APPLY FOR 2019/2020 Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Awards
The Honourable Minister of Education (HME), Mallam Adamu Adamu, hereby invites interested and qualified Nigerians to participate in the 2019/2020 Nomination Interview for Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Award for:
i) Undergraduate (UG) studies tenable in Russia, Morocco,
Algeria, Serbia, Hungary, Egypt, Tunisia, Turkey, Cuba,
Romania, Ukraine, Japan, Macedonia; and
ii) Postgraduate (PG) studies tenable in Russia (for those whose
first degrees were obtained from Russia), China, Hungary, Serbia,
Turkey, Japan, Mexico, South Korea, e.t.c.
2.0 All qualified candidates are advised to:
a. Visit Federal Ministry of Education’s website
www.education.gov.ng and click on READ MORE on Federal
Scholarship Board ICON on the Home Page:
b. Read Guidelines and then Complete the Application Form online
c. Print the completed Application Form
d. Submit two sets of the Printed Application Forms at the venue
of the interview as scheduled below.
NOTE/Warning: Double Entries will be disqualified!
3.0 FIELDS OF STUDY
a. Undergraduate level – Engineering, Geology, Agriculture,
Sciences, Mathematics, Languages, Environmental Sciences,
Sports, Law, Social Sciences, Biotechnology, Architecture,
Medicine (very limited), etc; and
b. Postgraduate level (Masters Degree and Ph.D) in all fields.
4.0 CRITERIA FOR ELIGIBILITY
A. UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS: All applicants for undergraduate degree courses must possess a minimum qualification
of Five (5) Distinctions (As & Bs) in the Senior Secondary School Certificates, WAEC (May/June) only in the subjects relevant to their
fields of study including English Language and Mathematics.
Certificates should not be more than Two (2) years old (2016 & 2017). Age limit is from 18 to 20 years.
B. POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS: All applicants for Undergraduate degree courses must hold a First Degree with at least
2nd Class Upper Division.
The applicants who are previous recipients of Foreign Awards must have completed at least two (2) years post qualification or employment practice in Nigeria. All applicants must
have completed N.Y.S.C. Age limit is 35 years for Masters and 40 years for Ph.D. and only:
i N.Y.S.C discharge or exemption certificates only are accepted;
ii) Evidence of readiness to be released by employer.
NOTE (For all Applicants):
i) 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; and
ii) All applicants for Hungarian Scholarships must visit the website:
www.stipendumhungaricum.hu before 15th February, 2018.
• Complete the application form online
• Print the completed form and bring to the interview venue in
addition to 2.0 above.
5.0 VENUE OF INTERVIEW: All eligible applicants are to report for interview at the venues scheduled for their respective Zones of
origin for proper identification. Two sets of completed application forms should be submitted at the various interview centres with the
i. Two sets of Photocopies of Educational Certificates and
Testimonials of previous schools attended with the originals
ii. Only one certificate is accepted i.e WAEC of May/June for
iii. Two copies of Birth Certificate from National Population
iv. State of origin/LGA certificate duly signed, stamped and dated;
v. Four (4) coloured passport sized photographs on white
vi. Postgraduate applications will be required to submit Academic
transcripts and NYSC discharge or Exemption certificates
DOWNLOAD THE FULL ADVERT BELOW TO SEE INTERVIEW DATES AND VENUES
NB: Candidates nominated by the Board will be required to submit to Federal Scholarship Board the following:
i) Authenticated copies of academic certificates;
ii) Data page of current International passport; and
iii) Specified Medical Reports from Government hospitals.
iv) Police Clearance Certificate where necessary.TIME : 9.00 A.M DAILY
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PARTICULAR APPLICATION
DOES NOT ATTRACT ANY PROCESSING FEE.
THEREFORE, BEWARE OF FRAUDSTERS!