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February 26, 2013

2013/2014 Federal Government Scholarship for Undergraduates & Postgraduates

by Admin

This is to inform the general public and all Nigerian Students in various Nigerian public tertiary institutions that the Minister of Education, Prof. (Mrs.) Raqayyatu Ahmed Rufai, announced that qualified Nigerian students from any recognized Nigerian public tertiary institutions can participate in the 2012/2013 selection interviews for scholarship awards.

The 2012/2013 selection interviews for scholarship awards tenable in Nigeria tertiary institutions forms are available online at www.fsb.gov.ng. The forms must be filled and printed by candidates, and must by duly endorsed by their institution HOD & Registrars.

Federal Government Scholarship Eligibility

I. Undergraduate, HND & NCE Scholarship:
All applicants should be registered full–time students in their second year or above in recognized Federal and State Universities, Polytechnics, Monotechnics and Colleges of Education. They should also obtain a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.0 on a 5 point scale,or its equivalent in the previous academic year’s examinations.

 

II. Postgraduate scholarship:
Applicants must be registered full–time students of recognized Federal andState owned universities and must have a minimum of second class Honors(upper division) in 1 st degrees.

All qualified candidates who have fully completed the prescribed applicationforms for the Nigerian Awards scholarship are to attend selection interviews as scheduled in paragraph 4c below.

Federal Government Scholarship General Information

Duly completed application forms should be submitted at the various interview centers. Completed application forms should be accompanied with.

a) Photocopies of:
i. Letter of admission to the institution
ii. Current Course Registration Form
iii. Student Identity Card

 

b) Two passport –size photographs with name fully written at the back

 

c) Interview Dates:
Northern States: (North East , North West & North Central ) 15 th – 19 th April 2013
Southern States: (South East, South West, South South) 8 th -12 th April 2013

 

d) Interview Venue: Federal Unity School in each State Capital including FCT. Where no Unity School in the state Capital, candidates should contact The Secretary, State Scholarship Board in that state.

 

FEDERAL SCHOLARSHIP BOARD, ABUJA 2013 FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS INTERVIEW VENUES AND DATES

S/NO ZONE DATE DURATION VENUES

1.
NORTH EAST 15 TH -19 th APRIL 2013 MONDAY – SATURDAY
Universities – Mon – Tuesday
Poly- Wednesday
COE – Thursday
Collation – Friday
Departure – Saturday FEDERAL GOVT. UNITY COLLEGE IN EACH STATE CAPITAL

 

2.
NORTH WEST 15 th -19 th APRIL 2013 MONDAY – SATURDAY
Universities – Mon – Tuesday
Poly- Wednesday
COE – Thursday
Collation – Friday
Departure – Saturday FEDERAL GOVT. UNITY COLLEGE IN EACH STATE CAPITAL

 

3.
NORTH CENTRAL 15 th -19 th APRIL 2013 MONDAY – SATURDAY
Universities – Mon – Tuesday
Poly- Wednesday
COE – Thursday
Collation – Friday
Departure – Saturday FEDERAL GOVT. UNITY COLLEGE IN EACH STATE CAPITAL

 

4.
SOUTH EAST 8 th -12 th APRIL 2013 MONDAY – SATURDAY
Universities – Mon – Tuesday
Poly- Wednesday
COE – Thursday
Collation – Friday
Departure – Saturday FEDERAL GOVT. UNITY COLLEGE IN EACH STATE CAPITAL

 

5.
SOUTH WEST 8 th -12 th APRIL 2013 MONDAY – SATURDAY
Universities – Mon –Tuesday
Poly- Wednesday
COE – Thursday
Collation – Friday
Departure – Saturday FEDERAL GOVT. UNITY COLLEGE IN EACH STATE CAPITAL

 

6.
SOUTH SOUTH 8 th -12 th APRIL 2013 MONDAY – SATURDAY
Universities – Mon –Tuesday
Poly- Wednesday
COE – Thursday
Collation – Friday
Departure – Saturday FEDERAL GOVT. UNITY COLLEGE IN EACH STATE CAPITAL

Note:

I. Application forms that are incorrectly/ incompletely filled or without the necessary documents will not be processed.
II. All application forms must be duly signed and stamped by the applicants HOD and Registrar.
III. Candidates are to attend interviews with writing materials such as pen, HB pencil and eraser.
IV. Interview starts by 8:00am daily.
V. Candidates are advised to adhere strictly to the interview schedule.

PERMANENT SECRETARY
FEDERAL MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
ANNOUNCER

 

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