How to Apply for Scholarships in Nigeria 2019 | Nigeria Latest Scholarships

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It is the desire of every student to win a scholarship to study in any tertiary institution of his or her choice. This article is targeted at Nigerian Undergraduate students who wish to further their academics but without the much needed financial supports.


Scholarships can be provided by various Government, Non-Governmental or Private Organisations within or outside the country. It comes in various levels ranging from Undergraduate Scholarships, Postgraduate Scholarships and Doctoral/Fellowship Programmes.

Every year, thousands of Nigerians students make applications to various scholarship programmes within and outside Nigeria. Examples of Popular Scholarship Programmes include: Shell Scholarship, NNPC/Total Scholarship, PTDF Scholarship, NITDA Scholarship and thousands of others.

Scholarships can be indigenous or international. Various requirements are needed to successfully apply for scholarships as a Nigerian Student. It varies depending on the Sponsors and organizers of the scholarships.

How to Successfully Apply for Scholarships as a Nigerian Student

Scholarships are meant to sponsor students with high academic potential but little or no finance to continue their education during a period of time.

Over the years, thousands of Indigenous companies in Africa and beyond have organised scholarship programmes for thousands of students in Africa and other parts of the world. Lots of students have benefited from these programmes and more applicants are still submitting applications yearly.

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in collaboration with various Petroleum Companies in Nigeria such as Shell and Total have provided scholarships to thousands of promising Nigerian students especially in the Science, Engineering and Computing Field.

Others such as the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has provided postgraduate scholarships for various postgraduate students in Nigeria.

To successfully apply for the various scholarship opportunities, students are advised to follow the tips outlined on this page to apply successfully.

Popular Scholarships Opportunities in Nigeria

  • Agip Undergraduate Scholarship
  • NNPC/Shell Scholarship for Undergraduate Students
  • PTDF Scholarship
  • NITDA Postgraduate Scholarship
  • Bilateral Education Award (BEA) Scholarship
  • Lagos State Government Scholarship Award.

If you have any question pertaining to the information we’ve provided above, kindly let us know in the comment section below and we will respond to you promptly.

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