In the 2017/18 academic year, various sponsors, including governments, companies and organizations, will offer Scholarships for Nigerian undergraduates to study in Nigerian and/or foreign schools. These may be FULL tuition awards, or PARTIAL tuition with varied benefits like transport fare, lodging costs, or monthly stipend.
Many past scholarships offered previously are also listed below because they are offered every year by their sponsors. It is important to note their application deadlines, because some deadlines may not fall within the present time. Therefore, you need to be alert to the upcoming deadlines and start early to prepare for the next award offer. Also, be sure to visit the official website of the sponsors through the links provided.
Study & Scholarships presents the list of Scholarships for Undergraduate Nigerian students categorized under the Government and non-Government offers:
[I]. Government Scholarships
(a). Federal Government Scholarships
PTDF Scholarships Programme (Nigeria and Oversea)
The Nigerian Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources offers the “PTDF Scholarship Scheme” to suitably qualified Nigerian Undergraduates, Masters and PhD students. Scholarships are awarded for studies in the UK and France, and at upgraded Universities in Nigeria. Undergraduate awards are now only for studies in Nigeria, and in approved subject areas. Deadline is usually in October…read more.
Bilateral Educational Agreement Oversea Scholarships
The Federal Government through its Ministry of Education offers the “Bilateral Educational Agreement Oversea Scholarships” to Nigerian undergraduate, masters and doctoral students. This is a Full Fee scholarship with participating countries taking care of tuition and accommodation, while Nigerian government supplies the remaining needs. Deadline is usually late March…read more.
Scholarships Tenable in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions
The Federal Government through its Ministry of Education offers “Nigerian Scholarship Awards Tenable In Nigerian Tertiary Institutions” to Postgraduate, Undergraduate, HND and NCE students of Nigerian origin. This is a Full Fee scholarship award. Deadline is usually in April…read more.
(b). State Government Scholarships
Lagos State Scholarship Award for Lagos State Indigenes
The Lagos State Scholarship Board administers both Local and Foreign Awards.
=> The Local Scholarship is for prospective students of Lagos State origin except otherwise directed by the State Governor. It has the Local Undergraduate Scheme and the Local Postgraduate Scheme. Students must be on full-time studies in Nigerian institutions. Deadline varies.
=> The Foreign Scholarship is for students of Lagos State origin admitted into undergraduate or postgraduate programmes in recognized institutions outside Nigeria (see LSSB Foreign Scheme here). Deadline varies.
(c). Foreign Government Scholarships
Korean Government Scholarships
The Korean Government Scholarship Program for an undergraduate degree provides international students with an opportunity to conduct advanced studies at higher educational institutions in Korea in order to promote international exchanges in education and mutual friendship between the countries…read more.
Hungarian Government Scholarships
The Hungarian Government offers the Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme for international students as an opportunity to undergo study of all types in Hungary for free. The scholarship includes tuition-free education, monthly stipend, accommodation and medical insurance. Deadline is in March…read more.
Indian Government Scholarships
The Government of India through the Indian Council for Cultural Relations offers the Africa Scholarship Scheme for undergraduate, postgraduate and further higher studies. Selected candidates would be provided with return economy class a