The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has announced that the federal government has just opened a portal for students of Education to register for a bursary of N75,000.
This comes after the approval of N75,000 per semester for Nigerian undergraduates in the faculty of Education in public universities across the country, and N50,000 per semester for students in colleges of education.
The Minister stated that undergraduate B.Ed/B.A. Ed/BSc. Ed students in public institutions would receive stipends of N75,000.00 per semester, while NCE students would receive stipends of N50,000.00 per semester.
According to him, “to qualify for the bursary award, the concerned students applying for the bursary programme must be undergoing degree programmes in education in either public universities or colleges of education and they must be full-time students. The bursary is also open to physically challenged students who must be in their first year or above.
“The scholarship is not open to those already enjoying other forms of scholarship. Applicants are to complete the form online, print it, and submit it along with a copy. Applicants are also to attach photocopies of their letters of admission with their current school identity card. Multiple entries are not allowed as applicants are advised to make only one entry to avoid being disqualified.”
Applicants can apply online via this link