FEDERAL MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
FEDERAL SCHOLARSHIP BOARD
PLOT 245 SAMUEL ADEMULEGUN STREET
CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT, ABUJA
2021/2022 FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
The Honourable Minister of Education (HME), Mallam Adamu Adamu, hereby invites interested and qualified Nigerians to participate in the 2021/2022 Federal Government Scholarship Awards for:
BILATERAL EDUCATION AGREEMENT (BEA)
i) Undergraduate (UG) studies tenable in Russia, Morocco, Algeria, Hungary,
Egypt, Tunisia, Romania;
ii) Postgraduate (PG) studies tenable in Russia (for those whose first degrees
were obtained from Russia), China, Hungary, Serbia, Mexico.
2.0 All qualified candidates are advised to:
a. Visit Federal Ministry of Education’s website 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
3.0 FIELDS OF STUDY
a. Undergraduate level – Engineering, Geology, Agriculture, Sciences, Mathematics,
Languages, Environmental Sciences, Sports, Law, Social Sciences, Biotechnology,
Architecture, Medicine (very limited), Pilot Engineering, Neurologis and
b. Postgraduate level (Masters Degree and PhD) in all fields.
4.0 CRITERIA FOR ELIGIBILITY
A. UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS: All applicants for undergraduate degree courses must possess a minimum qualification of Five (5) 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 (2019 &
2020) for Non-African Countries and for African countries the age of certificate
is one year (2020) only. Age limit is from 17 to 20 years.
B. POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS: All applicants for Postgraduate degree courses
must hold a First Degree with 1st Class or at least 2nd Class Upper Division. The
applicants who are previous recipients of Foreign Awards must have acquired at least
two (2) years post qualification experience or employment practice in Nigeria.
See official memo below: