Federal Ministry of Education (BEA) Scholarship 2013/ 2014 (Graduates & Undergraduates)

Federal Ministry of Education, Federal Scholarship Board, Plot 245 Samuel Ademulegun Street Central Business District, Abuja.

The Honourable Minister of Education, Prof. (Mrs.) Ruqayyatu Ahmed Rufai O.O.N, is hereby inviting interested and qualified Nigerians to participate in the 2013/2014 Nomination Interview for Bilateral Educational Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Award tenable in Russia, China, Cuba, Morocco, Algeria, Romania, Ukraine, Turkey, Egypt, Japan, Serbia, Mexico, Macedonia, e.t.c
The Awards are for Undergraduate (UG) and Postgraduate (PG) studies.

2013 / 2014 Bilateral Educational Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Awards
2.0 All qualified candidates are advised to:
a.) Visit Federal Scholarship Board’s website: www.fsb.gov.ng
b.) Click on Application Center
c.) Click on BEA Form
d.) Select BEA Award Application
e.) Register/Login
f.) Read Requirements & Instructions, and continue
g.) Print completed Application Form and Acknowledgement Slip and bring two (2) copies to interview venue.
3.0 FIELDS OF STUDY
a.) Undergraduate level – Medicine, Paramedical, Engineering, Geology, Agriculture, Sciences, Mathematics,Languages, Environmental Sciences, Sports, Law, Social Sciences, etc
b.) Postgraduate level (Masters Degree and Ph.D) in all fields

4.0 CRITERIA FOR ELIGIBILITY
A. POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP:
All applicants must hold a First Degree with at least 2nd Class Upper Division.
The applicants who are previous recipients of Foreign Awards must have completed at least two (2) years post qualification or employment practice in Nigeria.
A knowledge of the Foreign language of the donor country is desired particularly for those applying for Russian Award.
All applicants must have completed N.Y.S.C.
Age limit is 35 years for Masters and 40 years for Ph.D.

B. UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP:
All applicants for undergraduate degree courses must possess a minimum qualification of Five (5) Distinctions (As & Bs) in the Senior Secondary School Certificate (WAEC or NECO) only in the subjects relevant to their field of study including English Language and Mathematics.
Certificates should not be more than Three (3) years old (2010 – 2012).
Applicants who by October 2013 will be in 300 Level and above in any Tertiary Institution need not apply.
Age limit is 23 years
NOTE (For all Applicants): Knowledge of the language of the country of choice is an added advantage.

5.0 VENUE OF INTERVIEW:
All eligible applicants are to report for interview at the venues nearest to them as scheduled for their respective states of origin. Two sets of completed application forms should be submitted at the various interview centres with the following attachments:

  • Two authenticated photocopies of Educational Certificates and Testimonial
  • Only one Certificate will be accepted ie WAEC or NECO
  • Statement of results must be confirmed by WAEC or NECO and forwarded to the Director/ Secretary, Federal Scholarship Board, Abuja.
  • Two copies of Birth Certificate.
  • State of Origin Certificate duly signed, stamped and dated.
  • Eight (8) passport sized colour photographs on white background
  • Medical Certificate of Fitness including HIV /AIDS, and Hepatitis B free Certificates obtained from a Teaching Hospital, General Hospital or National Hospital, Abuja.
  • Police Clearance Certificate including finger prints from the Police Station nearest to Place of Residence
  • Data page of current International Passport, and
  • Academic transcripts and NYSC certificate will be required from applicants for postgraduate studies.
  • Original documents should be presented at the interview venues for sighting.

2013 / 2014 BEA INTERVIEW VENUES AND DATES FROM MARCH 11TH TO 15TH MARCH 2013

1.) ZONE: NORTH EAST
VENUE: FGGC JALINGO
Dates for States:
Borno State: Monday – March 11th
Adamawa State: Tuesday – March 12th:
Yobe and Gombe States: Wednesday – March 13th
Taraba and Bauchi States: Thursday – March 14th
Collation of Result: Friday – March 15th

2.) ZONE: NORTH WEST
VENUE: FGC KANO
Dates of Interview for States:
Kebbi and Katsina States: Monday – March 11th
Sokoto and Kaduna States: Tuesday – March 12th:
Zamfara and Jigawa States: Wednesday – March 13th
Kano State: Thursday – March 14th
Collation of Result: Friday – March 15th

3.) ZONE: NORTH CENTRAL
VENUE: FGC ILORIN
Dates of Interview for States:
FCT and Benue States: Monday – March 11th
Kogi State: Tuesday – March 12th:
Niger and Nasarawa States: Wednesday – March 13th
Kwara and Plateau States: Thursday – March 14th
Collation of Result: Friday – March 15th

4.) ZONE: NORTH EAST
VENUE: FGGC OWERRI
Dates of Interview for States:
Anambra State: Monday – March 11th
Ebonyi State: Tuesday – March 12th:
Abia and Enugu States: Wednesday – March 13th
Imo State: Thursday – March 14th
Collation of Result: Friday – March 15th

5.) ZONE: SOUTH WEST
VENUE: FGGC AKURE
Dates of Interview for States
Osun State: Monday – March 11th
Oyo and Lagos States: Tuesday – March 12th:
Ekiti and Ogun States: Wednesday – March 13th
Ondo State: Thursday – March 14th
Collation of Result: Friday – March 15th

6.) ZONE: SOUTH SOUTH
VENUE: FSTC UYO
Dates of Interview for States:
Cross Rivers and Delta States: Monday – March 11th
Rivers State: Tuesday – March 12th:
Edo State: Wednesday – March 13th
Akwa Ibom and Bayelsa States: Thursday – March 14th
Collation of Result: Friday – March 15th
NB:
TIME: 9:00 A.M DAILY

CLICK HERE TO START BEA APPLICATION

Signed
Permanent Secretary
Federal Ministry of Education

Federal Ministry of Education (BEA) Scholarship 2013/ 2014 (Graduates & Undergraduates) by


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9 Comments

  1. frank says:

    When did Enugu, Anambra, Ebonyi and Abia become North East?

  2. emmanuella says:

    why is the site not opening.it remains on the same page for like ever.

  3. ifeoma says:

    hope we should be able 2 apply b4 d closing date,its always showing error.

  4. Ibrahim Gambo says:

    Well, vry good initiative and hope is fairly going to be inplimented.

  5. Gloria says:

    Applying to this advert is becoming very frustrating, please, I hope it’s for real?

  6. Damidami says:

    Just try and the possibility of this….hope is all 4 good.!!

  7. Cornelloza says:

    Graduates with a second class needs a scheme that will accomodate them,i call for an ammendment thanks.

  8. Cornelloza says:

    Graduates with a second class lower division needs a scheme that will accomodate them,i call for an ammendment thanks.

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