NDDC Scholarship 2023 Application Form Portal Updates

Filed in Scholarships Update by on May 4, 2023

NDDC Scholarship 2023, which is fully funded and sponsored by NDDC, is presently accepting applications from eligible students.

NDDC Scholarship 2023

The NDDC Scholarship 2023

The NDDC is reinitiating its Foreign Post Graduate Scholarship Programme to equip the youth with the necessary training and expertise to effectively engage in the Federal Government’s local content initiative.

The program also offers an opportunity for students to specialize in their field of study, enabling them to compete internationally in various professional domains.

Eligibility For NDDC 2023

1. You must be a native of one of the following states: Rivers, Abia, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River, Delta, Edo, Imo, or Ondo.

2. Applicants seeking to pursue a Master’s degree program must have obtained a first degree with at least a 2nd Class Lower Division, while PhD candidates must possess a strong Master’s degree from an accredited university.

3. To be eligible for the scholarship, candidates need to have secured admission into a post-graduate program in one of the subjects mentioned above at a foreign university.

4. Applicants must not already be enrolled in an overseas university to be eligible to apply.

5. A guarantor from the applicant’s community or clan, who could be a member of the National Assembly or State House of Assembly, the chairman of the Local Government Area, a first-class traditional ruler, or a high court judge, must provide a written statement attesting to the applicant’s good behavior.

6. Applicants with criminal records, such as convictions or evidence of cult participation, will not be considered for the award.

7. Applicants are required to have fulfilled the compulsory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) obligation.

Scholarship Requirements

The application is to be submitted online through the Commission’s website.

Initial screening of candidates will be based on their WASSCE or NECO undergraduate degree, with preference given to those with a First Class or Second Class Upper.

A Local Government Identification Computer-Based Test will be conducted by consultants in each Niger Delta State to assess the candidates’ IQ in English, Mathematics, and General Paper.

Candidates must achieve a minimum test score of 70% to be considered for the scholarship.

Only the most qualified applicants will be shortlisted for further consideration.

The final round of verification will be conducted by the Local Government Areas and Community Development Committees.

How to Apply for NDDC Scholarship 2023

To apply for the NDDC Postgraduate Scholarship, follow these steps:

1. Visit www.nddc.gov.ng to access the NDDC scholarship site.

2. Use the NDDC Scholarship Portal to access the application form.

3. Click on the scholarship publication.

4. Follow the instructions provided on the portal to register and complete the Scholarship application process.

5. After completing the application, print your scholarship registration form.

6. Wait for a response regarding the status of your application.


Application Deadline

October 2023

CSN Team.

Comments (25)

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  1. Joan Akporhuarho says:

    Please how do i apply for the scholarship, the link displays “the form is currently inactive”

  2. Oh pere says:

    When is the next year’s registration start?

  3. Okafor Chimaobi says:

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

  4. Ebipere Emuren says:

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

  5. erikan says:

    Honour your humble message

  6. Emmanuel says:

    How can I print my registration slip pls

  7. vicky says:

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

  8. machi says:

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


  9. chukwudi mgbodu says:

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

  10. emily says:

    only foreign universities?

  11. Mine says:

    How do I get a reference code.

  12. Jason says:

    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?.

  13. 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

  14. Angela says:

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

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

  16. 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.

  17. please is there no educational courses

  18. 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

  19. Victoria says:

    Is this for only Niger deltans?

  20. 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.

  21. 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


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

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