NDDC 2023 Overseas/Local Postgraduate Scholarship Starts

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to further enhance human resource development in the Niger Delta region kicks off once again Overseas/Local Postgraduate Scholarship Program for the 2023 session.

The NDDC Scholarship aims to equip young people with relevant training and skills to effectively participate in the Federal Government’s local content program as well as enable them to specialize in their fields of study and thus compete globally in various professional sectors.

Scholarship Sponsors: Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)

Scholarship Type: Full Financing

Host institutions: Universities in Nigeria and abroad

Scholarship Worth: Variety

Number of awards: Enough

Level of education: Postgraduate

Nationality: Nigerians

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NDDC 2023 Overseas/Local Postgraduate Scholarship | Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for the NDDC Postgraduate Scholarship 2023, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • The scholar must be from the Niger Delta region.
  • Must have five credits in no more than 2 sessions.
  • Students must obtain a first class degree / upper second class division to avail the scholarship.
  • Eligible courses: Biomedical engineering? Software/Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering. Marine/Chemical/Petrochemical Engineering; Civil/Mechanical/Metallurgical Engineering; Electrical/Electronic Engineering; Robotics Engineering; INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY? Artificial Intelligence; Maths/Science? Medical Sciences/Medicine and Surgery; Hospitality Management? Law; Architecture.


The selection process will be based on:

  1. Online application on the Commission’s website
  2. Candidate shortlist using
    2. Undergraduate degree (1St Senior Class/Second Class)
  • Local Government Identification
  1. Computer based test to be conducted in each Niger Delta State by Consultants. This will test your IQ proficiency in English, Maths and General Bible.
  2. Score at least 70% on the test.
  3. Shortlist of successful candidates

Final verification through the Local Government and Community Development Committees.

Application Procedures

How to apply: Interested applicants for the 2023 NDDC Postgraduate Scholarship in Overseas/Local must complete an online application and attach the following documents:

  • recent passport photo
  • Local Government Identification Letter
  • Postgraduate admission letter from a recognized University abroad/Nigeria.
  • Relevant degrees from recognized Universities

Application deadline: November 2022

Visit the Official Website for more details

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