Federal Government Postgraduate Scholarship For Nigerians 2022: How To Apply

Are you looking for the full details on the Federal Government scholarship for postgraduates in Nigeria this year?

In this guide,

You will see all about the Federal Government postgraduate scholarship for Nigerians, your eligibility, their requirements, and how to apply before the deadline.


ALSO SEE: Other Postgraduate Scholarships In Nigeria


Take note.

The Federal Government postgraduate scholarship award for Nigerians is awarded under the Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) awards program.

This scholarship award is for deserving Nigerian graduates who wish to go for postgraduate studies in any of the following countries:

  • China
  • Hungary
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Serbia

Scholarship profile

SPONSORFEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA
CATEGORY POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
DURATION4 – 9 YEARS
BENEFICIARYMASTERS DEGREE AND PhD IN ALL FIELDS
EXPENSES COVEREDFULLY FUNDED

For a similar scholarship under different category, SEE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP.

Requirements for Federal Government postgraduate scholarship

You are required to:

  • Hold a First Degree with 1st Class or at least 2nd Class Upper Division.
  • Have acquired at least two (2) years post qualification experience or employment practice in Nigeria if you are a recipient of foreign scholarships.
  • Have completed NYSC Programme and the age limit is 35 years for Masters and 40 years for Ph.D.
  • Have NYSC discharge or exemption certificates.
  • Have evidence of readiness to be released by an employer.

All applicants for Russian Postgraduate Scholarship must have acquired their 1st Degree in Russia.

Eligible courses for Federal Government postgraduate scholarship

Postgraduate level (Masters Degree and PhD) in all fields

Application deadline for Federal Government postgraduate scholarship

The application for Federal Government scholarship for postgraduates in Nigeria this year ended on the 20th of June, 2022.

Documents required for application

You should have the following documents clearly scanned before starting your Federal Government postgraduate scholarship application process: 

  • First Degree Certificate
  • NYSC Discharge Certificate
  • Specified medical reports from Government hospitals
  • I.D card (Driver’s license, Voter’s card, National Identity card)
  • Valid International Passport Data Page
  • Birth Certificate from Local government.

How to apply for the Federal Government postgraduate scholarship

Follow the steps below to complete your Federal Government postgraduate scholarship application process:

  1. Visit Federal Ministry of Education’s website www.education.gov.ng and click on Federal Scholarship Board ICON on the home page.
  2. Read guidelines and then complete the application form online.
  3. Print the completed application form.

Conclusion

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

Official Phone Numbers/E-mail:

  • 08077884417
  • fsb@education.gov.ng
  • DOWNLOAD FREE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP APTITUDE TEST PAST QUESTIONS

GOOD LUCK.

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