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9 Jan 2017

2017 Federal Government BEA Undergraduate & Postgraduate Scholarship

The Federal Ministry of Education of Nigeria invites applications from Nigerian students for the Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Award for Undergraduate, Masters and PhD sThe Federal Ministry of Education invites applications from Nigerians for the Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Award for Undergraduate, Masters and PhD students to study Overseas.

This scholarship program will be taken at the following countries:

– Russia, China, Morocco, Turkey, Algeria, Romania, Serbia, Japan, Ukraine, Cuba, Greece, Czech Republic, Syria, Macedonia, Mexico, Egypt, Tunisia etc.

The participating countries are responsible for the tuition and accommodation fees, while Nigeria government takes care of supplement, warm clothing, health insurance, research grant where applicable and take off.

The following courses are available for this scholarship program:

– Undergraduate level – Engineering, Geology, Agriculture, Sciences, Mathematics, Languages, Environmental Sciences, Sports, Law, Social Sciences, Biotechnology, Architecture, Medicine (very limited).

– Postgraduate level (Masters Degree and Ph.D) in all fields.


For Undergraduates: 

– Applicants must be Nigerians

– Applicants must possess a minimum qualification of Five (5) Distinctions (As & Bs) in the Senior Secoundary School Certificate, WAEC (May/June) only in the subjects relevant to their fields of study including English Language and Mathematics.

– Applicants Certificates should not be more than Two (2) years old (2015 and 2016).

– Applicants age limit is from 18 to 20 years.

For Postgraduates:

– Applicants must be Nigerians.

– Applicants must have completed their bachelors degree program with at least a 2nd Class Upper Division.

– Applicants must have completed N.Y.S.C.

– Applicants age limit is 35 years for Masters and 40 years for Ph.D.

Application Process

Interested applicants are to visit the  Federal Ministry of Education portal to apply.
All applicants for Hungarian Scholarship must  visit the website: before 10th February, 2017.
All eligible applicants are to report for interview at the venues scheduled for their respective Zones of origin for proper identification. Two sets of the Printed Completed application forms are usually submitted at the various interview centres with the following attachments:

– Two sets of Photocopies of Educational Certificates and Testimonials of previous schools attended with the originals for sighting;

– One certificate is accepted i.e WAEC of May/June only; • Statement of results must be confirmed by WAEC and forwarded to the Director/Secretary, Federal Scholarship Board, Abuja;

– Two copies of Birth certificate

– State of Origin/LGA certificate duly signed, stamped and dated;

– Four (4) passport sized coloured photographs on white background;

– Academic transcripts and NYSC certificates will be required from applicants for Postgraduate Studies.

The 2017/2018 Federal Government Scholarship BEA interview will hold on a yet to be announced date. Myschool will update the interview date when released

Candidates nominated and finally selected by the awarding BEA countries will be required to submit the following to Federal Scholarship Board:

– Photocopies of Authenticated academic certificates;

– Data page of current International passport, and

– Specified Medical Reports & Police clearance certificate.

Application Deadline

The application deadline for this scholarship program is not mentioned yet.

For More Information Visit  The Official Website 

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