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Federal Scholarship Board (FSB) Scholarship for Nigerian Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students, 2023 | How to Apply


Federal Scholarship Board (FSB) scholarship for Nigerian students studying undergraduate or postgraduate programmes in tertiary institutions has been announced for 2023. See details on how to apply below.

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The Honourable Minister of Education (HME), Adamu Adamu, hereby invites interested and qualified Nigerians to participate in the 2022/2023 Nigeria Award Scholarship (NA) tenable in Nigeria Public Tertiary Institutions.

Also See: List of Awardees Shortlisted for 2022 FSB National Scholarship Released

Application Deadline: 

20th March, 2023.


  • Applicants for Postgraduate studies should possess a minimum of first degrere 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 Para-medicals
  • Education
  • Agriculture
  • Liberal Arts/Social/Management Sciences
  • Entrerpeneural Studies
  • ICT
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Law

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 results 

The registration porrtal will be opened 6th February, 2023 to 20th March, 2023.

Official Phone Numbers/Email:

i) Nigerian Award: 08077884418/08091155229

Please note that this particular application does not attract any procecssing fee. Therefore, beware of fradusters!

Andrew, David Adejo
Permanent Secretary
Federal Ministry of Education


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