Apply For NDDC Foreign Scholarship For Niger Delta States 2017

Apply For NDDC Foreign Scholarship For Niger Delta States 2017

NDDC Masters & PhD Scholarships 2017.

The Niger Delta Development Commission NDDC has announced openings for its 2017 Foreign Scholarship for Niger Delta States. See how to apply below.

Read NDDC Full announcement:

NDDC ANNOUNCES FOREIGN SCHOLARSHIP FOR STUDENTS FROM THE NIGER DELTA REGION

April 28, 2017

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) offers Masters and PhD Scholarships for Nigerian students from the Niger Delta to study abroad.

Application Deadline: Friday 27th May, 2017.

Eligible Countries: Niger Deltan states in Nigeria which includes Akwa Ibom State, Bayelsa State, Cross River State, Delta State, Edo State and Rivers State.

To be taken at (country): Universities Abroad

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Eligible Field of Study:
The Scheme is for suitably qualified applicants with relevant Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree(s) from recognized universities in the following professional disciplines:
1. Agricultural Sciences
2. Engineering
3. Environmental Sciences
4. Geosciences
5. Information Technology
6. Law
7. Management Sciences
8. Medicine

About Scholarship:

As part of our Human Resource Development initiatives, the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, is commencing the 2016 Post-Graduate Foreign Scholarship Programme, to equip Niger Deltans with relevant training and skills for effective participation in the Local Content programme of the Federal Government, as well as compete globally in various professional fields.

Type: Masters, PhD

Eligibility

First Degree with minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division for those  wishing to undertake a Master’s Degree programme and a good Master’s Degree for PhD candidates from a recognized University.

Gained Admission into a Post Graduate Programme in any of the listed disciplines in a recognized foreign University Abroad.

Applicants who have already enrolled in overseas’ universities are NOT eligible to apply.

Guarantor’s written consent of good conduct of the applicant from any of the following persons from the applicant’s community/clan:
Member of National Assembly/
Chairman of the LGA.
First class traditional ruler.
High Court Judge

Persons with  evidence  of  cult  membership  or  criminal   record  shall  not be  considered  for  the Scholarship.

Applicants must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service (NYSC).

Applicants must have a valid Admission Letter from a Foreign University

Number of Scholarships: Several

Value of Scholarship: Full-fee scholarship

Duration of Scholarship: For the period of the programme

How to Apply for NDDC Scholarship 2017

All Application must be made online at the Commission’s website with the following attachments:

  • Recent passport photograph, Local Government identification letter.
  • Post Graduate (PG) Admission letter from Overseas University.
  • Relevant Degrees from recognized University
  • N.Y.S.C Discharge Certificate.

Successfully completed application form will be assigned a registration number automatically.

Note:

Print the hard copy of the on-line generated acknowledgement for ease of reference.

All shortlisted applicants will be posted on NDDC website.

After successful completion of the application, visit the link below to fill the appropriate form.

http://forms.nddc.gov.ng/

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