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Need Based Foreign Scholarship - Post Graduate

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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 indigent students (poor and needy) have equal access to quality education as a leveler to prosperity. 

The Kaduna State Government is determined that only the needy benefits from this type of scholarship. Whoever applies for this scholarship must be ready and willing to provide information on Tax Identification Number (TIN) and Biometric Verification Number (BVN). Applicants with properties must be willing to provide same where available. Maximum spend on this type of scholarship is $41,000. 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 leveler that will improve the economic wellbeing of themselves and their family upon graduation. 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

A graduating second class lower degree or 2.5 of 4.0 for Masters application
A Masters merit for PhD application
Candidates can apply without a secured admission, but admission must be gotten from an approved university before scholarship award
** Make sure your parents (both) urgently get their Tax Certificate  immediately
If any of your parents is dead, make sure you have his/her death certificate in place of their Tax Certificate
If any of your parents is a peasant or housewife in any of the urban or rural areas, make sure they get a tax certificate even if they earn as low as N100. Tax offices are in every local government area in Nigeria