Scholarship 2014: Kaduna State Government Overseas Scholarship Award for 2014/2015

LATEST information reaching our news desk, the Executive Governor of Kaduna State, His Excellency, Dr. Mukhtar Ramalan Yero (Dallatun Zazzau) has recently approved the establishment of an overseas scholarship scheme with the sole aim of the following:

  • Enhancing human capital development,
  • Job creation.
  • General development of the State.

The scholarship scheme is aimed at raising the skills and competencies of Indigenes of Kaduna State in some critical areas of the following:

  • Medical sciences,
  • Engineering,
  • Applied Science,
  • Natural sciences.

SO in pursuance of this, applications are all invited from suitably qualified candidates of Kaduna State indigenes for selection in the 2014/2015 overseas scholarship programme.

A. Fields of Study

Postgraduate: (Ph.D and MS.c) in the following areas:

Medical Sciences
Natural and Applied Sciences

B. Undergraduate:


Requirements from Applicants For The Kaduna State Award of Scholarship:

Postgraduate Scholarship at Ph.D

Level: Applicants must hold a Masters Degree and must not be above 40 years of age.
Postgraduate Scholarship at MS.c

Level: All applicants must hold first Degree with minimum of 2nd Class (Honours) or equivalent and must not be above 35 years of age.

C. Undergraduate (MBBS):

All applicants must possess minimum entry requirement applicable for MBBS programme in a recognized university.

General Requirements:

1. All candidate must be an indigene of Kaduna State,  applicants from other states will not be accepted.
For Postgraduate programmes, candidate must possess NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificate.

Application Closing Date
31st July, 2014

How to Apply For Kaduna State Scholarship Award 2014

All applying candidates can obtain the application forms at the address below:

The Kaduna State Scholarship Board (KSSB),
Bida Road, Opposite Central Bank,
Kaduna State.

Please when you have successfully complete the application Form, you should returned the form to the Scholarship Board on or before the closing date of this publication.

For further enquiries please contact:

The Director, Kaduna State Scholarship Board,
Bida Road, opposite Central Bank, Kaduna.
Email address: [email protected]
Phone No: 08085164292 or 08023097703.

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