NDDC Masters Scholarship: Interested and suitably qualified candidates are invited to apply for the 2023 NDDC Scholarship for Foreign / Local Post-Graduate Scholarship.
The NDDC Scholarship is a local and abroad scholarship award for postgraduate studies. Kindly read full instructions provided here to help you apply right.
NDDC Scholarship Overview
The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) was established in 2000 with the mission of facilitating the Niger Delta’s rapid, even, and sustainable development into an economically prosperous, socially stable, ecologically regenerative, and politically peaceful region.
The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, is once again embarking on its Foreign Post Graduate Scholarship Programme to equip our young people with relevant training and skills for effective participation in the Federal Government’s local content program, as well as to enable them to acquire specialization in their fields of study and thus compete globally in various professional disciplines.
Brief Scholarship Details
Academic Programme: Masters/Postgraduate
Study Country: Nigeria and Abroad: The scholarship is of two-phase
Award Value: Fully Funded
Eligible Students: Fully Funded
Application Deadline: 9 November 2022
Eligible Fields of Study for the NDDC Scholarship
The NDDC Scholarship scheme is open to applicants with relevant Bachelor’s Degrees from recognized universities in the following disciplines:
- Biomedical Engineering
- Software / Aeronautic Space / Aeronautic Engineering
- Marine / Chemical / Petrochemical Engineering
- Artificial Intelligence
- Math / Sciences
- Medical Sciences/Medicine and Surgery
- Hospitality Management
- Civil / Mechanical / Metallurgical Engineering
- Electrical / Electronic Engineering
- Robotic Engineering
- Information Technology
- Interested applicants must be Nigerians
- Scholars must come from the Niger Delta region
- Possess five Credits at not more than 2 sittings
- Students must obtain a First Class Degree / Second Class Upper Division to benefit from the Scholarship
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Below are the documents to be submitted:
- Recent passport photograph
- Local Government Identification letter
- Post Graduate admission letter from a recognized Overseas/Nigerian University
- Relevant degrees from recognized Universities
- Successfully completed application form will be assigned a registration number automatically
- Print the hard copy of the online generated acknowledgment for ease of reference
Application and Selection Modality
Below are considerations for the NDDC Scholarship:
- Online application on the Commission’s website
- Shortlist candidates using:
- WASSCE/ NECO
- Undergraduate degree (1st Class / Second Class Upper)
- Local Government Identification
- Computer-Based Test to be conducted in each State of the Niger Delta by Consultants. This will test I.Q proficiency in English, Mathematics, and General Paper.
- Score a minimum of 70% on the test.
- Shortlist Successful candidates.
- Final verification through the Local Government Areas and Community Development Committees.
How to Apply
Interested and Suitable qualified candidates should click on the “Apply Button” at the bottom below to begin the scholarship application.
- The Commission (NDDC) will not enter into any form of Communication with candidates who are not shortlisted for the Computer Based Test (CBT), those who are not invited for oral interview or candidates that are not successful during the oral interviews.
- Preferences will be given to candidates from Oil Producing Host / Communities / Local Government Areas as long as candidates meet the approved cut-off mark.
- The Commission will ensure a fair spread of courses amongst beneficiaries within each State.
- Deferment, Change of Institution, and Course are not permitted.
- The Commission reserves the sole and absolute discretion to select in line with the above-stated criteria and its internal consideration. The decision of the Commission in this regard is final.
- For further inquiries, contact the Director, Education, NDDC:
- Mobile: +234(0)8032610105 or 07035681124
- E-mail: email@example.com
Application to begin 12 noon 19 September 2022.