Applications are invited for NDDC Foreign Scholarship Program available for Nigerian students. Scholarships are awarded for postgraduate programme at a recognized university abroad. Applicants must have a first degree with minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division to undertake a master’s Degree programme and a good Master’s Degree for PhD programme from a recognized University. Application should be submitted till 28th February, 2015.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided in the following professional disciplines: Engineering, Medical Sciences (M.Sc. Public Health excluded), Computer Science/Technology, Geology, Geosciences, Environmental Sciences, Agriculture, Environmental or Gas/Oil Law and Project Management.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing postgraduate (master and PhD) degree at a recognized university abroad.
Scholarship Provider: Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)
Scholarship can be taken at: Abroad
Eligibility: Applicants must have:-
-First Degree with minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division for those wishing to undertake a Master’s Degree programme and a good Master’s Degree for PhD candidates from a recognized University.
-Applicants must have gained admission for a Post Graduate Programme in any of the listed disciplines above, in a foreign University.
-Applicants who have already enrolled in overseas’ universities are NOT eligible to apply.
-Guarantor’s written consent of good conduct of the applicant from any of the following persons from the applicant’s community/clan.
-Member of National Assembly
-Chairman of the LGA.
-First class traditional ruler.
-High Court Judge
-Persons with evidence of cult membership or criminal record shall not be considered for the award.
-Applicants must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service (NYSC).
-Applicants must have a valid Admission Letter from a Foreign University.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Students of Nigeria can apply for this scholarship.
Scholarship Description: As part of our Human Resource Development initiatives, NDDC is embarking on a Post-Graduate Foreign Scholarship Programme to equip Niger Deltans with relevant training and skills for effective participation in the Local Content programme of the current Administration as well as compete globally in various professional fields. The Scheme is for suitably qualified applicants with relevant Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree from recognized Universities.
Notification: All shortlisted applicants will be posted on NDDC website.
How to Apply: Application must be made on-line at the Commission’s website with the following attachments:
-Recent passport photograph
-Local Government identification letter.
-Post Graduate (PG) admission letter from Overseas University.
-Relevant Degrees from recognized University.
-N.Y.S.C Discharge Certificate
-Successfully completed application form will be assigned a registration number automatically.
-Print the hard copy of the on-line generated acknowledgement for ease of reference.
-All shortlisted applicants will be posted on NDDC website.
-For further enquiries please contact: Director, Education Health and Social Services (NDDC) .
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 28th February, 2015.