Scholarship

The scholarship scheme aims at promoting proficiency in Information Technology at Doctorate and Masters Levels. The Scholarships are targeted at 2 persons per State including the FCT at Masters’ level and 1 person per geo-political zone at Doctorate level. This will enhance human capacity building in core areas of Information Technology across Nigeria. visit scholarship portal

Objectives

Process

The Agency has successfully sponsored 247 Nigerian Graduates in Information Technology fields at Post Graduate level and 24 at Doctorate level. We are continually monitoring skill gaps in the field with a view to help create a capable workforce that can face the challenges of the Agency’s vision of Nigeria becoming an Information Technology driven economy.

Criteria:

The Scholarship award is strictly based on merit and is equally distributed between the six geo-political zones for PhD and the 36 states and FCT for MSc.

Duration:

The Masters programme will run for one year while the Doctorate programme is expected to run for three years.

Eligibility:

PhD: University/Polytechnic lecturers with MSc in any Information Technology related field are eligible to apply for sponsorship.

MSc: All citizens of Nigeria with First Class or Second Class (Upper) Honours Bachelor’s degree, (B.Sc) in Information Technology related field and have not previously benefited from the Agency’s Scholarship Scheme.

Professor Angaye’s Scholarship

—-Professor Ajayi’s Research Grant

—-IT Research Grant