This article will inform you about the NDDC scholarship for postgraduate students in Nigeria.
However, the NDDC postgraduate scholarship is for Niger Delta students who wish to further his/her education Abroad.
For you to be eligible in this scholarship application.
You, first of all, need to be Nigerian citizens from the Niger Delta region of the nation.
You have completed your first degree and National youth service corp (NYSC).
Besides, there are many other things you need to know about the NDDC Scholarship in 2021.
First, of it all, let me inform you about the aim and objective of NDDC.
What Is The NDDC Scholarship?
The NDDC scholarship is part of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) aim and objective towards impacting positively in the citizens of that region.
However, this program is managed by the Human resources department of this federal government agency.
The aim at ensuring all Niger Delta citizens have acquired the skill and knowledge to compete for both national and international competence.
If you are citizens in this region.
You can take advantage of this opportunity by ensuring you read this article till the end and apply immediately.
But, you must as well as be a graduate of any recognized universities in the country.
Who has graduated with a Bachelor’s or Masters’s degree-seeking to further his/her education?
I will also inform you about the eligibility and which professionals are eligible to apply for the NDDC scholarship 2021.
What Are The Eligible Disciplines and Fields of Study?
Here are the eligible professional disciplines and fields of study for the NDDC foreign scholarships 2021.
- Management Sciences
- Environmental Sciences
- Medical Sciences (M.Sc. Public Health excluded)
- Agricultural Sciences
- ICT (Computer Science/Technology)
Additionally, you are expected to have a bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in these fields of study.
This is necessary in order to qualify for any NDDC postgraduate scholarship in foreign countries.
The Eligible Requirements for NDDC Scholarship
For you to be eligible for the NDDC scholarship.
You need to meet the following requirements;
- Have completed your Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division for those wishing to undertake a Master’s Degree course.
- If you are a Ph.D. applicant, you have to earn a Master’s degree from any recognized university.
- You have applied and been offered admission to any foreign University (proof needed).
- Applicants who have already enrolled in Overseas’ Universities are NOT eligible to apply.
- Guarantor’s written consent of good conduct of the applicant from any of the following persons from the applicant’s community/clan.
- Member of National Assembly/State House of Assembly
- Chairman of your Local Government Area
- First Class Traditional Ruler
- High Court Judge
- Persons with confirmation of cult membership or criminal record shall not be granted the scholarship.
- Candidates must have completed the compulsory National Youth Service (NYSC).
The Eligible Niger Delta Region for NDDC Scholarship 2021.
Here is the full list of the eligible Niger Delta States in Nigeria that are eligible to apply for the NDDC scholarship 2021.
- Akwa Ibom
- Cross River
The NDDC scholarship is a fully paid tuition fee scholarship for the duration of your study at the admitted foreign university.
However, this scholarship will also cover your accommodation fees, feeding, transport, one-time travel ticket per year, book expense, Health insurance, and more.
You are expected to stay in accordance with the commission rules in order to still be a beneficiary.
How to Apply for NDDC Scholarship 2021
Here is the process on how to apply for the NDDC scholarship 2021.
Visit the official scholarship website and submit the following documents.
- Recent passport photograph
- Local Government identification letter.
- Post Graduate (PG) admission letter from a recognized Overseas University.
- Relevant Degrees from a recognized University.
- N.Y.S.C Discharge/Exemption Certificate.
The submitted documents must be authentic with the holder’s valid name.
However, only the completed online application form will be assigned a registration number automatically.
After you have been assigned a registration number.
You are to print the hard copy of your online generated form for ease of evidence.
Moreover, all shortlisted candidates will be published on the NDDC website
Things to Know
- The Commission will not enter into any form of communication with candidates who were not shortlisted for the computer-based test (CBT)
- Those who were not invited for oral interviews or candidates that were not successful at the oral interviews.
- Preference would be given to candidates from oil-producing/bearing communities/Local Government areas as long as candidates meet the approved cut off mark.
- The Commission will ensure a fair spread of course among beneficiaries within each State.
- Deferment, change of institution, and course are not permitted.
- The Commission reserves the sole and absolute discretion to select in line with the above-stated criteria its internal consideration.
- The decision of the Commission in this regard is final.
How to Contact The NDDC Scholarship Office
To contact the NDDC scholarship office for further inquiries.
Visit: 167 Aba Road, Port-Harcourt,
Rivers State, Nigeria.
Or Call the Director for Education, Health and Social Services (NDDC) on 084668158.
You can as well send your email to [email protected] or [email protected].