NDDC Scholarship 2017 | Application Guide and Requirement

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NDDC Scholarship 2017 | Application Guide and Requirement.

NDDC Scholarship 2017, In this article, you will get latest updates on NDDC Scholarship 2017 requirements, qualifications, guidelines and other important updates for free.

 NDDC Scholarship

Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) was established in 2000 with the mission of facilitating the rapid, even and sustainable development of the Niger Delta into a region that is economically prosperous, socially stable, ecologically regenerative and politically peaceful.
As part of our Human Resource Development initiatives, the Niger Delta Development Commission NDDC is embarking on Foreign Post Graduate Scholarship Programme to equip Niger Deltans with relevant training and skills for effective participation in the Local content programme of the current Administration as well as compete globally in various professional fields.

Applications are invited for:

2017 Post-Graduate Foreign Scholarship Programme (Ph.D)
Description
The scheme is for suitably qualified applicants with relevant Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree from recognized Universities in the following professional disciplines:

  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Geosciences
  • Information Technology
  • Law
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Management Sciences
  • Medicine

Application Requirements

  • 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 for PhD candidates from a recognized University.
  • Applicants must have gained admission for a Post Graduate Programme in any of the listed disciplines above, in a foreign University.
  • 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 the LGA
    • First Class Traditional Ruler
    • High Court Judge
  • Persons with evidence of cult membership or criminal record shall not be considered for the award.
  • Applicants must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service (NYSC).

2017 Post-Graduate Foreign Scholarship Programme (Masters)
Description
The scheme is for suitably qualified applicants with relevant Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree from recognized Universities in the following professional disciplines:

  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Geosciences
  • Information Technology
  • Law
  • Management Sciences
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Medicine

Application Requirements

  • 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 for PhD candidates from a recognized University.
  • Applicants must have gained admission for a Post Graduate Programme in any of the listed disciplines above, in a foreign University.
  • 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 the LGA
    • First Class Traditional Ruler
    • High Court Judge
  • Persons with evidence of cult membership or criminal record shall not be considered for the award.
  • Applicants must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service (NYSC).

Note

  • The commission will not enter into any form of communication with candidates who were not shortlisted for the computer based test (cbt) or those who were not invited for oral interview 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 courses among beneficiaries within each state.
  • Deferment, change of institution and course are not permitted.
  • The commission reserves the sole and absolute discretion to select applicants in line with the above stated criteria and its internal consideration. The decision of the commission in this regard is final.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

1.) Application must be made on-line with the following attachments:

  • Recent passport photograph
  • Local Government Identification Letter.
  • Post Graduate Admission Letter from a recognised Overseas University.
  • Relevant Degrees from a recognized University.
  • N.Y.S.C Discharge/Exemption Certificate.

2.) Successfully completed application forms will be assigned registration numbers automatically.
3.) Print the hard copy of the on-line generated acknowledgement for ease of reference.
4.) All shortlisted applicants will be posted HERE

For Further Enquiry, Please Contact:
Director, Education, Health and Social Services (NDDC) gochua.okejoto@nddc.gov.ng , seledi.thompson@nddc.gov.ng Tel: 084668158

Application Deadline: 27th May, 2017.

NDDC Scholarship 2017 | Application Guide and Requirement

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  1. EKEOCHA IFUNANYA says:

    Please when is the scholarship form for Master’s degree coming out.

  2. Chambers says:

    Thanks to NDDC.But this scholarship is for the rich.The ordinary man who cannot afford over sea admission is excluded.Only God will help this country

  3. ogueri chisom says:

    NDDC this is indeed an opportunity to give the less privilege a chance at higher education, am not really cleared on something, i want to know if actually u need to get a written document from Member of National Assembly/State House of Assembly, Chairman of the LGA, First Class Traditional Ruler and High Court Judge.

  4. Victoria says:

    Is this for only Niger deltans?

  5. Inetsol says:

    NDDC is the law degree restricted to only environmental and gas laws? if not what other options are there, and how can one know his eligibility as regards a law degree having acquired a history degree… thanks

  6. please is there no educational courses

  7. please is this only for postgraduates? because i was drooped out of medical school cos of no finance after my first year in Romania. please some one should assist me pls i cant afford to lose this chance.

  8. Why must the scholarship be only for university DEGREE HOLDERS? What about HND DEGREE HOLDERS? ARE THEY NOT NIGERIANS? PLEASE, ANSWER, THANKS.

  9. Angela says:

    Please has anyone been able to fill the form cos I have tried severally and it’s not going

  10. Victoria says:

    Hi please when should I expect winners list and how Wil it be communicated? Wil it be tru email or NDDC website? Thanks

  11. Jason says:

    Hello,
    Please I noticed the duration for course of study is 1 or 3 years.

    My programme is for 2years.
    Which of the options should I choose?.

  12. Mine says:

    How do I get a reference code.

  13. emily says:

    only foreign universities?

  14. chukwudi mgbodu says:

    please when is the next scholarship scheme,for autumn post graduate study session?this year or next?

  15. machi says:

    Please may I know when the shortlisted names will be out as well as the interview date(s) and venue.

    Thanks.

  16. vicky says:

    pls can i still apply for this scholarship?cos the dead line says 27th may.reply pls.

  17. Emmanuel says:

    How can I print my registration slip pls

  18. erikan says:

    Honour your humble message

  19. Ebipere Emuren says:

    I can’t get my registration slip and my exam is Friday 7/7/17. What do I do please

  20. Okafor Chimaobi says:

    Gudmorning all! Does anybody knows anyone who applied for Business management that is writing d NDDC scholarship

  21. Oh pere says:

    When is the next year’s registration start?

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