The 2016 NDDC international postgraduate scholarship is currently open for application. This scholarship currently targets Nigerian citizens who hail from the Niger Delta region of the country.
Every year, the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) awards several scholarships to deserving Niger Deltans who hope to pursue postgraduate studies abroad. The aim of this scholarship is to equip Niger Deltans with much need training and skills for effective participation in the local content program of the Federal Government.
In order to be eligible for this scholarship, applicants should meet the following eligibility requirements:
- Applicants hoping to undertake a masters degree, should possess a first Degree with minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division, and a good Master’s Degree for PhD candidates from a recognized University.
- Qualified applicants should have gained Admission into a Post Graduate Programme in any of the below-listed disciplines in a University abroad.
- Note that applicants who are already enrolled in universities abroad are ineligible 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 award.
- Applicants must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service.
- Applicants must have a valid Admission Letter from a Foreign University.
Fields of study
- Medical Sciences (M.sc. Public Health Excluded)
- Computer Science/Technology
- Environmental Sciences
- Environmental or Gas/Oil Law
- Project Management
The mode of application is online at the commissions official website. Ensure that you make available the following documents as they will be needed during the online application;
- Recent passport photograph
- Local Government identification letter.
- Post Graduate (PG) admission letter from Overseas University.
- Relevant Degrees from recognized University.
- NYSC Discharge Certificate
Click here to contact the scholarship provider for more information on how to apply
Endeavor to apply for this scholarship on or before Friday, 22nd April, 2016.