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Delta State Bursary & Scholarship Board 2019 | SSAS Scheme

It is hereby announced for the information of the general public particularly students of Delta State who are in tertiary institutions in the country that the Delta State Bursary and Scholarship Board will on Friday February 15, 2019 open its site for Online Registration of Students for the State Governments’ 2018/2019 Students Special Assistance Scheme (SSAS). The site closes on Friday March 13, 2019.

The Board was established in August, 2013 from the Department of Higher Education in the then Ministry of Education with a clear mandate to be a leader in support of the pursuits of academic excellence and to make bursary and scholarship easy and readily accessible to all our students across the globe using modern technologies in the delivery of our services. 

The policy thrust of the Board has been to find better ways and means of improving and fast tracking the activities of the Board to deliver on its mandate and one of such ways is to better the process of delivery our students’ special Assistance Scheme.


The Delta State Bursary and Scholarship Board is saddled with the following responsibilities among others.

  • Payment of Students Special Assistance Scheme;
  • Award of Overseas Scholarship;
  • Award of Local Scholarship;
  • Assistance to Children of Deceased Civil Servants of Delta State Origin;
  • Payment of Assistance to Students in Nigerian Laws Schools;
  • Encouragement of Scholars with award of Scholarship from First Class Degree holders to Ph.D level;
  • Award of Aviation Scholarship etc.


            The Board is presenting structured into four main departments as follows:

  • Administration and Finance;
  • Planning Research and Statistics;
  • Students Special Assistance Scheme;
  • Scholarship (Internal & External);
  • Monitoring & Inspection


Delta State Bursary and Scholarship Board is committed with a clear mandate to be a leader in support of the pursuits of academic excellence and to make bursary and scholarship easy and readily accessible to all our students across the globe using modern technologies in the delivery of our services.  


All applicants must:

■ Be of Delta State Origin;

■ Have registered with National Identification Management Commission (NIMC);

■ Either be in Second year or above (200 to 500 level) in the Universities or;

■ Be in ND II and HND II in the Polytechnics/Mono-technics;

■ Be in 200 level and above for Colleges of Education Students;

■ Have a CGPA of 2.20 and above in the previous academic year’s examination.

All eligible Students advised to

I. Log on to www.dsbsb.dl.gov.ng then click on Apply here to login and revalidate their details for old Students or submit bursary application form for new Students;

II. Email printed and signed copy of the student’s Acknowledgement Card to 2019bursary@dsbsb.dl.gov.ng to complete the Bursary Registration.

All applications must be processed and submitted online. Double application is grounds for disqualification.

Applicants are to click on the “Apply Here”link to commence registration.

  • Applicants are to fill the Fresh Application Form and submit online.
  • Online processing fee of N800 will charged using debit cards.
  • Once the Payment is successful, Login to your profile page to complete your details by providing your Bank details and your Academics details.
  • Download and Print your Online Acknowledgement Card after successful payment for verification, It is extremely important that you retain your Acknowledgement Card after sending scan copy to: 2019bursary@dsbsb.dl.gov.ng
  • Multiple application will be disqualify. Do you NOT apply more than once.
  • Approved Public and Private Owned Schools (University, Polytechnics and College of Educations) are Eligible to apply.
  • Deadline is Wednesday, March 13, 2019.

Note: Send email to: support@dsbsb.dl.gov.ng for any application problems, issues, and enquiring.

All enquiries should be channelled to help lines 07066092632, or 08032261336 support@dsbsb.dl.gov.ng.

Transaction Notice

Tips For Keeping Your Transactions Safe From Fraud

1. Never reveal any of your personal or financial information (PINs, Passwords, Card Numbers, Security Questions etc) in an email, text, person or over the phone.

2. Always pay attention to a website’s URL(www.dsbsb.dl.gov.ng). Hover over any links to see where they lead. Rather than click on suspicious links.

Important Notice For Existing Applicants

Existing applicants still in school should;

1. Login with their existing applicant ID and password.

2. Click on “Make Payment” at the left menu to make payment.

3. Click on “2018/2019 Application” menu after you’ve successfully made the payment to re-apply.

NOTE: Update your session and CGPA as multiple applications will attract automatic disqualification.

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