Federal Government Scholarship Schemes are policy measures and programmes designed to augment formal education for National, Economic and Scientific development of the country.
The Federal Government in its efforts to improve education in the country and the welfare of Nigerian Students in tertiary institutions nationwide has put in place a revitalised scholarship scheme The revitalised award scheme is for both postgraduate and undergraduate students already in Universities, Polytechnics, Monotechnics and Colleges of Education, pursuing second year courses and HND I and above in these institutions
Through the improved and enlarged scheme, the suffering of Nigerian students will be ameliorated while students’ anti-social behaviour and unrest wiII be reduced. Greater access to higher education by qualified students will be a sure way forward towards national development, technological advancement and rapid industrialisation and socio-economic development.
The Nigerian Award is one of the two Divisions of the Federal Scholarship Board. It processes and implements scholarship awards for postgraduates, undergraduates, Higher National Diploma and National Certificate in Education Certificates. There is also a monitoring branch under Nigerian Award.
Under-graduate Scholars = N 150,000 per annum
HND = N 100,000 per annum
NCE = N 100,000 per annum
Post-graduate Scholars =N 180,000 per annum
Post HNO =N 180,000 per annum
PROGRAMMES TENABLE IN NIGERIAN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS.
Under Nigerian Award, the following programmes are covered by the Federal Scholarship Scheme tenable in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions.
POSTGRADUATE (PG) AWARD. APPLY
UNDERGRADUATE (UG) AWARD. APPLY
POST HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (PHND) AWARD. APPLY
HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND) AWARD. APPLY
NATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION (NCE) AWARD. APPLY