Federal Government Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Awards 2021/2022 for Nigerians to Study Abroad


Latest Update: Application for Federal Government 2021/2022 BEA scholarship awards has closed. You can, however, check the Federal Government Scholarship Awards for Students in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions 2020/2021 (Deadline is 24th January 2021).

FG BEA Scholarship for 2020/2021 has commenced — Applications are invited from interested and qualified Nigerians to participate in the 2020/2021 Nomination Interview for Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Awards for undergraduate and postgraduate studies abroad. The deadline for the submission of application is 11th December, 2020.

Federal Government Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Scholarship

The Honourable Minister of Education (HME), Mallam Adamu Adamu, hereby invites interested and qualified Nigerians to participate in the 2020/2021 Nomination computer Based Test (CBT) for the Federal Government Scholarship Awards for:


  • Undergraduate (UG) studies tenable in Russia, Morocco, Algeria, Serbia, Hungary, Egypt, Tunisia, Turkey, Cuba, Romania, Japan, Macedonia; and
  • Postgraduate (PG) studies tenable in Russia (for those whose first degrees were obtained from Russia), China, Hungary, Serbia, Turkey, Japan, Mexico, South Korea, e.t.c.

PLEASE NOTE THAT BEA PROCESSING DOES NOT ATTRACT ANY PROCESSING FEE. THEREFORE, BEWARE OF FRAUDSTERS!’

SEE ALSO: Federal Government Scholarship Awards for Students in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions 2020/2021.


Federal Government BEA Scholarship Fields of Study.

  • Undergraduate level – Engineering, Geology, Agriculture, Sciences, Mathematics, Languages, Environmental Sciences, Sports, Law, Social Sciences, Biotechnology, Architecture, Medicine (very limited), etc.; and
  • Postgraduate level (Masters Degree and PhD) in all fields.

Federal Government BEA Scholarship Criteria & Eligibility.

  • UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS: All applicants for undergraduate degree courses must possess a minimum qualification of Five (5) Distinctions (As & Bs) in the Senior Secondary School Certificates, WASSCE/WAEC (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 (2019 & 2020) for Non-African Countries and for African countries the age of certificate is one year (2020) only. Age limit is from 17 to 20 years.
  • POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS: All applicants for Postgraduate degree courses must hold a First Degree with 1st Class or at least 2nd Class Upper Division. The applicants who are previous recipients of Foreign Awards must have acquired at least two (2) years post qualification experience or employment practice in Nigeria. All applicants must have completed the N.Y.S.C. Programme and the age limit is 35 years for Masters and 40 years for Ph.D.
    • N.Y.S.C discharge or exemption certificates only are accepted;
    • Evidence of readiness to be released by employer.

NOTE (For all Applicants):

  • Since the BEA countries are non-English speaking, applicants should be prepared to undertake a mandatory one-year foreign Language course of the Country of choice which will be the standard medium of instruction;
  • The required certificate for candidates applying for Bachelor in Imamat, Quran Teaching Professor and Imam Preacher Training for Islamic Religious studies in Algeria is WASSCE/WAEC, and no other certificate is accepted;
  • All applicants for Hungarian Scholarship can apply for up to two fields of study in order of preference, and must visit the website: http://www.stipendiumhungaricum.hu/ which will hopefully be opened between October and November 2020,
    • Complete the application form online,
    • Print the completed form and bring to the interview venue in addition to the completed Application Form on education.gov.ng.
  • All applicants for Russian Postgraduate Scholarship must have acquired their 1st Degree in Russia;
  • All Applicants to upload the following certificates online;
    • UNDERGRADUATE (UG): WAEC/WASSCE, Birth Certificate, Indigine letter.
    • POSTGRADUATE (PG): 1st Degree Certificate, Birth Certificate, WAEC/WASSCE Indigine letter & NYSC discharge Certificate.

NB: Candidates nominated by the Board will be required to submit to Federal Scholarship Board the following:

  • Authenticated copies of academic certificates;
  • Data page of the current International passport;
  • Specified Medical Reports from Government hospitals;
  • National Identification Number (NIN)
  • Police Clearance Certificate where necessary.

How to Apply for Federal Government BEA Scholarship.

  1. Visit Federal Ministry of Education’s website education.gov.ng and click on READ MORE on Federal Scholarship Board ICON on the Home Page:
  2. Read Guidelines and then Complete the Application Form online
  3. Print the completed Application Form

Apply Now Official Link

OFFICIAL PHONE NUMBERS/E-MAIL:

  • 08077884417
  • fsb@education.gov.ng

RECOMMENDED: Check Here for More Scholarships and Opportunities.


If you think this post can be helpful to somebody else, please share it on Whatsapp, Twitter, Facebook. There are buttons below for this (easy to use too)!


Olusegun
Meet The Author
Olusegun Fapohunda is the founder and editor of MySchoolGist. He loves to share education news from various sources to keep readers informed.
You can connect with him on Twitter, Instagram.
Get in touch

92 Comments on 'Federal Government Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Awards 2021/2022 for Nigerians to Study Abroad'

1 2 3
  1. Avatar Adebayo boluwatife Jan 13, 2019
  2. Avatar AnthonyDensity Jan 11, 2019
    • Avatar Joy Jan 14, 2019
  3. Avatar isaac Jan 11, 2019
  4. Avatar Anonymous Jan 11, 2019
  5. Avatar Aishat Jan 11, 2019
  6. Avatar Yusuf mopchakar peter Jan 9, 2019
  7. Avatar IMMANUEL Jan 9, 2019
  8. Avatar Zubie Jan 9, 2019
  9. Avatar WILLIAMS Jan 8, 2019
  10. Avatar Anonymous Jan 7, 2019
    • Avatar Zubie Jan 9, 2019
  11. Avatar Igbogo Debbie Jan 5, 2019
  12. Avatar Abubakar ismail Jan 5, 2019
  13. Avatar Amos Jan 2, 2019
  14. Avatar Emediong moses Dec 30, 2018
  15. Avatar AZIBAWAGIR Dec 29, 2018
  16. Avatar Abubakar Toro Dec 28, 2018
  17. Avatar Agunloye mustapha Dec 27, 2018
    • Avatar Kofo Jan 4, 2019
  18. Avatar Bature Abdulrahman Dec 27, 2018
  19. Avatar Anonymous Dec 25, 2018
  20. Avatar Bello abubakar Dec 23, 2018
  21. Avatar Bashir Dec 22, 2018
  22. Avatar samuel Dec 21, 2018
  23. Avatar Nirvana cole Dec 19, 2018
  24. Avatar Sunday precious Dec 18, 2018
  25. Avatar YUSUF ABUBAKAR MUHAMMAD Dec 17, 2018
  26. Avatar Sarah Dec 15, 2018
  27. Avatar Israel Akwubs Dec 14, 2018
  28. Avatar Okeke Christian Dec 14, 2018
  29. Avatar Akinpelu Idowu Dec 12, 2018
  30. Avatar Ayomide Oct 6, 2018
    • Avatar UMAR ABUBAKAR Jan 3, 2019
1 2 3
Leave a Comment