The Honourable Minister of Education (HME), Mallam Adamu Adamu, hereby
invites interested and qualified Nigerians to participate in the 2019/2020 Nomination
computer Based Test (CBT) for the Federal Government Scholarship Awards for:
A. BILATERAL EDUCATION AGREEMENT (BEA)
i) Undergraduate (UG) studies tenable in Russia, Morocco, Algeria,
Serbia, Hungary, Egypt, Tunisia, Turkey, Cuba, Romania, Ukraine,
Japan, Macedonia; and
ii) Postgraduate (PG) studies tenable in Russia (for those whose
first degrees were obtained from Russia), China, Hungary,
Serbia, Turkey, Japan, Mexico, South Korea.
2.0 All qualified candidates are advised to:
a. Visit Federal Ministry of Education’s website www.education.gov.ng
and click on READ MORE on Federal Scholarship Board ICON on the
. b. Read Guidelines and then Complete the Application Form online
c. Print the completed Application Form
d. Submit two sets of the Printed Application Forms at the venue of the
interview as scheduled below.
3.0 FIELDS OF STUDY
a. Undergraduate level – Engineering, Geology, Agriculture, Sciences,
Mathematics, Languages, Environmental Sciences, Sports, Law, Social
Sciences, Biotechnology, Architecture, Medicine (very limited), etc; and
b. Postgraduate level (Masters Degree and Ph.D) in all fields.
4.0 CRITERIA FOR ELIGIBILITY
A. UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS: All applicants for undergraduate degree
courses must possess a minimum qualification of Five (5) Distinctions (As & Bs) in
the Senior Secondary School Certificates, 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 (2017& 2018)for African
countries the age of certificate is one year (2018) only. Age limit is from 18 to
B. POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS: All applicants for Undergraduate degree
courses must hold a First Class (1st 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. All applicants must
have completed N.Y.S.C. Age limit is 35 years for Masters and 40 years for Ph.D. and
i) N.Y.S.C discharge or exemption certificates only are accepted;
ii) Evidence of readiness to be released by employer.
NOTE (For all Applicants):
i) Since the BEA countries are non-English speaking, applicants should be
prepared to undertake a mandatory one year foreign Languare course of
the country of choice which will be the standard medium of instruction;
ii) Japan applicants must have very strong background in further
iii) The required certificates for candidates applying for Iman Preachers and
Quaranic Professor for Islamic Religious studies in Algeria is WAEC as in
other scholarship awards;
iv) All applicants for Hungarian Scholarship can apply for up to two fields of
study in order of preference; and
v) All applicants for Hungarian Scholarships must visit the website:
www.stipendiumhungaricum.hu before 15th january, 2019.
Complete the application form online
Print the completed form and bring to the interview venue in addition to
5.0 VENUE OF INTERVIEW: All eligible applicants are to report for interview at
the venues scheduled for accredidation a day to the date scheduled for examination.
Two sets of completed application forms should be submitted at the various JAMB CBT
centres with the following attachments:
i. Two sets of Photocopies of Educational Certificates and Testimonials of
previous schools attended with the originals for sighting;
ii. Only one certificate is accepted i.e WAEC of May/June for
iii. Two copies of Birth Certificate from National Population Commission;
iv. State of origin/LGA certificate duly signed, stamped and dated;
v. Four (4) coloured passport sized photographs on white background; and
vi. Postgraduate applicatns will be required to submit Academic transcripts and
NYSC discharge or Excemption certificates only.
NB: Candidates nominated by the Board will be required to submit to Federal
Scholarship Board the following:
i) Authenticated copies of academ
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: NA/SDGs
The scholarship are tenable in Nigeria and take effect from the beginning of the
It shall not be held at the same time with another Award nor for part-time
Change of course or Institution is not allowed.
The Scholarship award is to assist the scholar in the payment of:
i. Institutional charges and fees and
ii. For Personal maintenance;
iii. SDGs Scholarship is for female only.
COURSES TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE AWARD ARE AS FOLLOWS:
A. Science and Technology
B. Medicine and Para-medicals
E. Liberal Arts/Social/Management Sciences
F. Entrepreneural Studies,
H. Environmental Sciences
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Application forms are completed online as follows:
Complete form online
Submit and Print a copy
Attach Photocopy of the following documents to the Printed Copy
i. Letter of Admission to the Institution
ii. Current Course Registration Form
iii. CGPA results of year 1, 2, 3, etc.
iv. Current School’s Identity Card
v. Letter of Identification from your State/Local Government
vi. Two (2) passport size photographs with your name written at the back
and duly signed by you.
Printed Copy should be endorsed (signed and stamped) by your HOD or
Dean of Faculty of your institution.
Submit one set of the printed and endorsed forms at the venue of the interviews
as scheduled below:
2019/2020 FSB COMPTER BASED TEST VENUES AND DATES FROM 15TH TO
19TH JANUARY 2019
GENERAL NOTICE: During the application candidates are expected to
indicate the following:
i) Centre of choice for the Computer Based Test (CBT); and
ii) Choice of programme preferred in order of priority (i.e. Bilateral Education
Agreement (BEA), Nigerian Award (N/A), Sustaniable Development Goals (SDGs)
scholarship for girls only).
iii) Warning : Double Enteries will be disqualied