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The Honorable Minister of Education (HME) Mallam Adamu Adamu hereby invites applications from qualified Nigerian Students in Nigerian Public tertiary institutions to participate in the 2016/2017 selection interviews for scholarship awards tenable in Nigerian tertiary institutions. Application forms are available online at www.education.gov.ng and can be completed and printed by prospective candidates for endorsement by their HOD and Registrars of their institutions.

The eligibility criteria for Nigerian Award are as follows:
1. Applicants for Postgraduate studies should possess a minimum of first degree with Second Class Honors, Upper Division.
2. Applicants must be registered Full-Time students of Federal or State Universities.
3. All other applicants (UG, HND & NCE) must be registered Full-Time students in their second year or above in Federal or State University, Polytechnics, Monotechnics and Colleges of Education.

For all Undergraduate scholarship applicants, (Physically Challenged Inclusive) must be in their second year or above and have at least 4.0 Cumulative Grade Points Aggregate (CGPA) on a five (5) point scale or its equivalent.

General Information:
1. The scholarship is tenable in Nigeria and takes effect from the beginning of the academic session.
2. It shall not be held at the same time with another Award nor for part-time students.
3. Change of course or institution not allowed.
5. The scholarship award is to assist the scholar in the payment of (a) Institution charges and fees and (b) Personal maintenance.

Courses to be considered for the award are as follows:
A. Science and Technology
B. Medicine and Para-medicals
C. Education
D. Agriculture
E. Liberal Arts/Social/Management Sciences
F. Entreprenuerial Studies
G. Law
H. HND
I. NCE
J. ICT

Method of Application
Application form are completed online as follows:
1. Complete form online
2. Submit and Print a copy
3. Attach Photocopy of the following documents to the printed copy:
a. Letter of admission
b. Current Course Registration Form
c. Last sessional CGPA RESULT
d. Current School’s identity card
e. Letter of identification from your State/Local government.
f. Two(2) passport size photographs with your name written at the back and duly signed by you.
NOTE: Printed copy should be endorsed (signed and atamped) by your HOD or Dean of Faculty of your institution.
g. Submit two sets of the printed and endorsed form at the venue of the interviews as scheduled below. (Scroll Down)

Eligible candidates are advised to make only one entry as multiple entries will be disqualified.

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Interview Dates: Written Scholarship interviews are held at the Federal Government Colleges in each State Capital.
Southern Zone: (South East, South South and South West) 27th Feb. – 4th March 2017
Northern Zone: (North East, North Central and North West) 6th – 11th March 2017.

Interview Venues: Federal Government Colleges or Unity Schools in each State capital including FCT.

Interview Schedule:

S/N Zone Date Duration Venues
1 South East 27th Feb – 4th March Universities – Monday/Tuesday
Polytechnics – Wednesday
Colleges of Education – Thursday
Collation – Friday
Departure – Saturday
Federal Government College in each State capital
2 South West 27th Feb – 4th March Universities – Monday/Tuesday
Polytechnics – Wednesday
Colleges of Education – Thursday
Collation – Friday
Departure – Saturday
Federal Government College in each State capital
3 South South 27th Feb – 4th March Universities – Monday/Tuesday
Polytechnics – Wednesday
Colleges of Education – Thursday
Collation – Friday
Departure – Saturday
Federal Government College in each State capital
4 North Central 6th – 11th March Universities – Monday/Tuesday
Polytechnics – Wednesday
Colleges of Education – Thursday
Collation – Friday
Departure – Saturday
Federal Government College in each State capital
5 North West 6th – 11th March Universities – Monday/Tuesday
Polytechnics – Wednesday
Colleges of Education – Thursday
Collation – Friday
Departure – Saturday
Federal Government College in each State capital
6 North East 6th – 11th March Universities – Monday/Tuesday
Polytechnics – Wednesday
Colleges of Education – Thursday
Collation – Friday
Departure – Saturday
Federal Government College in each State capital

List of Venues and Addresses

North-East
1. Adamawa State – FGGC Yola, Numan Road Yola
2. Bauchi State – FGGC Bauchi, Gombe Road Bauchi
3. Borno State – Ramat Polytechnic Opposite Police Headquarters, Maiduguri
(4) GOMBE STATE:- Govt Science Secendry School 1 Gombe, Adjacent Specialist Hospital.
(5) TARABA STATE:- FGGC Jalingo, Road Safely Road, Jalingo.
(8) YOBE STATE:- Government Girls College, Along Maiduguri Road, Opposite Federal Polytechnic Damaturu.

NORTH WEST
(1) ZAMAFARA STATE:- FGGC Gussu.
(2) KADUNA STATE:- Fed. Govt College Kaduna
(3) SOKOTO STATE:- FGC Sokoto
(4) KATSINA STATE:- Govt. Colege (day wing) Katsina
(5) KEBBI STATE:- Fed.Poly.( twtin lecture theatre) Birninkebbi
(6) KANO STATE:- Kano State Scholarship Board Office Hall, Kano
(7) JIGAW&STATE:- Commercial Secondary School, Dutse.

SOUTH SOUTH
1) RIVERS STATE:- Federal Government College, Rumuokoro, PH
2) AKWA IBOM STATE:- Federal Science & Technical College – Uyo
3) CROSS RVERS STATE:- Federal Government Girls College, Calabar
4) DELTA STATE:- Federal College of Education Technical, Asaba
5) BAYELSA STATE:- Bishop Dimeri Grammar School, Yenagua
6) EDO STATE:- Federal Government Girls College, Benin

SOUTH EAST
(1) ENUGU STATE:- Federal Government College, Enugu
(2) IMO STATE:- Federal Government Girls College, Owerri
(3) EBONYI STATE:- Law Faculty Auditorium, Ebony State University, Abakallki
(4) ANAMSRR STATE:- Federal Science and Technical College Awaka
(5) ABIA STATE:- Federal Government Girls’ College Umuahia.

SOUTH WEST
(1) OYO STATE:- School of Science, Okebola, Ibadan.
(2) OSUN STATE:- Ataoja School of Science Osogbo
(3) EKITI STATE:- Christ School, Ado-Ekiti.
(4) OGUN STATE:- Abeokuta Grammar School, Abeokuta
(5) LAGOS STATE:- Federal Science and Technical College, Akoka
(6) ONDO STATE:- Federal Government Girls College, Akure

NORTH CENTRAL
(1) KWARA STATE:- Federal Government College, Ogidi Oloje – Ilonn
(2) NIGER STATE:- Federal Government College, Chanchaga – Minna
(3) NASARAWA STATE- Government Science Secondary School, Lafia
(4) BENUE STATE:- Government Seconday School -Makurdi
(5) KOGI STATE;- Government Science Secondary School, Lokoja
(6) PLATEAU STATE:- Federal Government College, Zaria Road – Jos
(7) FCT- Federal Government Boys College, Apo

NB – Candidates are allowed to attend interviews in centers nearest to them irrespective of the State of origin and Institution of domicile of candidates

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