NDDC Post-Graduate Foreign Scholarships Programme 2024/2025

Deadline: 13th of May, 2024

The 2024–2025 NDDC Post–Graduate Foreign Scholarships Program is now accepting applications.

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) aims to enhance Human Resource Development in the Niger Delta area. is resuming its Foreign Post Graduate Scholarship Program in order to provide youth with the necessary education and training to enable them to effectively participate in the Federal Government’s local content program in their fields of study and, as a result, compete internationally in a variety of professional disciplines.

The scheme is for suitably qualified applicants, with relevant Bachelor’s Degrees from recognized Universities in the following professional disciplines:

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


To be eligible for the scholarship, an applicant must hail from the Niger Delta Region and have achieved a First Class, Second Class Upper, or Lower Division Bachelor Degree. And not more than 40 years old.

Selection Process:

  • Initial Application: Interested candidates must submit an online application via the Commission’s Website.
  • Preliminary Shortlisting: Candidates will be shortlisted based on the following criteria:
    • WASSCE/NECO results
    • Undergraduate Degree classification (1st Class, Second Class Upper/Lower)
    • Local Government Identification
  • Computer-Based Test: Shortlisted candidates will undergo a computer-based test conducted by our consultants in Rivers State.
  • Minimum Test Score: Candidates must achieve a minimum score of 70% in the test to proceed to the next stage.
  • Further Shortlisting: Candidates who successfully pass the test will be further shortlisted.
  • Final Verification: The final verification of the candidates will be done through the Local Government Area (LGA) and Community Development Committee (CDC).

The Scholarship

  • The amount for the foreign scholarship shall be based on the prevailing exchange rate of the Naira.

Click here to apply

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