Federal Government of Nigeria Commences Fully-Funded Scholarship for Nigerians Studying Abroad

Applications for the Federal Government Scholarship Board Scholarship Awards 2024 for Nigerians to study abroad are now open. Here's a rundown of everything you need to know about the scholarship.
Prof. Tahir Mamman OON, SAN, Honourable Minister of Education (HME), officially invites interested and qualified Nigerians to compete in the 2024/2025 Federal Government Scholarship Awards for:


i) Undergraduate (UG) studies tenable in Russia, Morocco, Hungary, Egypt and Algeria;

ii) Postgraduate (PG) studies tenable in Russia (for those whose first degrees were obtained from Russia), China, Hungary, Serbia, Romania.


a. Undergraduate level – Engineering, Geology, Agriculture, Sciences, Mathematics, Environmental Sciences, Sports, Law, Social Sciences, Biotechnology, Architecture, Medicine (very limited), Pilot Engineering, Neurologist and

b. Postgraduate level (Masters Degree and PhD) in all fields.

Eligbility Requirements


All applicants for undergraduate degree courses must possess a minimum qualification of Seven (7) Distinctions (As & Bs) in the Senior Secondary School Certificates, WASSCE/WAEC (May/June) only in the subjects relevant to their fields of study including English Language and Mathematics.

Certificates should not be more than two (2) years old (2022 & 2023) for Non-African Countries and for African countries the age of certificate is one year (2023) only. Age limit is from 17 to 20 years.


All applicants for Postgraduate degree courses must hold a First Degree with 1st Class or at least 2nd Class Upper Division.

All applicants must have completed N.Y.S.C. Programme and the age limit is 35 years for Masters and 40 years for Ph.D.

N.Y.S.C discharge or exemption certificates only are accepted; and

ii) Evidence of readiness to be released by an employer.


(i)Since the BEA countries are non-English speaking, applicants should be prepared to undertake a mandatory one-year foreign Language course of the Country of choice which will be the standard medium of instruction;

(ii) All applicants for Hungarian Scholarship can apply for up to two fields of study in order of preference, and must visit the website: www.stipendiumhungaricum.hu which was opened Middle November to close 16th January, 2024.

Complete the application form online,

(iii) All applicants for Russia should visit the website http://education-in-russia.com which is opened.

(iv) All applicants for Russian Postgraduate Scholarship must have acquired their 1st Degree in Russia;

(v) All documents to be uploaded on the Russian Application portal and must be properly scanned in PDF format.

(vi) All Applicants to upload the following certificates online;


b. POSTGRADUATE (PG): 1st Degree Certificate, NIN Slip & NYSC discharge or exemption Certificate.

NB: Candidates nominated by the Board will be required to submit to Federal Scholarship Board the following:

Authenticated copies of academic certificates;

Data page of the current International passport;

Specified Medical Reports from Government hospitals;

Birth Certificate & Indigene letter

(v) Police Clearance Certificate where necessary.


i) 08077884417/08023297547

ii) fsb@education.gov.ng

All qualified candidates are advised to:

a. Visit Federal Ministry of Education’s website http://www.education.gov.ng and click on Federal Scholarship Board ICON on the Home Page:

b. Read Guidelines and then Complete the Application Form online

c. Print the completed Application Form.

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