To further encourage human resource development in the Niger Delta region, the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) is relaunching its Foreign/Local Postgraduate Scholarship Programme for the 2023 academic year.
The NDDC scholarship aims to provide young people with relevant training and skills for effective involvement in the Federal Government’s local content initiative, as well as to enable them to specialize in their fields of study and so compete globally in numerous professional disciplines.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)
Scholarship Type: Full Funding
Host Institution(s): Nigerian and Foreign Universities
Scholarship Worth: Varies
Number of Awards: Several
Study Level: Postgraduate
Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible for the NDDC 2023 Postgraduate Scholarship:
- Scholar must come from the Niger Delta region.
- Must possess five credits at not more than 2 sittings.
- Students must obtain First Class Degree/Second Class Upper Division to benefit from the scholarship.
The scheme is for suitably qualified applicants, with relevant Bachelor’s Degrees from recognized Universities in the following disciplines:
1. Biomedical Engineering
2. Software/Aeronautic Space/Aeronautic Engineering
3. Marine/Chemical/Petrochemical Engineering
4. Civil/Mechanical/Metallurgical Engineering
5. Electrical/Electronic Engineering
6. Robotic Engineering
7. Information Technology
8. Artificial Intelligence
10. Medical Sciences/Medicine and Surgery
11. Hospitality Management
How to Apply | NDDC scholarship
Applicants for the NDDC 2023 Foreign/Local Postgraduate Scholarship must submit an online application
i Recent passport photograph
ii Local Government Identification letter
iii Post Graduate admission letter from a recognized Overseas/Nigerian University
iv Relevant degrees from recognized Universities
1. Online application on the Commission’s website
2. Shortlist candidate using:
i. WASSCE/ NECO
ii. Undergraduate degree (1st Class/Second Class Upper)
iii. Local Government Identification
3. Computer Based Test to be conducted in each State of the Niger Delta by Consultants. This will test I.Q proficiency in English, Mathematics and General Paper.
4. Score a minimum of 70% in the test.
5. Shortlist Successful candidates.
6. Final verification through the Local Government Areas and Community Development Committees.