Lagos State Government Scholarship for Indigene 2021

This is to inform all Lagosian That the Lagos State Government scholarship for undergraduate and postgraduate students is ongoing.

If you are a student or graduate in any Nigerian university as well as an indigene of Lagos, then this scholarship is for you.

However, more information about the Lagos State government scholarship is found on this page.

But first, let get to know what the Lagos state government scholarship has for each applicant as well as the requirements.

About Lagos State Government Scholarship Board

The Lagos State Scholarship Board is an agency that oversees the education bursary and scholarship offers to the Lagosian.

Their aim is to assist indigenous students in Nigerian tertiary institutions who cannot afford their tuition fees or faced challenges in education.

The Lagos state board will pay the tuition fee for eligible students in Primary, secondary, and tertiary institutions.

However, it’s always highly competative and based on recommendation.

To take part in the Scholarship board selection or award, the applicant must submit his/her application.

Lagos State Undergraduate Scholarship

The undergraduate scholarship of the Lagos State Government scholarship is for students enrolled in any tertiary institution in Nigeria.

However, you must be a full-time undergraduate student and a Lagos State indigene.

The scholarship will serve as a means of helping Lagos state indigene who is currently facing financial challenges to complete his/her studies.

Irrespective of your courses of study so far you are an undergraduate student in any Nigerian University, you are eligible to apply.

How much is the Lagos State Government Scholarship?

The Lagos State Government scholarship worth for undergraduates is NGN200,000 and NGN300,000 for postgraduate students.

However, the Lagos State scholarship is offered by the Lagos State Government Scholarship board to Lagos State indigenes only.

Secondly, the scholarship can only be taken at any Nigerian University across the country.

No Students studying outside the country are eligible to apply.

Who is Eligible for the Lagos State Government Scholarship

The Lagos State government scholarship is only open to Lagos State indigenes who are currently studying in any Nigerian University within the country.

You cannot make this a burden for you toward achieving your educational career goal.

However, they are still other scholarship available for Nigerian in the country or outside the country which you can find some of it on this page.

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What is the Duration of the Lagos State Government Scholarship?

The Lagos State government scholarship program is renewable yearly.

This means that if you won the scholarship last year and currently a student in that same university then you are eligible for the same amount you had previously collected.

But you have to meet certain conditions before you can be offered the scholarship fee again.

For you to be offered the scholarship fee again, each student must maintain an excellent academic report.

The Lagos State Government Scholarship Board expects each awardee to return with evidence of the session result before receiving another scholarship fee.

Eligible Requirements for the Lagos State Government Scholarship Award.

For you to be eligible for the Lagos state government scholarship award, you must meet the following requirements;

  • Be a full-time student in any Nigerian University.
  • Must be a Lagos State indigene.
  • You have to be 18 years or older.

All undergraduate applicants must be:

  1. On a 7.0 MPCG scale (eg, University of Ibadan), he/she must have a minimum of 4.6 / 7.0.
  2. MPC scale of 5.0 (eg University of Lagos), he/she must have a minimum of 3.5 / 5.0
  3. MBM scale of 4.0 (for example, colleges and colleges), he/she must have a minimum of 3.0 / 4.0
  4. If you are a 200L medical student, options 1, 2, and 3 apply.
  5. If the candidate is a medical student in 300L and whose result needs certain credit.
  • Have completed the LASRRA registration.
  • Candidates must have an identification letter signed by their respective local government Chairman and Oba.

How to Apply for the Lagos State Government Scholarship Award.

To apply for the Lagos State Government Scholarship Award, the Candidate must follow the step by step procedures:

  • The candidate must be a Lagos State Indigene enrolled in an accredited institution in Nigeria.
  • You are expected to make a Payment of N2,000.00 for a Local Scholarship through the Revenue Office of the Lagos State Scholarship Board.
  • At that point, you are to take the payment affirmation receipt to the Lagos State Scholarship Board office and collect your voucher pins for online application.
  • The application won’t be prepared without proof of a combined payment affirmation slip.
  • Guarantee you effectively fill in the application structure and hit on the “Apply Now” button to finish your application.
  • At that point secure your Voucher pin from the Scholarship Board office.

List of the Required Documents for the Lagos State Government Scholarship Board.

Here are the required documents each candidate must submit.

  • Your Passport photograph with a white background and it should not be more than 3 months old (450px by 450px) – Max. 200kb
  • Payment receipt of N2,000 for the scholarship form
  • Admission Letter
  • Letter of identification from Local Government
  • School Identity Card
  • SSCE Certificate
  • Letter of identification from Oba
  • LASSRA registration card
  • Academic transcript or your Statement of Results. It must be duly signed and stamped by your institution with a clear statement of your previous session CGPA.
  • Evidence of Consolidated Payment Confirmation Slip

However, each candidate must ensure that their document is duly labeled accordingly.

You are also required to upload only the scanned copy of your original document where needed.

If there is a mix-up with your document, the candidate will not attain to and you may lose the opportunity of been granted the scholarship offer.

Moreover, if you are selected for the interview.

The scholarship board will send you an SMS follow by an email that will inform you about the aptitude test.

In other to stay notified about the scholarship interview.

You are required to submit your personal email and phone numbers.

Ensure that the phone number and email are correct because those are the means of communication.

If you scale through each of those processes successfully, you will be awarded the 200,000 scholarship fee yearly.

However, you still need to push forward in your education career by getting good academic grades or you will be denied the scholarship fee in further years of study.

Lagos State Government Scholarship Application Portal

To submit your application online, the candidate is to follow these simple steps;

  • Visit http://www.scholastica.ng/
  • Locate and click on the “Apply Now” button.
  • Next is for you to click on “Register Now” to start creating your scholarship account.
  • submit your email, desire password to create an account.
  • Visit the email you submit to verify your account
  • Visit the website again to proceed with your application.
  • Type in your registered email and password to upload your information
  • Start to insert your personal information, additional information, educational information, other information.
  • Next is for you to upload your required scanned documents to the website where needed.
  • Note that the names on your documents must match your application names.
  • Where you don’t have the original document, kindly upload the sworn affidavit.
  • check all documents are upload appropriately to avoid mix up.
  • Enter your voucher pin and LASSRA Number in the appropriate columns.
  • Click the “Apply now” button to submit your application.
  • Immediately you submit your application, the board will send you an email and SMS that confirms your application was successful.
  • After that, visit www.scholastica.ng,
  • Enter your Email and Password to download your profile.
  • Proceed to have your Head of Department sign the document. 
  • Upload a scanned copy of the signed document
  • Keep the hard copy of the signed document, this would also be used for verification
  •  Visit www.scholastica.ng again, update your application with your National Identification Number (NIN) to ensure completion.

If you need more information about the Undergraduate scholarship by the Lagos State Government scholarship board. Kindly visit the official scholarship website for more information.

Where is the Lagos State Government Scholarship Board Located?

The Lagos Scholarship Board office is located at 254 Ipaja road, Agege, Lagos.

However, this is where you can collect your voucher pin with evidence that shows your payment of confirmation slip.

Note: No candidates are allowed to apply more than once.

If you submit your application more than once, you will be disqualified from the scholarship board.

Lagos State Postgraduate Scholarship

The Lagos State government scholarship board awards a certain number of scholars each year a total amount of NGN300,000 to fund their postgraduate study.

However, this scholarship award is only open to Lagos State indigene who wants to pursue the Masters and Ph.D. program in any university in Nigeria.

For you to be beneficial, each candidate is required to meet certain application requirements to be selected.

Eligibility for Lagos State postgraduate scholarship

To be eligible for the Lagos state postgraduate scholarship, the applicant must meet the following criteria;

  • The candidate must have been admitted to any Nigerian universities to commence a master’s or Ph.D. degree program.

All the Master’s applicant are to consider the following;

  • MPC scale of 7.0 (eg University of Ibadan), must have been reduced to basic education with a minimum of 4.6 / 7.0
  • MPC scale of 5.0 (eg University of Lagos), he/she must have a minimum of 3.5 / 5.0 at the basic level.
  • MBM scale of 4.0 (e.g, colleges), he/she must have a minimum of 3.0 / 4.0.
  • Higher National Diploma (HND) candidates seeking a postgraduate scholarship for masters must provide proof of successful completion of his/her postgraduate diploma (PGD).

All the Ph.D. applicant are to consider the following;

  • Your undergraduate degree must not be below average
  • Must be distinguished from Master
  • Have been admitted in 1 or 2 years
  • Registered with LASRRA
  • Identification letter signed by your respective Oba.
  • Letter of identification from your respective local government.

How to Apply for Lagos State Postgraduate scholarship

To apply for the Lagos State Government Scholarship Award, the Candidate must follow the step by step procedures:

  • The candidate must be a Lagos State Indigene enrolled in an accredited institution in Nigeria.
  • You are expected to make a Payment of N2,000.00 for Local Scholarship through the Revenue Office of the Lagos State Scholarship Board.
  • At that point take the installment affirmation receipt to the Lagos State Scholarship Board to make sure about their mystery voucher pins for online application.
  • The application won’t be prepared without proof of a combined installment affirmation slip.
  • Guarantee you effectively fill in the application structure and hit on the “Apply Now” button to finish your application.
  • At that point secure your Voucher pin from the Scholarship Board office. From that point, have clear checked duplicates of the accompanying records (For postgraduate):

Ph.D. Required Documents

Here are the required documents each candidate must submit.

  • Your Passport photograph with a white background and should not be more than 3 months old (450px by 450px) – Max. 200kb
  • Payment receipt of N2,000 for the scholarship form
  • Admission Letter
  • Letter of identification from Local Government
  • School Identity Card
  • SSCE Certificate
  • Letter of identification from Oba
  • LASSRA registration card
  • Certificate, academic transcript, or your Statement of Results. It must be duly signed and stamped by your institution with a clear statement of your previous session CGPA.
  • Evidence of Consolidated Payment Confirmation Slip

However, each candidate must ensure that their document is duly labeled accordingly.

You are also required to upload only the scanned copy of your original document where needed.

If there is a mix-up with your document, the candidate will not attain to and you may lose the opportunity of been granted the scholarship offer.

Moreover, if you are selected for the interview.

The scholarship board will send you an SMS follow by an email inviting you for your aptitude test.

In other to stay notified about the scholarship interview, you are required to submit your personal email and phone numbers.

Ensure that the phone number and email are correct because those are the means of communication.

If you scale through each of those processes successfully, you will be awarded the NGN 300,000 scholarship value yearly.

However, you still need to push forward in your education career by getting good academic grades or you will be denied the scholarship fee in further years of study.

Deadline

The Lagos state government scholarship is currently ongoing.

An applicant can submit their application form online or visit the official scholarship website for more information.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How will I know if I’m selected for the scholarship?

The Lagos State scholarship board will email you as well as send you an SMS notification.

If I receive the Email and SMS, what should be my next step?

The email and SMS notification will always state when you are to come for your aptitude test and more information on your next procedure will be included.

How will I receive my scholarship fund from the Lagos State scholarship board?

The successful scholars for each year’s award are always reached by the Lagos state government consultants or designated banks once your payment is ready.

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