-Time students of Federal or State Universities.
  • All other applicants (UG, HND & NCE) must be registered full-time students in their second year or above, in Federal or State Universities, Polytechnics, Monotechnics or Colleges of Education.
  • All undergraduate Scholarship applicants including Persons with disabilities must have at least 4.0 Cumulative Grade Points Aggregate (CGPA) on a five (5) point scale or 5.0 on a 7 point scale or its equivalent.
  • ll NCE and HND applicants must have a CGPA of 3.5 and above on a scale of 4.0.

Application Documents

  • Complete Application Form
  • Letter of Admission to the Institution
  • State of origin certificate
  • National Identity Number
  • CGPA Result (Academic Transcript)


The application deadline is May 13, 2024. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity! Apply now and take a step closer to achieving your academic dreams.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Federal Government of Nigeria on to apply

  • All qualified candidates were advised to visit the Federal Ministry of Education’s website and click on Federal Scholarship Board ICON on the Home Page.
  • They are expected to read the guidelines and then complete the Application Form online and print the completed Form.

Note: Double Entries will be disqualified. For further inquiries, applicants can contact or 08077884418/08091155229.

For more details, visit FSB website


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