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Federal Government Scholarship Award 2023/2024 is Out | How to Apply

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Are you interested in Federal Government Scholarship Award 2023/2024 (FG) for Postgraduate, Undergraduate, UG, HND & NCE.D holders and how to apply online using the scholarship portal?

Fortunately, the application portal for this scholarship is now open, and you can apply online.

This article aims to provide you with all the necessary information you need to know about the Federal Government Scholarship Award.

You will learn about the scholarship’s eligibility requirements, value, available courses, and application process.

Additionally, this guide will provide you with comprehensive instructions on how to successfully apply online, as well as the deadline for the application.

One of the ways in which the Federal Government supports academic excellence and research is through the provision of scholarships for students.

Federal Government Scholarship Award 2023/2024 is Out | How to Apply

Federal Government Scholarship Award 2023/2024

The application form for the FG Scholarship Award is currently available and open to interested Nigerians.

The FG Scholarship is awarded to Nigerian students who are studying in Nigerian universities.

The scholarship is aimed at supporting students who are committed to academic excellence and research.

The scholarship covers tuition fees, accommodation, and other academic expenses.

To apply online and successfully complete the process, undergraduate students can follow the straightforward steps outlined below.

Eligibility For Federal Government Scholarship Award 2023/2024

To be eligible for the Federal Government Scholarship Award, applicants are required to meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants for postgraduate studies should hold a minimum of a first degree with Second Class Honours Upper Division.
  • Applicants must be registered as full-time students at Federal or State Universities.
  • All other applicants (including those pursuing undergraduate, Higher National Diploma (HND), and National Certificate in Education (NCE) studies) must be registered as full-time students in their second year or above at Federal or State Universities, Polytechnics, Monotechnics, or Colleges of Education.
  • All undergraduate scholarship applicants (including those with physical disabilities) must have a Cumulative Grade Points Aggregate (CGPA) of at least 4.0 on a five (5) point scale or its equivalent, or 5.0 on a 7-point scale.
  • All NCE and HND applicants must have a CGPA of 3.5 and above on a scale of 4.0.

In addition, Applicants must provide:

  • The scholarship is valid in Nigeria and will commence at the start of the academic session.
  • It cannot be combined with another award or used for part-time studies.
  • While benefiting from the scholarship, switching to a different course or institution is prohibited.

Field Of Study  To Be Considered For The Award Are As Follows:

1. Science and Technology
2. Medicine and Para-medicals
3. Education
4. Agriculture
5. Liberal Arts/Social/Management Sciences
6. Entrepreneurial Studies,
7. ICT
8. Environmental Sciences and Law

How to Apply  For Federal Government Scholarship Award 2023

To apply for the Federal Government Scholarship Award, follow these simple steps:

  1. Visit the Federal Government Scholarship Award portal at www.education.gov.ng.
  2. Obtain the application form through the Federal Government Scholarship Portal.
  3. Access the Scholarship form publication on the portal.
  4. Follow the instructions provided to register and apply for the Scholarship exercise.
  5. Print your Scholarship Registration slip after completing the application.
  6. Wait for feedback from the relevant authorities.

Deadline

Federal Government Scholarship Award (NA) management has announced that the closing date for applications is March 20th, 2023.

Therefore, interested individuals must complete their online application for the Federal Government Scholarship before this date.

For those who have already enrolled, it is recommended that they use this opportunity to complete all the registration requirements before the deadline.

All You Need To Know

All eligible candidates are urged to take the following steps:

  1. Go to the Federal Ministry of Education’s website at www.education.gov.ng and select the Federal Scholarship Board ICON located on the homepage.
  2. Review the guidelines carefully and complete the online application form.
  3. Print a copy of the completed form.
  4. Please note that any candidate with double entries will be disqualified.
  5. Attach the necessary documents, including a Letter of Admission to the Institution and CGPA results.

OFFICIAL PHONE NUMBERS/E-MAIL:

  1. Nigerian Award: 08077884418/08091155229
  2. fsb@education.gov.ng

We hope that you found our article on Federal Government Scholarship Award 2023 and its application portal to be helpful.

You may also like our article on the list of Scholarships in Nigeria this year and how to apply online and tips to apply and get a scholarship to study abroad.

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The SchoolSavant team comprises a group of seasoned education professionals, spearheaded by Ofa Joseph, with a collective experience of more than 8 years. Their expertise has been instrumental in guiding countless students towards the realization of their academic aspirations.

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