2024 Niger Delta Development Commission Foreign Post Graduate Scholarship Programme

Deadline: May 13, 2024.

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has announced its Foreign Post Graduate Scholarship Programme for applicants who hail from the Niger-Delta region of Nigeria, for the 2024/2025 session. The scheme is designed for qualified applicants, with relevant Bachelor’s Degrees from recognized Universities in the following professional disciplines:  Agricultural Science, Engineering,Environmental Science,Geosciences, Information Technology, Medical Sciences and Law. 


To be eligible for the scholarship, one must hail from the Niger Delta Region and have achieved a First Class, Second Class Upper, or Lower Division Bachelor Degree. 

The following selection procedures will be observed:  

  1. Initial Application: Interested candidates must submit an online application via the Commission’s Website.
  2. Preliminary Shortlisting: Candidates will be shortlisted based on the following criteria:
  3. WASSCE/NECO results
  4. Local Government identification

iii. Undergraduate degree classification (1st Class, SecondClass Upper/Lower)  

  1. Computer-Based Test: Shortlisted candidates will undergo a computer-based test conducted by NDDC consultants in Rivers State.
  2. Minimum Test Score: Candidates must achieve a minimum score of 70% in the test to proceed to the next stage.
  3. Further Shortlisting: Candidates who successfully pass the test will be further shortlisted.
  4. Final Verification: The final verification of the candidates will be done through the Local Government Area (LGA) and Community Development Committee (CDC).


The scholarship amount is determined by the prevailing exchange rate of the Naira.


The following documents must be attached to the application: 

  1. Recent passport photograph
  2. Local Government identification Letter
  3. Post Graduate admission letter from a recognized overseas university.
  4. Relevant degrees from recognized universities
  5. NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificate.

The NDDC added that upon successful completion of the application form, a registration number will be automatically assigned, and successful applicants are advised to print a hard copy of the online-generated acknowledgment for future reference. 

Apply through the OFFICIAL LINK

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