NDDC Post-Graduate Scholarships 2024

NDDC Post-Graduate Scholarships 2024

NDDC Post-Graduate Scholarships 2024

Application submissions are currently open from suitably qualified Nigerian students looking to study a master’s degree program abroad for the 2024/2025 academic session for the NDDC Post-Graduate Scholarships 2024 aimed at boosting Human Resource Development in the Niger Delta region.

The NDDC Post-Graduate Scholarships is a long-awaited financial aid opportunity from the Niger Delta Development Commission geared towards equipping young Nigerians with relevant training and skills for effective participation in the local content program of the Federal Government.

The Master’s scholarship seeks to enable young Nigerians to acquire specialization in their fields of study abroad and thus compete globally in various professional disciplines. The scheme is for qualified applicants with relevant Bachelor’s degrees from recognized Universities in the following professional disciplines:

  • Agricultural Science
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Science
  • Geosciences
  • Information Technology
  • Medical Sciences
  • Law

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Scholarship Summary:

Scholarship Sponsor(s): Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)

Host Institution(s): Universities Abroad

Scholarship Worth: Not Specified

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level: Master’s

Nationality: Nigerian Students

Eligibility for the NDDC Post-Graduate Scholarships 2024:

  • Applicants must hail from the Niger Delta Region in Nigeria.
  • Applicants must have obtained a First Class Degree, Second Class Upper, or Lower Division.
  • Applicants must not be more than 40 years old.

Selection Process:

  1. Initial Application: Interested applicants must submit an online application via the Commission’s Website.
  2. Preliminary Shortlisting: Applicants will be shortlisted based on the following criteria: WASSCE/NECO results, Undergraduate degree classification (1st Class, Second Class Upper/Lower), and Local Government Identification.
  3. Computer-Based Test: Shortlisted applicants will undergo a computer-based test conducted by consultants in Rivers State.
  4. Minimum test Score: Applicants must achieve a minimum score of 70% on the test to proceed to the next stage.
  5. Further Shortlisting: Applicants who successfully pass the test will be further shortlisted.
  6. Final Verification: The final verification of the candidates will be done through the Local Government Area (LGA) and Community Development Committee (CDC).

Method of Application for the NDDC Post-Graduate Scholarships 2024:

Interested applicants for the NDDC Post-Graduate Scholarship 2024 are to complete an online application and provide the following documents below:

  • Recent passport photograph
  • Local Government Identification Letter
  • Post Graduate admission letter from a recognized overseas university
  • Relevant degrees from recognized universities
  • NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificate

Upon successful completion of the application form, a registration number will be automatically assigned. Applicants are advised to print a hard copy of the online-generated acknowledgment for future reference.

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Application Deadline: May 13, 2024.

For more information about this opportunity, Visit the Official Website.

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