Federal Government Scholarship

Qualified students can now apply for the Federal Government Scholarship 2024/2025 Bilateral Educational Agreement (B.E.A.) for Nigerian Undergraduate, Master, and PhD to Study Abroad.

federal Government Scholarship

This scholarship is provided by the Federal Scholarship Board of Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Education.

About Federal Government Scholarship

Nigeria’s interested and qualified citizens are invited to attend the 2024/2025 Nomination Interview for Bilateral Education Agreement (B.E.A.) Scholarship Awards for the following:

  • Undergraduate level – Sports, Geology, Engineering, Agriculture, Mathematics, Sciences, Languages, Environmental Sciences, Medicine (very limited), Law, Social Sciences, Biotechnology, Architecture, etc.
  • Postgraduate level (PhD and Master’s Degree) in all fields.

Scholarship Type: The Awards are for Undergraduate (UG) and Postgraduate (P.G.) studies.

Duration: Offered annually

Eligible Countries: Nigeria

Number of Scholarships: Various

To be Taken at:

i) Undergraduate (UG) studies viable in Morocco, Russia, Hungary, and Egypt;
ii) Postgraduate (P.G.) studies tenable in China, Russia (for individuals who received their first degrees from Russia), Hungary, Romania, and Serbia.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Undergraduate Scholarships: All applicants must have a minimum of five (5) Distinctions (As and Bs) in undergraduate degree programs in the WASSCE/WAEC (May/June) exclusively in the subjects pertinent to their fields of study, including Mathematics and English Language. For non-African countries, certificates should not be older than two (2) years (2021 & 2022); for African nations, the certificate’s maximum age is one (1) year (2020). The age range is between 17 and 20.
  • Postgraduate Scholarships: To be considered for postgraduate degree programs, all applicants must have a first degree with a 1st class or at least a 2nd class upper division. Previous recipients of foreign awards who are applying must have worked in Nigeria for at least two (2) years after receiving their awards. The N.Y.S.C. Programme must have been completed by all applicants, and the maximum age for Masters and PhD programs is 35 and 40, respectively.
    • N.Y.S.C. exemption or discharge certificates only are accepted
    • Proof of your ready for release by your employer.

How to Apply for Federal Government Scholarship

Application forms are completed online as follows:

Complete form online

Applicants nominated by the Board will be asked to submit the following:

  • Original copies of academic certificates
  • Data page of contemporary International Passport
  • Designated medical reports from Government hospitals
  • National Identification Number (NIN)
  • Clearance certificate from the police where necessary

Official Phone Numbers

Bilateral Education Agreement (B.E.A.): 08077884417

Please be aware that there is no processing charge associated with this specific application. So, be wary of con artists!

Apply HERE

Visit Scholarship Webpage for Details  and also Here

What are the benefits of a Federal Government Scholarship? 

The participating countries are oversee theaccomodation and tuitution, while the Nigerian government takes care of warm clothing, supplements, research grant where applicable, health insurance, and take-off.

How long will the Scholarship last? 

Depending on the degree of study and the location, scholarship offers might last anywhere between four and nine years.


Are you a graduate student, an undergraduate enrolled in a master’s program, or a Ph.D. candidate who lacks the funding to pursue an overseas education? No need to worry; consider this possibility, and you won’t regret it, we guarantee.

International students looking for an opportunity to study abroad but have limited finances should make good use of this opportunity.

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