List Of Postgraduate Scholarships For Nigerians 2019-2020


Getting a Postgraduate degree in Nigeria, be it Masters, PhD or MBA MSc, MA, MPhil Diploma has not been so much affordable especially with the economic situation of the country.

A student who gains admission to do a masters degree programme begins spending a whole lot of money from the paying acceptance fee, to process admission into the institution that has accepted the student.

At the end of the admission process, one would have spent more money doing clearance than he/she would do for tuition.

To cut down or alleviate totally the financial burden, a scholarship is the only solution such as the federal government of Nigeria scholarship

Most of these list scholarships are available postgraduate scholarships in Nigeria and are fully funded scholarships. So take your time and go through the opportunities as presented by World Scholarship Forum.

In recent times, the need for Masters degree and PhD studies in Nigeria has been on the increase and that is why we have brought you a list of postgraduate scholarships for Nigerian scholars to take on, so hurry and wait no more, apply now!

What You Need To Know About Graduate scholarship

Before you apply for a graduate scholarship you must have completed your undergraduate degree course. which is usually a criterion for the application.

a graduate scholarship can either for one of the following postgraduate studies for students who did not get a minimum GPA from their undergraduates level to pursue a masters degree directly. This scholarship can be offered to a Masters degree student or PhD students. It can as well be offered to MBA students.

Thus, in general, a graduate student is students pursuing a higher degree other than the undergraduate degree.


A master’s degree (from Latin magister) is usually a second-cycle academic degree awarded by universities or colleges upon completion of a course of study demonstrating mastery or a high-order overview of a specific field of study or area of professional practice.

 A master’s degree normally requires the previous study at the bachelor’s level, either as a separate degree or as part of an integrated course. Within the area studied, master’s graduates are expected to possess advanced knowledge of a specialized body of theoretical and applied topics; high order skills in analysis, critical evaluation, or professional application; and the ability to solve complex problems and think rigorously and independently.

Well, the cost of going for this second round of studies can be very for the scholar to bear. which brought to this article.

This includes MBA Scholarships, LLM Scholarships and MBBS Scholarships. The attention of the world is turned towards Developing a bridge between the developed and the developing nations of the world. Education is one of the best means to achieve that.

Below is a comprehensive list of available postgraduate scholarships for Nigerians in 2019 & 2019, these are also postgraduate overseas scholarship for Nigerian students, Which is a combination of Msc Scholarships for Nigerians & PhD Scholarships for Nigerian Students.

Click on each of the Scholarship Link to see details of the application and also note the deadline for the yearly application of the scholarships:


The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) is a body instituted by law, under the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources established for the purpose of developing and promoting petroleum technology and for creating the human resource needs of the oil and gas industry through research and training of Nigerians.


2.NITDA Scholarship Scheme for Nigerians ( 2018/2019– SEE DETAIL

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), with its mandate of transforming Nigeria into an IT driven economy for global competitiveness and the dire need to bridge the digital divide, has since 2010


3.Agip Postgraduate Scholarship 2019/2020

Nigerian Agip Exploration Limited (NAE), on behalf of the NNPC/NAE/OANDO PSC, is committed to the training and development of manpower as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme.In pursuance of this, NAE invites applications from suitably qualified and interested Nigerian graduates for the 2014/2015 Post Graduate Scholarship Award Scheme.


4.ONGOING: BEA Awards for Nigerians to Study Abroad, 2019/2020-APPLY

Federal Ministry of Education is inviting applications from qualified candidates for Bilateral Education Agreement BEA  Awards for Nigerians to study abroad. Scholarships are available to pursue undergraduateand postgraduate programme. This post is a guideline to registering BEA Awards this session


5.SEOF Scholarship For Secondary, Undergraduate and Postgraduate Nigerian Students 2019/2020(SHARE THIS)

The Sir Emeka Offor Foundation (SEOF) offers  scholarship awards to deserving Nigerians. This post gives you the Details and procedures on how the applications go.


6.Dr Murtala Muhammed Scholarship 2019/2020(SHARE THIS)

London Metropolitan University is pleased to be able to offer a scholarship to support one student from Nigeria in the name of the late General Murtala Muhammed. The scholarship covers the tuition fees for a Master’s programme at the University.


7.canadian scholarships for Nigerian students

The Government of Canada is delighted to invite applications for the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program 2018 to strengthen Canada’s ability to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and establish Canada as a global centre of excellence in research and higher learning. This is a Canadian Government Scholarship.

Vanier Scholars demonstrate leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in the social sciences and/or humanities, natural sciences and/or engineering and health. READ MORE

8.Heinrich Boll Foundation Scholarships , Undergraduate, Masters & PhD 2018-2019

The Heinrich Böll Foundation grants scholarships to approximately 1,000 undergraduates, graduates, and doctoral students of all subjects and nationalities per year, who are pursuing their degree at universities, universities of applied sciences (‘Fachhochschulen’), or universities of the arts (‘Kunsthochschulen’) in Germany.

Scholarship recipients are expected to have excellent academic records, to be socially and politically engaged, and to have an active interest in the basic values of the foundation: ecology and sustainability, democracy and human rights, self-determination and justice.

9.Fully-Funded Graduate Scholarships For Economically Developing Nations 2018-2019

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