Federal Scholarship Board Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Scholarship 2022/2023


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The Honourable Minister of Education (HME),  Mallam Adamu Adamu,  hereby invites interested and qualified Nigerians to participate in the 2022/2023 Federal Government Scholarship Awards for:

Federal Scholarship Board Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Scholarship 2022/2023

i) Undergraduate (UG) studies tenable in   Russia, Morocco, Hungary and  Egypt;

ii) Postgraduate (PG) studies tenable in Russia (for those whose first degrees   were obtained from Russia), China, Hungary, Serbia, Romania.

 

2.0   All qualified candidates are advised to :

a. Visit Federal Ministry of Education’s website  www.education.gov.ng  and click on   Federal Scholarship Board ICON on the Home Page:

b. Read Guidelines and then Complete the Application Form online

c. Print the completed Application Form

 

3.0   FIELDS OF STUDY

a. Undergraduate level – Engineering, Geology, Agriculture, Sciences, Mathematics,  Environmental Sciences, Sports, Law, Social Sciences, Biotechnology, Architecture, Medicine (very limited), Pilot Engineering, Neurologist and

b.  Postgraduate level (Masters Degree and PhD) in all fields.

 

4.0 CRITERIA FOR ELIGIBILITY

A.   UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS : All applicants for undergraduate degree courses must possess a minimum qualification of  Five (7) Distinctions (As & Bs)  in the Senior Secondary School Certificates,  WASSCE/WAEC  (May/June) only in the subjects relevant to their fields of study including  English Language and Mathematics . Certificates should not be more than two (2) years old  (2020 & 2021)  for Non-African Countries and  for African countries the age of certificate is one year (2021) only.  Age limit is from 17 to 20 years.

B.   POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS : All applicants for Postgraduate degree courses must hold a  First  Degree with 1st Class or at least 2nd  Class Upper Division.

All applicants must have completed N.Y.S.C. Programme and the age limit is  35 years  for Masters and  40 years  for Ph.D.

i)    N.Y.S.C discharge or exemption certificates only are  accepted; and

ii)  Evidence of readiness to be released by an employer.

 

GENERAL NOTE FOR ALL APPLICANTS: 

i)       Since the BEA countries are non-English speaking, applicants should be prepared to undertake a mandatory one-year foreign Language course of the Country of choice which will be the standard medium of instruction;

iii)     All applicants for Hungarian Scholarship can apply for up to two fields of study in    order of preference, and must visit the website:   www.stipendiumhungaricum.hu  which was opened 18th November 2021 to close 15th January, 2022. Complete the application form online,

vi)    All applicants for Russian Postgraduate Scholarship must have acquired their 1st   Degree in Russia;

v)      All Applicants to upload the following certificates online;

a.  UNDERGRADUATE (UG) : WAEC/WASSCE

b.  POSTGRADUATE (PG):  1st Degree Certificate, Masters Degree  WAEC/WASSCE

Indigine letter & NYSC discharge Certificate.

 

NB:      Candidates  nominated  by the Board  will be required  to submit to Federal Scholarship Board the following:

  1. Authenticated copies of academic certificates;
  2. Data page of the current International passport;
  3. Specified Medical Reports from Government hospitals;
  4. Birth Certificate & Indigine letter
  5. Police Clearance Certificate where necessary.

For more information, visit  https://fsbn.com.ng/scholarships

OFFICIAL PHONE NUMBERS/E-MAIL: 

i)     08077884417

ii)     [email protected]

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PARTICULAR APPLICATION DOES NOT ATTRACT ANY PROCESSING FEE.  THEREFORE, BEWARE OF FRAUDSTERS

SIGNED:

ARC SONNY T. ECHONO, fnia

PERMANENT SECRETARY

FEDERAL MINISTRY OF EDUCATION