Full List of Postgraduate Scholarships for Nigerian Students 2023/2024

A master’s degree (from Latin magister) can be quite a second-cycle academic degree awarded by universities or colleges upon completion of a course of study demonstrating mastery or a high-order overview of a specific field of study or area of professional practice.

Masters Scholarship in Nigeria

A master’s scholarship in Nigeria normally requires the previous study at the bachelor’s level, either as a separate degree or in an integrated course.

Within the area studied, master’s graduates are expected to possess advanced knowledge of a specialized body of theoretical and applied topics; high order skills in analysis, critical evaluation, or professional application; and the ability to solve complex problems and think rigorously and independently.

Well, the money necessary for going for this second round of studies can be quite expensive for the scholar to bear. which brought to this article.

This includes MBA Scholarships, LLM Scholarships, and MBBS Scholarships. The attention of the universe is turned towards Developing a bridge between the developed and the developing nations of the world. Education is among the finest means to achieve that.

Below is a comprehensive list of available postgraduate scholarships in Nigeria, and kinds of postgraduate overseas scholarships for Nigerian students, which is a mixture of Msc Scholarships for Nigerians & Ph.D. Scholarships for Nigerian Students.

List of all the Scholarships for Post-graduate Studies

  •  NITDA Scholarship Scheme for Nigerians (scholarship.nitda.gov.ng)
  •  Agip Postgraduate Scholarship
  •  ONGOING: BEA Awards for Nigerians to Study Abroad -APPLY
  •  SEOF Scholarship For Secondary, Undergraduate, and Postgraduate Nigerian Students 
  •  Dr. Murtala Muhammed Scholarship
  •  Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund)  scholarship
  •  Heinrich Boll Foundation Scholarships, Undergraduate, Masters & PhD
  •  Canadian Scholarships for Nigerian Students
  •  Fully-Funded Graduate Scholarships For Economically Developing Nations
  •  Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund)  scholarship

This List is a Comprehensive one of Accredited and Available Postgraduate scholarships in Nigeria Follow the Link Below to see details of the application, amount the Worth, and also note the deadline for the yearly application of the scholarships:


The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) is a body instituted by law, under the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources established for the purpose of developing and promoting petroleum technology and for creating the human resource needs of the oil and gas industry through research and training of Nigerians.

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NITDA Scholarship Scheme for Nigerians (scholarship.nitda.gov.ng)

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), with its mandate of transforming Nigeria into an IT-driven economy for global competitiveness and the dire need to bridge the digital divide, has since 2010.

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Agip Postgraduate Scholarship

Nigerian Agip Exploration Limited (NAE), on behalf of the NNPC/NAE/OANDO PSC, is committed to the training and development of manpower as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program. In pursuance of this, NAE invites applications from suitably qualified and interested Nigerian graduates for the 2014/2015 Post Graduate Scholarship Award Scheme.

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ONGOING: BEA Awards for Nigerians to Study Abroad

The Federal Ministry of Education is inviting applications from qualified candidates for Bilateral Education Agreement BEA  Awards for Nigerians to study abroad. Scholarships are available to pursue undergraduate and postgraduate programs. This post is a guideline to registering BEA Awards for this session.

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SEOF Scholarship For Secondary, Undergraduate, and Postgraduate Nigerian Students

The Sir Emeka Offor Foundation (SEOF) offers scholarship awards to deserving Nigerians. This post gives you the details and procedures on how the applications go.

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Dr. Murtala Muhammad Scholarship 

London Metropolitan University is pleased to be able to offer a scholarship to support one student from Nigeria in the name of the late General Murtala Muhammed. The scholarship covers the tuition fees for a Master’s program at the University.

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Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund)  scholarship

Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) provides a scholarship scheme for teaching staff training and development.

The following activities may be funded by the TFT: Grants for sponsorship in Nigeria or abroad; and overseas training grants for teaching staff currently pursuing doctoral programs in Nigerian universities.

The broad objective of this initiative is to break the unhealthy culture of inbreeding of academic staff by exposing them to other intellectual traditions within and outside Nigeria.

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Canadian Scholarships for Nigerian Students

The Government of Canada is delighted to invite applications for the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program 2022 to strengthen Canada’s ability to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and establish Canada as a global center of excellence in research and higher learning. This is a Canadian Government Scholarship.

Vanier Scholars demonstrate leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in the social sciences and/or humanities, natural sciences, and/or engineering and health.

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Heinrich Boll Foundation Scholarships, Undergraduate, Masters & Ph.D

The Heinrich Böll Foundation grants scholarships to approximately 1,000 undergraduates, graduates, and doctoral students of all subjects and nationalities per year, who are pursuing their degrees at universities, and universities of applied sciences (‘Fachhochschulen’), or universities of the arts (‘Kunsthochschulen’) in Germany.

Scholarship recipients are expected to have excellent academic records, to be socially and politically engaged, and to have an active interest in the basic values of the foundation: ecology and sustainability, democracy and human rights, self-determination, and justice.

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