Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Post-Graduate Scholarships 2024/2025 For Nigerians

With pleasure, the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) announces the opening of applications for the NDDC Post-Graduate Foreign Scholarships Program for 2024–2025.

The objective of this initiative is to support the development of human resources in the Niger Delta region by giving young Nigerians the chance to pursue postgraduate studies overseas.


The NDDC’s Foreign Post Graduate Scholarship Programme is designed to equip young people with relevant training and skills to actively participate in the Federal Government’s local content program.

By offering scholarships in various professional disciplines, the program aims to empower Niger Delta youths to compete globally.

Eligibility Criteria

To qualify for the scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Hail from the Niger Delta Region
  • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum classification of First Class, Second Class Upper, or Lower Division from a recognized University
  • Be under 40 years old

Professional Disciplines

The scholarship is open to applicants with Bachelor’s Degrees in the following fields:

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

Application Process

  1. Initial Application: Interested candidates must submit an online application via the Commission’s Website.
  2. Preliminary Shortlisting: Candidates will be shortlisted based on criteria including WASSCE/NECO results, Undergraduate Degree classification, and Local Government Identification.
  3. Computer-Based Test: Shortlisted candidates will undergo a computer-based test conducted in Rivers State. A minimum score of 70% is required to proceed to the next stage.
  4. Further Shortlisting: Candidates who pass the test will undergo further shortlisting.
  5. Final Verification: Final verification will be conducted through the Local Government Area (LGA) and Community Development Committee (CDC).

Scholarship Details

  • The scholarship amount will be based on the prevailing exchange rate of the Naira.

Application Deadline: May 13, 2024

For more information and to apply, visit the official website of the NDDC Post-Graduate Foreign Scholarships Programme.

Don’t miss this opportunity to further your education and contribute to the development of the Niger Delta region! Apply now and take the first step towards a brighter future.


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