There are many international scholarships for Nigerians to study abroad in 2019-2020. Do you want to either study in US, Europe (UK), Germany, France, Australia etc., then this is the place for you. Majority of the scholarships are fully funded, some are partial.
International scholarships for Nigerians in 2019 are divided into the category for Undergraduate, Masters and PhD students below. These scholarships usually have several requirements. Usually, you will be required to submit certain documents in an application portal. In some cases, you may need to go for an interview.
To apply for undergraduate international scholarships in Nigeria in 2019, you will usually need the following:
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- Passport photograph
- School ID Card
- O’level Certificate
- Admission Letter
- Birth Certificate
- Proof of Local Government Area of Origin
- Letter from Community Leader (Only Applicants for Host Communities Merit Award)
- JAMB Result
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For Masters Scholarships and PhD Scholarships
To apply for masters scholarships and phd international scholarships, you will require the following:
- Completed scholarship application form.
- Copy of passport/ID.
- Copies of transcripts/diplomas.
- Statement of purpose/Letter of motivation.
- Letter of recommendation (1 or 2)
- CV (Curriculum Vitae)/Resume.
- Test scores from examination bodies like: Cambridge, TOEFL, IELTS etc.
List of International Scholarships for Nigerians in 2019/2020
Chevening Scholarship 2019/2020
Chevening is the UK Government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders. Funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations, Chevening offers two types of award – Chevening Scholarships and Chevening Fellowships – the recipients of which are personally selected by British embassies and high commissions throughout the world.
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Chevening offers a unique opportunity for future leaders and influencers from all over the world to develop professionally and academically, network extensively, experience UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships with the UK.
Applications for Chevening Awards to study in the UK in 2020/2021 will reopen in August 2019. APPLY HERE
MasterCard Scholarship 2019/2020
The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program international scholarship 2019/2020 is developing Africa’s next generation of leaders. The program allows students whose talent and promise exceed their financial resources to complete their education. With a vision that education is a catalyst for social and economic change, the program focuses on developing leaders who are transformative, encouraging them to be active contributors in their communities.
The Program provides financial, social, and academic support to Scholars. Financial support includes, but is not limited to, tuition fees, accommodation, books, and other scholastic materials. The scope of majors and degrees eligible for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program varies from institution to institution. APPLY HERE
Erasmus Mundus Scholarship 2019/2020
The EMJMD Catalogue displays the masters offering Erasmus Mundus funded scholarships in the academic year 2019-2020.
Most consortia require applications to be submitted between October and January, for courses starting the following academic year. APPLY HERE
Fulbright Scholarships 2019/2020
The Fulbright Program provides orientation and enrichment opportunities to enhance the Fulbright Program experience in the United States. More than half of all incoming Fulbright Foreign Students participate in pre-academic training, either English language training or Fulbright Gateway Orientations.
Enrichment Seminars are organized in 16 different cities across the United States. Grantees also participate in specialized workshops with themes, such as From Lab to Market, focusing on research and entrepreneurship, U.S. Disability Rights and Global Health Innovations.
Program funding is provided by the U.S. Congress through an annual appropriation to the U.S. Department of State. Foreign governments, colleges and universities and private foundations also provide direct and indirect support. APPLY HERE
Daad Scholarships 2019/2020
International students can apply to numerous organisations for a scholarship, for example to the DAAD, to party-related foundations or business-affiliated institutions. You can find information on the various types of scholarships in the DAAD scholarship database, along with suitable offers.
The required language skills generally depend on study plans and subject. In the humanities, social sciences and in law, at least a good knowledge of German is usually expected. In the natural sciences and in engineering, at institutes at which English is spoken and for degree courses in English, proof of good English language skills may be sufficient.
Depending on country of origin and scholarship programme. However, certain language skills may be required. The “Application requirements” in the call for scholarship applications specify what requirements these may be. APPLY HERE
Joint Japan World Bank Scholarship 2019/2020
The World Bank Scholarships Program contributes to the World Bank Group’s mission of forging new dynamic approaches to capacity development and knowledge sharing in the developing world.
It is an important component of the Bank Group’s efforts to promote economic development and shared prosperity through investing in education and developing human resources in the developing world.
Since 1982, the Program has helped to form a pool of over 6,000 well-trained and experienced development professionals, transforming their countries and positively impacting future generations. APPLY HERE
DO YOU KNOW?
- A lot of Nigerians are constantly looking for scholarships to study abroad.
- Most schools in US and UK are dominated by Nigerians.
- Most international scholarships to study abroad are helpful in securing jobs in top companies.
CHAT with over 85,000 scholars applying for the scholarships you love here:
- Chevening Scholarship
- Fulbright Scholarship
- Erasmus Mundus Scholarships
- MasterCard Foundation Scholarship
- OFID Scholarship
- Commonwealth Scholarships
- DAAD Scholarships
- Rotary Foundation Global Study Grant
- Henry Luce Scholarship
- Rhodes Scholarships
- Marshall Scholarships
- Korean Government Scholarships
- Sweden Institute Scholarships
- Atlas Corps