Federal Government Tertiary Institution Scholarship Award 2017/2018

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Federal Ministry of Education – The Honorable Minister of Education (HME) 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 Scholarship Award (2017/2018) Tenable in Nigerian Tertiary InstitutionsEligibility Criteria
University Undergraduate:


  • All applicants 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.

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.

Postgraduate Scholarship:

  • Applicants 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.

Interview Dates


  • Northern States: (North East, North West & North Central): 19th – 23rd 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

Zone: North East – Date: 19th – 23rd March, 2018

Duration:

  • Universities – Monday/Tuesday
  • Polytechnics – Wednesday
  • Colleges of Education – Thursday
  • Collation – Friday
  • Departure – Saturday

Venue: Federal Government College in each State capital

Zone: North West – Date: 19th – 23rd March, 2018

Duration:

  • Universities – Monday/Tuesday
  • Polytechnics – Wednesday
  • Colleges of Education – Thursday
  • Collation – Friday
  • Departure – Saturday

Venue: Federal Government College in each State capital

Zone: North Central – Date: 19th – 23rd March, 2018

Duration:

  • Universities – Monday/Tuesday
  • Polytechnics – Wednesday
  • Colleges of Education – Thursday
  • Collation – Friday
  • Departure – Saturday

Venue: Federal Government College in each State capital

Zone: South East – Date: 26th – 30th March, 2018

Duration:

  • Universities – Monday/Tuesday
  • Polytechnics – Wednesday
  • Colleges of Education – Thursday
  • Collation – Friday
  • Departure – Saturday

Venue: Federal Government College in each State capital

Zone: South South – Date: 26th – 30th March, 2018

Duration:

  • Universities – Monday/Tuesday
  • Polytechnics – Wednesday
  • Colleges of Education – Thursday
  • Collation – Friday
  • Departure – Saturday

Venue: Federal Government College in each State capital

Zone: South West – Date: 26th – 30th March, 2018

Duration:


  • Universities – Monday/Tuesday
  • Polytechnics – Wednesday
  • Colleges of Education – Thursday
  • Collation – Friday
  • Departure – Saturday

Venue: Federal Government College in each State capital

Application Closing Date
18th March, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should
Click here to Start Application Online

Application Instruction
Completed Application Forms should be printed (for endorsement by their HOD and Registrars of their institutions.) and submitted at the various interview centers alongside the following photocopies below:

  • 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

Furthermore:


  • All qualified candidates who have completed their prescribed application forms for the Nigerian Awards scholarship should attend selection interviews as scheduled
  • 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:

  • Writing materials such as pen, HB pencil and eraser.
  • Originals of certificates for screening
  • Interview starts by 8.00a.m. Daily.
  • Candidates are advised to adhere strictly to the interview schedule.

All Correspondences should be addressed to:
The Director/Secretary,
Federal Scholarship Board
FME Annex, Opp. Arewa Suites
Central Business District
Abuja

Note

    • This particular application does not attract any processing fee. therefore, beware of fraudsters!
    • Kindly check www.education.gov.ng from time to time for possible changes or additional information.




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