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Scholarship for Nigerian Students 2011

Many international universities offer a range of scholarships to students from Nigeria who show exceptional academic potential and would like to start their studies at the aborad in 2011.

Scholarships are available for high achieving Nigerian students applying for study in degree or research programmes of various areas including Humanities Arts and Social Sciences, Science, Agriculture and Engineering, Applied Sciences, Biotechnology, Genetics, Soil Science, MBA, Banking and Finance, Literature, American Studies, Communication, Computer Science and Data Processing, Education, Industrial Arts, Trade and Technology, Law, Mathematical Sciences and Medical Sciences.

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We have compiled a list of recent scholarships for Nigerian students. These scholarships are offered to undergraduate, graduate, master’s and doctoral students of Nigerian nationality to study in Nigeria Universities and Abroad.

These scholarship programmes function in different ways; some award are for full fee scholarships, while other reward are for selected winners with a specific amount of money.

I hope you’ll find this scholarship list for Nigerian students useful. Please forward this list to your freinds who are also search for scholarships.

All the best!

Scholarship List for Nigerian Students

2011-2012 Nigeria Scholarships at Newcastle University, UK
Organization: Newcastle University
Subject: Humanities Arts and Social Sciences (HASS), Science, Agriculture and Engineering (SAgE), and Medical Sciences
Country: UK
Eligibility: You could be eligible to apply for a NU Nigeria Scholarship if: You have been offered a place on any postgraduate degree programme in the faculties of HASS,  SAgE or FMS.You are a Nigerian national and have been assessed as international/overseas for fees purposes.
Application Deadline: 30th June 2011

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
Organization: University of Ilorin
Subject: Applied Sciences, Science and Humanities
Country: Nigeria
Eligibility: The candidate for the fellowship should: i. Be a non-Nigerian; ii. Possess a PhD; iii. Submit a well articulated research proposal in any of the disciplines listed above; iv. Possess excellent communication skills and be computer literate.
Application Deadline: 15th September 2011

Scholarship Opportunities for International Students, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
Organization: University of Ilorin
Subject: Any Subject
Country: Nigeria
Eligibility: Applicant must meet the admission requirements of the University i.e. 5 credits ‘O’ level or its equivalent for candidate seeking admission to the first year of the first degree programmes and two ‘A’ level plus 3 ‘O’ level credits (or its equivalent) for candidates seeking admission into the second year of the programme.
ii.Graduate: Applicants must meet admission requirements of Master programme of the University i.e. Second Class Honours, (Upper Division) or the equivalent in the bachelor degree.
Application Deadline: 27 September 2011

Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan for the Academic Year 2011-12
Organization: Commonwealth-CSFP Endowment Fund
Subject: Any subject, which university is offering
Country: USA
Eligibility: Should not have obtained below 70% marks in entire academic career (SSC, HSC, BA/BSc, Masters) b.  Should have obtained at least 65% or above marks in Masters (MS/MSc or other 16 years of education or in BE/BSc Engineering, MBBS, LLB, MBA, or equivalent.
Application Deadline: May 13, 2011 for Kenya, Mauritius, Nigeria, South Pacific and Tanzania and May 31, 2011 for South Africa.

PhD Research Fellowships in Infectious Diseases of Poverty for ECOWAS Students Resident in Africa
Organization: IIDP/IRMP
Subject: 1. Applied social sciences (medical anthropology, health geography, health economics and social epidemiology), Clinical and biological aspects of infectious diseases (parasitology, pathogenesis, molecular and cellular biology, vector biology and
control),  Pharmacology, including the development of novel therapeutics and diagnostics,  Public health, epidemiology, parasitology and implementation research in tropical disease control.
Country: Africa
Eligibility: PhD
Application Deadline: 30th April, 2011

Robert S. McNamara International Fellowships Program 2011 PhD Scholarship in Soil Science, KNUST, Ghana
Organization: KNUST- AGRA
Subject: Soil Science
Country: Ghana
Eligibility: Applications must be nationals of the following West African countries— Ghana, Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger and Nigeria.
Application Deadline: 30 April 2011

10 Fully-Funded Distance Learning Scholarship in MSc Forestry , Bangor University, UK
Organization: Commonwealth Scholarship Commission
Subject: Forestry
Country: UK
Eligibility: Masters
Application Deadline: 31 May 2011

12 Full Master’s Scholarships for African Students at University Cattolica, Italy
Organization: University of  Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
Subject: International MBA (Global Business and Sustainability) Banking and Finance, International Relations,  International Cooperation and Development, Economics
Country: Italy
Eligibility: Admission requirements for all programs include completion of at least a Bachelor Degree from a recognized university and IELTS 6.0 or equivalent if English is not the official language in your country.
Application Deadline: 30 April 2011

Australian Development Scholarships (ADS) for African Students 2011/2012
Organization: Australian Government
Subject: Courses offered by Australian Universities
Country: Australia
Eligibility: you are a citizen of one of the participating African countries, if you are presently resident in your home country and if you meet any relevant country specific criteria; you are not older than 50 years of age at the date of application;.
Application Deadline: Various

2011 Fulbright in Teaching/Research Scholarship Program, Côte d’Ivoire
Organization: Fulbright
Subject: American Literature, American Studies
Country: USA
Eligibility: Teaching/Research.
Application Deadline: 30 April 2011

UCT International & Refugee Students Scholarships – 2012, South Africa
Organization: University of Cape Town
Subject: any program taught at the university
Country: South Africa
Eligibility: Honours, Masters and Doctoral.
Application Deadline: 31 July 2011



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