Undergraduate Scholarships For Nigerian Students 2024-2025

For the Nigerian student who just graduated from secondary school, and needs a good university to undergo their Bachelor’s degree  program, ScholarshipAir has compiled a list of undergraduate scholarship programs which offers you the opportunity to study at any university within Nigeria or abroad.

The undergraduate scholarship scheme aims to assist fresh university students and those still seeking for admission into the university to get their Bachelor's Degrees in Nigeria or oversea.

Below is our list of free, popular, and easy-to-get undergraduate financial aid opportunities for the year 2024-2025 which  Nigerian students, International students, and every other African developing countries as well, can apply for.

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      • Oluyole Club Bursary for Indigent Ibadan Students 2024

      • In an admirable pursuit to support education within its community, the Oluyole Club, a distinguished social-cultural organisation comprised of notable Ibadan indigenes, is extending a helping hand through its Annual Bursary Award. This initiative is tailored specifically for the academically pr
      • BOSAN Undergraduate Scholarship Awards 2023

      • Are you a law student aiming high for academic excellence? If so, the Body of Senior Advocates of Nigeria (BOSAN) has just announced an extension to their prestigious scholarship program. The BOSAN Scholarship Awards for 2023 are open for nominations, and the deadline is now extended to 30th Novembe
      • Deloitte One Young World Scholarship For Young Leaders 2024

      • As a longstanding partner of One Young World, Deloitte is proud to support the Deloitte One Young World Scholarship 2024, enabling five outstanding young leaders to attend the One Young World Summit in Montreal, Canada on 18 – 21 September 2024. This scholarship is intended f
      • Ondo State Scholarship, Bursary & Financial Assistance 2023/2024

      • Ondo State Scholarship Board is delighted to announce the commencement of its annual Scholarship, Bursary, and Financial Assistance programme for the 2022/2023 academic session. This initiative is open to students of Ondo State origin, studying in various tertiary institutions across the nation, who
      • DELSU Indigent Students Scholarship Program for Nigerian Students 2023

      • Delta State University, Abraka under the leadership of the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Andy Ogochukwu Egwunyenga, is delighted to invite eligible undergraduate students of Delta State University and of Delta State Origin to apply for the DELSU Indigent Students’ Scholarship Programme. This progr
      • ANP Undergraduate Scholarship for Nigerian Students 2023

      • The Association of Nsukka Professors (ANP) offers scholarship to indigent undergraduates of Nsukka Cultural Zone of Isi-uzo, Udenu, Igbo-Eze North, Igbo-Eze South, Nsukka, Igbo-Etiti and Uzo-Uwani Local Government Areas of Enugu State. Objective: The purpose of the ANP scholarship scheme is to suppo
      • Boston University Undergraduate Trustee Scholarship 2024

      • Every year, BU welcomes approximately 20 outstanding students to the Trustee Scholars Program. Many of our current Scholars had perfect 4.0 grade point averages in high school and ranked in the top of their class. In addition to exceptional academic credentials, Trustee Scholars are intellectuall
      • NIFESS Undergraduate Scholarship for Nigerian Students 2023

      • The NiFESS Scholarship and Grant Trust Fund is a financial reserve backed by private organizations and NGOs to help cushion the effects of the Nigerian Economic vulnerability by offering financial aid to 10,000 (Ten thousand) students and professionals of social sciences and related courses/facultie
      • Edo State University (EDSU) Scholarship Awards 2024

      • Edo State University, Uzairue, is calling for applications for its prestigious scholarships for the 2023/2024 academic year. If you aspire to excellence and are seeking financial support, this is your chance to apply for a scholarship at a world-class institution renowned for quality education. E
      • World Learning Global Undergraduate Exchange Program 2023

      • The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD) brings future leaders to the United States to experience U.S. higher education, gain critical professional skills, and explore new cultures and values. The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department
      • IKODASS Alhaja Yinusa Olawale Scholarship for Nigerian Students 2023

      • The Alhaja Yinusa Olawale Ikodass Scholarship is one of the three scholarship initiatives of the Ikodass Scholarship established to support indigent students.Alhaja Yinusa Olawale Ikodass Scholarship is a subsidiary of the 2023 Ikodass Scholarship.The Ikorodu-Oga Development Association is calling o
      • WAAW Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship 2024

      • WAAW Foundation Scholarship enables female college students in Africa to pursue their studies in a STEM-related course. With this scholarship, you are free to focus on achieving your academic goal and volunteer to give back to your community and promote the engagement of women in STEM through the ST
      • MUSWEN Undergraduate Scholarship Program 2023-2024

      • The Muslim Ummah of South West Nigeria (MUSWEN) is the umbrella body for all Muslim organisations, Institutions and Individuals within the South Western part of Nigeria. Paramount among the key focus of MUSWEN are, among others, Unity of the ummah, Education, Health and Empowerment. Since 2009
      • Senator Olamilekan Yayi Undergraduate Scholarship Program 2023-2024

      • The YAYI Scholarship, initiated by Solomon Olamilekan Adeola (Yayi), is a remarkable endeavor to support the educational aspirations of indigent students in Ogun West Senatorial District. By providing funding opportunities, this scheme seeks to empower deserving individuals and encourage the util
      • MOCTECH Undergraduate Scholarship Program 2023-2024

      • Mbara Ozioma College of Technology (MOCTECH), renowned for its academic excellence, is excited to announce the 2023 Scholarship for aspiring students embarking on their National Diploma journey in the tech field.This initiative mirrors MOCTECH’s commitment to nurturing future tech leaders.
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Latest Undergraduate Scholarships For Nigerian Students

With the approaching school season, various universities and institutes are presently scouting for the best and brightest eligible undergraduate Nigerian students who possess the necessary qualifications, to receive financial assistance to pursue a Bachelor’s degree internationally or here in Nigeria.

To ensure that you don’t miss out on any of these study opportunities, we have made available, information on everything you need to know about applying for the ongoing scholarships available for Nigerian students.

Courtesy of the ScholarshipAir website, you can now be in the know about the various current scholarships for Nigerian students and still get notified when other new scholarships are uploaded on the site.

 We have found the scholarships for you, so all you need do is simply go through the list we have created for you above to check out the online scholarships for undergraduates which will be the perfect study opportunity for you.


Available Scholarships For Nigerian Undergraduates 2024-2025

In case you haven’t heard, scholarships are now being awarded to qualified students to study undergraduate courses at numerous universities and institutes.

The applications for scholarships are already in full swing, and many students from around the world have begun to send in their application letters to awarding bodies.

If you are confused as to which scholarship to apply for as a Nigerian student, here are some scholarships you are eligible for:


Eligibility For Undergraduate Scholarship

Before you apply for any undergraduate scholarship, you need to make sure that you meet all the necessary requirements in order to be deemed eligible to receive the scholarship by the awarding body.

While respective organizations and institutes have specific requirements they request from applicants, they’re are standard requirements every undergraduate student aspiring to study abroad should meet.

Here are some of  the documents you must possess to be eligible:

  • Passport Photograph
  • WAEC Certificate
  • International Passport (if you are studying abroad)
  • Reference Letter/Sponsorship Letter
  • Local Government of Origin Identification
  • O’level Result
  • Jamb Result
  • Birth Certificate
  • National Identification Number (optional in most cases)

If you are planning to study abroad, you need to meet any of these requirements:

  • Be an international student
  • Be a citizen or resident of an international country outside the awarding body’s own country
  • Be from a developing African country -if the scholarship is specifically for students from a developing Africa country (Nigeria is included)
  • Would have already applied and been accepted for undergraduate studies at the university of your choice or at least received a conditional offer.


How To Apply For Undergraduate Scholarship

Usually, when you are applying for a scholarship, you need to submit your application form or letter, and requested documents to whichever organization or university that is sponsoring the scholarship.

However, every scholarship has an application method specific to it, which is implemented and overseen by the awarding body.

Take for instance, the BEA (Bilateral Education Agreement), you will have to submit your completed online application form at whichever JAMB centre you will be taking your CBT test in, along with the requested supporting documents like: photocopies of your educational certificates, testimonials, and WAEC certificates (bring along the originals for verification purposes), your birth certificate from the National Population Commission, state of origin/LGA certificate signed and stamped, and 4 coloured passport sized photographs with a white background.

For MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program, since it is a partnership between MasterCard itself and other numerous universities, requires that you send your application directly to the scholarship webpage of the partner university you wish to study in.

Others, like the Vice Chancellor’s Scholarship for International Students at Robert Gordon University requests that you send your scholarship application form and other supporting documents to the university via email.

While you are applying for the Agbami Medical and Engineering Scholarship  For Undergraduate Nigerian Students, you need to scan and submit your documents on the scholarship portal.

If it’s the Gani Fawehinmi Undergraduate Scholarship Award for Nigerian Scholarship you are applying for, then you’ll need to send your application letter and supporting documents to the organization's address via post.

Before you apply for any scholarship program, make sure that you thoroughly go through the application method of each of the organization and university.

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