The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), with its mandate of transforming Nigeria into an IT driven economy for global competitiveness and the dire need to bridge the digital divide, has started accepting applications for the 2015 Scholarship Scheme.
The Scholarship Scheme is for Masters (MSc) and Doctorate (PhD) Degrees in relevant areas of Information Technology (IT) obtainable in Nigeria or Foreign / Overseas Universities. It 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.
How To Apply For 2015 NITDA Scholarship Scheme
==> Go to : http://scholarship.nitda.gov.ng/
==> Click on “Apply Here” tab
==> Click on the programme of your choice and follow the instruction.
A comprehensive Aptitude Test will be conducted to determine successful candidates for the Award. Only candidates who are found eligible will be invited.
Application for the 2015 NITDA scholarship scheme closes on the 31st of May, 2015.