The Honourable Minister of Education, Chief (Barr.) Ezenwo Nyesom Wike, is hereby inviting interested and qualified Nigerians to participate in the
2014/2015 Nomination Interview for Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Awards for: i) Undergraduate(UG) studies tenable in Russia, Cuba,
Morocco, Algeria, Romania, Ukraine, Turkey, Egypt, Japan, Serbia, Macedonia
ii) Postgraduate (PG) studies tenable in Russia, China, Turkey, Japan, Serbia, Mexico, e.t.c
2.0 All qualified candidates are advised to:
a. Visit www.fsb.gov.ng
. b Click on the Application Center
c. Register your username and password
d. Click BEA in the Application Center
e. Proceed to complete the form online and submit
f.. Then print the completed Application form
g. Submit two copies at the venue of the Interview as scheduled (find attached
NOTE//WARNING! Double Entries Would Be Disqualified
3.0 FIELDS OF STUDY
a. Undergraduate level – Medicine, Engineering, Geology, Agriculture, Sciences, Mathematics,Languages, Environmental Sciences, Sports, Law, Social
b. Postgraduate level (Masters Degree and Ph.D) in all fields
4.0 CRITERIA FOR ELIGIBILITY
A. UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS: All applicants for undergraduate degree courses must possess a minimum qualification of Five (5) Distinctions (As & Bs)
in the Senior Secoundary School Certificate, WAEC or NECO (May/June) only in the subjects relevant to their fields of study including English Language and
Mathematics. Certificates should not be more than Two (2) years old (2012 or 2013). Age limit is 22 years.
B. POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS: All applicants must hold a First Degree with at least 2nd Class Upper Division. The applicants who are previous recipients of
Foreign Awards must have completed at least two (2) years post qualification or employment practice in Nigeria. A knowledge of the Foreign language of the
donor country is desired particularly for those applying for Russian Award. All applicants must have completed N.Y.S.C. Age limit is 35 years for Masters
and 40 years for Ph.D.
NOTE (For all Applicants): Knowledge of the language of the country of choice is an added advantage.
5.0 VENUE OF INTERVIEW: All eligible applicants are to report for interview at the venues scheduled for their respective zones of origin.Two sets of
completed application forms should be submitted at the various interview centres with the following attachments:
i. Two authenticated photocopies of educational certificates and testimonial
ii. Only one certificate will be accepted ie WAECO or NECO ( May/June) only
iii. Statement of results must be confirmed by WAEC or NECO and forwarded to the Director/ Secretary, Federal Scholarship Board, Abuja.
iv. Two copies of Birth certificate.
v. State of origin certificate duly signed, stamped and dated.
vi. Eight (8) passport sized coloured photographs on white background
vii. Data page of current International Passport. and
viii. Academic transcripts and NYSC certificates will be required from applicants for postgraduate studies
Original documents should be presented at the interview venues for sighting.
2014/2015 BEA INTERVIEW VENUES AND DATES FROM MARCH 24TH TO 28TH MARCH 2014
|ZONE/ VENUE||MONDAY MARCH 24TH||TUESDAY MARCH 25TH||WEDNESDAY MARCH 26TH||THURSDAY MARCH 27TH||FRIDAY MARCH 28TH|
|1.||NORTH – WEST FGC
|KANO & KADUNA STATES||KEBBI & JIGAWA STATES||ZAMFARA & KATSINA STATES||SOKOTO STATE||COLLATION OF RESULT|
|2.||NORTH- EAST GOVT. SCI. SEC. SCH. GOMBE||BORNO & YOBE STATES||ADAMAWA & TARABA STATES||BAUCHI STATE||GOMBE
|COLLATION OF RESULT|
|3.||NORTH-CENTRAL FGC MINNA||BENUE & KOGI STATE,||PLATEAU & FCT STATES||KWARA AND NASARAWA STATES||NIGER STATE||COLLATION OF RESULT|
OSOGBO HIGH SCHOOL II,
|LAGOS & ONDO STATES||OYO & EKITI STATES||OGUN STATE||OSUN STATE||COLLATION OF RESULT|
|5.||SOUTH- SOUTH FGGC, BENIN||DELTA STATE||CROSS- RIVERS & BAYELSA STATES||AKWA-IBOM & RIVERS STATES||EDO STATE||COLLATION OF RESULT|
|6.||SOUTH- EAST FGGC UMUAHIA||ENUGU & EBONYI STATES||IMO STATE||ANAMBRA STATE||ABIA STATE||COLLATION OF RESULT|
Applicants are strongly advised to attend the interview at their zones of origin.
NB: Candidates nominated and finally selected by the awarding BEA countries will be required to submit to Federal Scholarship Board the following:
i) Authenticated copies of academic certificates
ii) Medical certificate of Fitness including HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Hepatitis B free certificates and chest x-ray from a Teaching Hospital, General
Hospital or National Hospital, Abuja.
OR, any Hospital as designated by the awarding country.
iii) Police clearance certificate with finger prints ( on request)
TIME : 9.00 A.M DAILY
DR. MACJOHN NWAOBIALA
FEDERAL MINISTRY OF EDUCATION