Federal Ministry of Education, Nigeria Award Scholarship (NA) 2020/2021



Interested and qualified Nigerians are invited to participate in the 2020/2021 Nomination computer Based Test (CBT) for the Federal Government Scholarship Awards Tenable into Nigerian Tertiary Institutions.

Federal Ministry of Education, Nigeria Award Scholarship (NA) 2020/2021

Eligibility Criteria
The Eligibility Criteria for Nigerian Award is 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 7 point scale.

Important Information

  • The scholarship is tenable in Nigeria and takes 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:
    • Institutional charges and fees and
    • For Personal maintenance.

ALSO APPLY FOR Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Award 2020/2021

Available Courses
Courses to be Considered for the Award are as Follows

  • Science and Technology
  • Medicine and Para-medicals
  • Education
  • Agriculture
  • Liberal Arts/Social/Management Sciences
  • Entrepreneural Studies,
  • ICT
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Law.

Computer Based Test Venues
North-West Zone:

  • States: Sokoto, Kano
  • Venue: Kano Sokoto

North-East Zone:

  • States: Adamawa, Bauchi
  • Venue: Yola, Bauchi

North-Central Zone:

  • States: FCT, Kwara
  • Venue: Bwari, Ilorin

South-West Zone:

  • States: Oyo, Ondo
  • Venue: Ibadan, Akure

South-South Zone:

  • States: Delta, Rivers
  • Venue: Asaba, Port Harcourt

South-East Zone:

  • States: Enugu, Imo
  • Venue: Enugu, Owerri.

General Notice

During the application, candidates are expected to indicate the following:

  • Candidates are advised to choose Computer Based Test Centre (CBT) very close to them
  • Choice of programme preferred in order of priority (i.e. Nigerian Award)

Application Closing Date
11:59 pm, 6th December, 2019.

Method of Application 
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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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:
    • Letter of Admission to the Institution
    • Current Course Registration Form
    • CGPA results of year 1, 2, 3, etc.
    • Current School’s Identity Card
    • Letter of Identification from your State/Local Government
    • Two (2) passport size photographs with your name written at the back and duly signed by you.

Official Phone Numbers/E-mail:

For further Technical/Apps inquires please call: 08055581004

Note: This particular application does not attract any processing fee. Therefore, beware of fraudsters!

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