19 February 2014

Federal Government Scholarship for Nigerian Undergraduate, Masters and PhD

Scholarship Name:  Bilateral Educational Agreement (Bea) Scholarship Awards
Brief description
The Federal Scholarship Board by the Federal Ministry of Education of Nigeria is offering the 2014/2015 Bilateral Educational Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Awards for Undergraduate, Masters and PhD students to study Overseas
Accepted Subject Areas?

a. Undergraduate level – Medicine, Paramedical, Engineering, Geology, Agriculture, Sciences, Mathematics,Languages, Environmental Sciences, Sports, Law, Social Sciences, etc
b. Postgraduate level (Masters Degree and Ph.D) in all fields
About the Federal Scholarship
The Honourable Minister of Education, Chief (Barr.) Ezenwo Nyesom Wike, is hereby inviting interested and qualified Nigerians to participate in the 2014/2015 Nomination Interview for Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Awards for:
  • Undergraduate(UG) studies tenable in Russia, Cuba, Morocco, Algeria, Romania, Ukraine, Turkey, Egypt, Japan, Serbia, Macedonia
  • Postgraduate (PG) studies tenable in Russia, China, Turkey, Japan, Serbia, Mexico, e.t.c
Scholarship Offered Since: Not Specified
Scholarship Type: The Awards are for Undergraduate (UG) and Postgraduate (PG) studies.Federal Scholarship Board
Selection Criteria and Eligibility
UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP:
  • Candidate must posses at least A or B grades in five relevant subjects including English and Mathematics at one sitting.
  • Qualifying Certificate – (WASC  or NECO) only.
  • Candidate must be between 17-23 years old at the time of taking up the award.
  • Certificate must not be more than 3 years old at time of application.
POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP:
  • Possess university degree with a minimum of Second Class Honours Upper  Division
  • Should not be more than 35 years of Age at the time of taking up the award
  • Possess a certificate obtained not more than 5 year at date of application
  • Possess NYSC/Exemption certificate (where applicable)
  • Should have not less than two (2) years post qualification experience
  • Should provide willingness of employer to release applicant (where applicable)
How Many Federal Scholarships are available? Several
What are the benefits?
The participating countries are responsible for the tuition and accommodation, while Nigeria government takes care of the following;
  • $500 monthly for supplementation
  • $250 yearly for warm clothing
  • $200 yearly for Health Insurance
  • $500 yearly for medical scholars only
  • $1000 for PG research grant yearly were applicable
  • N100,000 – Take off for PG scholars were applicable
  • N60,000 – Take off for UG scholars were applicable
How long will sponsorship last? The duration of the scholarship offer ranges from 4- 9 years depending on the level of study and the country.
Eligible Countries: Nigeria
To be taken at (country): Russia, China, Morocco, Turkey, Algeria, Romania, Serbia, Japan, Ukraine, Cuba, Greece, Czech Republic, Syria, Macedonia, Mexico, Egypt, Tunisia etc.
Application Deadline: The 2014/2015 BEA Interview Date is From March 24th To 28th March 2014  – apply before this date
Interview dates and venue
S/
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ZONE/ VENUEMONDAY MARCH 24THTUESDAY MARCH 25THWEDNESDAY MARCH 26THTHURSDAY MARCH 27THFRIDAY MARCH 28TH
1.NORTH – WEST FGC
SOKOTO
KANO & KADUNA STATESKEBBI & JIGAWA STATESZAMFARA & KATSINA STATESSOKOTO STATECOLLATION OF RESULT
2.NORTH- EAST GOVT. SCI. SEC. SCH. GOMBEBORNO & YOBE STATESADAMAWA & TARABA STATESBAUCHI STATEGOMBE
STATE
COLLATION OF RESULT
3.NORTH-CENTRAL FGC MINNABENUE & KOGI STATE,PLATEAU & FCT STATESKWARA AND NASARAWA STATESNIGER STATECOLLATION OF RESULT
4.SOUTH -WEST
OSOGBO HIGH SCHOOL II,
LAGOS & ONDO STATESOYO & EKITI STATESOGUN STATEOSUN STATECOLLATION OF RESULT
5.SOUTH- SOUTH FGGC, BENINDELTA STATECROSS- RIVERS & BAYELSA STATESAKWA-IBOM & RIVERS STATESEDO STATECOLLATION OF RESULT
6.SOUTH- EAST FGGC UMUAHIAENUGU & EBONYI STATESIMO STATEANAMBRA STATEABIA STATECOLLATION OF RESULT
Offered annually? Yes
How to Apply
To apply for the federal government scholarship, all qualified candidates are advised to:
  • Visit Federal Scholarship Board’s website: www.fsb.gov.ng
  • Click on Application Center
  • Click on BEA Form
  • Select BEA Award Application
  • Register/Login
  • Read Requirements & Instructions, and continue
  • Print completed Application Form and Acknowledgement Slip and bring two (2) copies to interview venue.
Sponsors
The federal Government of Nigeria through the Federal Ministry Of Education, through the Federal Scholarship Board (FSB), Plot 245 Samuel Ademulegun Street Central Business District, Abuja