In 2024, getting a good education in Nigeria is more important than ever, and scholarships are here to help.

In this article, we will share the top 10 scholarships that can make your dreams of education come true.

These opportunities are like keys that unlock doors for students, making sure they can focus on learning, and not worrying about money.

Federal Government Of Nigeria Scholarship Awards 2024/2025.

Applications are presently being accepted for the 2024/2025 Federal Government of Nigeria scholarships, providing opportunities for Nigerian students interested in studying abroad in selected study destinations.

These federal government scholarship awards, facilitated through Bilateral Education Agreements (BEA), are available for undergraduate students, and applicable in Russia, Morocco, Hungary, Egypt, and Algeria.

Postgraduate scholarships are tenable in Russia (for those with a prior degree from Russia), China, Hungary, Serbia, and Romania.

Check out the scholarship details below 

  • Level of study: undergraduate level, postgraduate level 
  • Nationality: Nigerian
  • Number of awards: several
  • Institution: Federal Government of Nigeria 
  • Deadline: January 5, 2024

Interested? Visit the official website to learn more about the application process

AS Media Scholarship Programme 2024 For Journalists And Online Content Creators| Fully Funded to Munich, Germany.

If you are 18 years old or older by 20 July 2024 and working, volunteering, or studying in the field of HIV, we invite you to apply for a scholarship for AIDS 2024, the 25th International AIDS Conference, happening in Munich, Germany, and virtually from 22 to 26 July.

The scholarship also covers attendance for the AIDS 2024 pre-conferences scheduled on 20 and 21 July at the conference venue.

Deadline: January 23, 2024

Interested? Visit the official website for more details

MTN Foundation Scholarship Science And Technology Scholarship.

MTN Scholarships, under our Youth Development Cause, offers an annual opportunity to acknowledge and reward committed, high-achieving students in Nigerian Public Tertiary Institutions.

We have designed three scholarship categories to meet the needs of our exceptional scholar, one of which is Our flagship program since 2010 and is open to eligible 300-level students studying Science and technology-related courses in Nigerian Public Tertiary Institutions (Universities, Polytechnics, and Colleges of Education). 300 successful students receive scholarships worth N200,000.00 annually until graduation, provided they meet the required criteria.

Interested? Visit the official website to learn more about the application process

Shell Nigeria University Scholarships.

The Shell Undergraduate Scholarships 2024 for Nigerian Students present opportunities under two categories: the National Merit Award (NM) and the Areas Of Operation Merit Award (OM).

These scholarships are available to students keen on pursuing an undergraduate course at Nigerian universities.

Operated by NNPC/SHELL/TEPN/AGIP Joint Venture, the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited provides these scholarships to first-year students in Nigerian universities.

The program is geared towards fostering academic excellence and enhancing the skills of young Nigerians.

Check out the scholarship details below 

  • Level of study: Higher secondary education
  • Nationality: Nigerian students
  • Name of Origination: Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited
  • Deadline: Expected on December 2024

Interested? Visit the official website to learn more about the application process

Akwa Ibom State Bursary For Students In Public Institutions In 2024

Are you currently a student from Akwa Ibom State schooling in a public tertiary institution? If yes, there’s a valuable financial support opportunity awaiting you. His Excellency, Pastor Umo Eno, the Governor of Akwa Ibom State, has approved the allocation of bursaries to aid you in your academic journey.

This initiative reflects the commitment of the state government to invest in the educational development of its students.

The bursaries aim to alleviate financial burdens and contribute to the success of students pursuing higher education in public tertiary institutions. If you meet the criteria, don’t miss out on this valuable support for your academic journey.

Check out the scholarship details below 

  • Bursary Offer: Akwa Ibom State Bursary for tertiary students.
  • Requirements: Student ID, admission letter from a public institution, and proof of origin.
  •  Eligibility: Students from Akwa Ibom in public institutions.
  •  Payment: Direct transfer to a valid bank account.
  •  Deadline: Midnight, 30th April 2024.

Interested? Please visit the official website to apply

Fisayo Soyombo Undergraduate Essay Competition 2024.

The Union of Campus Journalists at the University of Ibadan is excited to launch the 6th edition of the annual ‘FISAYO SOYOMBO ESSAY COMPETITION’.

In its 6th year, this competition welcomes solution-focused essays addressing issues of national significance. It is open to all undergraduate students in Nigerian universities.

This competition offers you the chance to express your thoughts and ideas on a topic of national importance. Your essay holds the potential to spark change and encourage innovative approaches to tackling corruption in Nigeria.



  • Word Count: 1500-2000 
  • Word Format: Times New Roman, 
  • Font Size 12, 1.5 Line Spacing.

Scholarship Prizes

  • First Place: ₦250,000
  • Second Place: ₦150,000
  • Third Place: ₦100,000

Submission Procedure:  Interested? Submit your entries via email to [email protected], including the essay and a copy of your school ID in separate PDF files. The subject of the email should be “FISAYO SOYOMBO ESSAY CONTEST.”

Deadline: The application deadline for the Fisayo Soyombo undergraduate essay competition is 31st January 2024

Agbami Medical And Engineering Professionals Scholarship

The AGBAMI Medical and Engineering Professional Scholarships (AMEPS) is a scholarship program specifically designed for the Niger Delta region.

It focuses on education, aiming to support the nation’s medical and engineering talent.

Funded by Star Deep and its Agbami partners, this scholarship is a crucial part of the Agbami partners’ Social Investment, contributing significantly to the strategic development of health and education in Nigeria, especially in the Niger Delta.

The Agbami partners’ commitment to health development involves three key aspects: improving health infrastructure, supporting basic science education, and training medical professionals through this scholarship program.

Check out the scholarship details below

  • Level of study: Undergraduate
  • Institution: Universities or other relevant institutions within Nigeria
  • Number of scholarships: Limited, not stated
  • Nationality: Nigerian students
  • Deadline: March 2024

Interested? Visit the official website for more details on the application process

MOC TECH Undergraduate Scholarship Program 2024

The Mbara Ozioma College of Technology (MOCTEC) in Ehime Mbano, Imo state, Nigeria, offers an exceptional opportunity for ambitious students: a scholarship program that could transform your academic and professional future. With scholarships valued at up to N260,000, this is an amazing opportunity that shouldn’t pass you by.  

Check out the scholarship details below

  • Scholarship: MOC TECH Scholarship Programme
  • Academic Year: 2023/2024
  • Eligibility: Scored above 100 in 2023 JAMB/UTME
  • Courses: Engineering, Finance, Management & More
  • Deadline:  16 January 2024

Interested? Hurry and register as one of the first 500 here.

Israel Ezeadi Ruo Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship For Nigerian Students 2024

ISEF’s dedication spans from the first year until graduation, offering vital support for students to pursue their dreams without the weight of financial hardship. 

‘Our scholarship program aims to empower young people through educational opportunities. It is targeted towards outstanding individuals who demonstrate the potential for future leadership in the six geo-political zones. The program helps students in publicly-owned tertiary institutions in Nigeria to offset the cost of their education.

Interested? Visit the official website to apply 

Egbin Power Internship Program for Undergraduate Students 2024

Egbin Power Plc has opened applications for the 2024 Egbin Power Internship Programme for young Nigerians. This internship offers a paid industrial training program for eligible undergraduate students eager to acquire hands-on experience.

Selected students have the opportunity to work and learn at the largest single-generating power station in Black Africa, receiving stipends and allowances.

The Egbin Power Internship Program is a six-month Industrial Training program for undergraduate students in Nigeria, aiming to provide practical technical skills.

The program is crafted to bridge the gap between theoretical knowledge gained in classrooms and real-world industrial settings, preparing students for the challenges of the professional field.

Interested? Visit the official website for more details.

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