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Federal Government Scholarship Awards Tenable Programme

Federal Government Scholarship

The Federal Government through the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu hereby invites applications from qualified Nigerian students in Nigerian public tertiary institutions to participate in the 2017/2018 selection interviews for scholarship awards tenable in Nigerian tertiary institutions.

Federal Government application forms for scholarship are available online at www.education.gov.ng and can be completed and printed by prospective candidates for endorsement by their HOD and Registrars of their institutions.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  1. UNIVERSITY UNDERGRADUATE:

All applicants of the federal government scholarship programme must be full-time students in their second year of study and above in Federal or State Universities, they must have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.0 on a 5.0 point scale or its equivalent in the previous academic year’s examinations.

  1. HIGHER NATIONAL DILPLOMA (HND):

All applicants must be full-time students in their second year of study in any of the Federal or State Polytechnics or Monotechnics, they must have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.5 on a 4 scale or its equivalent in the previous academic year’s examinations.

  • NIGERIAN CERTIFICATE IN EEDUCATION (NCE):

All applicants must be full-time students in their second year of study and above in any Federal or State Colleges of Education and they must have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.5 on a 4 point scale, or its equivalent in the previous academic year’s examinations.

  1. POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP:

Applicants into the federal government scholarship must be registered full-time students of Federal or State universities and must have a minimum of second class Honours (Upper Division) in their 1st degree.

  1. METHOD OF APPLICATION:

Completed application forms should be printed and submitted at the various interview centers alongside the following photocopies:

  • Letter of admission to the institution
  • Current Course Registration Form
  • Student Identity Card
  • Last sessional CGPA result
  • Letter of identification from State/Local Government of origin
  • Two passport-size photographs with name fully written at the back

 

  • Interview Dates:

Northern States: (North East, North West & North Central): 19th – 23th March, 2018 Southern States: (South East, South West & South South): 26th – 30th March, 2018

  • Interview venue: Federal Unity Colleges in each State Capital including FCT

Where there is no Unity School in the State Capital, candidates should contact: The Secretary, State Scholarship Board in that State.

 INTERVIEW SCHEDULE

 

S/NO.ZONEDATEDURATIONVENUES
1,NORTH EAST Adamawa, Borno, Bauchi, Gombe, Yobe and Taraba States19TH – 23rd MARCHMONDAY – SATURDAY Universities – Mon. & Tuesday Poly – Wednesday

COE – Thursday

Collation – Friday

Departure – Saturday

FEDERAL GOVT. UNITY COLLEGE IN EACH STATE CAPITAL
2,NORTH WEST Katsina, kaduna, Kano, Kebbi, Jigawa, Zamfara, Sokoto States19TH – 23rd MARCHMONDAY – SATURDAY Universities – Mon & Tuesday Poly – Wednesday

COE – Thursday

Collation – Friday

Departure – Saturday

FEDERAL GOVT. UNITY COLLEGE IN EACH STATE CAPITAL
3.NORTH CENTRAL Kogi, Plateau, Benue, Kwara, Niger, Nasarawa States and FCT19TH – 23rd MARCHMONDAY – SATURDAY Universities. – Mon. & Tuesday Poly. – Wednesday

COE – Thursday

Collation – Friday

Departure- Saturday

FEDERAL GOVT. UNITY COLLEGE IN EACH STATE CAPITAL
4.SOUTH –EAST Anambra Imo, Enugu, Abia and Ebonyi States26TH – 30TH MARCHMONDAY – SATURDAY Universities – Mon & Tuesday Poly – Wednesday

COE – Thursday

Collation – Friday

Departure – Saturday

FEDERAL GOVT. UNITY COLLEGE IN EACH STATE CAPITAL
5.SOUTH-SOUTH Rivers, Cross River, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Edo and Delta States26TH – 30TH MARCHMONDAY – SATURDAY Universities – Mon. & Tuesday Poly – Wednesday

COE – Thursday

Collation – Friday

Departure – Saturday

FEDERAL GOVT. UNITY COLLEGE IN EACH STATE CAPITAL
6.SOUTH WEST Lagos, Oyo, Ogun. Ondo, Osun and Ekiti States26TH – 30TH MARCHMONDAY – SATURDAY Universities – Mon. & Tuesday Poly – Wednesday

COE – Thursday

Collation – Friday

Departure – Saturday

FEDERAL GOVT. UNITY COLLEGE IN EACH STATE CAPITAL

 

Note:

  1. All qualified candidates who have completed their prescribed application forms for the Nigerian Awards scholarship should attend selection interviews as scheduled in paragraph 4 above;
  2. Application forms that are incorrect, incompletely filled or without the necessary documents will not be processed;
  • All Application forms must be duly signed and stamped by their HOD and Registrar Candidates must attend interviews with the following:
  1. Writing materials such as pen, HB pencil and eraser.
  2. Originals of certificates for screening

 

  1. Interview starts by 8.00a.m. Daily.
  2. Candidates are advised to adhere strictly to the interview schedule.

Correspondences should be addressed to: –

The Director/Secretary

Federal Scholarship Board

FME Annex, Opp. Arewa Suites

Central Business District

Abuja

 

Kindly check www.education.gov.ng from time to time for possible changes or additional information.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PARTICULAR APPLICATION DOES NOT ATTRACT ANY PROCESSING FEE. THEREFORE, BEWARE OF FRAUDSTERS!

For further inquiries, please call: 08091155229, 07069260730 between 9.00 am to 4.00 pm Monday to Friday. Email: fsb2011@gmail.com, fsb@education.gov.ng

SIGNED:

ARCHITECT SUNDAY ECHONO

PERMANENT SECRETARY

FEDERAL MINISTRY OF EDUCATION

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