2014 FG Scholarship for PG, Undergraduate, HND & NCE


The Federal Government is inviting suitably qualified candidates to her 2014 scholarship awards for Postgraduate, Undergraduate, Higher National Diploma and National Certificate in Education.

Federal Government Scholarship

Nigerian Award is one of the two Divisions of the Federal Scholarship Board. It processes and implements scholarship awards for Postgraduate, Undergraduate, Higher National Diploma and National Certificate in Education.

Under Nigerian Award, the following programmes are covered by the Federal Government scholarship scheme Tenable in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions.

  1. Postgraduate (PG) Award
  2. Undergraduate (UG) Award
  3. Higher National Diploma (HND) Award
  4. National Certificate in Education (NCE) Award.

CONDITIONS OF AWARD:

  • The scholarship is tenable in Nigeria and takes effect from the beginning of each academic session. It lapses if not utilized within this period.
  • It shall not be held at the same time with another Award nor for part-time studies.
  • Change of course or level or the Institution of award is not allowed.
  • The Scholarship allowance is meant to cover: Institution’s charges, fees and Personal maintenance allowance.

FIELD OF STUDY INCLUDE: –

  1. Science and Technology.
  2. Medicine and Para-medicals.
  3. Science Subjects with Education.
  4. Artsand other Subjects with Education.
  5. Liberal Arts/Social/Management Sciences
  6. Law.
  7. HND (Science and Technology).
  8. NCE.

VALUE OF AWARD:
Under-Graduate Scholars N150, 000 per annum
Post-Graduate Scholars N180, 000 per annum
HND N100, 000 per annum
NCE N100, 000 per annum

Method of Completion and submission of Forms:

Application forms are to be completed ONLINE AT www.fsb.gov.ng after registering. Applicants MUST go through the INSTRUCTIONS before completing the online form

1. All applicants MUST fill the online version of the Application form first and submit it online.

2.All qualified candidates are advised to:

  1. Visit Federal Scholarship Board’s website: www.fsb.gov.ng
  2. Click on Application Center
  3. Candidates are meant to register by creating a username and password
  4. A Validation Link would be sent to your mail box
  5. Click the link
  6. Login in
  7. Click on the Nigerian Award Tab
  8. Read Requirements & Instructions, and continue
  9. Print completed Application Form and bring a copy to interview venue

NOTE: ONLY COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS SUBMITTED ONLINE WOULD BE ACCEPTED AT THE EXAMINATION VENUE

Photocopies of other documents to be submitted online with the completed Application forms are;

  1. Letter of admission to the institution you are studying.

  2. Course Registration

  3. Identity Card

  4. Last sessional examination result

  5. One (1) passport-size photograph

Online application submitted after the closing date or incorrect/incomplete forms without correct documents will not be processed.

3. COURSES TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE AWARD ARE AS FOLLOWS:

  1. Science, Technology, Engineering
  2. Medicine and Para-medicals.
  3. Science Subjects with Education.
  4. Arts and other subjects with Education.
  5. Liberal Arts/Social/Management Sciences.
  6. Law
  7. HND (science and Technology)
  8. NCE

4. BASIC QUALIFICATION:

(a) POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP

All applicants for postgraduate scholarship should have a FIRST CLASS or 2nd CLASS UPPER DIVISION IN THEIR FIRST DEGREE.

(b) UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP:

All applicants for undergraduate scholarship must be in the 2nd year of their studies or above and must have at least 4.0 C.G.P.A on a 5 point Scale or its equivalent in previous academic years examinations.

(c) HND SCHOLARSHIP:

All applicants must have a minimum of 3.5 CGPA (Upper Credit Pass) at ND level. The Award Covers HND 1 AND HND II

(d) NCE SCHOLARSHIP:

The award is for 2nd and 3rd year of NCE programme and candidates must have a minimum of 3.5 CGPA score on 5 point scale or its equivalent in the previous examinations.

5. DOCUMENTS TO BE SUBMITTED AT THE EXAM CENTER

  1. Printed Application form
  2. Copy of Educational certificates (on no account should original certificates be submitted)
  3. Copy of Letter of admission to the institution you are studying
  4. Copy of Current Course Registration form
  5. Copy of Last sessional examination result
  6. Copy of Identity Card
  7. Passport-size photographs.

NOTE: ORIGINALS OF CERTIFCATE AND DOCUMENTS MUST BE PRESENTED FOR SIGHTING ONLY.

6. SCREENING EXAMINATION:

Successful candidates will be screened from the 7th to 11th July, 2014 at Bishop Dimiari Grammar School, Okaka, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

7. Registration Closing Date

On-line application closes 4th of July, 2014.



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