According to information reaching us today, the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), which is in pursuance of her mandate of producing globally competitive manpower in order to bridge the digital divide and transform Nigeria into an Information Technology capable country, has create a scholarship system, which is established mostly for Post Graduate (PG) studies in Master’s and Doctorate (PhD) degrees in relevant areas of information Technology (IT) obtainable in National and international Universities.

2014/2015 NITDA Scholarship Programme

Entry Requirements:
All applying candidates should note that the scholarships will be strictly based on merit and is planned in such a way, that it totally covers the six Geo-political Zones of Nigeria. The Agency has also plan to collaborate with various academic institutions of higher learning within and outside the country to ensure that the scheme is successfully implemented.

Programme Period:
According to information communicated to us, The Masters programme will run for one year while the Doctorate programme is expected to run for three years. Copied from: www.hotnigerianjobs.com

Programme Qualification
Masters Degree Candidate for the award of Masters Degree Scholarship must have 1st class or 2nd class upper Division in relevant Information Technology field of study.

While the PhD Candidates for the award of PhD degree scholarship must have Masters Degree in relevant Information Technology field of study. Copied from: www.hotnigerianjobs.com

Application Closing Date
The application for this scholarship will close on the 17th of April, 2014.

Mode of Application
All candidates or interested persons can register for this scholarship online and can Click here to Register online

Important Note:
Please note that a comprehensive Aptitude Test will be conducted to determine successful candidates for the award. Note that only candidates who are found eligible and qualified for the scholarship scheme will be invited.

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