Federal Ministry of Education - The Honorable Minister of Education (HME) Mallam Adamu Adamu hereby invites applications from qualified Nigerian Students in Nigerian Public tertiary institutions to participate in the 2016/2017 selection interviews for scholarship awards tenable in Nigerian tertiary institutions. 

Federal Government Scholarship Award (2016/2017) Tenable in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions

Courses to be considered for the award are as follows: 

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

 

Eligibility

The eligibility criteria for Nigerian Award are as follows:

  • Applicants for Postgraduate studies should possess a minimum of first degree with Second Class Honors, Upper Division.
  • Applicants must be registered Full-Time students of Federal or State Universities.
  • All other applicants (Undergraduate, HND & NCE) must be registered Full-Time students in their second year or above in Federal or State University, Polytechnics, Monotechnics and Colleges of Education. For all Undergraduate scholarship applicants, (Physically Challenged Inclusive) must be in their second year or above and have at least 4.0 Cumulative Grade Points Aggregate (CGPA) on a five (5) point scale or its equivalent.

 

General Information

The scholarship is tenable in Nigeria and takes effect from the beginning of the academic session.

It shall not be held at the same time with another Award nor for part-time students.

Change of course or institution not allowed.

The scholarship award is to assist the scholar in the payment of (a) Institution charges and fees and (b) Personal maintenance.

 

Interview Dates

Written Scholarship interviews are held at the Federal Government Colleges in each State Capital.

Southern Zone: (South East, South South and South West) 27th February - 4th March 2017

Northern Zone: (North East, North Central and North West) 6th - 11th March 2017.

Interview Venues: Federal Government Colleges or Unity Schools in each State capital including FCT.

 

Interview Schedule

Zone: South East - Date: 27th February - 4th March 

Duration:

Universities - Monday/Tuesday

Polytechnics - Wednesday

Colleges of Education - Thursday

Collation - Friday

Departure - Saturday

Venue: Federal Government College in each State capital

 

Zone: South West - Date: 27th February - 4th March 

Duration:

Universities - Monday/Tuesday

Polytechnics - Wednesday

Colleges of Education - Thursday

Collation - Friday

Departure - Saturday

Venue: Federal Government College in each State capital

 

Zone: South South - Date: 27th February - 4th March 

Duration:

Universities - Monday/Tuesday

Polytechnics - Wednesday

Colleges of Education - Thursday

Collation - Friday

Departure - Saturday

Venue: Federal Government College in each State capital

 

Zone: North Central - Date: 6th - 11th March

Duration:

Universities - Monday/Tuesday

Polytechnics - Wednesday

Colleges of Education - Thursday

Collation - Friday

Departure - Saturday

Venue: Federal Government College in each State capital

 

Zone: North West - Date: 6th - 11th March

Duration:

Universities - Monday/Tuesday

Polytechnics - Wednesday

Colleges of Education - Thursday

Collation - Friday

Departure - Saturday

Venue: Federal Government College in each State capital

 

Zone: North East - Date: 6th - 11th March

Duration:

Universities - Monday/Tuesday

Polytechnics - Wednesday

Colleges of Education - Thursday

Collation - Friday

Departure - Saturday

Venue: Federal Government College in each State capital

 

List of Venues and Addresses

North-East:

Adamawa State - Fggc Yola, Numan Road Yola

Bauchi State - Fggc Bauchi, Gombe Road Bauchi

Borno State - Ramat Polytechnic Opposite Police Headquarters, Maiduguri

Gombe State - Govt Science Secondary School 1 Gombe, Adjacent Specialist Hospital.

Taraba State - Fggc Jalingo, Road Safely Road, Jalingo.

Yobe State - Government Girls College, Along Maiduguri Road, Opposite Federal Polytechnic Damaturu.

 

North West:

Zamafara State - FGGC Gussu.

Kaduna State - Fed. Govt College Kaduna

Sokoto State - Fgc Sokoto

Katsina State - Govt. Colege (Day Wing) Katsina

Kebbi State - Fed.Poly.( Twtin Lecture Theatre) Birninkebbi

Kano State - Kano State Scholarship Board Office Hall, Kano

Jigaw&State - Commercial Secondary School, Dutse.

 

South South:

Rivers State - Federal Government College, Rumuokoro, Ph

Akwa Ibom State - Federal Science & Technical College - Uyo

Cross Rvers State - Federal Government Girls College, Calabar

Delta State - Federal College Of Education Technical, Asaba

Bayelsa State - Bishop Dimeri Grammar School, Yenagua

Edo State - Federal Government Girls College, Benin

 

South East:

Enugu State - Federal Government College, Enugu

Imo State - Federal Government Girls College, Owerri

Ebonyi State - Law Faculty Auditorium, Ebony State University, Abakallki

Anambra State - Federal Science And Technical College Awaka

Abia State - Federal Government Girls’ College Umuahia.

 

South West:

Oyo State - School Of Science, Okebola, Ibadan.

Osun State - Ataoja School Of Science Osogbo

Ekiti State - Christ School, Ado-Ekiti.

Ogun State - Abeokuta Grammar School, Abeokuta

Lagos State - Federal Science And Technical College, Akoka

Ondo State - Federal Government Girls College, Akure

 

North Central:

Kwara State - Federal Government College, Ogidi Oloje - Ilonn

Niger State - Federal Government College, Chanchaga - Minna

Nasarawa State- Government Science Secondary School, Lafia

Benue State - Government Seconday School -Makurdi

Kogi State - Government Science Secondary School, Lokoja

Plateau State - Federal Government College, Zaria Road - Jos

Fct- Federal Government Boys College, Apo

 

Application Closing Date

26th February, 2017.

 

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:

 

Click Here to Start Application Online

 

Application form are completed as follows:

  • Submit and Print a copy
  • Attach Photocopy of the following documents to the printed copy:
  • Letter of admission
  • Current Course Registration Form
  • Last sessional CGPA RESULT
  • Current School’s identity card
  • Letter of identification from your State/Local government.
  • Two(2) passport size photographs with your name written at the back and duly signed by you.
  • Note: Printed copy should be endorsed (signed and atamped) by your HOD or Dean of Faculty of your institution.
  • Submit two sets of the printed and endorsed form at the venue of the interviews as scheduled above

Click here for more Information

 

Note

Eligible candidates are advised to make only one entry as multiple entries will be disqualified.

Candidates are allowed to attend interviews in centers nearest to them irrespective of the State of origin and Institution of domicile of candidates

 

 

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