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Federal Government Scholarship Award (2016/2017)

Date Posted: 15/Feb/2017

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
  • Entreprenuerial Studies
  • ICT
  • Environmental Science
  • Law
  • HND
  • NCE
  • Agriculture
  • Liberal Arts/Social/Management Sciences

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.All other applicants (UG, 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.
  • Applicants must be registered Full-Time students of Federal or State Universities.

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 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

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

Method of Application

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