NITDA Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme

Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme for Nigerian ICT Students from the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA).

NITDA Postgraduate Scholarship

The NITDA Postgraduate Scholarship scheme aims to improve expertise in information technology at the doctorate and master’s levels. It also aims to create possibilities for Nigerian youths to realize their goals, particularly in the field of ICT.

Furthermore, the Nigerian scholarship scheme does not apply to overseas universities. It only applies to candidates who want to study in any of Nigeria’s higher education institutions or universities, whether federal, state, or private.

  • Scholarship Number: There are approximately 80 scholarship options available. The Scholarships are intended for two people in each Federal State, including the FCT, at the master’s level and one person per country’s geopolitical zone at the doctorate level.
  • Duration: The Master’s program will last one year, while the Doctorate program will last three years.

Eligibility of the NITDA Postgraduate Scholarship

  • Students must be Nigerian citizens and willing to study at any of Nigeria’s higher education institutions, whether federal, state, or private.
  • Doctoral Candidates: Only University and Polytechnic Lecturers with an MSc in any discipline linked to information technology are eligible to apply for support.
  • Masters Candidates: First Class or Second Class (Upper) holders Bachelor’s degree (BSc) with honours in an area connected to information technology.
  • To decide the successful candidates for the Award, a thorough Aptitude Test will be administered. Only those individuals judged to be eligible will be shortlisted.
  • The scholarship award is purely merit-based and is given equitably among the six geopolitical zones for PhD and the 36 States and FCT for MSc.

Financial benefit

The award comprises a full tuition fee waiver and other expenses compensated.

Application procedure

You can start the application process by clicking on Online Application.

The registration period is six (6) weeks from the date of publication in the newspaper. So, the deadline is six weeks following the opening date, November 21st, which is January 2nd, 2024.


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