We have published several scholarship updates from our end. Please see the scholarship category for more news like this. You will love them. For the main time, there is an open invitation from the Hourable Minister of Education, Ezenwo Wike for the Federal Government BEA scholarship award.

The Honourable Minister of Education is hereby inviting interested and qualified Nigerians to participate in the 2014/2015 Nomination Interview for Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Awards for: i) Undergraduate(UG) studies tenable in Russia, Cuba,
Morocco, Algeria, Romania, Ukraine, Turkey, Egypt, Japan, Serbia, Macedonia

ii) Postgraduate (PG) studies tenable in Russia, China, Turkey, Japan, Serbia, Mexico, e.t.c

Please note that All qualified candidates are advised to:

>>Visit www.fsb.gov.ng

>>Click on the Application Center

>>Register your username and password

>>Click BEA in the Application Center

>>Proceed to complete the form online and submit

>>Then print the completed Application form

>>Submit two copies at the venue of the Interview as scheduled (find attached

Time Table).

You are to be aware that anu form of multiple entries will lead to an automatic disqualification.


a. Undergraduate level – Medicine, Engineering, Geology, Agriculture, Sciences, Mathematics,Languages, Environmental Sciences, Sports, Law, Social
Sciences, etc

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


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 Certificate, WAEC or NECO (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 (2012 or 2013). Age limit is 22 years.

B. POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS: All applicants 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. A knowledge of the Foreign language of the
donor country is desired particularly for those applying for Russian Award. All applicants must have completed N.Y.S.C. Age limit is 35 years for Masters
and 40 years for Ph.D.

NOTE (For all Applicants): Knowledge of the language of the country of choice is an added advantage.

5.0 VENUE OF INTERVIEW: All eligible applicants are to report for interview at the venues scheduled for their respective zones of origin.Two sets of
completed application forms should be submitted at the various interview centres with the following attachments:

i. Two authenticated photocopies of educational certificates and testimonial

ii. Only one certificate will be accepted ie WAECO or NECO ( May/June) only

iii. Statement of results must be confirmed by WAEC or NECO and forwarded to the Director/ Secretary, Federal Scholarship Board, Abuja.

iv. Two copies of Birth certificate.

v. State of origin certificate duly signed, stamped and dated.

vi. Eight (8) passport sized coloured photographs on white background

vii. Data page of current International Passport. and

viii. Academic transcripts and NYSC certificates will be required from applicants for postgraduate studies

Original documents should be presented at the interview venues for sighting.

Applicants are strongly advised to attend the interview at their zones of origin.

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

i) Authenticated copies of academic certificates

ii) Medical certificate of Fitness including HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Hepatitis B free certificates and chest x-ray from a Teaching Hospital, General
Hospital or National Hospital, Abuja.

OR, any Hospital as designated by the awarding country.

iii) Police clearance certificate with finger prints ( on request)