NDDC Postgraduate Foreign Scholarship
The NDDC Fully Funded Postgraduate Foreign Scholarship 2024 is offered to Nigeria student wishing to pursue postgraduate studies abroad: The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDCPostgraduate Foreign Scholarship) offers Masters and PhD Scholarships for Nigerian students from the Niger Delta to study abroad.
To be taken at (country): Universities Abroad
Eligible Fields of Study: The Scheme is for suitably qualified applicants with relevant Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree(s) from recognized universities in the following professional disciplines:
1. Engineering2. Agricultural Science3. Law4. Medical Sciences5. Geosciences6. Environmental Sciences7. Management sciences8. ICT9. Education10. Humanities
About NDDC Foreign Postgraduate Foreign Scholarship
As part of our Human Resource Development initiatives, the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, is commencing the 2023 Post-Graduate Foreign Scholarship Programme, to equip Niger Deltans with relevant training and skills for effective participation in the Local Content programme of the Federal Government, as well as compete globally in various professional fields.
Type: Masters, PhD
Eligibility/Criteria for the NDDC Postgraduate Foreign Scholarship
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/State House of 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).
Number of Scholarships: Several
Value of NDDC Foreign Postgraduate Scholarship: Full-fee scholarship
Duration of Scholarship: For the period of the programme
How to Apply for NDDC Postgraduate Foreign Scholarship:
Application must be made on-line at the Commission’s website: (www.nddc.gov.ng) with the following attachments:
Recent passport photograph
Local Government Identification Letter
Post Graduate admission letter from a recognized Oversea University. Relevant degrees from recognized Universities.
NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificate.
Successfully complete 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 (www.nddc.gov.ng)
For further enquiries, please contact:
Director of Education, NDDC
Eligible Countries: Nigeria
Eligible state: This list of states in Nigeria are eligible for the NDDC Scholarship. Niger Deltan states in Nigeria which includes Akwa Ibom State, Bayelsa State, Cross River State, Delta State, Edo State and Rivers State.
Application Deadline: 2nd November 2023
Offered annually? Yes