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Federal Scholarship Board (FSB) Scholarship and Bursary Awards for Nigerian Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students, 2024 | How to Apply


Federal Scholarship Board (FSB) scholarship for Nigerian students studying undergraduate or postgraduate programmes in tertiary institutions has been announced for 2024. See details on how to apply below.

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The Federal Ministry of Education invites interested and qualified Nigerians to participate in the 2023/2024 Nigerian Scholarship Award (NSA) and Education Bursary Award (EBA) tenable in Nigerian Public Tertiary Institutions.

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Application Deadline: 

The registration portal will be opened 2nd April, 2024 to 13th May, 2024,


  • Applicants for Postgraduate studies should possess a minimum of first degree with Second Class Honours Upper Division. Applicant must be registered Full-time students of Federal or State Universities.
  • All other applicants (UG, HND and NCE) must be registered full-time students in their second year or above in Federal or State Universities, Polytechnics, Monotechnics and Colleges of Education. All undergraduate Scholarship applicants (Physically challenged inclusive) must have at least 4.0 Cummulative Grade Points Aggregae (CGPA) on a five (5) point scale or its equivalents 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.

Important Information:

The scholarship is tenable in Nigeria and take effect from the beginning of the academic session.
It shall not be held at the same time with another Award nor for part-time studies.
Change of course or Institution not allowed while enjoying the award.

Field of Study to be considered for the award are as follows:

  • Science and Technology
  • Medicine and Medical Sciences
  • Education
  • Agriculture
  • Liberal Arts/Social/Management Sciences
  • Entrepreneural Studies
  • Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Law

Eligibility Criteria for Bursary Awards

(i) Applicants MUST be registered students studying Education in Nigerian Colleges of Education and Universities.
(ii) Applicants must be full-time students.
(iii) All applicants including Persons with disabilities must be in their second year or above.
(iv) A beneficiary of any subsisting scholarship is not eligible.

How to Apply for FSB Nigerian Scholarship for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students

All qualified candidates are advised to:

a) Visit Federal Ministry of Education's website and click on Federal Scholarship Board ICON on the Home Page, Or simply click on
b) Read Guidelines and then complete the application form online.
c) Print the completed form.
d) Double entries will be disqualified.

Attach the following documents:
i) Letter of Admission to the Institution.
ii) CGPA result.
iii) National Identity Number
iv) State of Origin Certificate

The registration portal will be opened 2nd April, 2024 to 13th May, 2024.

Official Phone Numbers/Email:

i) Nigerian Award: 08077884418/08091155229
iii) Facebook: Federal Ministry of Education, Nigeria
iv) Twitter or X: @Nigeducation

Eligible candidates are advised to make only one application as multiple applications will disqualify the applicant.

Please note that these applications are entirely free of charge. No agents are required for the process.


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