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Federal Ministry of Education (BEA) 2020-2021 Scholarship Award for Nigerians to Study Abroad.

Want to study abroad, but need a scholarship to do so? Here is a great opportunity then for you to grab. The Federal Ministry of Education Scholarship board is currently inviting applications from qualified candidates for the Bilateral Education Agreement Undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships to be taken in various countries. 

Since the countries where this scholarships are to be taken are non-English speaking countries, candidates must be prepared to undertake a mandatory one-year foreign Language course of the Country of choice. For Eligibility, scroll down to the requirement section and check if you are eligible for this award.

The duration for Serbian undergraduate scholarship is Eight (8) years general courses and Nine (9) years for Medicine and postgraduate studies, 3-4years for MSC and 5-6years for PhD.

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About Federal Ministry Of Education

The Federal Ministry of Education is a part of the Federal Ministries of Nigeria that directs education in Nigeria. It is located at Block 5A (8th Floor), Federal Secretariat Complex, Shehu Shagari Way, Central Area, P.M.B. 146, Garki, Abuja.


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BEA Undergraduate Scholarship


BEA Undergraduate Scholarship Courses


Requirements for BEA Undergraduate Scholarship Qualification

  1. All applicants for undergraduate degree courses must possess a minimum qualification of Five (5) Distinctions (As & Bs) in the Senior Secondary School Certificates, WASSCE/WAEC (May/June) only in the subjects relevant to their fields of study including English Language and Mathematics.
  2. Certificates should not be more than two (2) years old (2018 and 2019) for Non-African Countries and for African countries the age of certificate is one year (2019) only.
  3. Age limit is from 18 to 20 years.

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Application Deadline

December 6, 2019

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BEA Postgraduate Scholarship


Requirements for BEA Postgraduate Scholarship Qualification

  1.  All applicants for Postgraduate degree courses must hold a First Degree with 1st Class or at least 2nd Class Upper Division.
  2. The applicants who are previous recipients of Foreign Awards must have acquired at least two(2) years post qualification experience or employment practice in Nigeria.
  3. All applicants must have completed the N.Y.S.C. Program
  4. The age limit is 35 years for Masters and 40 years for Ph.D.
  5. N.Y.S.C discharge or exemption certificates only are accepted; and
  6. Evidence of readiness to be released by an employer.
  7. All applicants for Russian Postgraduate Scholarship must have acquired their 1st Degree in Russia

Checkout: 20 How To Study Abroad Frequently Asked Questions

Application Deadline

December 6, 2019


How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Federal Ministry Of Education on education.gov.ng to apply

All qualified candidates are advised to:

  1. Visit Federal Ministry of Education’s website and click on Federal Scholarship Board ICON on the Home Page
  2. Read Guidelines and then Complete the Application Form online 
  3. Print the Examination slip.

GENERAL NOTICE

During the application, candidates are expected to indicate the following:

  1. Candidates are advised to choose Computer Based Test Centre (CBT) very close to them ;
  2. Choice of programme preferred in order of priority (i.e. Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) and Nigerian Award; 
  3. The registration portal will be closed on Friday 6th December 2019 by 11:59 PM

General note for all applicants:

  1. Since the BEA countries are non-English speaking, applicants should be prepared to undertake a mandatory one-year foreign Language course of the Country of choice which will be the standard medium of instruction;
  2. Japan applicants must have a solid background in further mathematics;
  3. The required certificate for candidates applying for Bachelor in Imam at, Quran Teaching Professor and Imam Preacher Training for Islamic Religious studies in Algeria is WASSCE/WAEC, and no other certificate is accepted;
  4. All applicants for Hungarian Scholarship can apply for up to two fields of study in order of preference, and must visit the website:www.stipendiumhungaricum.hu which will hopefully be opened between October and November 2019,

Candidates nominated by the Board will be required to submit to Federal Scholarship Board the following:

  1. Authenticated copies of academic certificates;
  2. Data page of the current International passport;
  3. Specified Medical Reports from Government hospitals;
  4. National Identification Number (NIN)
  5. Police Clearance Certificate where necessary

OFFICIAL PHONE NUMBERS/E-MAIL

  1. Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA): 08077884417/09094268637
  2. Nigerian Award: 08077884418/08091155229
  3. [email protected] For furtherTechnical/Apps inquires please call: 08055581004 Candidates are advised to choose a Centre very close to them TIME: 9.00 A.M DAILY

For more details, check Federal Ministry of Education website

You can find everything you need to know about BEA Scholarships here


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