Msc/Phd Scholarship scheme for Nigerians, offered by NITDA

NITDAThe National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), is currently offering Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme 2015. Its mandate of transforming Nigeria into an IT driven economy for global competitiveness and the dire need to bridge the digital divide, has since 2010 established a Scholarship Scheme for Masters (MSc) and Doctorate (PhD) Degrees in relevant areas of Information Technology (IT) obtainable in Nigeria or Foreign / Overseas Universities.

Criteria:

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.

Duration:

The Masters programme will run for one year while the Doctorate programme is expected to run for three years.

Eligibility:

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. The registration period is six (6) weeks from the date of this publication. A comprehensive Aptitude Test will be conducted to determine successful candidates for the Award. Only candidates who are found eligible will be invited.

Application deadline is June 1st

Click here to apply

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Joy is passionate about Technology and believes in “You can do it” approach to life. She is the CEO of Netstark Solutions and the Founder of Smarthire.ng. Her main goals are to impact knowledge, encourage young girls to get involve in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and also make a difference. She loves people and hope to guide you through the digital world.

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