NITDA 2017 2018 SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME DETAILS
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has its mandate to develop and regulate information technology in Nigeria.
This will support in transforming Nigeria into an IT driven company for global competitiveness.
The agency established a scholarship in 2010 for masters and PhD in relevant areas of information technology IT and ICT and ICT LAW obtainable in Nigeria universities.
Eligibility PHD: University or Polytechnic lecturers with Msc in any information technology related field are eligible to apply for scholarship.
Criteria: The scholarship award is strictly based on merit and equally distributed between six 6 geopolitical zones.
Duration: The PHD programme will run for three years
All interested candidates should log on to scholarship.nitda.gov.ng to register. The registration period is two weeks from the date of publication.
A comprehensive aptitude test will be conducted. Only eligible candidates will be invited for interview which involves supplementary test and credentials evaluation for best students.
The portal will be open to candidates who did not apply for the first instance of this year.