2021 NDDC Foreign Postgraduate Scholarship

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2021 NDDC Foreign Postgraduate Scholarship – scholarship.nddc.gov.ng: The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) is inviting application from suitably qualified candidates for the NDDC Foreign Postgraduate Scholarship Programme 2021.

As part of their Human Resource Development initiatives, NDDC is embarking on Postgraduate Foreign 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.

Candidates from the Niger Delta region are advised to take advantage of this opportunity to accomplish their educational goals. Read the scholarship details and follow instruction to apply.

Eligibility Criteria

The following are the eligibility conditions and basic requirement for the NDDC Postgraduate Scholarships in Foreign Universities 2021;

  • 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 Ph.D 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).
  • The Scheme is for suitably qualified applicants with relevant Bachelor’s/Master’s Degrees from recognized Universities in the following professional disciplines: Engineering, Agricultural Science, Law, Medical Sciences, Geosciences, Environmental Sciences, Management sciences, ICT, Education, Humanities

How to Apply for NDDC Foreign Post Graduate Scholarship 2021

Interested applicants for the NDDC Postgraduate Scholarships in Foreign Universities 2021 are to note that:

  • Application must be made on-line at the Commission’s website 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.
    • Y.S.C Discharge/Exemption Certificate.
  • Successfully completed application forms will be assigned registration numbers automatically.
  • Print the hard copy of the on-line generated acknowledgement for ease of reference.


Application Deadline: Not specified

Important Notes: Interested candidates for the NDDC Postgraduate Scholarships should note the following;

  • 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.
  • All shortlisted applicants will be posted on the NDDC website (nddc.gov.ng).

Or you may contact the Director Education, NDDC for further enquiries:

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