Scholarships in Nigeria to study abroad 2019

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      • Bachelors degree Scholarship by Gordon Signy Fellowship 2019/2020

      • The Fellowship provides an award of US $5,000 payable in two installments, the first US $4,500 at the beginning of a period of study and US $500 upon receipt of Fellows' reports of their experiences (see item 11 below).  For training periods exceeding 89 days, and at the discretion of the Regents of the Fellowship, an award of up to US $7,500 may be provided.  A certificate of Fellowship will be issued to each Fellow after the final Fellowship Award payment.

      • Bachelos Scholarship by Cardiff University 2019/2020

      • Students who are successful in their application for the award will receive a package of scholarship benefits worth approximately £5,000 that includes:


        • £1,000 discount from their programme tuition fees
        • Access to excellent facilities
        • Strength and conditioning support from UKSCA accredited staff
        • Sports science support, including nutrition, psychology, physiology, biomechanics
        • Sports medicine, including physiotherapy massage
        • Active yoga and recovery sessions
        • Performance workshops

        The award of scholarships are reviewed on an annual basis and students will be required to demonstrate their continuing commitment to Cardiff Met performance sport and their personal sporting development in order to continue to benefit from the scheme for the duration of their studies.

      • Undergraduate Scholarship by Griffith University 2019/2020

      • Benefit

        Each intake, Griffith International will award scholarships to the students with the highest academic entry scores commencing in an eligible degree program.

        The scholarship covers 25% of tuition fees that will be deducted from undergraduate tuition fees for the duration of the program. Each deduction will be applied by the Griffith University census date of each relevant trimester of the program.

      • Internship Scholarship by he Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) 2019/2020

      • The Internship Programme is a learning opportunity aiming to attract talented young women and men who are strongly motivated to share their new perspectives, innovative ideas and latest research experience in FAO’s domains. The programme provides selected students, enrolled in an under-graduate, graduate or post-graduate degree programme or recent graduates with the opportunity to supplement, their academic knowledge with a practical work assignments in a field related to the work of FAO. This will enable them to gain a better understanding of FAO’s mandate and programmes. At the same time, the Programme provides FAO with the assistance of qualified individuals specializing in relevant fields in connection to FAO Strategic Objectives and UN Sustainable Development Goals.

      • Undergraduate Scholarship by The Nigerian Higher Education Foundation (NHEF) 2019/2020

      • We aim to substantially increase the number of well-educated Nigerians assuming positions of leadership in Nigeria and on the global stage. To achieve this goal, we seek  to address the skill gaps in key sectors of the economy by providing talented Nigerian University students with a broad range of programs ranging from critical on-the-job training to hands-on-learning skills, required in the employment process and overall career development. With the help of our partner firms, we are providing  world-class training and support to our Scholars to enable them compete effectively in the job market.

        The NHEF is in partnership with prestigious companies and organizations across a broad range of industries in Nigeria. Our key industries are Financial Services, Consulting, Law, Technology and Engineering. We aim to broaden the scope of our industry tracks over time. We believe our partnership with these firm will offer invaluable exposure to our Scholars.

        The NHEF Scholars program is open to students in their Penultimate year at our Partner Universities. Eligibility varies depending on your course of study. However, if you are not certain, we would recommend that you submit an application anyway and we will advise on possible options.




      • Graduate Scholarship by Education USA Opportunity Funds 2019/2020

      • There are many determined and talented, low-income students in Nigeria who only require financial resources and access to information to better their educational future. For the 11th year, the United States Embassy, Nigeria seeks to identify academically qualified and highly motivated, low-income students in Nigeria to join the EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Program (OFP).

        OFP’s mission is to assist talented and determined, low-income students who are good candidates for financial assistance from U.S. colleges and universities but lack the financial resources to cover the up-front cost of obtaining admission.

        OFP works closely with students through regularly scheduled meetings and seminars to assist them throughout the application process to secure admission and scholarships to attend colleges and universities in the United States. OFP finances the cost of the application process, including registration fees for required standardized examinations and provides free membership to the U.S. EducationUSA Advising Center for its participants. OFP expects a sincere commitment from the students to give their energy and time to the program so that they may achieve their dreams of study in the United States.

        Applicants are welcome from all the states in Nigeria. However, students must be able to reach our offices in Abuja or Lagos on a monthly basis during the program for full participation. Participants will work with our EducationUSA Advisors from June 2019 – August 2020 to try to secure places and financial assistance to begin study in the U.S. in August 2020.

      • Fellowship Scholarship by Hubert H.Humphery Fellowship Program 2019/2020

        • Payment of tuition and fees at the assigned host university;
        • Pre-academic English language training, if required;
        • A maintenance (living) allowance, including a one-time settling-in allowance;
        • Accident and sickness coverage;
        • A book allowance;
        • A one-time computer subsidy;
        • Air travel (international travel to and from the U.S. for the Program and domestic travel to required program events);
        • A Professional Development allowance for professional activities, such as field trips, professional visits and conferences.


      • Contest Scholarship by Barclays Africa 2019/2020

      • The Absa L’Atelier art competition rewards young visual artists, aged 21 to 40, with the opportunity to develop their talents abroad. This is clearly evidenced by the previous winners and the benefits and experience they attained by participating.


        • A one-month residency at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris
        • A two-month residency in South Africa
        • While taking up their two-month residency in South Africa, the artists will enjoy a weekly art masterclass
        • A monthly stipend during their three-month residency
        • Coverage of all flights, travel-associated costs, and accommodation
        • All three Absa L’Atelier Ambassadors will take up their residency at the same time
        • While taking up their South African residency, artists will work together towards a group exhibition consisting of both individual and collaborative artworks
        • The exhibition will be documented in a printed catalogue
        • Their group exhibition will open in the Absa Gallery within a year after
        • All entrants are eligible for this prize
        • The date of residency is March to May 2020

        There are 12 countries that form part of the 2019 Absa L’Atelier. The 12 countries are randomly divided into three groups of four countries each. Artists within each group compete against each other. There is no competition between the three groups – artists compete within each group only. The winner of each group will be referred to as the Absa L’Atelier Ambassador.

        The artist is required to submit one entry which consists of a portfolio of a minimum four and a maximum of five artworks. Submission of less than four and more than five artworks will result in the artist’s immediate disqualification. Each group of four countries have a different set of adjudicators.

        A single winner will be selected from each group of four countries (i.e. one winner from Group A, one winner from Group B, one winner from Group C). Absa will then bring to the Absa Gallery in Johannesburg the winners entered artwork from each Group. The abovementioned winning artworks will make up the final exhibition with the Gerard Sekoto winner.

      • Internship Programme Scholarship by Nigerian Bottling Company (Coca - Cola) 2019/2020

      • The Coke Summership Program provides a robust developmental platform for Nigerian students at home and abroad to intern with us to gain industry experience during their academic Summer breaks. This year, the program will commence in June and end in August in our Lagos locations only. If you fit the profile below we invite you to make the move and develop your career with us.

      • Undergarduate Scholarship by Symbiosis International (Deemed University) 2019/2020

      • SIU–ICCR Joint Scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate and a postgraduate student for a full time program conducted by any of the constituent institutes of Symbiosis International (Deemed University). The scholarship covers full tuition/ academic fee waiver and accommodation and food stipend as per SIU-ICCR norms. The average value of the scholarship depends on the program undertaken by the student at the Institute.

      • Undergarduate Scholarship by Bank of America 2019/2020

        • Expense will be covereed for ground transportation to and from the venue of transportation for students that have been selected to attend the event
        • Transport will be provided for some locations. You will equally be notified if it is applicable
        • A great opportunity of securing a job with Bank of America
      • Graduate Research Scholarship by University of Melbourne 2019/2020

      • Stipend and fee offset scholarships

        • Full fee offset for up to two years for students undertaking a Masters by Research degree or up to four years for students undertaking a doctoral degree.
        • Living allowance of $30,600 per year pro rata (2019 full-time study rate) for up to two years for students undertaking a Masters by Research degree or up to 3.5 years for students undertaking a doctoral degree. The living allowance may be indexed annually and includes limited paid sick, maternity and parenting leave.
        • Relocation grant of $2000 for students moving from States or Territories other than Victoria or $3000 for students moving from outside Australia.
        • Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) Single Membership for international students who require a student visa to study in Australia

        Fee offset scholarships

        • Full fee offset for up to two years for students undertaking a Masters by Research degree or up to four years for students undertaking a doctoral degree.
      • Graduate Scholarship Scholarship by The Young African Explorers Programme (YEAP) 2019/2020

        • Career guidance
        • Valuable knowledge to take advantage of local and international scholarship opportunities.
        • Networking with other participants
        • Guidance on how to write essays
        • Meal during workshop
        • Provision of Workshop materials
        • A Certificate of Participation will be awarded at the end of the workshop.
        • Mentorship:  At the end of the program, each participant is paired up with a mentor, based on academic interest, for ongoing guidance. Mentors are on-hand to help YAEP participants in several areas such as identifying extracurricular activities, choosing course of study and universities, writing essays, and test preparation strategies.
      • Internship/Talent Program Scholarship by The Access Resource Management Holdings (ARM) Investment 2019/2020

        • Good learning opportunities, via practical work experience prior to entry into the labour market or progression to further ones’ career.
        • This is a great chance to get your career started at a leading investment management firm and gain some valuable work experience.
        • In addition to working with the best people in the industry, our interns are provided with comprehensive training in an environment which is geared towards learning, and are exposed to real life business projects, transactions, and company initiatives.
        • At the end of the programme, interns are required to write a report and give a presentation on a project topic in order to assess their suitability. In addition to developing technical skills and experience, the AYTP provides interns the opportunity to develop interpersonal skills through networking with other interns, current employees and clients.
      • Undergraduate Scholarship by American University 2018/2019

      • The AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship promotes educational access and opportunity while enhancing international diversity. Bringing together the best of AU - academic excellence, leadership development, and global engagement - the AU Emerging Global Leader achieves, inspires, and serves with vision. The AU EGL is dedicated to positive civic and social change, and will return home to improve under-resourced, underserved communities in his/her home country.

        The AU EGL scholarship covers all billable AU expenses (full tuition, room and board) for one international student who will need a visa (preferably an F-1 or J-1 student visa) to study in the United States. The scholarship does not cover non-billable expenses such as mandatory health insurance, books, airline tickets and miscellaneous expenses (approximately U.S.$4,000 per year).

        The AU EGL scholarship is renewable for a total of four years of undergraduate study, based on continued satisfactory academic performance.

        Important: Only one AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship is available for Fall 2019. If you are not selected as the 2019 AU EGL recipient and wish to continue the application process, you may be eligible for partial merit scholarships. However, you will need to submit proof of additional funds beyond the initial U.S.$4,000 you provided. Estimated costs for the 2018-2019 academic year are U.S.$66,717.

      • Undergraduate Scholarship by Mastercard Foundation

      • Five full scholarships are offered for 2019 to cover all tuition fees and living costs. 

        The scholarship is awarded for the duration of the Science Po Bachelor of Arts programme (three years) and only for the Europe-Africa specialisation (dual-degree programmes excluded) taught on the Reims campus.

        The programme hinges on a multidisciplinary educational approach, offering a core curriculum in the social sciences - law, economics, history, political science, humanities and sociology - and a special focus on Africa. Students complete their third year on a university exchange at one of Sciences Po's partner universities in Africa.