Scholarships in Nigeria to study abroad 2019

Lagos State Post Graduate Scholarship Scholarship by Lagos State Scholarship Board

Ultimate Provision of educational assistance to the needy for the development of Lagos State is our Priority. The Lagos State Scholarship Board is the State Government’s organ established in February 1968 shortly after the creation of the State to be in charge of Bursary, Scholarship and other educational related matters. FUNCTIONS Serves as advisory body and policy formulation organ on all scholarship matters (both local and foreign) of the State Government. In charge of administration and award of scholarships. In charge of administration of Bursary Award to all deserving indigenes of the State, running full time courses in Tertiary Institutions within the country Liaises between the Federal and Lagos State Government on Scholarship related matters. Such as the Nigeria awards Assists in coordinating different Scholarship Awards of the Federal Government to the citizens of the state e.g. Commonwealth and Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA).

The Lagos state scholarship board is calling for application for the 2019/2020 scholarship for undergraduates in Nigeria.


Lagos State Post Graduate Scholarship


Aim and Benefits

A sum of 300, 000.00  will be awarded to masters students and a sum of 400, 000.00 for post graduate students


Requirments for Scholarship Lagos State Post Graduate Scholarship Qualification

All applicants must have gained full time admission into an accredited Nigerian tertiary Institution for postgraduate studies (Masters or Doctorate).
  
2.      All Post-graduate applicants (Only applicable to Masters Degree applicants): 
i.       Where CGPA scale is 7.0 (e.g University of Ibadan) he/she must have graduated with a minimum of 4.6/7.0 at undergraduate level 
ii.      Where CGPA scale is 5.0 (e.g University of Lagos) he/she must have graduated a minimum of 3.5/5.0 at undergraduate level
iii.     Where CGPA scale is 4.0 (e.g polytechnics and colleges of education) he/she must possess a Minimum of 3.0/4.0 
iv.     Where applicant has obtained an upper credit in Higher National Diploma (HND), he/she must present evidence of completion of postgraduate diploma (PGD) 

3.      All Post-graduate applicants (Only applicable to Doctorate Degree applicants): 
i.       Where applicant has obtained a second class lower CGPA at undergraduate level, he/she must possess a distinction in their masters degree

4.      All applicants must be in their first year or above (admitted on or before 2018/2019 academic session)

5.      All applicants must have completed LASRRA Registration 

6.      All applicants must have a signed letter of identification from their respective Oba

7.      All applicants must have a signed letter of identification from their respective local government 

8.      All applicants must purchase a Scholarship application form. (Payment of N2,000.00 for Local Scholarship) through the Revenue Office of the Lagos State Scholarship Board.  
 


Interview date, Process and Venue

 Successful applicants will be contacted for oral interview

 

 


Required Documents for Application

  • All applicants must upload clear scanned copies of all documents to ascertain the genuineness of their claims. Documents like:    
  • Admission Letter
  • Valid ID Card
  • Letter of identification from Oba
  • Letter of identification from Local Government                                                            
  • SSCE result
  • Lagos State Resident Registration Agency(LASSRA) registration card                                                        
  • Passport Photograph (clear background not older than three months).                                                             
  • Certificate or Result statement from school stating graduating results clearly
  • NYSC Discharge or Exemption Certificate
  • Masters Degree Certificate (PHD applicants only)
  • Evidence of Consolidated Payment Confirmation Slip.


Application Deadline

April 13, 2019 .

How to apply

Click on "Apply Now" tab. 
2.    Click on "Register Now" to create an account. 
3.    Proceed to your email box to activate your account 
4.    Click on www.scholastica.ng/ to return to Scholarship site 
5.    Enter your registered email and password to upload your information. 
6.    Enter your personal information, additional information, educational information, other information and upload required scanned documents. 
7.    Ensure the name used in applications matches the names on all documentation in same order. Upload a sworn affidavit or certificate if otherwise. 
8.    Ensure you view all documents after uploading, to eliminate errors during uploading. 
9.    When asked to upload photo, upload a pass-port photograph with a white background. 
10.  Recheck application information to avoid errors 
11.  Click "Apply Now" to submit information and provide the secret voucher pin and LASSRA Number in the appropriate column
12.  You will receive an email and a sms that confirms your application was successful. 
13.  Return to www.scholastica.ng, enter your Email and Password to download your profile and proceed to have your Head of Department sign the document. 
14.  Upload a scanned copy of the signed profile, this would be used for verification.
15.  Keep the hard copy of the signed profile, this would also be used for verification

16. Return to www.scholastica.ng and update application with National Identification Number (NIN) to ensure completion

To secure your voucher pin proceed to the Lagos Scholarship Board office, 254 Ipaja road, Agege, Lagos and show them your payment confirmation slip.

Note: Multiple applications attract a disqualification penalty from the Scholarship board.
 

Interested and qualified? Go to Lagos State Scholarship Board on scholastica.ng to apply