Monday, 26 November 2018

University Of Essex African Scholarship Programme

If you're an international student from an African nation and are self-funding your postgraduate studies, you could be eligible for a scholarship of £4,000, paid as a discount on your tuition fee. If you are from any of the following countries, please check the academic requirements below to see if you could be eligible.

Ghana - CGPA 3.0/4.0 or above
Nigeria - CGPA 3.0/5.0 or above
Other member states of the African Union - 2:1 or above (or equivalent as defined by our Postgraduate Admissions selection criteria)Degree qualification

You will also be considered for this award if you are a national of an African nation and you have a degree:

- from a recognised UK university, other than Essex, with a 2:1 or above, orfrom a recognised university with a 2:1 or above (or equivalent as defined by our Postgraduate Admissions selection criteria) or from any of the following countries:

• Bangladesh
• Canada
• China
• Hong Kong
• India
• Indonesia
• Japan
• Jordan
• Kazakhstan
• Malaysia
• Norway
• Pakistan
• Russia
• Taiwan
• Thailand
• Turkey
• Vietnam

You must meet all of the following conditions.

- be classified as an international student for fee purposes
- be a national of an African nation (defined as a member state of the African Union) and ordinarily resident in an African nation (see the full terms and conditions for definition of “ordinary residence”)
- be entirely self-funding your studies
- be a graduate of any African country, or any of the countries specified above
- for 2019-20 entry: be applying for a full-time Masters course starting in 2019-20 (excluding MBA)meet the academic criteria in the table above.

Full details
Please read the full terms and conditions before applying for or accepting a scholarship or bursary. They contain important information about eligibility, how you'll receive your funding and whether this award can be combined with others or not.

Click the link below to download the full details and terms/conditions

Africa Scholarship Programme – terms and conditions for 2019-20 entry.

If you're a current student looking for information about an award you received, see our terms and conditions for previous years.

How to apply
We'll assess your eligibility based on the information that you submit with your application for your place at Essex.

If you meet all the eligibility criteria, you will automatically be awarded this scholarship. You don't need to complete an application form.

For 2019-20 entry: If you meet all the eligibility criteria and firmly accept the offer of your place by 13 September 2019 then you will automatically be awarded this scholarship. You'll be notified of your award when your place at Essex is confirmed or by end of October 2019.

To read more about the scholarship and to start your application process, click the link below:

Read more

Friday, 23 November 2018

2019/2020 PTDF Overseas Postgraduate Scholarship Application Is Currently Ongoing


The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), the Federal Government agency with the mandate of developing indigenous human capacity and petroleum technology to meet the needs of the oil and gas industry, invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for Overseas MSc and PhD Scholarships to institutions under its UK, Germany and France strategic partnership initiative. Successful candidates will be awarded scholarships to study in these countries commencing in the 2019/2020 academic session.

The Scheme
Under this scheme, candidates are invited to apply through PTDF to specific programmes at the partner institutions in any of the countries (full list of sponsored courses is available below). The award includes the provision of flight tickets, payment of health insurance, payment of tuition and bench fees (where applicable) as well as the provision of allowances to meet the costs of accommodation and living expenses. The programmes will also include language classes to aid scholars settle into their new environments.

Selection Process, Criteria & Requirements
PTDF scholarships are highly competitive and only candidates who are outstanding across the board are selected. A selection committee will be constituted to assess applications using the following criteria;

- Academic merit as evidenced by quality of degrees, full academic transcripts, other professional qualifications acquired, and relevant publications (where available) to be referenced by applicants
- Awards for leadership and/or academic excellence (where available).
- Membership of professional bodies
- The viability of the study/research plan.
- Applicants are required to make a case for their scholarship by submitting a statement of purpose (maximum 500 words) stating the reason(s) they want to undertake the study, the relevance of the proposed study to the oil & gas industry and its expected impact on national development.


- A minimum of Second Class Upper (2.1) qualification in their first degree or a Second Class Lower (2.2) with relevant industry experience
- Must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service (NYSC)
- Must be computer literatePossession of 5 O/level credits including English Language

- Must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service (NYSC)
- Must be computer literate
- A minimum of Second Class Lower (2.2) in their first degree and a good second-degree certificate;
- Must submit a research proposal relevant to the oil and gas industry (of not more than 5 pages) to include: Topic, introduction, objective, methodology and mode of data collection (go to for format)
- Applicants must also include their master’s degree project

Required Documents
Applicants are advised to scan copies of the following documents and attach to their online application forms:

- First Degree Certificate or Statement of Result
- NYSC discharge certificate
- WAEC/GCE/SSCE/NECO results as well as the PIN numbers on the application forms to enable PTDF view the O’level results on the relevant website).
- Recent Passport Photograph
- Local Government Identification Letter
- Master’s Degree Certificate (PhD Applicants only)
- Evidence of membership of professional associations

1. Ongoing PhD Candidates could only apply provided their Universities are among the PTDF Partnership Universities as listed above;
2. Candidates who have benefitted from any of the PTDF scholarships in the past cannot apply for the same type of programme, except a higher programme;
3. Candidates who successfully scale through the first round of screening will be requested to submit their transcripts; all applicants are therefore advised to prepare their transcripts for submission in anticipation of such a request.




Candidates may select up to 3 different courses (1st,2nd and 3rd choice) in any University within a particular country.

For more detailed information, list of the schools available in the UK, Germany and France and to begin your application, follow the link below.

PTDF Scholarship Page

Thursday, 15 November 2018

Apply For United Bank for Africa (UBA) Campus Ambassadors Program 2019

Deadline: December 15, 2018

Applications are invited for the UBA Campus Ambassadors Program 2019. The UBA Campus Ambassador program offers a unique opportunity to students of tertiary institutions in Nigeria and across Africa to be part of a dynamic and forward thinking Pan-African bank by representing the brand on campus.

The initiative is part of the bank’s commitment to developing creativity and leadership abilities amongst young people in the continent of Africa. The program is designed to be a learning experience and a highly rewarding pursuit for selected students, while providing them with a platform to build their leadership capabilities and showcase their diverse talents.

• Represent the UBA brand on campus
• Provide insights that will help UBA better understand campus requirements unique to each region
• Learn about UBA products/ services and promote their adoption within the campus
• Plan and host fun events on campus to amplify the UBA brand
• Build relationships on campus with the school authorities, faculty and student groups
• Identify trends and opportunities that UBA can leverage within the campus community
• Implement various UBA initiatives within the campus

• Development of Intellectual, leadership and creative skills through periodic training
• Monthly stipend
• Gift pack with UBA branded collateral
• Networking and collaboration with other ambassadors from campuses across Africa
• Career advisory, mentorship and interaction with managers in UBA
• Free tickets to UBA events
• Learn about UBA culture and career opportunities
• Inclusion of UBA campus ambassador experience in your resume
• Award

• Must be a registered, full-time undergraduate student of any tertiary institution in Nigeria and African countries where UBA operates
• Must be actively involved with student groups and influential within the campus community
• Must have established social media presence with demonstrable followership
• Should possess experience in engaging stakeholders within the school community
• Should have the ability to gather feedback and provide innovative insights
• Should be able to dedicate 3-4 hours weekly
• Must be highly professional in general conduct
• Should have a UBA account


Click here to apply

Saturday, 2 June 2018

Professor Babatunde Osotimehin Annual Essay Competition

Entries are invited for the First Professor Babatunde Osotimehin Annual Essay Competition (PBOC).

Essay Topics: Participants are to select 1 of the 4 topics to write on:

1. Alert or Alarm: Nigeria’s Population Projection and Meeting Family Planning Needs.

2. New Solutions to a Recurrent Pain Point; Protecting the SRH of Adolescents and Young People in Nigeria.

3. If Comprehensive Sexuality Education is the Solution, What are the Real Problems and What are the Drivers?

4. Expanding Sexual and Reproductive Rights Options for Women, Retaining Choices, Remaining within the Boundary of the Law; without Agitating Culture.

Guideline for Essay Entries:
1. Essays must be independent and original;
2. Entries should be between 2500 to 3000 words (references excluded);
3. Essays must be written and typed in English using Arial font type, size 12 with single line spacing;
3. All plagiarized essays will be disqualified;
4. All resource materials used should be referenced using A.P.A style;
5. Participation is open only to citizens between ages 15 and 30 that are resident in Nigeria;
6. Only one entry is permitted per person;
7. All entries must be original and hitherto unpublished. The copyright for all entries will be transferred to the organizers;
8. Participants deem it fit for the organizers to use their details and entries for promotional purposes;
9. All entries must be submitted on or before June 11, 2018;
10. Please note that entries that do not match the above specifics will be automatically disqualified.

The essay competition seeks to enrich conversation and research on the continual and untiring quest for brilliant solutions as a means to drive the much desired demographic dividends.

Top 10 essay entries from the competition will be compiled into an anthology and launched during the award ceremony to be held during the First Professor Babatunde Osotimehin Annual lecture scheduled for June 26, 2018.

Entries closes on June 11, 2018

If eligible and interested, kindly click here to participate.

Paradigm Initiative Digital Rights Fellowship For Undergraduates (Fully Funded)

Paradigm Initiative is pleased to announce its fully funded Fellowships to the Nigerian Internet Governance Forum 2018.

The fellowship is open to all undergraduates in their penultimate year (year before final year), irrespective of field of study.

Selected fellows will be sponsored to attend the 2018 Nigeria Internet Governance Forum in Abuja in July 2018. The fellowship will cover flight, accommodation and per diem.

Selection will be based on the following criteria:

Keen interest in ICT Policy issues in general, and Digital Rights in particularWillingness to complete a final year project related to Digital Rights, irrespective of field of study and angle (legal, technical, social, etc) of approach to the relevant issuesAvailability to travel to — and from Abuja — between July 1 and 4, 2018

Fellows who dedicate their final year thesis to a digital rights issue may also be supported by Paradigm Initiative in their research.

If you would like to secure one of the five (5) fellowship slots, please do the following:

Record a 3-minute video of yourself speaking on what “Digital Rights” means to you as a young Nigerian.Upload the video online and share on social media, using the hashtag #NIGF18withPI, and copy @ParadigmHQFill this form and make sure to include the link to your video:

You must complete all three steps above before 12 midnight June 15, 2018, when the competition will end. Please note that applications after this deadline will not be considered.

If you are eligible and interested, kindly click here to proceed with your application


Wednesday, 18 April 2018

2017/2018 NAOC Tertiary Scholarship


The Nigerian Agip Oil Company Limited (NAOC) Joint Venture in pursuance of its Corporate Social Responsibility invites suitably qualified applicants for its 2017/2018 Session Tertiary Scholarship Scheme, effective from 17th to 30th April, 2018.

Category of Awards
Host Communities Merit Award – For applicants strictly from NAOC Host Communities
National Merit Award – For applicants from Non-Host communities

To qualify for consideration, applicants MUST be:

Registered Full TIME undergraduates in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions
Certified 100 level students at the time of application (Only students admitted in 2017/2018 academic session)

NOTE: The following categories of students should not apply:
- 200 level students and above
- Current beneficiaries of similar Awards from other Companies and Agencies
- Dependants of NAOC/NAE/AENR/NACPFA
- Only Indigenes of NAOC Host Communities in Rivers, Bayelsa, Delta and Imo States SHOULD apply for the Host Communities Merit Award.

Only applicants studying Engineering, Geology, Geosciences and Agricultural Science are eligible for the National Merit Award.

Deadline: Closing date for receipt of e-application is strictly Midnight 30th, April 2018.

NOTE: The aptitude test will take place at designated centers to be communicated to applicants on a later date and applicants are to fully bear the cost of transportation to and from Aptitude test centres.

How to Apply
Application is open to 100 level students only.

1. Before you start this application, ensure you have clearly scanned copies of the following documents

- Passport photograph with white background not more than 3 months old (450px by 450px not more than 200kb)
- School ID Card
- O’level Certificate
- Admission Letter
- Birth Certificate
- Proof of Local Government Area of Origin
- Letter from Community Paramount Ruler (Only Applicants for Host Communities Merit Award)
- Letter from CDC Chairman (Only Applicants for Host Communities Merit Award).
- JAMB Result
2. Ensure the documents are named according to what they represent to avoid mixing up documents during upload
3. Ensure you attach the appropriate documents when asked to upload
4. Ensure to provide valid Email and Phone Contact for effective communication

To apply, follow the steps below:
1. Click on "Apply Now" tab.
2. Click on "Register Now" to create an account.
3. Proceed to your email box to activate your account
4. Click on to return to Scholarship site
5. Enter your registered email and password to upload your information.
6. Enter your personal information, National Identification Number (if available), educational information, other information and upload required scanned documents.
7. Ensure the name used in application matches the names on all documentation in same order. Upload a sworn affidavit or certificate if otherwise.
8. Ensure you view all documents after uploading, to eliminate errors during uploading.
9. When asked to upload photo, a passport photograph with a white background is preferable.
10. Recheck application information to avoid errors
11. Click "Apply Now" to submit information
12. You will receive an email and a sms that confirms your application was successful.
13. Return to, enter your Email and Password to download your profile and proceed to have your Head of Department sign the document.
14. Upload a scanned copy of the signed profile, this would be used for verification.

Ready to register now? Click here

Tuesday, 3 April 2018

Embassy Of Ireland In Nigeria #PeaceWriteNow Writing Contest 2018

2018 marks the 20th Anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement. The Agreement, ratified in both Ireland and Northern Ireland in May 1998, has played a very significant role in creating peace on the island of Ireland since that time.

This year the Embassy of Ireland in Nigeria undertook the #Road2Peace programme in collaboration with Likeminds. This involved travelling to six institutions of higher learning to speak about the Northern Ireland Peace Process and discuss current challenges in Nigeria. We listened to many young Nigerians who shared their thoughts, ideas and hopes for sustainable peace and dialogue and asked what they could do.

On this journey, we heard many young voice but we want to hear more. This is why to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement, the Embassy has launched the #PeaceWriteNow Writing Contest.

Interested candidates should write an essay on the broad theme "Fostering Sustainable Peace and Dialogue in Nigeria". Entrants are invited to focus on the role that they can play to foster sustainable peace. Areas of interest could be youth empowerment and discussion of the Good Friday Agreement. More information about the Good Friday Agreement can be found here.

The deadline for entries is 17:00 Friday April 20th.

The top five selected essays will receive prizes as follows:

1st Prize: €500 cash grant for books.
2nd Prize: €250 Cash grant for books.
3rd Prize: €100 cash grant for books.
4th Prize: A book on peace building signed by the Ambassador and a certificate of appreciation.
5th Prize: A Certificate of Appreciation.

The Embassy will host an event in early May where selected participants will be invited to read from their essays.

A selection of essays may also be published in a short book. Any author of an essay selected for publication will be contacted in advance and will receive a copy of the publication.

Click here to view full terms, condition and how to submit your entry.

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Transparency International School On Integrity 2018 (Full Scholarships Available)

We are delighted to announce that applications to the 9th TI School on Integrity are open.

Apply today for the Transparency School 2018 and spend an insightful week with anti-corruption enthusiasts from all over the world!

Since 2010, TI School on Integrity hosted more than 900 future leaders from around 110 countries worldwide and became the leading summer course on anti-corruption in the world.

Transparency International School on Integrity is an annual state-of-the-art anti-corruption and accountability training for future leaders.

TI School on Integrity introduces its participants to the latest developments in the field of anti-corruption and accountability and helps young people implement their ideas in practice.

Who can apply?
TI School on Integrity is open to senior students, graduates and young professionals under the age of 35. It welcomes individuals from public, private, non-governmental and academic sectors, from all academic backgrounds.

Course fee & Scholarships
Course fee is EUR 650. It covers tuition fee, course material, accommodation, meals and extra-curricular activities. Scholarships are also available.

Deadline for scholarship applications is 1 May 2018, for non-scholarship applications – 20 May 2018. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, so you are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

Visit the official webpage to read more and apply

Udacity Google Africa Scholarship Program 2018

Deadline: April 24, 2018

Application is open for the Udacity Google Africa Scholarship Program 2018, a web and android scholarship for residents of African countries. When applying, you will choose between learning web development or Android development. From there, once you’re accepted, you will be placed in one of two tracks (beginner or intermediate), depending on your existing skills and experience.

After that, the learning begins! Some scholarship recipients may be able to participate in an Andela Learning Community with partners from Andela. Finally, top students from each track will earn full scholarships to one of Google’s Android or Web Development Nanodegree programs.

The program takes place 100% online. You can work from wherever you want to, as long as you have access to a working internet connection. Depending on where you live, you may also choose to participate in optional in-person meet-ups with your scholarship classmates.

Learn valuable skills to launch or advance your career as a mobile or web developer;
Master world-class curriculum developed with experts from Google and Udacity;
Join a rapidly growing community of mobile and web developers.

The Scholarship is only open to individuals who:
At the time of entry are at least 18 years of age on the date of entry; and
Are residents of any jurisdiction from any country in Africa that does not otherwise ban participation in the Contest or where Udacity is otherwise unable provide its services by applicable laws.
Judging Criteria

The winners will be selected by Udacity in its sole discretion. Judges will evaluate each Participant’s coursework in eligible courses and Nanodegree programs and select winners based on the following criteria:

Satisfactory completion of the application for the Scholarship
Demonstrated ability to successfully complete or make substantial progress in online courses like those offered on
Sufficient prerequisite knowledge necessary for the programs
Review of the content of all applications will be evaluated based on the quality and thoughtfulness of their responses.
Submissions should incorporate the following elements that the judges will use as criteria when selecting contest winners: Goal Orientation and Desire to Make an Impact, Demonstrated Determination and Diversity of Perspective

The application is straightforward, and should take 10-15 minutes. There is a single application for all, whether you’re interested in Mobile or Web, and whether you’re a beginner or already have experience. Answer what you can, to the best of your ability, and Google will do the rest!

To apply, follow this link

Monday, 26 February 2018

Federal Government Scholarship Awards 2017/2018


The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu hereby invites applications from qualified Nigerian students in Nigerian public tertiary institutions to participate in the 2017/2018 selection interviews for scholarship awards tenable in Nigerian tertiary institutions.

Application forms are available online at and can be completed and printed by prospective candidates for endorsement by their HOD and Registrars of their institutions.

All applicants must be full-time students in their second year of study and above in Federal or State Universities, they must have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.0 on a 5.0 point scale or its equivalent in the previous academic year’s examinations.

All applicants must be full-time students in their second year of study in any of the Federal or State Polytechnics or Monotechnics, they must have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.5 on a 4 scale or its equivalent in the previous academic year’s examinations.

All applicants must be full-time students in their second year of study and above in any Federal or State Colleges of Education and they must have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.5 on a 4 point scale, or its equivalent in the previous academic year’s examinations.

Applicants must be registered full-time students of Federal or State universities and must have a minimum of second class Honours (Upper Division) in their 1st degree.

Completed application forms should be printed and submitted at the various interview centers alongside the following photocopies:
(i) Letter of admission to the institution
(ii) Current Course Registration Form
(iii) Student Identity Card
(iv) Last sessional CGPA result
(v) Letter of identification from State/Local Government of origin
(vi) Two passport-size photographs with name fully written at the back

(a) Interview Dates:
Northern States: (North East, North West & North Central): 19th - 23th March, 2018 Southern States: (South East, South West & South South): 26th - 30th March, 2018

(b) Interview venue: Federal Unity Colleges in each State Capital including FCT.
Where there is no Unity School in the State Capital, candidates should contact: The Secretary, State Scholarship Board in that State.

i) All qualified candidates who have completed their prescribed application forms for the Nigerian Awards scholarship should attend selection interviews as scheduled in paragraph 4 above;
ii) Application forms that are incorrect, incompletely filled or without the necessary documents will not be processed;
iii) All Application forms must be duly signed and stamped by their HOD and Registrar Candidates must attend interviews with the following:
a. Writing materials such as pen, HB pencil and eraser.
b. Originals of certificates for screening
iv) Interview starts by 8.00a.m. Daily.
v) Candidates are advised to adhere strictly to the interview schedule.

Correspondences should be addressed to: - The Director/Secretary Federal Scholarship Board FME Annex, Opp. Arewa Suites Central Business District Abuja

Kindly check from time to time for possible changes or additional information.


For further inquiries,


Saturday, 30 December 2017

YALI RLC West Africa Emerging Leaders Program 2018 (Onsite Ghana and Nigeria)

The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) was launched by the United States Government, to train the next generation of African Leaders who will shape the future of African business and entrepreneurship, civil society leadership, and public sector management.

The YALI Regional Leadership Centre (RLC) West Africa, Accra, offers you an innovative and game changing Online Emerging Leaders training program in the following courses:

Business and Entrepreneurship
Civil Society Leadership
Public Sector Management

The program is hosted by the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA).

Between the ages of 18 and 35
From the countries below:
You must be able to read and write in English

You must have a valid ID (passport if you are outside Ghana)

Outstanding leadership training through global collaboration – The YALI RLC West Africa exceptional Emerging Leaders Online Program is created through the collaboration of leading universities and partners – ensuring that innovative, high quality and peer-reviewed courses can help you become a real Leader.

Application Deadline
19 January 2018

Apply Now for the YALI RLC West Africa Emerging Leaders Program 2018 – Onsite Ghana and Nigeria

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the YALI RLC West Africa Emerging Leaders Program 2018

Thursday, 28 December 2017

Commonwealth Foundation Internship 2018 At Commonwealth Writers, London

Commonwealth Writers aims to strengthen civic voice and shape public discourse through creative expression by less heard voices.

Commonwealth Writers is a cultural programme within the Commonwealth Foundation. The Foundation is an international organisation established by Heads of Government in support of the belief that the Commonwealth is as much an association of peoples as it is of governments. It is the Commonwealth agency for civil society; a unique, stand-alone organisation established by, funded and reporting to governments.

The role
We are looking for an Intern to work in the exciting arena of Commonwealth Writers. The internship will be London based and support activities of the programme, in particular the two websites, and, and various projects including the Commonwealth Short Story Prize and craft development initiatives.

The person
The individual should have strong writing skills, research ability and experience, experience of working with websites and various social media tools, ability to meet tight deadlines, Microsoft Office knowledge and good administration skills.

Closing Date:
Friday 26 January 2018, midday (UK time)

Week of 12 February 2018

Allowance & Duration:
£50 per day allowance
6 to 12 months duration
As an internship this does not constitute employment with the Foundation. There are no payments for holiday or sickness.

Continue to application

Monday, 23 October 2017

NNPC/TOTAL National Merit Scholarship Scheme 2017/2018

Total Upstream Nigeria Limited (TUPNI), in pursuance of its Corporate Social Responsibility, invites applications from suitably qualified Nigerians for the 2017/2018 National Merit Scholarship.

Annually, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), and Total Upstream Companies in Nigeria (TUCN): Total Exploration & Production Nigeria Limited (Total E&P Nig Ltd) and Total Upstream Nigeria Limited (TUPNI), together with their venture partners, award scholarships to deserving Nigerian students in the tertiary institutions in the country.

The programme is aimed at promoting academic excellence and quality manpower development in the Country. This is one of the many ways TOTAL demonstrates its commitment to the educational development of Nigerian students. It is a part of NNPC/TOTAL’s rich Corporate Social Responsibility.

Eligibility Requirements:
Be a Registered FULL TIME undergraduate in a recognized Nigerian University
Be a certified 100 or 200 level student at the time of application
Show proof of SSCE or Equivalent Certificate.
Show proof of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) score.
Show proof of Admission letter from the University and Matriculation Number
Show proof of A-level or Equivalent Certificate (for direct entry students)

Students with less than 200 score in UTME need not apply
Students with less than 2.50 CGPA of 5-point scale, or equivalent
300 level students and above need not apply
Current beneficiaries of similar awards from the oil industry need not apply.
How to Apply:

1. Personal Information: Enter your name, date of birth and permanent home address Upload your recent passport photograph.

2. Contact Information: Enter your email and mobile phone information. Only use an active email and mobile phone number.

3. Origin: Enter your state and local government of origin data. You are required to upload a certificate or proof of origin from your local government or state.

4. University Information: Select your university, course and year of study. You will be required to upload your JAMB/University admission letter.
5. Result Information: Input your JAMB score or CPGA. You are required to upload your JAMB statement of result and university CPGA. For year two medical students, your JAMB score suffices.

6. Review Application: Review your application ensure all fields have been correctly entered.

Upload all the documents required:
Recent Passport Photograph
Certificate or Proof of Origin
Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (SSCE)
UTME result
JAMB/University Admission Letter
1st Year Result showing CGPA

7. Conclusion: Attest that all info given is true. Accept terms and condition. On screen alert will confirm that you have successfully completed the application. You will receive an email to confirm this too.

Scholarship Worth: N150,000 per academic session

Application Deadline: October 31, 2017

Click here to proceed to the application page

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

NITDA Post-Graduate Scholarship Scheme 2017/2018

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has as its mandate to develop and regulate the Information Technology in Nigeria. Developing and regulating IT will support in transforming Nigeria into an IT driven economy for global competitiveness and the dire need of digital literacy.

The Agency has since 2010 established a scholarship scheme for Masters and Doctoral degree in relevant areas of Information Technology (IT) and ICT Law obtainable in Nigerian (Government and Private) Universities.

The scholarship award is strictly based on merit and is evenly distributed between the six geo-political zones for the PhD, 36 States and FCT for MSc.

Eligibility (Nigerians):
PhD: Only University and Polytechnic Lecturers with MSc in any Information Technology related field are eligible to apply for sponsorship.
MSc: Holders of First Class or Second Class (Upper) Honours Bachelor’s degree, in Information Technology related field and Law.

The registration period is six (6) weeks from the date of the Newspaper publication.

A comprehensive Aptitude Test(s) will be conducted to determine successful candidates for the Award. Only candidates who are found eligible will be Shortlisted.

The sponsorship for the Masters programme will run for one year and the Doctorate programme for three years.

For More Information, kindly visit the Official Webpage of the NITDA Post-Graduate Scholarship Scheme 2017/2018

Friday, 22 September 2017

ICAN Undergraduate Essay Competition 2017


(Established by Act of Parliament No. 15 of 1965)



· Accuracy and Integrity: The Unchanging ICAN Motto in a Rapidly - Changing World.

· The Essay Competition is to engage the Nigerian students intellectually and in the end
produce enlightening essays on the platform of operation of ICAN in the next 50 years in the
global professional Accountancy Practice.

1. Essay must be written in Microsoft Word and contain not less than 2000 words and not more
than 3000 words ;and essay must be written in font size 12 with double line spacing.
2. Essay should contain abstract, introduction, main body, conclusion and references
3. All entries must be accompanied with a letter of attestation from the Head of each
participant’s Department.
4. Participants must submit copy of their birth certificate/Sworn affidavit and brief profile of not
more than 15 lines in MS Word
5. Only the first 500 entries will be considered
6. Winning essays will be selected based on content, grammar and style
7. The winning essays will be announced on Thursday 12 October 2017
8. All entries must be received on or before 23:59hours Thursday 28 September 2017. Entries
received after this date would not be processed further.
9. All entries should be sent to:

Eligibility for Entry
The competition is open to:
1. All students in any field of study in ICAN accredited tertiary institutions in Nigeria.
2. Age limit: Participants must not be older than 26 years of age as at 30th September, 2017.
NB: Members of the ICAN governing Council, AAC Committee members and staff of ICAN, KPMG
and their wards are not eligible for this competition.

Prizes to be won
· Ist Prize: N100,000 plus laptop, plaque, letter of commendation, all expense paid to Abuja
for the 47th Annual Conference, ICAN Professional Examination Scholarship with a value of
N340,000 covering tuition, study text and examination fees (
· 2nd Prize: N50,000 plus laptop, plaque, letter of commendation, all expense paid to Abuja for
the 47th Annual Conference, ICAN Professional Examination Scholarship with a value of
N340,000 covering tuition, study text and examination fees
· 3rd Prize : N25,000 plus laptop, plaque, letter of commendation, all expense paid to Abuja for
the 47th Annual Conference, ICAN Professional Examination Scholarship with a value of
N340,000 covering tuition, study text and examination fees

Monday, 18 September 2017

Apply For MTNF Science & Technology Scholarship 2017/2018

The application for the MTN Foundation Science and Technology Scholarship scheme for the 2017/2018 session has commenced, OAU Peeps News Agency can confirm.

With over N1,690,800,000 spent so far, the MTN Foundation “Scholarship scheme” is pleased to commence phase eight of this hugely successful initiative.

Eligible candidates are invited to apply for the educational opportunity of a life time.

Second year full time undergraduates in public tertiary institutions (universities, polytechnics and colleges of education studying any science, technology or accounting related course and has a CGPA of 3.5 or its equivalents (Second class Upper/Upper Credit).

How to apply:
1. Visit
2. Upload a copy of your recent passport photograph: Maximum file size of 600kb

Please Note:
• The application portal opens Monday September 18, 2017 and ends October 09, 2017.
• Only short listed applicants will be contacted and MTNF bears sole responsibility for final selection of successful beneficiaries.

Worth: N200,000

Available Awards: 500

Thursday, 24 August 2017

EKSG 2017 Scholarship Form Is Out






The Ekiti State Government has instituted various Scholarship and Bursary Awards for students of Ekiti State origin in the Federal, State and Private Universities in Nigeria and Overseas. Free Application forms for undergraduates and Physically Challenged undergraduate as well as Masters’ and Ph.D students categories of prospective applicants are now available at Ekiti State Scholarship Board, New Secretariat Road, Ado-Ekiti.



Scholarship Award
To qualify for undergraduate Scholarship Awards (i) Applicants must be in 2nd year and above in their courses of study (ii) possess WAEC/NECO with a minimum of 4 Credits/2

passes including English Language and Mathematics at a sitting (iii) Have a minimum

Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.0 for the University students or the equivalent of a Second Class Upper Division, 3.5 for Polytechnics College of Education and 3.00 for NCE in

their current institutions of study.

Applicants for Masters’ Degree and Ph.D Scholarship Award must (i) possess a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2nd Class Upper at Undergraduate level; (ii) must have a distinction in the Masters’ programme which must be accompanied with a strong letter of recommendation from the University of Masters’ Degree Programme.
Physically Challenged Students in Tertiary Institutions (NCE, ND, HND and Degree Studies) are qualified for the Handicapped Scholarship Award;
Students on Part-Time studies are not qualified for the Scholarship Awards.
Bursary Awards – All undergraduates of Universities, Polytechnics Colleges of Education, Schools of Nursing and Colleges of Health Technology and other relevant tertiary institutions are eligible.

DATE OF SUBMISSION: All prospective applicants are to submit their application form(s) on or before 14th of DECEMBER, 2017. Late application (forms) will not be accepted by the Board.

Those who prefer to apply on-line should visit the link below, download the appropriate form, fill, scan and email the soft copy of the filled form to “”

Download the Scholarship Form via


Bode Ajaja

Executive Secretary

Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Application for 2017 NNPC/SNEPCo National University Scholarship Out

Application for 2017 NNPC/SNEPCo  National University Scholarship Out
About Shell Scholarship: The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (Operator of the NNPC/SHELL /TEPN/AGIP Joint Venture) Scholarship Scheme offers first year students in all Nigerian universities the opportunity to study with an annual grant from the SPDC JV for the full duration of their course.  The programme aims to promote academic excellence and improve the skills of young Nigerians.
Type: Undergraduate
Department: Engineering(Petroleum, Mechancial, Civil, Instrumentaion, Material Engineering etc), Medicical Field(Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy,etc), Sciences (Agriculture, Geosciences/Geology, Mathematics/ Applied Mathematics) Social & Management Sciences(Economics, Finance)
Deadline: 1st September 2017
Examination: 16th September 2017
Who is qualified to apply? Eligible Applicants must:
* Be citizens of Nigeria, currently enrolled in an accredited and approved university in Nigeria.
* Have gained admission during the 2017/2018 academic session, and pursuing a first degree programme.
* Have a minimum of seven O/Levels credits, including Mathematics and English.
* Be enrolled full‐time, in a university in Nigeria at the undergraduate level with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 - 5.0 at the time of application (attach transcripts or official records).
Scholarship Worth: Annual grant from the SPDC JV for the full duration of your course
Duration of Scholarship: For full duration of the course
How to Apply
* All applicants should have their personal valid email accounts (for consistent communication).
* Candidates who meet the above entry qualifications should apply online at and to provide the required personal and educational details, and load scanned copies of the following:
* A recent passport-sized photograph of the applicant (i.e. jpeg format, not more than 200kilobytes);
* University or JAMB (UTME or D/E) Admission Letter;
* Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) Scores;
* ‘O’ Level Result(s); and ‘A’ Level /OND /NCE Result(s) as applicable; and
* Letter of Identification from State (showing Local Government) of Origin.
* Scanned copies of letters of identification, (which must be duly stamped and signed) by:
* The Paramount Ruler of the Community; and
* The Chairman of the Community Development or Executive Council (CDC or CEC) is also required of applicants for the Operational Area Awards (OM). The letters should be addressed to The Manager, Social Investment, Shell Petroleum Development Company, Prodeco 5, Room 10, Shell Industrial Area, Rumubiakani, Port Harcourt.
* For more datails visit Shell Development Official website or Download Pdf for more Details 
Sponsors: Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (Operator of the NNPC/SHELL /TEPN/AGIP Joint Venture)

Monday, 5 June 2017

Shell Nigeria Graduate Recruitment 2017

Shell Nigeria is looking for graduates who have studied the following courses:

- Social Sciences
- Law
- Finance
- Petroleum Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Chemical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Metallurgical Engineering
- Geology
- Mathematics
- Statistics

To apply, please visit or Application portal opens 1st of June, 2017 and closes 14th June, 2017. See the advert below for more details.