Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Post-Graduate Foreign Scholarship Scheme 2013

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19 Nov, 2012

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Scholarships in Nigeria

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), as part of its Human Resource Development initiatives, is embarking on Foreign Post-Graduate Scholarship Scheme 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.
The Scheme is for suitably qualified applicants with relevant Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree from recognized Universities in the following professional disciplines:

  • Engineering
  • Medicine
  • Computer Science/Technology
  • Geology
  • Geosciences
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Agriculture

Applicants must have gained Post Graduate admission into a recognized University abroad.

Application Requirements

1.) 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 PhD candidates from a recognized University.

2.) Gained Admission into a Post Graduate Programme in any of the listed disciplines in a foreign University.

3.) Bond of good conduct from any of the following persons from the applicant’s community/clan.

  • Member of National Assembly
  • Chairman of the LGA.
  • First class traditional ruler.
  • High Court Judge

4.) Persons with evidence of cult membership or criminal record shall not be considered for the award.

Method of Application
1.)  Application must be made On-line at the Commission’s website: ( with the following attachments:

  • Recent passport photograph
  • Local Government identification letter.
  • Post Graduate (PG) admission letter from Overseas University.
  • Relevant Degrees from recognized University

2.) Successfully completed application form will be assigned a registration number automatically.

3.) Print the hard copy of the on-line generated acknowledgement for ease of reference.

4.) All short-listed applicants will be posted on NDDC website. (

5.) For further enquiries please contact:

Director, Education Health and Social Services (NDDC)
[email protected]
[email protected]

Application Closing Date
All completed applications must be submitted on or before 31st January, 2013

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