2023/2024 Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Scholarship for Nigerians
BEA Scholarship: Nigerians are invited to apply for the 2024/2025 Federal Government BEA Scholarship Award to study abroad. This scholarship is open to secondary school graduates with exceptional WAEC results to undergo university degree programs abroad and open to university graduates to undergo master’s/postgraduate programs abroad.
Interested and qualified candidates should click on the Apply Button below to apply. Kindly follow all instructions to apply rightly.
FSB BEA Scholarship Overview
The Federal Scholarship Board’s (FSB) Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Division is primarily responsible for implementing scholarship Awards between the Federal Government of Nigeria and the governments of countries that have signed Bilateral Education Agreements (BEA) with Nigeria.
The Honourable Minister of Education, hereby invites interested and qualified Nigerians to participate in the 2024/2025 Federal Government Scholarship Awards for:
Brief Scholarship Details
Sponsor(s): Federal Government
Study Countries: China | Hungary | Serbia | Romania | Russia | Morocco | Egypt | Venezuela
Study Programmes: Bachelor’s Degree | Master’s Degree
Award Value: Fully Funded (Travels Allowance | Accommodation | Living Allowance | Tuition Fees
Eligible Country: Nigeria
Application Deadline: 05 January 2024
BILATERAL EDUCATION AGREEMENT (BEA) Scholarship Categories
The FSB BEA scholarship is of two categories. The undergraduate category and the postgraduate category. The undergraduate category is for secondary school graduates while the postgraduate category is for university graduates. Kindly select the right category during your application
The undergraduate category is for SSCE holders. Below are studying countries available for the undergraduate program:
Undergraduate studies are tenable in Russia, Morocco, Hungary, Egypt, and Venezuela.
Postgraduate studies are tenable in Russia (for those whose first degrees were obtained from Russia), China, Hungary, Serbia, and Romania.
Eligible Field of Study
All secondary school graduates are to apply for a category which is the undergraduate level.
a. Undergraduate level – Engineering, Geology, Agriculture, Sciences, Mathematics, Environmental Sciences, Sports, Law, Social Sciences, Biotechnology, Architecture, Medicine (very limited), Pilot Engineering, Neurologist and
b. Postgraduate level (Master’s Degree and Ph.D.) in all fields.
A. UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS: All applicants for undergraduate degree courses must possess a minimum qualification of Seven (7) Distinctions (As & Bs) in the Senior Secondary School Certificates, WASSCE/WAEC (May/June) only in the subjects relevant to their fields of study including English Language and Mathematics. Certificates should not be more than two (2) years old (2022 & 2023) for Non-African Countries and African countries the age of the certificate is one year (2023) only. The age limit is from 17 to 20 years.
B. POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS: All applicants for Postgraduate degree courses must hold a First Degree with 1st Class or at least 2nd Class Upper Division.
All master’s applicants must have completed N.Y.S.C. Programme and the age limit is 35 years for Masters and 40 years for Ph.D.
i) N.Y.S.C discharge or exemption certificates only are accepted; and
ii) Evidence of readiness to be released by an employer.
GENERAL NOTE FOR ALL APPLICANTS
i) Since the BEA countries are non-English speaking, applicants should be prepared to undertake a mandatory one-year foreign Language course of the Country of choice which will be the standard medium of instruction;
iii) All applicants for Hungarian Scholarship can apply for up to two fields of study in order of preference and must visit the website: www.stipendiumhungaricum.hu which was opened Middle of November to close on 16th January 2024.
Complete the application form online
vi) All applicants for Russia should visit here to apply.
v) All applicants for the Russian Postgraduate Scholarship must have acquired their 1st Degree in Russia;
vi) All Applicants are to upload the following certificates online;
a. UNDERGRADUATE (UG): WAEC/WASSCE
b. POSTGRADUATE (PG): 1st Degree Certificate, Masters Degree WAEC/WASSCE
Indigine letter & NYSC discharge Certificate.
NB: Candidates nominated by the Board will be required to submit to Federal Scholarship Board the following:
i. Authenticated copies of academic certificates;
ii. Data page of the current International passport;
iii. Specified Medical Reports from Government hospitals;
iv. Birth Certificate & Indigene letter
v. Police Clearance Certificate where necessary.
Step-by-Step Application Procedure
Now that you have read full details about the FSB Scholarship for Nigerian NCE and University Students, kindly follow the steps below to apply:
Step1: Click the Apply Button below
Step 2: You will be directed to the application page, fill out the form, create your password, and click on register. If you already have an account, go to step 3.
Step3: Login and begin your application process
Step4: Fill each section of the application dashboard
Visit the FSB Official Website for More Details