Scholarships For International Students In Nigeria

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Scholarships For International Students In Nigeria

Nigerian Universities Diploma Scholarship Programme.

This scholarship is available to students of all nationalities who are enrolled in a diploma programme at any Nigerian University.

To qualify for this scholarship, you must be an indigenious citizen of Nigeria and have been admitted into a Diploma programme at any Nigerian University.

The scholarship amount is N120,000 per year which will be paid into your bank account on or before the first week of September each year if you do not withdraw from the school before that time.


The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) Scholarship Scheme is a competitive scholarship scheme for Nigerian and international students who want to pursue graduate studies at SPDC affiliated universities. The scheme seeks to encourage outstanding candidates who have a passion for excellence in academics and seek the opportunities available in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry to pursue further education.

The scheme is open to all disciplines, including engineering, sciences, social sciences, humanities, arts and management.

Scholarships are offered both at undergraduate level (Masters Degrees/Diplomas) as well as postgraduate level (Doctorate Degree).

The Nigerian Turkish Nile University Scholarships.

The Nigerian Turkish Nile University Scholarships is a scholarship program operating in Nigeria. It was established by the Nigerian Turkish Nile University to provide financial assistance to students who wish to study at their institution.

The awardees will receive a monthly stipend of N25,000 during the entire duration of the program and free accommodation.

Eligibility Requirements:

Applicants must meet all requirements for admission into any degree course at the NTNU aside from meeting these basic criteria;

They must be Nigerians and not have attained 37 years of age as at January 2024; They must also have completed their secondary education with good grades (at least C6 or CGPA 2.00), and have obtained credits in SSCE subjects relevant to their chosen field of study, preferably mathematics, physics and chemistry; They must possess adequate knowledge in English language skills such as listening comprehension, speaking ability and writing proficiency; They should also possess adequate knowledge about computers using Microsoft Windows operating systems with basic computer skills such as word processing, spreadsheets etc.;

TETFUND Postgraduate Abroad Scholarship

TETFUND Postgraduate Abroad Scholarship

The TETFUND Postgraduate Abroad Scholarship is sponsored by the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund). This is a scholarship program that was launched in 2016 to enable Nigerian students pursue post-graduate studies in reputable foreign institutions. The scholarship covers tuition fee as well as monthly stipend of N60,000 (about $300) while they are studying abroad.

This opportunity is open to outstanding Nigerians who want to apply for masters and doctoral programs in any field of study at top rated universities around the world like London School of Economics, New York University and Cornell University among others.

Applications must be submitted online through (the website will be available soon). You can also send your application by email: [email protected]

The Zenith Bank 100 Year National Essay Competition

The Zenith Bank 100 Year National Essay Competition is designed to promote the study of history and culture among secondary school students in Nigeria. The theme of this year’s competition is “Nigeria at 100: A Dream Deferred”.

This annual competition challenges young minds to explore Nigeria’s cultural heritage, achievements and challenges. This year it will be organised by Zenith Bank Plc in partnership with Nigerian History Society (NHS), NIMASA, CHILDHOOD AND YOUTH PROGRAMME (CYP).

The essay must be typed and double-spaced on A4 size paper with 1 cm margins on all sides; maximum length 3,000 words excluding footnotes; title page should include name, age group category (Junior Secondary Schools or Senior Secondary Schools) contact details of author(s)/candidate(s) including email address where applicable. The essay must be submitted in English only via email to info@[email protected] by close of business on 31st July 2024

Nigeria has several scholarships for international students

Nigeria has several scholarships for international students. The National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE), the National Universities Commission (NUC), the Federal Ministry of Education and several private organizations offer a variety of scholarships.

The NCCE offers scholarship programs to students who have acquired credits in their first year of study in any institution in Nigeria. The NUC offers an annual conference scholarship for first-year postgraduate students who have been offered admission by Nigerian universities or polytechnics after completing their national examinations at any accredited university or polytechnic in Nigeria.

The Federal Ministry of Education also supports Nigerians studying abroad through the Federal Government Scholarship Scheme (FGSS). This scheme provides funds to qualified candidates from various disciplines with outstanding academic records to pursue higher education abroad. If you are interested in applying, visit

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