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Merit Based Emerging Skills Foreign Scholarship - Under Graduate


Foreign Scholarships

Scholarship Description

The Kaduna State Scholarship and Loans Board have a mandate ‘To identify, select and empower qualified citizens of Kaduna state to meet the current and future manpower requirements of the State while remaining globally competitive’. 

Furthermore, the Kaduna State Government is particular about ensuring that citizens of Kaduna are prepared for the skills requirement of the future. The World order is changing so fast and the current skills set are becoming less irrelevant. We have to begin to train our teeming youths for the opportunities of tomorrow. This scholarship aims to link today learning to the skills of tomorrow. Maximum spend on this type of scholarship is $100,000 for Undergraduate and $130,000 for Undergraduate Medical Students. Students with admission in schools requiring more than this amount can have a cocktail of scholarship and loans (loans are available from the Kaduna State Scholarship and Loans Board at 8% per annum.)


Successful candidates should see this as a great opportunity to becoming globally competitive. The State also sees this as an opportunity to build the human capacity of Kaduna State to be the best in Africa and one of the best in World. We invite you on board!

Scholarship Requirement

Evidence of Grade B in at least five subjects including Mathematics and English and Grade C for the other subjects taken in WASSCE or NECO in one seating and not later than 2017
Candidates can apply without a secured admission, but admission must be gotten from an approved university before scholarship award