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Feb 01

2013/2014 Federal Government Overseas Scholarships for Nigerian Undergraduate, Masters and PhD Students

NB: THE 2014/2015 FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OVERSEAS SCHOLARSHIP IS NOW OUT FOR APPLICATION!!!!!!! CLICK HERE TO APPLY.

 

 

 

 

Scholarship Name:

Bilateral Educational Agreement (Bea) Scholarship Awards

Brief description

The Federal Scholarship Board by the Federal Ministry of Education of Nigeria is offering the 2013/2014 Bilateral Educational Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Awards for Undergraduate, Masters and PhD students to study Overseas

Accepted Subject Areas?

a. Undergraduate level – Medicine, Paramedical, Engineering, Geology, Agriculture, Sciences, Mathematics,Languages, Environmental Sciences, Sports, Law, Social Sciences, etc

b. Postgraduate level (Masters Degree and Ph.D) in all fields

About the Federal Scholarship

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The Honourable Minister of Education (HME), Prof. (Mrs.) Ruqayyatu Ahmed Rufa’i O.O.N, is hereby inviting interested and qualified Nigerians to participate in the 2013/2014 Nomination Interview for Bilateral Educational Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Award tenable in Russia, China, Cuba, Morocco, Algeria, Romania, Ukraine, Turkey, Egypt, Japan, Serbia, Mexico, Macedonia, e.t.c

 

Scholarship Offered Since:

Not Specified

Scholarship Type:

The Awards are for Undergraduate (UG) and Postgraduate (PG) studies.Federal Scholarship Board

Selection Criteria and Eligibility

UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP:

All applicants for undergraduate degree courses must possess a minimum qualification of Five (5) Distinctions (As & Bs) in the Senior Secoundary School Certificate (WAEC or NECO) only in the subjects relevant to their field of study including English Language and Mathematics.
Certificates should not be more than Three (3) years old (2010 – 2012).
Applicants who by October 2013 will be in 300 Level and above in any Tertiary Institution need not apply.
Age limit is 23 years

POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP:

All applicants must hold a First Degree with at least 2nd Class Upper Division.
The applicants who are previous recipients of Foreign Awards must have completed at least two (2) years post qualification or employment practice in Nigeria.
Knowledge of the Foreign language of the donor country is desired particularly for those applying for Russian Award.
All applicants must have completed N.Y.S.C.
Age limit is 35 years for Masters and 40 years for Ph.D.

How Many Federal Scholarships are available?

Several

What are the benefits?

The participating countries are responsible for the tuition and accommodation, while Nigeria government takes care of the following;

$500 monthly for supplementation
$250 yearly for warm clothing
$200 yearly for Health Insurance
$500 yearly for medical scholars only
$1000 for PG research grant yearly were applicable
N100,000 – Take off for PG scholars were applicable
N60,000 – Take off for UG scholars were applicable

How long will sponsorship last?

The duration of the scholarship offer ranges from 4- 9 years depending on the level of study and the country.

Eligible Countries

Nigeria

To be taken at (country): Russia, China, Cuba, Morocco, Algeria, Romania, Ukraine, Turkey, Egypt, Japan, Serbia, Mexico, Macedonia, e.t.c

Application Deadline

Application should be submitted before the interview to hold from 11th to 15th March 2013.

**The exact application deadline is yet to be announced at the time of publishing this update.**

Offered annually?

Yes

How to Apply

To apply for the federal government scholarship, all qualified candidates are advised to:

Visit Federal Scholarship Board’s website
Click on Application Center
Click on BEA Form
Select BEA Award Application
Register/Login
Read Requirements & Instructions, and continue
Print completed Application Form and Acknowledgement Slip and bring two (2) copies to interview venue.

Venue of Interview:

2013/2014 BEA interview venues and dates from 11th to 15th March 2013

All eligible applicants are to report for interview at the venues nearest to them as scheduled for their respective states of origin. Two sets of completed application forms should be submitted at the various interview centres with the following attachments:

i. Two authenticated photocopies of Educational Certificates and Testimonial
ii. Only one Certificate will be accepted ie WAEC or NECO
iii. Statement of results must be confirmed by WAEC or NECO and forwarded to the Director/ Secretary, Federal Scholarship Board, Abuja.
iv. Two copies of Birth Certificate.
v. State of Origin Certificate duly signed, stamped and dated.
vi. Eight (8) passport sized colour photographs on white background
vii. Medical Certificate of Fitness including HIV /AIDS, and Hepatitis B free Certificates obtained from a Teaching Hospital, General Hospital or National Hospital, Abuja.
viii. Police Clearance Certificate including finger prints from the Police Station nearest to Place of Residence
ix. Data page of current International Passport, and
x. Academic transcripts and NYSC certificate will be required from applicants for postgraduate studies.

Sponsors

The federal Government of Nigeria through the Federal Ministry Of Education, through the Federal Scholarship Board (FSB), Plot 245 Samuel Ademulegun Street Central Business District, Abuja

Important Notes: (For all Applicants): Knowledge of the language of the country of choice is an added advantage.

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  1. adedayo jesutomi

    can i still apply

    1. Admin

      Hi Adebayo, the deadline for the application has passed.

  2. daviz

    dint gt dem clear… you must have a’s nd b’s b4 ure eligible.. i need updates on other schorlarship plz

    1. Admin

      Yes, you need A’s and B’s in your O’level to apply for the scholarship

  3. Olufemi

    Does this offer include Distance learning (in a UK University) as well?

    1. Admin

      No, it’s not for distance learning programs in the UK

  4. daniel

    must u be in higher instituiton to apply.wat if u juz finished secondary school?

    1. Admin

      Hi Daniel, you don’t need to be in the higher institution to apply for this scholarship, your O’Level is okay. Thanks

  5. michael

    do they accept weac gce result

    1. Admin

      Yes they do

  6. Nike

    pls when is the 2014 own application starting. any idea pls?

    1. Admin

      Hi Nike, the new application should be out by october 2013. Thanks

  7. jennifer

    what if I have both A, B and C in my O’level, can I still apply?

    1. Admin

      Hi Jennifer, yes you can apply if you have A’s and B’s in atleast 5 subjects including English language and Mathematics. Thanks

  8. Smart

    Can student having nabteb result appli?

  9. Taiwo

    Hi admin. please i have less than 5distinctions in my O’level but i made 2nd class upper in my first degree. please can i apply for my Masters with that.

    1. Admin

      Hi Taiwo, yes you can apply since you have a 2nd class upper in your first degree. Thanks

  10. Emmanuel

    Can i apply with age declearation certificate?

  11. Egburonu Onyeike Dickson

    good morning sir, please i want to inquire if the result for this year’s scholarships exams is out? if yes, how can i know if i passed?

    1. Admin

      Hi Dickson, please contact the scholarship provider for more information on this. thanks

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  14. Jacob Chiemela

    please sir, let me know when next the opportunity comes. thanks.

  15. Jacob Chiemela

    please sir, notify me when next the opportunity comes. tnanks.

    1. Admin

      Hi Jacob, click here to subscribe so you don’t miss our updates. Thanks

  16. Ezea

    can I know please when the next FG study abroad scholarship is commencing

    1. Admin

      Hi Ezea, the FG study abroad scholarship is given out annually. So expect the next application to come up next year. Whenever it’s advertised, it will surely be posted here. Click here to subscribe for our updates so you don’t miss it. Thanks

  17. tosin D

    please after you have done the exam, when will they release the result or how will you know if they have picked you.

    1. Admin

      Hi Tosin, if you are selected, you will be notified by text message or email. Thanks

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