2020/2021 Federal Government Scholarship for Nigerians in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions

Federal Government scholarship for Nigerian students studying in Nigerian Tertiary institutions is out for 2018. Read the details for Eligibility and Apply using the Apply button below

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Federal Government Scholarship for Nigerians in Tertiary Nigerian Institutions 2020 | ALL YOU SHOULD KNOW

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu hereby invites applications from qualified Nigerian students in Nigerian public tertiary institutions to participate in the 2020/2021 selection interviews for scholarship awards for Nigerian students studying in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions.

2020 Federal Government Scholarship |Eligibility

Eligibility for the Federal Government Scholarship 2018 has criteria for application. These criteria are based on the Tertiary institution you are currently in.

Find the details below:

i. UNIVERSITY UNDERGRADUATE:

You must be a full-time student of the institution

You must be at 200 level or above to apply.

This scholarship is only available to the student of Federal and State scholarships

You must have a minimum CGPA of 4.0 on a 5 point scale or its equivalent in your previous year

ii. HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (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.

iii. NIGERIAN CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION (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 it’s equivalent in the previous academic year’s examinations.

iv. 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.

2020 Federal Government Scholarship | How to Apply

  • Download the Application Forms at www.education.gov.ng
  • Complete the Forms
  • Print the form and get endorsement for your Head of Department (HOD) & Registrar of Your institution
  • Submit endorsed application forms at the various interview centers alongside the
    following photocopies:
    (i) Letter of admission to the institution
    (ii) Current Course Registration Form
    (iii) Student Identity Card
    (iv) Last sessional CGPA result
    (v) Letter of identification from State/Local Government of origin
    (vi) Two passport-size photographs with name fully written at the back

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2020 Federal Government Scholarship | Interview Dates

Northern States:  NA

Southern States:  NA

2020 Federal Government Scholarship | Interview Venues

NA

“Where there is no Unity School in the State Capital, candidates should contact The Secretary, State Scholarship Board in that State.”

 

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NOTE

i) All qualified candidates who have completed their prescribed application forms for the Nigerian Awards scholarship should attend selection interviews as scheduled in paragraph 4 above;

ii) Application forms that are incorrect, incompletely filled or without the necessary documents will not be processed;

iii) All Application forms must be duly signed and stamped by their HOD and Registrar
Candidates must attend interviews with the following:
a. Writing materials such as pen, HB pencil, and eraser.
b. Originals of certificates for screening

iv) The interview starts at 8.00 a.m. Daily.

v) Candidates are advised to adhere strictly to the interview schedule.

68 COMMENTS

  1. Hi admin. My date of birth wasn’t Saved in my form.. It now goes like 00\00\00 In the printed form , what do I do about it? Will that Disqualify me from sitting for the exam

  2. Hello Admin, My date of birth wasn’t filled in the form .It’s Goes like 00/00/00 .What will I do about it? Will that disqualify me from writing the exam..

  3. Please, admin, I’m from Benue State and I also school there but am currently in Jos, can I still write the interview in any center in Jos or I must still go back to Benue?

  4. my initial CGPA is 4.17 but 4.11 was typed on the application form and my HOD corrected it with a pen and told me to try print out a new form with my initial CGPA, and i think the site is closed so i want to know if i’ll be able to attend the interview with endorsement of my HOD to the CGPA problem.

  5. he corrected it manually with a pen, and told my level coordinator to provide a statement of result with my CGPA….. but is application site closed?

    • OK…Go to the exam venue and explain to an official. It would be better though if your HOD authenticates a result statement that tallies with what is in your application

  6. hello, Admin i had a typing error of my CGPA and i don’t know what to do it seems like the application site has been closed but my CGPA is still over 4.00. Please, i need immediate response on what to do. Thanks.

  7. sir pls I hv similar situatn with dat of chinaza and I don’t understand ur reply.shud pple in Lagos go to d unity skull at oshodi.pls explain more bter

    • Last year, it was written in the Federal Unity School in Your locality, it doesn’t mean that everyone in Lagos should go to Ikeja, If there’s one in Oshodi, and you live there, go there.

      Anyways the venues for this year have not been published officially.

  8. Hi admin, I have filled & submitted the federal government scholarship form but they made a mistake in my year of birth can that stop me from attending the interview

  9. Hello admin, I’ve completed the application form of the federal scholarship board,i want to know if I will receive a message on my interview centre or I will go there myself.. thanks

    • Although, the interview centers have not been re-published, there would be an interview centre for a state and it is usually a Federal Government College / Unity school

  10. please admin i need the past questions in pdf format, kindly send it to my email (abimbolaabosede.102@gmail.com) thanks

    • Lecturers and Heads of Department still go to school even when students are on holiday. He might be in school. Try calling him or better still, if your school’s result is usually posted online, try and download your result for the site.

  11. Hi, I just gained admission through A’Level and I’m currently in my second year with no previous results. Am I still eligible to apply for the scholarship?

  12. am in f.c.t Abuja please what is my exam date and where is my venue for the federal government scholarship exam for undergraduates

  13. Plz admin what can I do without admission jamb admission. Because my admission not available because of change admission letter I did and school just forwarded that to JAMB .

  14. Hi admin! Pls I need to know how people in Lagos can contact the secretary of state for scholarships in Lagos see that there is no unity school in Ikeja. Your swift assistance would be most appreciated.

  15. Pls I need to know how people in Lagos can contact the secretary of state for scholarships in Lagos see that there is no unity school in Ikeja. Your swift assistance would be most appreciated.

  16. OK. For that one, you are to write in the state where you are located. That’s the Federal Unity school close to where your school is. Not necessarily your state of origin or hometown. Do you get now?

  17. Hello admin, am presently schooling here in Ilorin but am from oyo state, my question is dat will I observe the interview/test right here in Ilorin where am schooling or in my state. Thanks

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