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21 Feb 2017

Federal Government Tertiary Institution Scholarship Award 2016/2017

Brief Description

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 2016/2017 selection interviews for scholarship awards tenable in Nigerian tertiary institutions.

Federal Government Scholarship Award (2016/2017) Tenable in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions

Courses to be considered for the award are as follows:

  • Science and Technology
  • Medicine and Para-medicals
  • Education
  • Agriculture
  • Liberal Arts/Social/Management Sciences
  • Entreprenuerial Studies
  • ICT
  • Environmental Science
  • Law
  • HND
  • NCE

Eligibility

The eligibility criteria for Nigerian Award are as follows:

  • Applicants for Postgraduate studies should possess a minimum of first degree with Second Class Honors, Upper Division.
  • Applicants must be registered Full-Time students of Federal or State Universities.
  • All other applicants (Undergraduate, HND & NCE) must be registered Full-Time students in their second year or above in Federal or State University, Polytechnics, Monotechnics and Colleges of Education. For all Undergraduate scholarship applicants, (Physically Challenged Inclusive) must be in their second year or above and have at least 4.0 Cumulative Grade Points Aggregate (CGPA) on a five (5) point scale or its equivalent.

General 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 students.
Change of course or institution not allowed.

The scholarship award is to assist the scholar in the payment of (a) Institution charges and fees and (b) Personal maintenance.

Interview Dates

Written Scholarship interviews are held at the Federal Government Colleges in each State Capital.

  • Southern Zone: (South East, South South and South West) 27th February - 4th March 2017
  • Northern Zone: (North East, North Central and North West) 6th - 11th March 2017.

Interview Venues: Federal Government Colleges or Unity Schools in each State capital including FCT.

Interview Schedule

Zone: South East - Date: 27th February - 4th March

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: 27th February - 4th March

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: 27th February - 4th March

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: 6th - 11th March

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: 6th - 11th March

Duration:
Universities - Monday/Tuesday
Polytechnics - Wednesday
Colleges of Education - Thursday
Collation - Friday
Departure - Saturday
Venue: Federal Government College in each State capital

Zone: North East - Date: 6th - 11th March

Duration:
Universities - Monday/Tuesday
Polytechnics - Wednesday
Colleges of Education - Thursday
Collation - Friday
Departure - Saturday
Venue: Federal Government College in each State capital

List of Venues and Addresses


North-East:
Adamawa State - Fggc Yola, Numan Road Yola
Bauchi State - Fggc Bauchi, Gombe Road Bauchi
Borno State - Ramat Polytechnic Opposite Police Headquarters, Maiduguri
Gombe State - Govt Science Secondary School 1 Gombe, Adjacent Specialist Hospital.
Taraba State - Fggc Jalingo, Road Safely Road, Jalingo.
Yobe State - Government Girls College, Along Maiduguri Road, Opposite Federal Polytechnic Damaturu.

North West:
Zamafara State - FGGC Gussu.
Kaduna State - Fed. Govt College Kaduna
Sokoto State - Fgc Sokoto
Katsina State - Govt. Colege (Day Wing) Katsina
Kebbi State - Fed.Poly.( Twtin Lecture Theatre) Birninkebbi
Kano State - Kano State Scholarship Board Office Hall, Kano
Jigaw&State - Commercial Secondary School, Dutse.

South South:
Rivers State - Federal Government College, Rumuokoro, Ph
Akwa Ibom State - Federal Science & Technical College - Uyo
Cross Rvers State - Federal Government Girls College, Calabar
Delta State - Federal College Of Education Technical, Asaba
Bayelsa State - Bishop Dimeri Grammar School, Yenagua
Edo State - Federal Government Girls College, Benin

South East:
Enugu State - Federal Government College, Enugu
Imo State - Federal Government Girls College, Owerri
Ebonyi State - Law Faculty Auditorium, Ebony State University, Abakallki
Anambra State - Federal Science And Technical College Awaka
Abia State - Federal Government Girls’ College Umuahia.

South West:
Oyo State - School Of Science, Okebola, Ibadan.
Osun State - Ataoja School Of Science Osogbo
Ekiti State - Christ School, Ado-Ekiti.
Ogun State - Abeokuta Grammar School, Abeokuta
Lagos State - Federal Science And Technical College, Akoka
Ondo State - Federal Government Girls College, Akure

North Central:
Kwara State - Federal Government College, Ogidi Oloje - Ilonn
Niger State - Federal Government College, Chanchaga - Minna
Nasarawa State- Government Science Secondary School, Lafia
Benue State - Government Seconday School -Makurdi
Kogi State - Government Science Secondary School, Lokoja
Plateau State - Federal Government College, Zaria Road - Jos
Fct- Federal Government Boys College, Apo

Application Deadline

26th February, 2017.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click Here to Apply

Application form are completed as follows:

  • Submit and Print a copy
  • Attach Photocopy of the following documents to the printed copy:
  • Letter of admission
  • Current Course Registration Form
  • Last sessional CGPA RESULT
  • 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.

Note: Printed copy should be endorsed (signed and atamped) by your HOD or Dean of Faculty of your institution.

Submit two sets of the printed and endorsed form at the venue of the interviews as scheduled above
Click here for more Information

Note

Eligible candidates are advised to make only one entry as multiple entries will be disqualified.
Candidates are allowed to attend interviews in centers nearest to them irrespective of the State of origin and Institution of domicile of candidates
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