Reports indicate increasing demand from Nigerian students for study abroad programs. If you’re looking for a scholarship to study abroad for Nigerian students, we have listed them below.
The US, Malaysia, Canada, and the UK are among their top destinations, and many are increasingly considering a wider range of destinations as well.
If you are one of the many Nigerian students who also want to study abroad for their Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, here are some scholarships worth considering – for applying this year or next – to make your dream of studying abroad a reality.
Bilateral Education Agreement Scholarships
Nigerian students are eligible to apply for the Federal Government Scholarship Awards for Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA). Scholarships are available for undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs.
- Sustainable basic studies in Russia, Morocco, Hungary, and Egypt
- Sustainable postgraduate studies in Russia (for first degrees obtained in Russia), China, Hungary, Serbia, Romania
Areas of study at the undergraduate level include 14 areas of study, including engineering, geology, and law.
Masters or Ph.D. programs are available in all fields. The deadline is January 31, 2022. If you cannot meet the current deadline, be sure to book this scholarship for next year!
Reach Oxford Scholarship
The University of Oxford in the United Kingdom is said to be the oldest English-speaking university in the world.
Nigerian students are eligible to apply for the Reach Oxford Scholarship, which covers course fees, a living allowance, and one return flight per year.
For 2022 applicants who apply by the scholarship deadline on February 9, 2022, the selection process will take place in March 2022.
Only two to three awards are given each year. It offers a great opportunity to study at one of the UK’s elite institutions. More information is available here.
Global Korea Summer Scholarship
The Global Korea Summer Scholarship offers Nigerian students a solid academic education as well as an opportunity to learn about Korean culture.
Over a period of five weeks, academics in this program develop leadership skills to contribute to the development of global society.
Scholarship recipients are selected from universities designated by the National Institute of International Education.
This scholarship covers round-trip airfare, room and board during the program, and insurance. The results for Ph.D. students will be published in June of the planned academic year in Korea. More details can be found here.
Entrance Scholarship for African Students studying English
The University of Ottawa in Canada aims to promote its diversity with the Scholarship for English Speaking African Students.
This is an automatic offer – no application is required for full-time students in the university’s English-language courses or with the French immersion option in selected courses in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Natural Sciences.
The renewable award is valued at CAD$12,500 per year. More information can be found here.
Geneviève McMillan-Reba Stewart Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship
This scholarship is for students from Sub-Saharan countries who are pursuing studies at Sciences Po, France.
Applicants have the option of having their tuition fees covered and an additional stipend to cover living expenses may be awarded.
Applicants must apply to study in the Europe Africa degree program at Sciences Po and submit their applications online.
International admissions are open continuously from the beginning of the admission period until the end of April 2021. All details will be published here.
We hope you found this article on scholarships to study abroad for Nigerian students helpful.