NIFESS Undergraduate Scholarship 2023/2024

Deadline: Unspecified

Applications for the NIFESS Undergraduate Scholarship 2023–2024 are now being accepted. This scholarship is offered by the NIFESS Scholarship and Grant Trust Fund (NSGTF) to Nigerian university students studying social sciences.

The NiFESS Scholarship and Grant Trust Fund is a financial reserve supported by non-governmental organizations and the private sector. It provides financial aid to 10,000 professionals and students enrolled in social science courses and related fields in order to help mitigate the effects of Nigeria’s economic vulnerability.


The NIFESS Scholarship and Grant Trust fund (NSGTF) generally offers:

  • Undergraduate Scholarship (amount not specified)
  • Undergraduate Final Year Research Project Grant
  • Post-Graduate Scholarship (amount not specified)
  • Post-Graduate Research Grant of up to 1,000,000 NGN (Depending on the financial needs assessment and approval from the NiFESS Scholarship and Grant Board)
  • Research Grant for Doctorate Degree of up to 3,000,000 NGN (Subject to budget approval from the NiFESS Scholarship and Grant Board)
  • Fellows Research allowance: open to only Fellows of NiFESS. Fellows can access grants of up to 10,000,000 NGN for cross-continental and international research projects and integral research works for national growth and development.


To be considered for the NIFESS Undergraduate Scholarship 2023-2024, the applicant must be an undergraduate member of NiFESS (MoNFS) with the following:

  • Grade Point: 100 Level (no grade point required) or 200 Level to Final Year (at least 2.75 GPA).
  • Levels eligible: 100-level to final year

Courses Eligible

Applicants studying any of these courses:

  • Economics
  • Sociology
  • Anthropology
  • Social works
  • Political Science
  • International Relations
  • History and international Studies
  • Mass Communication
  • Geography
  • Public Administration
  • Local Government Studies
  • Legislative Studies
  • Archeology
  • Criminology
  • Psychology
  • Social Studies
  • Human Resource Management
  • Industrial Relations and Personnel Management


The NIFESS Undergraduate Scholarship 2023-2024 is open to only undergraduate members of NiFESS. Hence, interested candidates are first to register as an undergraduate member of NiFESS and return to the scholarship application page to proceed with the scholarship application.

Documents Required

  • Submit a copy of the original admission letter
  • Submit a copy of Student’s identity card
  • A reference letter from the head of department confirming you are a student of the department at your respective university with an official stamp

Click here to apply 

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