Apply for 2018 NDDC Foreign Scholarships For Nigerians

The NDDC is embarking on Foreign Post Graduate Scholarship Programme to offer Niger Deltans the opportunity to pursue a degree program abroad. The scheme is for suitably qualified applicants with relevant Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree from recognized Universities in the following professional disciplines

  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Geosciences
  • Information Technology
  • Law
  • Management Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Education
  • Humanities

Application Deadline: Friday 20th July 2018

Eligible Countries: Nigeria ( Niger Deltan States)

Type: Masters & PhD


  • First degree with minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division for those wishing to undertake a Master’s Degree programme and a good Master’s Degree for PhD candidates from a recognized University.
  • Applicants must have gained admission for a Post Graduate Programme in any of the listed disciplines above, in a foreign University.
  • Applicants who have already enrolled in Overseas’ Universities are NOT eligible to apply.
  • Guarantor’s written consent of good conduct of the applicant from any of the following persons from the applicant’s community/clan.
  1. Member of National Assembly/State House of Assembly
  2. Chairman of the LGA
  3. First Class Traditional Ruler
  4. High Court Judge
  • Persons with evidence of cult membership or criminal record shall not be considered for the award.
  • Applicants must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service (NYSC).
  • Application Process: Application must be made on-line at the Commission’s website: ( With the following attachments.

    • Recent passport photograph
    • Local Government Identification Letter.
    • Post Graduate Admission Letter from a recognized Overseas University.
    • Relevant Degrees from a recognized University.
    • N.Y.S.C Discharge/Exemption Certificate.

    1. Successfully completed application forms will be assigned registration numbers automatically.

    2. Print the hard copy of the on-line generated acknowledgement for ease of reference.

    3. All shortlisted applicants will be posted on the NDDC website (

    4. For further enquiry, please contact:
    Director, Education, Health and Social Services (NDDC)
    Mobile: 084668158: Email:

    Click Here To Apply For Masters Program

    Click Here To Apply For PhD program

    Visit The Scholarship Webpage For More Information

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