Post graduate and undergraduates can now smile as Federal Government of Nigeria released federal government scholarship award.
On Wednesday, The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu announced the opening of its portal to start registration for the 2020/2021 Computer Based Test, (CBT), for Federal Government Scholarship award which is under the Ministry’s Bilateral Education Agreement.
Students can obtain undergraduate scholarship in Russia, Morocco, Algeria, Serbia, Hungary, Egypt, Tunisia, Turkey, Cuba Romania, Japan, and Macedonia.
the post graduate scholarships are for studies in China, Hungary, Serbia, Turkey, Japan, Mexico, South Korea and Russia (for students whose first degrees are from Russian Universities. Available courses for undergraduate are Engineering, Agriculture, Sciences, Mathematics, Languages, Environmental Sciences, Sports, Law, Social Sciences, Biotechnology, Architecture and Medicine (with very limited space).
Post graduate studies, (Master’s degree and PHD), interested candidates are free to apply for all fields of study.
Eligibility for undergraduate scholarship: The candidates must possess a minimum qualification of five distinctions (As and Bs) in Senior Secondary School certificates in the subjects relevant to their fields of study, including Mathematics and English language.
The age limit of applicants should be between 18-20 years and certificates from non-African universities must not be older than two years (2018/2019), while those of African universities must not be older than one year (2019).
For post graduate studies, the age limit of Masters Applicants are 35 while PHD are 40. The applicants must hold a first degree with 1st Class or 2nd Class Upper Division.
Recipients of previous foreign awards must have acquired at least, two years post qualification experience or employment practice in Nigeria.