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NITDA Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme Exercise 2018/2019 | How to Apply

National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA has commenced the online scholarship application form for the Masters and Ph.D holders of the academic session of 2018/2019.

National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA has commenced the online scholarship application form for the Masters and Ph.D holders of the academic session of 2018/2019.



As part of the agency’s scholarship scheme for masters and Doctoral degree programmes in relevant areas of computer and information technology (I.T) and IT law obtainable in Universities, Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the 2018/2019 academic session

About NITDA

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has as its mandate to develop and regulate the Information Technology in Nigeria. Developing and regulating IT will support in transforming Nigeria into an IT driven economy for global competitiveness and the dire need of digital literacy.

The Agency has since 2010 established a scholarship scheme for Masters and Doctoral degree in relevant areas of Information Technology (IT) and ICT Law obtainable in Nigerian (Government and Private) Universities.

 

Criteria

The scholarship award is strictly based on merit and is evenly distributed between the six geo-political zones for the PhD, 36 States and FCT for MSc.

Duration

The sponsorship for the Masters programme will run for one year and the Doctorate programme for three years.

Eligibility (Nigerians):

  • PhD: Only University and Polytechnic Lecturers with MSc in any Information Technology related field are eligible to apply for sponsorship.
  • MSc: Holders of First Class or Second Class (Upper) Honours Bachelor’s degree, in Information Technology related field and Law.

Method of Application

  1. Interested candidates are to visit http://scholarship.nitda.gov.ng/ to apply online.
  2. If you are applying for the first time, Click on the FRESH APPLICATION link to proceed with your application.
  3. If you have applied before but wish to edit your record, Click on the UPDATE MY RECORD link to proceed with your update.
  4. You are required to apply only once. You will be DISQUALIFIED if you apply twice.

Closing Date

Application ends on Thursday, 11th October, 2018.

 A comprehensive Aptitude Test(s) will be conducted to determine successful candidates for the Award. Only candidates who are found eligible will be Shortlisted.


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