Applications open for the NDDC Post-Graduate Foreign Scholarships Programme or Niger Delta Indigenes

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2024/2025 NDDC Post-Graduate Foreign Scholarships Programme for the Niger Delta Region.

To enhance Human Resource Development in the Niger Delta region, the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) is once again launching its Foreign Post Graduate Scholarship Programme. This initiative aims to provide young individuals with the necessary training and skills to actively participate in the Federal Government’s local content program in their respective fields of study, enabling them to compete globally in various professional disciplines.

The scholarship is open to qualified candidates holding Bachelor’s Degrees from recognized Universities in the following fields:

– Agricultural Science
– Engineering
– Environmental Science
– Geosciences
– Information Technology
– Medical Sciences
– Law


Eligibility criteria include being from the Niger Delta Region, holding a First Class, Second Class Upper, or Lower Division Bachelor Degree, and being under 40 years old.

Selection Process

The selection process involves an initial online application, preliminary shortlisting based on academic performance, a computer-based test in Rivers State, and final verification through the Local Government Area (LGA) and Community Development Committee (CDC).

The scholarship amount will be determined based on the current exchange rate of the Naira.


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