Federal Government of Nigeria Scholarship Awards For Nigerian Tertiary Students 2024

The Honourable Minister of Education invites qualified and interested Nigerians to take the 2023/2024 Nomination Computer Based Test (CBT) for the Federal Government Scholarship Award.

The Federal Scholarship Board ensures that excellent Nigerian students get both international and local scholarships, fulfilling commitments under various educational agreements.

The Federal Government Scholarship Award provides an exceptional chance for Nigerian students to pursue their academic goals without financial restraints.

By adhering to the application process and meeting the specified criteria, eligible candidates can avail themselves of this prestigious scholarship and advance their academic pursuits.

FSB Tertiary Scholarship Awards

Application DeadlineMay 13, 2024
Country to studyNigeria
SponsorFederal Government of Nigeria
GenderMen and Women

Benefits of FSB Tertiary Scholarship Awards

The scholarship is tenable in Nigeria and covers various amounts depending on the level of study:

  • Undergraduate Scholars: N250,000 per annum
  • Postgraduate Scholars: N300,000 per annum
  • HND: N150,000 per annum
  • NCE: N150,000 per annum

Requirements for FSB Tertiary Scholarship Awards

To be eligible for the undergraduate and postgraduate Federal Government Scholarship Award, applicants must satisfy the following conditions:

The ministry stated,

  • Applicants for Postgraduate studies should possess a minimum of first degree with Second Class Honours in the Upper Division. Applicants 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 or Colleges of Education.
  • All undergraduate Scholarship applicants including Persons with disabilities must have at least 4.0 Cumulative Grade Points Aggregate (CGPA) on a five (5) point scale or 5.0 on a 7 point scale or its equivalent.
  • ll NCE and HND applicants must have a CGPA of 3.5 and above on a scale of 4.0.

Application Documents

  • Complete Application Form
  • Letter of Admission to the Institution
  • State of origin certificate
  • National Identity Number
  • CGPA Result (Academic Transcript)

Application Deadline

May 13, 2024

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Federal Government of Nigeria on to apply

All qualified candidates were advised to visit the Federal Ministry of Education’s website www.education.gov.ng and click on Federal Scholarship Board ICON on the Home Page.

They are expected to read the guidelines and then complete the Application Form online and print the completed Form.

Note: Double Entries will be disqualified. For further inquiries, applicants can contact fsb@education.gov.ng or 08077884418/08091155229.

For more details, visit FSB website