Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Foreign Post-Graduate Scholarship 2024/2025

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) unveils an exemplary Foreign Post-Graduate Scholarship Programme for 2024/2025, focusing on nurturing Human Resource Development in the esteemed Niger Delta region.

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This initiative is a significant cornerstone in advancing local content programs of the Federal Government and reinforcing the global competitiveness of young professionals in myriad disciplines.

Objective: Fostering Global Competency and Specialisation

Embarked upon by the NDDC, this scholarship program aims to empower the young talents of the Niger Delta with crucial training and skills.

This enables them to emerge as specialists in their respective fields of study and participate effectively in various professional landscapes locally and globally.

Scope: Diverse Professional Disciplines

Qualified applicants are invited to apply, particularly those who have obtained relevant Bachelor’s Degrees from recognized universities in the following professional disciplines:

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Marine Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • Robotic Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Math/Sciences
  • Medical Sciences
  • Hospitality Management
  • Law
  • Architecture
  • Environmental Science.


To be deemed eligible for this prestigious scholarship, an aspirant must:

  • Originate from the Niger Delta Region.
  • Possess a First-Class Degree, Second Class Upper, or Lower Division from a recognized institution.

Selection Process

Initial Application

Applicants are to submit an online application via the Commission’s Website.

Preliminary Shortlisting

Based on WASSCE/NECO results, Undergraduate Degree classification, and Local Government Identification.

Computer-Based Test

She conducted in Rivers State for further shortlisting candidates, achieving a minimum score of 70%.

Final Verification

Accomplished through the Local Government Area (LGA) and Community Development Committee (CDC).

Scholarship Details and Application Closing Date

The prevailing exchange rate of the Naira determines the scholarship amount. The application deadline is 3rd November, 2024.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online here. Multiple documents must be attached, including

  • A recent passport photograph,
  • Local Government Identification Letter,
  • Admission letter from a recognized overseas university,
  • Relevant degrees,
  • NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificate.

Successful completion of the application yields an automatically assigned registration number.

Note for Applicants

Communication is exclusive to shortlisted candidates. Preferences are given to candidates from oil-producing hosts/Communities/Local Government Areas, maintaining fairness in the spread of courses amongst beneficiaries within each state.

Change of institution and course, deferment are not allowed, and the Commission’s decision in the selection is final.

For More Information
For additional inquiries, contact: Director, Education, Health & Social Services, NDDC Mobile: +234(0)9137806550, +234(0)9049409391.


The NDDC Foreign Post-Graduate Scholarship Programme 2024/2025 is a meaningful opportunity for aspiring scholars from the Niger Delta Region.

This elevates their aspirations, enables them to gain unparalleled knowledge, and fosters a transformative impact in their respective fields on both a local and global scale.

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