Federal Government Scholarship 2024 Awards and Education Bursary Form


Are you interested in applying for the Federal Government scholarship awards 2024? In this article, you will find answers to any questions on how to apply for the 2024 Nigerian Scholarship Award (NSA) and Education Bursary Award (EBA), the application portal education.gov.ng, application requirements, closing date for registration and other necessary details.

Federal Government Scholarship Awards
Federal Government Scholarship 2024
This is to inform interested and qualified candidates that they can now apply for the Federal Government scholarship 2024 awards as announced by The Federal Ministry of Education in a statement signed by Mrs Didi Esther Walson-Jack, the ministry’s Permanent Secretary, follow the steps in this article to apply for this opportunity.

Eligibility Criteria for Federal Government scholarship

  1. Nigerian Scholarship Award (NSA)
  • Postgraduate applicants are required to possess a minimum of a first degree with Second Class Honours (Upper Division) and must be enrolled as Full-Time students at either Federal or State Universities.
  • For all other applicants (UG, HND & NCE), they should be registered as full-time students in their second year or above, attending Federal or State Universities, Polytechnics, Monotechnics, or Colleges of Education.
  • Undergraduate Scholarship applicants, including Persons with disabilities, must maintain a Cumulative Grade Points Aggregate (CGPA) of at least 4.0 on a five-point scale or 5.0 on a seven-point scale, or its equivalent.
  • NCE and HND applicants are required to have a CGPA of 3.5 and above on a 4.0 scale

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2. Education Bursary Award (EBA)

  • Applicants MUST be registered students studying Education in Nigerian Colleges of Education and Universities.
  • Applicants must be full-time students.
  • Applicants including Persons with disabilities must be in their second year or above
  • A beneficiary of any subsisting scholarship is not eligible.

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Fields of Study Considered for the Award

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

Federal Government scholarship 2024 Application form

Required Documents for The Scholarship Application

  • Admission Letter
  • CGPA Result
  • State of Origin Certificate
  • National Identity Number (NIN)

How to Apply for Federal Government scholarship 2024

  1. Visit the Federal Ministry of Education’s website at www.education.gov.ng.
  2. Click on the Federal Scholarship Board ICON on the homepage.
  3. Read the provided guidelines thoroughly.
  4. Complete the online application form.
  5. Print the completed form for your records and submission.

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NB: Be informed that any applicant with double application would be disqualified, applications are entirely free of charge.

Scholarship application closing date: 13th May, 2024.

Important notice for applicants:

  • 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.

Reference: www.education.gov.ng. For further inquiries, please visit the Federal Ministry of Education website above or call 08077884418, 08091155229 and 09015705399, 07047719254.

Good luck on your application.

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