The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has as its mandate to develop and regulate the Information Technology in Nigeria. Developing and regulating IT will support in transforming Nigeria into an IT driven economy for global competitiveness and the dire need of digital literacy.
The Agency has since 2010 established a scholarship scheme for Masters and Doctoral degree in relevant areas of Information Technology (IT) and ICT Law obtainable in Nigerian (Government and Private) Universities.
MSC: Holders of First Class or Second Class (Upper) Honours Bachelor’s degree, (B.sc) in Information Technology related fields and Law.
The scholarship award is strictly based on merit and is evenly distributed between the six geo-political zones for the PhD, 36 States and FCT for MSc.
The sponsorship for the Masters programme will run for one year and the Doctorate programme for three years.
PhD: Only University and Polytechnic Lecturers with MSc in any Information Technology related field are eligible to apply for sponsorship.
MSc: Holders of First Class or Second Class (Upper) Honours Bachelor’s degree, in Information Technology related field and Law.
The registration period is six (6) weeks from the date of the Newspaper publication.
A comprehensive Aptitude Test(s) will be conducted to determine successful candidates for the Award. Only candidates who are found eligible will be Shortlisted.
All eligible candidates that are interested should log on to scholarship.nitda.gov.ngto register. The registration period is six (6) weeks from the date of this publication
A comprehensive Aptitude test will be conducted to determine successful candidates for the award. Only candidates found eligible will be invited. Furthermore, there will be interview (which includes supplementary test, verification of credentials and character evaluation) for best performing candidates.
Please select the appropriate scholarship you wish to apply.
Ph.D for IT Courses (Programme type: Ph D) (Closing date: 14-Nov-2017)
MSc for IT Courses (Programme type: Masters) (Closing date: 14-Nov-2017)
MSc for Law Courses (Programme type: L L M) (Closing date: 14-Nov-2017)