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The Yale Young African Scholars Program 2019

The Yale Young African Scholars Program 2019 application is now open! Apply today! 

The Yale Young African Scholars Program (YYAS) is an intensive academic and enrichment program designed for African secondary school students planning to pursue tertiary education and who wish to make meaningful impact as young leaders on the continent.

Participants will enhance their academic skills, receive university admission and financial aid application guidance, and join a network of young leaders from across Africa. Following the eight-day program, students will be paired with mentors who will help advise them throughout the university application process. There are no tuition, meal, or lodging costs for students to participate in YYAS.

YYAS is an official program of Yale University.


The Yale Young African Scholars Program is in proud partnership with the Higherlife Foundation and is a member of the HALI Access Network, with additional support from The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale.

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2019/2020 FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS COMPUTER BASED TEST (CBT)

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
Home Page:
. 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
20 years.
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
only:
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
mathematics;
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
2.0 above.
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
Undergraduate applicants;
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
academic session.
 It shall not be held at the same time with another Award nor for part-time
studies.
 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
C. Education
D. Agriculture
E. Liberal Arts/Social/Management Sciences
F. Entrepreneural Studies,
G. ICT
H. Environmental Sciences
I. Law
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.
NOTE:
 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

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Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) Scholarships 2018/2019 for Study in the University of Oxford, UK (Fully Funded)

Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) Scholarships 2018/2019 for Study in the University of Oxford, UK (Fully Funded)

The AIG Scholarships Programme is targeted at graduates between the ages of 25 and 35, some of whom may have work experience. The scholars will be exceptionally intelligent graduates who have excelled academically as well as in other areas of their lives.

Every year, Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) will fund five scholarships for outstanding individuals from Nigeria and Ghana to pursue the Master of Public Policy degree at the Blavatnik School of Government (BSG), University of Oxford.  AIG Scholars will be expected, upon graduation, to return to their home country and apply their learning experience as change agents in their country’s public sector.

The AIG Scholarships are postgraduate scholarships awarded to outstanding individuals from Nigeria or Ghana to undertake the Master of Public Policy (MPP) Programme at the Blavatnik School of Government (BSG), University of Oxford.  Upon graduation, AIG Scholars will be expected to return to their home country and apply their learning experience as change agents in their country’s public sector.

Benefits:

  • The AIG Scholarships are full scholarships covering fees, accommodation and living expenses.
  • Eligibility Criteria:
  • Citizen of Nigeria or Ghana
  • Age between 25 and 35 years
  • Achieved an academic standing sufficiently advanced to ensure admission to Oxford and the MPP programme. This means a first-class or strong upper second-class undergraduate degree with honours (or equivalent international qualifications), as a minimum, in any discipline. For applicants with a degree from the USA, the minimum GPA sought is 3.7 out of 4.0
  • Strong commitment to public service and a willingness to commit to working for a fixed number of years in your country’s public sector
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities and resultant impact
  • Impeccable moral character

Selection Criteria:

  • Academic and analytical excellence
  • Strong commitment to public service
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities and resultant impact
  • Impeccable moral character

Note that:

  • Applicants who reach the second stage of selection will be required to furnish the following additional information.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Full Academic Transcripts
  • Academic and/or Professional References (four in total). Please note that at least two of the references must be from individuals whom you studied under at university. The references should be sent directly to AIG, and should attest to the character and intellect of the applicant, including academic, personal, extra-curricular and leadership achievements. (References should not be given by people who are related to the applicant.)
  • Personal Essay (no more than 1500 words) covering the following:
  1. Why you are interested in public service and public policy; describe the specific issue(s) or problem(s) you care about, your thoughts on how this issue can be resolved and how the resolution of this issue could impact the economy as a whole.
  2. Why the AIG Scholarship and the MPP Programme at BSG-Oxford are important to you and how you would utilise this opportunity.
  3. The description of a personal challenge you have overcome or an achievement that you believe demonstrates your leadership potential, and the impact of that achievement.
  • Two passport photographs

Applications close in October. 

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) 2018/19 Scholarships

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2018 KPMG Nigeria University Scholarship Program

In line with KPMG Nigeria’s commitment to improving communities, KPMG will be contributing to the advancement of education. This will be through the KPMG Scholarship Programme to sponsor selected candidates through their university course.
Eligibility Criteria
Candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Have completed their secondary education at a state public secondary school within the last 2 years
  • A minimum of 5 Distinctions (As & Bs, from their VVASSCE (including English and Mathematics,
  • A minimum score of 230 in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination
  • Already have an admission letter or a provisional letter of admission to a federal university in Nigeria

 How to Apply
Send an email to NG-FMCareers@ng.kpring.com with the following details: Name, Residential Address, E-mail Address, Phone Number.
also attach the following documents in a zipped folder;

  • WASSCE Certificate
  • UTME Result Slip ” Provisional Letter of Admission/Letter of Admission to a Federal University in Nigeria
  • Birth Certificate

Please state the code KSP2018 in the subject of the email
Application Deadline
21st September 2018
Visit www.kpmg.com.ng for more details.
kpmg.com/socialmedia

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Scholarship Opportunities

CHEVRON NIGERIA LIMITED
R. C. 6135
Operator of the NNPC\Chevron Joint Venture
2018/2019 NNPC/CHEVRON JV
NATIONAL UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS
Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), in collaboration with its joint
venture partner, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation
(NNPC), is offering a number of University Scholarship
Awards to suitably qualified Nigerian students.
E-applications are invited from full-time, SECOND YEAR
(200 LEVEL) degree students studying any of the under-listed
courses in Nigerian Universities:
1. Accountancy
2. Agricultural Engineering/Agricultural Science
3. Architecture
4. Business Administration/Economics
5. Chemical Engineering
6. Civil Engineering
7. Computer Science
8. Electrical/Electronic Engineering
9. Environmental Studies/Surveying
10. Geology/Geophysics/Geo Informatics
11. Law
12. Mass Communication/Journalism
13. Mechanical/Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
14. Medicine & Surgery/Dentistry/Pharmacy
15. Petroleum & Gas Engineering
Interested students should submit applications in the portal
with the web address:
https://www.orm-ng.com/cnlawards
Deadline:
Applications close midnight of 10th August, 2018. Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICANTS FOR THE NNPC/CNL JV
SCHOLARSHIP ARE INELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR ANY OTHER
SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM SPONSORED BY CHEVRON NIGERIA
LIMITED (CNL), ITS JV PARTNER, NNPC, OR ANY OF ITS
AFFILIATES, INCLUDING THE AGBAMI MEDICAL &
ENGINEERING PROFESSIONAL SCHOLARSHIP (AMEPS)
PROGRAM.
Please note that only applications submitted through this web
portal will be considered. Hard copies of any documents sent to
to any CNL locations or offices will not be processed. All
interested students are advised to complete the e-application
form online and upload all the required documents as requested
at the web address indicated above.
In line with our e-scholarship administration system, selected
students will be invited for computer-administered qualifying
tests in selected examination centers nationwide. Short-listed
candidates for the qualifying test will be invited by email and
SMS text messages. All applicants are therefore advised to
ensure that their mobile phone numbers and personal email
addresses are properly entered into the e-forms on the web site.
Note: APPLICANTS AND SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES
ARE NOT REQUIRED TO MAKE ANY PAYMENTS
WHATSOEVER DURING THE EVALUATION OR
AWARD OF THE SCHOLARSHIP.

Management
Chevron Nigeria Limited, 2 Chevron Drive, Lekki Peninsula, P.M.B. 12825, Lagos.

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Nursing School opportunities for fresh Secondary School Graduates

FCT SCHOOL OF NURSING, ABUJA APPLICATION FORM

Apply online www.fctson.abj.gov.ng

* Low Tuition fee (1st year = N50,000, 2nd year = N25,000 and 3rd year = N25,000).

* Students are paid monthly stipends of N12, 000. This means that students are paid monthly salary of 12,000 every month till the student graduates.

* Free Accommodation. Students have well furnished Hostel. All students
are resident in the school hostel for FREE).

* FCT School of Nursing is a Federal School.

APPLICATION CLOSES ON THE 31st JULY, 2018.

Visit the school website www.fctson.abj.gov.ng to apply.

For More enquiry call 08168274953.

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