This is to inform the general public that the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme for 2015/2016 application has commenced. The NITDA PG Scholarships is meant for Postgraduate students (Masters and PhD) in Nigeria.
NITDA Postgraduate Scholarships 2015/16
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) in pursuance of her mandate of producing globally competitive manpower in order to bridge the digital divide and transform Nigeria into an Information Technology capable country, has established a scholarship scheme for Post Graduate (PG) studies in Master’s and Doctorate (PhD) degrees in relevant areas of information Technology (IT) obtainable in National and international Universities.
The scholarship award is strictly based on merit and is equally distributed between the six geo-political zones for PhD and the 36 States and FCT for MSc.
The Masters programme will run for one year while the Doctorate programme is expected to run for three years.
PhD: University Lecturers with MSc in any Information Technology related field are eligible to apply for sponsorship.
MSc: All citizens of Nigeria with First Class or Second Class (Upper) Honours Bachelor�s degree, (BSc) in Information Technology related field.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates who want to apply for the 2015/2016 NITDA Postgraduate Scholarship should visit http://scholarship.nitda.gov.ng to register.
The registration period is six (6) weeks from the date of this publication.
Note: A comprehensive Aptitude Test will be conducted to determine successful candidates for the award. Only candidates who are found eligible will be invited
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