Apply For The 2021 Federal Government Computer-Based Schorlarship!

2020/2021 Federal Government Scholarship Computer Based Test (CBT) – The Honourable Minister of Education (HME), Mallam Adamu Adamu, hereby invites interested and qualified Nigerians to participate in the 2020/2021 Nomination Computer Based Test (CBT) for the Federal Government Scholarship Award for:

Nigeria Award Scholarship (NA) 2020/2021 Tenable In Nigeria Public Tertiary Instituions


The eligibility criteria for nigerian award as follows:

Applicants for Postgraduate studies should possess a minimum of first degree with Second Class Honours Upper Division.
Applicant 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 and Colleges of Education.
All undergraduate Scholarship applicants (Physically challenged inclusive) must have at least 4.0 Cumulative Grade Points Aggregate (CGPA) on a five (5) point scale or its equivalents or 5.0 on a 7 point scale.
All NCE and HND applicants must have a CGPA of 3.5 and above on a scale of 4.0
Important Information

The scholarship is tenable in Nigeria and take effect from the beginning of the academic session.
It shall not be held at the same time with another Award nor for part-time studies.
Change of course or Institution is not allowed while enjoying the award.
Field of study to be considered for the award are as follows:

Science and Technology
Medicine and Para-medicals
Liberal Arts/Social/Management Sciences
Entrepreneural Studies,
Environmental Sciences
All qualified candidates are advised to:

Visit Federal Ministry of Education’s website and click on “Federal Scholarship Board” ICON on the Home Page:
Read Guidelines and then Complete the Application Form online
Print the completed Application Form.

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Fields of Study

Undergraduate level – Engineering, Geology, Agriculture, Sciences, Mathematics, Languages, Environmental Sciences, Sports, Law, Social Sciences, Biotechnology, Architecture, Medicine (very limited), etc.; and
Postgraduate level (Masters Degree and PhD) in all fields.
Criteria for Eligibility
Undergraduate Scholarships:

All applicants for undergraduate degree courses must possess a minimum qualification of Five (5) Distinctions (As & Bs) in the Senior Secondary School Certificates, WASSCE/WAEC (May/June) only in the subjects relevant to their fields of study including English Language and Mathematics. Certificates should not be more than two (2) years old (2019 & 2020) for Non-African Countries and for African countries the age of certificate is one year (2020) only. Age limit is from 17 to 20 years
Postgraduate Scholarships:

All applicants for Postgraduate degree courses must hold a First Degree with 1st Class or at least 2nd Class Upper Division. The applicants who are previous recipients of Foreign Awards must have acquired at least two (2) years post qualification experience or employment practice in Nigeria. All applicants must have completed N.Y.S.C. Programme and the age limit is 35 years for Masters and 40 years for Ph.D.
N.Y.S.C discharge or exemption certificates only are accepted; and
Evidence of readiness to be released by an employer.
General Note For all Applicants

Since the BEA countries are non-English speaking, applicants should be prepared to undertake a mandatory one year foreign Languare course of the country of choice which will be the standard medium of instruction;

The required certificates for candidates applying for Bachelor in Imamat, Quran Teaching Professor and Iman Preacher Training for Islamic Religious studies in Algeria is WASSCE / WAEC and no other certificate is accepted;
All applicants for Hungarian Scholarship can apply for up to two fields of study in order of preference; and must visit the website: which will hopefully be opened between October and November, 2021
Complete the application form online

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All applicants for Russia Postgraduate Scholarship must have acquired their 1st Degree in Russia;
All Applicants to upload their certificates online;
Undergraduate (UG): WAEC / WASSCE, Birth Certificate, Indigene letter.
Postgraduate (PG): 1st Degree Certificate, Birth Certificate, WAEC / WASSCE, Indigene letter & NYSC discharge Certificate.

NB: Candidates nominated by the Board will be required to submit to Federal Scholarship Board the following:

Authenticated copies of academic certificates;
Data page of current International passport;
Specified Medical Reports from Government hospitals
National Identity Number (NIN)
Police Clearance Certificate where necessary.
Application Closing Date:
January 24, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:

All qualified candidates are advised to:

Visit Federal Ministry of Education’s website and click on Federal Scholarship Board ICON on the Home Page:
Read Guidelines and then Complete the Application Form online
Print the Examination slip.
Double Entries will be disqualified!
During the application candidates are expected to indicate the following: Candidates are advised to choose Computer Based Test Centre (CBT) very close to them;
Attach documents

Letter of Admission to the Institution
Current Course Registration Form
CGPA results of year 1, 2, 3, etc.
Current School’s Identity Card
State/ Local Government indigene certificate
Come with one set of completed online printed form at the venue of the interviews as scheduled below:

North-West, Venue: Sokoto, Kano
North-East, Venue: Yola-Adamawa, Gombe
North-Central, Venue: Bwari-Abuja, Lokoja-Kogi
South-West, Venue: Ibadan-Oyo, Akure-Ondo
South-South, Venue: Asaba-Delta, Port Harcourt-Rivers
South-East, Venue: Enugu, Owerri-Imo

Official Phone Numbers / E-mail:

Nigerian Award: 09133449200 / 09154573973
Note: This particular application does not attract any processing fee. Beware of fraudsters!

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