NDDC Scholarship Application Form 2023/2024 is Out


Apply here for NDDC Scholarship Application Form 2023/2024 for Foreign & Local Post-Graduate

The NDDC Scholarship portal is now open for 2023 applications. So, are you searching for the NDDC Scholarship 2023? Then, this article is for you, as we highlight the steps on how to apply for the NDDC scholarship program.

So, therefore, the latest news update is that Niger Delta Development Commission has opened its application portal via the nddc.gov.ng scholarship.

Also, this application form is for both NDDC foreign and local postgraduate scholarships. Continue to read below to see the guidelines on how to apply.

NDDC Foreign / Local Post-Graduate Scholarship

Scheme Overview

  • To further boost human resource development in the Niger Delta region, the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, is once again embarking on its Foreign Post Graduate Scholarship Programme to equip our young people with relevant training and skills for effective participation in the local content program of the Federal Government, as well as enable them to acquire specialization in their fields of study and thus compete globally in various professional disciplines.

The Scheme is for

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

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Software / Aeronautic Space / Aeronautic Engineering
  • Marine / Chemical / Petrochemical Engineering
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Math / Sciences
  • Medical Sciences/Medicine and Surgery
  • Hospitality Management
  • Law
  • Architecture
  • Civil / Mechanical / Metallurgical Engineering
  • Electrical / Electronic Engineering
  • Robotic Engineering
  • Information Technology

Criteria and Guidelines for Qualification

  • The scholar must come from the Niger Delta region
  • Possess five Credits at not more than 2 sittings
  • Students must obtain a First Class Degree / Second Class Upper Division to benefit from the Scholarship

The Scholarship Benefit

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

How to Apply for NDDC Scholarship 2023

To apply for Niger Delta Development Commission, you must meet-up up the requirements and follow the instructions below to submit your application form on the NDDC portal.

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Apply with the following attachments:

  • Recent passport photograph
  • Local Government Identification letter
  • Post Graduate admission letter from a recognized Overseas/Nigerian University
  • Relevant degrees from recognized Universities
  • The completed application form will be assigned a registration number automatically
  • Print the hard copy of the online generated acknowledgment for ease of reference
  • All shortlisted applicants will be posted on the NDDC website (www.nddc.gov.ng)
  • Shortlisted candidates will take part in a Computer-Based Test (CBT).

Selection Process

  • Online application on the Commission’s website
  • Shortlist candidates using:
    • Undergraduate degree (1st Class / Second Class Upper)
    • Local Government Identification
  • Computer-Based Test to be conducted in each State of the Niger Delta by Consultants. This will test I.Q proficiency in English, Mathematics, and General Paper.
  • Score a minimum of 70% on the test.
  • Shortlist Successful candidates.
  • Final verification through the Local Government Areas and Community Development Committees.

NDDC Scholarships Closing Date

NDDC scholarship applications close on 9th November 2022.

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  • The Commission (NDDC) will not enter into any form of Communication with candidates who are not shortlisted for the Computer Based Test (CBT), those who are not invited for an oral interview, or candidates that are not successful during the oral interviews.
  • Preferences will be given to candidates from Oil Producing Host / Communities / Local Government Areas as long as candidates meet the approved cut-off mark.
  • The Commission will ensure a fair spread of courses amongst beneficiaries within each State.
  • Deferment, Change of Institution, and Course are not permitted.
  • The Commission reserves the sole and absolute discretion to select in line with the above-stated criteria and its internal consideration. The decision of the Commission in this regard is final.
  • For further inquiries, contact the Director, of Education, NDDC:

The NDDC scholarship portal for the 2023 application is now open for interested candidates to apply, Kindly read the steps on how to apply for this scholarship above. If you have any questions, kindly, use the comment box below and we will respond to you immediately.


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