West Africa Scholarships

Federal Government Scholarship 2020/2021

The Federal Scholarship Board is inviting applications for the Nigeria Award Scholarship (NA) 2020/2021 Federal Government Scholarship Awards Tenable in Nigeria Tertiary Institutions.

The online application will close on 6th December 2019.

About FSB Award

  • The scholarships are tenable in Nigeria and take effect from the beginning of the academic session.
  • It shall not be held at the same time with another Award nor for part-time studies.
  • Change of course or Institution is not allowed.
  • The undergraduate Scholarships award is to assist the scholar in the payment of:
    • Institutional charges and fees and
    • For Personal maintenance;
    • SDGs Scholarship is for female only.

Courses to be considered for the Federal Scholarship Award

  • Science and Technology
  • Medicine and Para-medicals
  • Education
  • Agriculture
  • Liberal Arts/Social/Management Sciences
  • Entrepreneurial Studies,
  • ICT
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Law

Federal Government Scholarship Award Eligibility

The Eligibility Criteria for Nigerian Award/SDG are as follows:

  • Applicants for Postgraduate studies should possess a minimum of first degree with Second Class Honours Upper Division. Applicant 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 and Colleges of Education.
  • All undergraduate Scholarship applicants (Physically challenged inclusive) must have at least 4.0 Cumulative Grade Points Aggregate (CGPA) on a five (5) point scale or its equivalents or 5.0 on a 7 point scale.

Federal Government Scholarship Award Screening Venues

2020/2021 FSB Computer Based Test Venues.

Zone: North – West

  • State: Kaduna – Kano
  • Venue: Kaduna – Kano

Zone: North- East

  • State: Adamawa – Taraba
  • Venue: Yola – Jalingo

Zone: North-Central

  • State: FCT – Kwara
  • Venue: Bwari – Ilorin

Zone: South- West

  • State: Oyo – Ondo
  • Venue: Ibadan – Akure

Zone: South- South

  • State: Delta – River
  • Venue: Asaba-P/Harcourt

Zone: South- East

  • State: Abia – Imo
  • Venue: Umuahia – Owerri

Time: 9.00 A.M Daily

How to Apply for Federal Government Scholarship Award

To apply for the scholarship, visit click here

Application forms are completed online as follows:

  • Complete form online
  • Submit and Print a copy
  • Attach Photocopy of the following documents to the Printed Copy
    • Letter of Admission to the Institution
    • Current Course Registration Form
    • CGPA results of year 1, 2, 3, etc.
    • 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.
  • Printed Copy should be endorsed (signed and stamped) by your HOD or Dean of Faculty of your institution.
  • Submit one set of the printed and endorsed forms at the venue of the interviews as scheduled below.

Official Phone Numbers/Emails:

  • Nigerian Award/SDGs: 08077884418/08091155229 Email: fsb@education.gov.ng / fsbbea@education.gov.ng /fsbna@education.gov.ng

Bolarinwa Olajire

A lecturer, Educationist, PhD student at FUNAAB, and a Blogger.

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