Tue. Mar 19th, 2019

FEDERAL MINISTRY OF EDUCATION FEDERAL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR 2019/2020

The Honourable Minister of Education (HME), Mallam Adamu Adamu, hereby
invites interested and qualified Nigerians to participate in the 2019/2020 Nomination
computer Based Test (CBT) for the Federal Government Scholarship Awards for:


A. BILATERAL EDUCATION AGREEMENT (BEA)

i) Undergraduate (UG) studies tenable in Russia, Morocco, Algeria,
Serbia, Hungary, Egypt, Tunisia, Turkey, Cuba, Romania, Ukraine,
Japan, Macedonia; and
ii) Postgraduate (PG) studies tenable in Russia (for those whose
first degrees were obtained from Russia), China, Hungary,
Serbia, Turkey, Japan, Mexico, South Korea.

2.0 All qualified candidates are advised to:

a. Visit Federal Ministry of Education’s website www.education.gov.ng
and click on READ MORE on Federal Scholarship Board ICON on the
Home Page:
. b. Read Guidelines and then Complete the Application Form online
c. Print the completed Application Form
d. Submit two sets of the Printed Application Forms at the venue of the
interview as scheduled below.

3.0 FIELDS OF STUDY

a. Undergraduate level – Engineering, Geology, Agriculture, Sciences,
Mathematics, Languages, Environmental Sciences, Sports, Law, Social
Sciences, Biotechnology, Architecture, Medicine (very limited), etc; and
b. Postgraduate level (Masters Degree and Ph.D) in all fields.

CRITERIA FOR ELIGIBILITY

A. 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, 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 (2017& 2018)for Africancountries the age of certificate is one year (2018) only. Age limit is from 18 to
20 years.

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B. POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS: All applicants for Undergraduate degree

courses must hold a First Class (1st Degree with at least 2nd
Class Upper Division. The
applicants who are previous recipients of Foreign Awards must have completed at least

two (2) years post qualification or employment practice in Nigeria. All applicants must
have completed N.Y.S.C. Age limit is 35 years for Masters and 40 years for Ph.D. and
only:


i) N.Y.S.C discharge or exemption certificates only are accepted;
ii) Evidence of readiness to be released by employer.
NOTE (For all Applicants):
i) 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;
ii) Japan applicants must have very strong background in further
mathematics;
iii) The required certificates for candidates applying for Iman Preachers and

Quaranic Professor for Islamic Religious studies in Algeria is WAEC as in
other scholarship awards;
iv) All applicants for Hungarian Scholarship can apply for up to two fields of
study in order of preference; and
v) All applicants for Hungarian Scholarships must visit the website:
www.stipendiumhungaricum.hu before 15th january, 2019.
Complete the application form online
 Print the completed form and bring to the interview venue in addition to 2.0 above
NUE OF INTERVIEW: All eligible applicants are to report for interview at
the venues scheduled for accredidation a day to the date scheduled for examination.
Two sets of completed application forms should be submitted at the various JAMB CBT
centres with the following attachments:
i. Two sets of Photocopies of Educational Certificates and Testimonials of
previous schools attended with the originals for sighting;
ii. Only one certificate is accepted i.e WAEC of May/June for
Undergraduate applicants;
iii. Two copies of Birth Certificate from National Population Commission;
iv. State of origin/LGA certificate duly signed, stamped and dated;
v. Four (4) coloured passport sized photographs on white background; and
vi. Postgraduate applicatns will be required to submit Academic transcripts and
NYSC discharge or Excemption certificates only.
NB: Candidates nominated by the Board will be required to submit to Federal
Scholarship Board the following:
i) Authenticated copies of academic certificates;
ii) Data page of current International passport; and
iii) Specified Medical Reports from Government hospitals.
iv) Police Clearance Certificate where necessary.


B. NIGERIA AWARD SCHOLARSHIP (NA) 2019/2020 FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS TENABLE IN NIGERIA TERTIARY INSTITUIONS

FOR NA, SDG (SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS) FOR GIRLS ONLY

THE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR NIGERIAN AWARD/SDG ARE 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 point scale.

IMPORTANTRTANT INFORMATION: NA/SDGs

 The scholarship are 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.
 The Scholarship award is to assist the scholar in the payment of:
i. Institutional charges and fees and
ii. For Personal maintenance;
iii. SDGs Scholarship is for female only.


COURSES TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE AWARD ARE AS FOLLOWS:

A. Science and Technology
B. Medicine and Para-medicals
C. Education
D. Agriculture
E. Liberal Arts/Social/Management Sciences
F. Entrepreneural Studies,
G. ICT
H. Environmental Sciences
I. Law

METHOD OF APPLICATION

Application forms are completed online as follows:
Complete form online
Submit and Print a copy
Attach Photocopy of the following documents to the Printed Copy
i. Letter of Admission to the Institution
ii. Current Course Registration Form
iii. CGPA results of year 1, 2, 3, etc.
iv. Current School’s Identity Card
v. Letter of Identification from your State/Local Government
vi. 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 stamped) by your HOD or
Dean of Faculty of your institution.
 Submit one set of the printed and endorsed forms at the venue of the interviews
as scheduled below:

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ANY PROCESSING FEE. THEREFORE, BEWARE OF FRAUDSTERS!

SIGNED:

ARC SONNY T. ECHONO, fnia

PERMANENT SECRETARY



FEDERAL MINISTRY OF EDUCATION

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