NIFESS Undergraduate Scholarship – Nigerian University Students 2023/2024

Are you a Nigerian undergraduate student studying social sciences at a Nigerian university? If you answered yes, then the NIFESS Undergraduate Scholarship 2023/2024 is for you! This scholarship is supported by the NiFESS Scholarship and Grant Trust Fund, which is a financial reserve backed by private organizations and NGOs to help mitigate the effects of Nigeria’s economic vulnerability. The fund offers financial assistance to 10,000 students and professionals of social sciences and related courses/faculties.


To be eligible for the NIFESS Undergraduate Scholarship 2023/2024, you must be an undergraduate member of NiFESS (MoNFS). Applicants must have a Grade Point of 100 Level (No Grade point required) or 200 level to Final year (at least 2.75GPA) and must be studying one of the eligible courses, which include Economics, Sociology, Anthropology, Social works, Political Science, International Relations, History and International Studies, Mass Communication, Geography, Public Administration, Local Government Studies, Legislative Studies, Archeology, Criminology, Psychology, Social Studies, Human Resource Management, Industrial Relations and Personnel Management.


The scholarship benefits include Undergraduate Scholarship (amount not specified), Undergraduate Final Year Research Project Grant, Post-Graduate Scholarship (amount not specified), Post-Graduate Research Grant of up to 1,000,000 NGN (Depending on the financial needs assessment and approval from the NiFESS Scholarship and Grant Board), Research Grant for Doctorate Degree of up to 3,000,000 NGN (Subject to budget approval from the NiFESS Scholarship and Grant Board), and Fellows Research allowance: Open to only Fellows of NiFESS. Fellows can access Grants of up to 10,000,000 NGN for cross-continental and International research projects, and integral research works for National Growth and Development.

Interested candidates are first required to register as an undergraduate member of NiFESS to apply for the scholarship. Required documents include a copy of the original admission letter, a copy of the student’s identity card, and a reference letter from the Head of Department confirming that the applicant is a student of the department in their respective universities with an official stamp. The application deadline is not stated. Visit the official website for further details.


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