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Federal Government FSB Scholarship 2024 | Types & How To Apply

The Federal Government FSB Scholarship annually offered by the Federal Ministry of Education helps Nigerian students ease the financial burden associated with the cost of studying undergraduate or postgraduate courses.

Every year, Nigerian students await the formal announcement of the FSB Scholarship while also applying in their large numbers in order to benefit from the scholarship and bursary award.

In this post, we have provided you a compilation of the different types of scholarships and bursaries alongside a breakdown of the popular FSB Scholarships offered by Federal Government of Nigeria.

What are Federal Government FSB Scholarships?

The Federal Government FSB Scholarship is an initiative of the Federal Government of Nigeria through the Federal Ministry of Education under the control of Honorable Minister, Prof. Tahir Mamman.

The Federal Scholarship Board ensures that deserving Nigerian Scholars are awarded with foreign and local scholarships.

It is also saddled with the responsibility of fulfilling commitments to Multilateral Education Agreement, Nigerian Scholarship Award (NSA), Education Bursary Award (EBA), and Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA).

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What are the Types of Federal Government FSB Scholarships?

The different types of FSB scholarships offered by the Nigerian Ministry of Education include;

The FSB Nigerian Scholarship Award is an annual N150,000 – N300,000 scholarship for undergraduates and postgraduate students of all tertiary institutions across Nigeria.

Eligibility: Undergraduate & Postgraduate

The Education Bursary Bursary is a special scholarship awarded to students pursuing education courses at any public tertiary institution in Nigeria.

Eligibility: Undergraduate 

In collaboration with several foreign governments, the Ministry of Education offers international scholarships for Nigerian students to study abroad. These countries include;

  • United Kingdom (UK)
  • China
  • Russia
  • Japan
  • Serbia
  • Thailand
  • Mauritius
  • Australia
  • Spain
  • Israel
  • Cyprus
  • Italy

Eligibility: Undergraduate & Postgraduate (Masters and PhD)

How Much is Federal Government FSB Scholarship Worth?

The scholarships are worth a wide range of cash benefits;

Undergraduates in;

  • Colleges of Education – N150,000
  • Polytechnics – N180,000
  • Universities – N250,000


  • N300,000/Yr


The FSB EBA Scholarship is N150,000 scholarship to eligible undergraduate students in Nigerian institutions.

The BEA Scholarship is usually funded by both the Government of Nigeria and that of the country where the studies are to be undertaken.
Usually, the partner country takes care of the tuition and all other associated costs, while the Nigerian government caters for travel, and living expenses.

How To Apply for Federal Government FSB Scholarship?

To apply for the FSB Scholarship Program, interested and qualified must apply via the Ministry of Education’s website.

  • Click on  Federal Scholarship Board ICON on the Home Page
  • Select Federal Education Bursary Award (EBA)/ Scholarship/ Bilateral Education
  • Read Guidelines and then Complete the Application Form online.
  • Print the completed application form for reference purposes.
  • Note that double Entries will be disqualified!
  • Enquiries can be directed to; fsb@education.gov.ng or 09015705399/07047719254

What Documents Do I Need To Apply for FSB Scholarship?

To apply, candidates must be ready to submit the following documents;

  • Letter of Admission to the Institution
  • State of origin certificate
  • National Identity Number
  • CGPA Result (Academic Transcript)

When is the Deadline for FSB Scholarship?

The Deadline for the 2024 FSB Scholarship and Bursary Awards is May 13, 2024.

Interested and qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

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