Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC Foreign/Local Scholarship 2023 for Postgraduate Studies 2023 for Postgraduate Studies

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Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) is now accepting applications from eligible Nigerians for its 2023 Foreign/Local Postgraduate Scholarships. The deadline for submission of applications for the NDDC Scholarship is November 8, 2022.


The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, is once again embarking on its Foreign Post Graduate Scholarship Programme to equip our young people with relevant training and skills for effective participation in the Federal Government’s local content program, as well as to enable them to acquire specialization in their fields of study and thus compete globally in various professional disciplines.


The scheme is open to suitably qualified applicants with relevant Bachelor’s Degrees from recognized Universities in the following fields:


The amount for the foreign scholarship shall be based on the prevailing exchange rate of the Naira.


Biomedical Engineering

Software/Aeronautic Space/Aeronautic Engineering

Marine/Chemical/Petrochemical Engineering

Civil/Mechanical/Metallurgical Engineering

Electrical/Electronic Engineering

Robotic Engineering

Information Technology

Artificial Intelligence


Medical Sciences/Medicine and Surgery

Hospitality Management



NDDC Postgraduate Scholarship Eligibility

Scholars must come from the Niger Delta region

Possess five Credits at not more than 2 sittings

Students must obtain a First Class Degree/Second Class Upper Division to benefit from the Scholarship

NDDC Postgraduate Scholarship Selection Process

Online application on the Commission’s website

Shortlist candidates using:


Undergraduate degree (1st Class/Second Class Upper)

Local Government Identification

Computer-Based Test to be conducted in each State of the Niger Delta by Consultants. This will test I.Q proficiency in English, Mathematics and General Paper.

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Score a minimum of 70% in the test.

Shortlist Successful candidates.

Final verification through the Local Government Areas and Community Development Committees.

How to Apply for NDDC Scholarship

Application must be made online (FREE) on the Commission’s website ( with the following attachments:

Recent passport photograph

Local Government Identification letter

Post Graduate admission letter from a recognized Overseas/Nigerian University

Relevant degrees from recognized Universities

Successfully completed application form will be assigned a registration number automatically

Print the hard copy of the on-line generated acknowledgement for ease of reference

All shortlisted applicants will be posted on NDDC website (

Shortlisted candidates will take part in a Computer-Based Test (CBT).


The Commission (NDDC) will not enter into any form of Communication with candidates who are not shortlisted for the Computer Based Test (CBT), those who are not invited for oral interview or candidates that are not successful during the oral interviews.

Preferences will be given to candidates from Oil Producing Host/Communities/Local Government Areas as long as candidates meet the approved cut-off mark.

The Commission will ensure a fair spread of courses amongst beneficiaries within each State.

Deferment, Change of Institution and Course are not permitted.

The Commission reserves the sole and absolute discretion to select in line with the above-stated criteria and its internal consideration. The decision of the Commission in this regard is final.

For further enquiries, please contact:

Director Education, NDDC

Mobile: +234(0)8032610105

Or 07035681124


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