The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) welcome application from a determined candidates who which to embark on Foreign Post-Graduate Scholarship Scheme to equip Niger Deltans with relevant training andskills for effective participation in the Local Content programme of the current Administration as wellas compete globally in
various professional fields.
AVAILABLE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMMES
The Scheme is for suitably qualified applicants with relevant Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree from recognized Universities in the following professional disciplines:
*. Computer Science/Technology
*. Environmental Sciences
*. Agriculture Applicants must have gained Post Graduate admission into a recognized University abroad.
ELIGIBILITY FOR THE NDDC NIGERIAN SCHOLARSHIP
1.) First Degree with minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division for those wishing to undertake a master’s Degree programme and a good Master’s Degree forPhD candidates from a recognized University.
2.) Gained Admission into a Post Graduate Programme in any of the listed disciplines in a foreign University.
3.) Bond of good conduct from any of the following persons fromthe applicant’s community/clan.
*. Member of National Assembly
*. Chairman of the LGA.
*. First class traditional ruler.
*. High Court Judge
4.) Persons with evidence of cult membership or criminal record shall not be considered for the award.
The NDDC Postgraduate Scholarships covers the Full tuition fee of the Postgraduate programme, the accomodation fee and other fees.
The scholarships last for the duration of the programme.
Foreign Universities Abroad.
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION PROCEDURE
1.) Application must be made On-line at the Commission’s website: ( www.nddc.gov.ng) with the following attachments:
*. Recent passport photograph
*. Local Government identification letter.
*. Post Graduate (PG) admission letter from Overseas University.
*. Relevant Degrees from recognized University 2.) Successfully completed applicationform will be assigned a registration number automatically.
3.) Print the hard copy of the on-line generated acknowledgment for ease of reference.
4.) All short-listed applicants will be posted on NDDC website. ( www.nddc.gov.ng)
5.) For further enquiries please contact:
Director, Education Health and Social Services (NDDC)
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINE
All application must be completed latest by 31st January, 2013.