The Ministry of Education (Nigeria) is inviting eligible and qualified students for the Commonwealth Scholarship 2021 and Fellowship Opportunities. This is page guides you through the official eligibility information, worth and application link and the benefits of the scholarship and fellowship opportunities.
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The ongoing Commonwealth scholarship for Nigerian students in 2021 is part of UK commitment to Commonwealth; and each year over 800 students are awarded these scholarships to undertake their undertake their postgraduate degree in UK Universities.
How to Apply for the Scholarship
- All Qualified students should visit cscuk.dfid.gov.uk/apply/applicants
2. Select the Apply icon
3. Go through the guidelines and select your country.
Who can apply for the Scholarship?
- To qualify for the Commonwealth scholarship for Nigerian students you must be a citizen and resident of Nigeria (one of the commonwealth countries).
- Applicant must possess 1st Class or 2nd Class Upper Division from First Degree.
- Students must have an NYSC Discharge certificate/or exception certificate. And applicants are supposed to have gained admission from UK Institution.
- Print out All forms needed for the scholarship
- Applicants must also demonstrate financial needs for study in the country.
- For more information, kindly visit the site.
To begin your online application, you go need a scanned copy of your passport, your academic transcript, your existing university degree certificate, two references, and, if you have one, your admission letter.
Worth of the Scholarship
The Commonwealth Scholarship for Nigerians is fully funded.
It is also fully funded for all other applicants from Commonwealth countries.
It is a fully-funded scheme. You can access other fully-funded scholarships from this page.
The ongoing 2021 Commonwealth scholarships deadline is 18 January 2022. The time was valid as of the time of this post. You can visit our site for more scholarships and career opportunities both local and international updates.