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Federal Government of Nigeria Scholarship Award 2024 for Young Nigerians | Apply Now

The Federal Ministry of Education extends an invitation to eligible and interested Nigerians to partake in the 2023/2024 Nigerian Scholarship Award (NSA) and Education Bursary Award (EBA) programs, which are applicable for enrollment in Nigerian Public Tertiary Institutions.

The Federal Government of Nigeria Scholarship is a government-funded initiative aimed at supporting the educational pursuits of Nigerian citizens at various levels of study, from primary school to tertiary institutions. This scholarship program is part of the government’s commitment to promoting access to quality education and developing human capital across the country.

The opportunity to apply for the 2023/2024 Federal Government Scholarship Awards (including the Nigerian Scholarship and Education Bursary Award) is now available.

Deadline: 13th May, 2024.

Eligibility Criteria For The Nigerian Scholarship Award

  • Applicants for Postgraduate studies should possess a minimum of first degree with Second Class honours in the Upper Division.
  • Applicants 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 or Colleges of Education. All undergraduate Scholarship applicants including Persons with disabilities must have at least 4.0 Cumulative Grade Points Aggregate (CGPA) on a five (5) point scale or 5.0 on a 7 point scale or its equivalent.
  • All NCE and HND applicants must have a CGPA of 3.5 and above on a scale of 4.0

Field of Study To Be Considered For The Scholarship ward

  • Science and Technology
  • Medicine and Medical Sciences
  • Education Agriculture
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Liberal Arts/Social/Management Sciences
  • Information and Communication Technology

How To Apply for The Nigerian Scholarship Award

All qualified candidates are advised to:

  • Visit Federal Ministry of Education’s website: and click on Federal;
  • Scholarship Board ICON on the Home Page;
  • Read Guidelines and then Complete the Application Form online;
  • Print the completed Form;
  • Attach the following documents;
  • Letter of Admission to the Institution;
  • CGPA result;
  • National Identity Number (NIN);
  • State of Origin Certificate;
  • The registration portal will be opened 2″ April, 2024 to 13″ May, 2024.


  • The application is free of charge
  • Awards are tenable in Nigeria and take effect from the beginning of the academic session.
  • No Award shall be held at the same time with another Award nor for part-time studies.
  • Change of course or Institution is not allowed while enjoying the award.
  • Eligible candidates are advised to make only one application as multiple applications will disqualify the applicant.

For more information, kindly contact: 08077884418/08091155229 (Nigerian Scholarship Award) and 09015705399/07047719254 (Education Bursary Award)


The Federal Government of Nigeria Scholarship program plays a vital role in expanding access to education and empowering Nigerian citizens to pursue their academic aspirations, ultimately contributing to the country’s socio-economic development and progress.

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