Saturday, February 24, 2018

Federal Government Scholarship Awards for Students in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions — 2017/2018

Federal Government Tertiary Institution Scholarship

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu hereby invites applications from qualified Nigerian students in Nigerian public tertiary institutions to participate in the 2017/2018 selection interviews for scholarship awards tenable in Nigerian tertiary institutions.

Application forms are available online and can be completed and printed by prospective candidates for endorsement by their HOD and Registrars of their institutions.

Federal Government Tertiary Institution Scholarship Eligibility.

i. UNIVERSITY UNDERGRADUATE:

All applicants must be full-time students in their second year of study and above in Federal or State Universities, they must have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.0 on a 5.0 point scale or its equivalent in the previous academic year’s examinations.

ii. HIGHER NATIONAL DILPLOMA (HND):

All applicants must be full-time students in their second year of study in any of the Federal or State Polytechnics or Monotechnics, they must have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.5 on a 4 scale or its equivalent in the previous academic year’s examinations.

iii. NIGERIAN CERTIFICATE IN EEDUCATION (NCE):

All applicants must be full-time students in their second year of study and above in any Federal or State Colleges of Education and they must have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.5 on a 4 point scale, or its equivalent in the previous academic year’s examinations.

iv POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP:

Applicants must be registered full-time students of Federal or State universities and must have a minimum of second class Honours (Upper Division) in their 1st degree.

Federal Government Tertiary Institution Scholarship Interview Schedule.

Interview Dates:

  • Northern States: (North East, North West & North Central): 19th – 23th March, 2018
  • Southern States: (South East, South West & South South): 26th – 30th March, 2018

Interview venue:

  • Federal Unity Colleges in each State Capital including FCT
  • Where there is no Unity School in the State Capital, candidates should contact: The Secretary, State Scholarship Board in that State.

Interview Schedule.

S/NO.

ZONE

DATE

DURATION

VENUES

1.

NORTH EAST

Adamawa, Borno, Bauchi, Gombe, Yobe and Taraba States

19TH – 23rd MARCH

MONDAY – SATURDAY

Universities – Mon. & Tuesday

Poly – Wednesday

COE – Thursday

Collation – Friday

Departure – Saturday

FEDERAL GOVT. UNITY COLLEGE IN EACH STATE CAPITAL

2.

NORTH WEST

Katsina, kaduna, Kano, Kebbi, Jigawa, Zamfara, Sokoto States

19TH – 23rd MARCH

MONDAY – SATURDAY

Universities – Mon & Tuesday

Poly – Wednesday

COE – Thursday

Collation – Friday

Departure – Saturday

FEDERAL GOVT. UNITY COLLEGE IN EACH STATE CAPITAL

3.

NORTH CENTRAL

Kogi, Plateau, Benue, Kwara, Niger, Nasarawa States and FCT

19TH – 23rd MARCH

MONDAY – SATURDAY

Universities. – Mon. & Tuesday

Poly. – Wednesday

COE – Thursday

Collation – Friday

Departure- Saturday

FEDERAL GOVT. UNITY COLLEGE IN EACH STATE CAPITAL

4.

SOUTH –EAST

Anambra Imo, Enugu, Abia and Ebonyi States

26TH – 30TH MARCH

MONDAY – SATURDAY

Universities – Mon & Tuesday

Poly – Wednesday

COE – Thursday

Collation – Friday

Departure – Saturday

FEDERAL GOVT. UNITY COLLEGE IN EACH STATE CAPITAL

5.

SOUTH-SOUTH

Rivers, Cross River, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Edo and Delta States

26TH – 30TH MARCH

MONDAY – SATURDAY

Universities – Mon. & Tuesday

Poly – Wednesday

COE – Thursday

Collation – Friday

Departure – Saturday

FEDERAL GOVT. UNITY COLLEGE IN EACH STATE CAPITAL

6.

SOUTH WEST

Lagos, Oyo, Ogun. Ondo, Osun and Ekiti States

26TH – 30TH MARCH

MONDAY – SATURDAY

Universities – Mon. & Tuesday

Poly – Wednesday

COE – Thursday

Collation – Friday

Departure – Saturday

FEDERAL GOVT. UNITY COLLEGE IN EACH STATE CAPITAL

How to Apply for Federal Government Tertiary Institution Scholarship.

Completed application forms should be printed and submitted at the various interview centers alongside the following photocopies:

  • Letter of admission to the institution
  • Current Course Registration Form
  • Student Identity Card
  • Last sessional CGPA result
  • Letter of identification from State/Local Government of origin
  • Two passport-size photographs with name fully written at the back

Apply Here

Note:

  1. All qualified candidates who have completed their prescribed application forms for the Nigerian Awards scholarship should attend selection interviews as scheduled above;
  2. Application forms that are incorrect, incompletely filled or without the necessary documents will not be processed;
  3. All Application forms must be duly signed and stamped by their HOD and Registrar
  4. Candidates must attend interviews with the following:
    • Writing materials such as pen, HB pencil and
    • Originals of certificates for screening
  5. Interview starts by 8.00a.m. daily.
  6. Candidates are advised to adhere strictly to the interview schedule.

Correspondences should be addressed to: –

The Director/Secretary Federal Scholarship Board
FME Annex, Opp. Arewa Suites Central Business District
Abuja

Kindly check www.education.gov.ng from time to time for possible changes or additional information.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PARTICULAR APPLICATION DOES NOT ATTRACT ANY PROCESSING FEE. THEREFORE, BEWARE OF FRAUDSTERS!

For further inquiries, Email: fsb2011@gmail.com, fsb@education.gov.ng


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