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  The Federal Ministry of Education is inviting Nigerians qualified Nigerians to apply for the 2023/2024 Federal Government Scholarship.
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The scholarship awards cover postgraduate studies for students who want to obtain a Master’s degree or PhD in any field, in the following countries: Russia (for persons whose Bachelor’s degree was obtained in Russia), Serbia, Hungary, Romania, and China.


This scholarship award will cover the tuition cost for students who choose to study in institutions located in the countries mentioned above.


Applicants should meet these criteria:
  • Hold a first degree in at least the Second Class Upper division
  • Must have completed the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) program, or have an exemption certificate
  • Master’s candidates should not be older than 35 years; PhD candidates should not be older than 40 years
  • Possess that their employer is willing to release them

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Documents Required

Interested and qualified persons will be required to submit these items to the Federal Scholarship Board:
  • Copies of academic certificates (authenticated)
  • Their birth certificate and indigene letter
  • Data page of their current international passport
  • Medical reports from government hospitals
  • Police clearance certificate, where this applies

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Note: To apply, visit the Ministry of Education website, click the Federal Scholarship Board icon on the home page, read the guidelines that appear, and then register via the link at the end of this article. Applications will remain open until January 6, 2023. If you would like to apply for the Federal Government 2023 Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Awards, click here. Featured Image Source: MySchoolGist
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This article was first published on 2nd December 2022


Ikenna Nwachukwu holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He loves to look at the world through multiple lenses- economic, political, religious and philosophical- and to write about what he observes in a witty, yet reflective style.

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