2015/2016 Federal Government Overseas Scholarships for Nigerian Undergraduate, Masters and PhD Students

BEA Award2The 2015/2016 Bilateral Educational Agreement (BEA) overseas scholarships are been offered by the Federal government of Nigeria, through the Federal Ministry of Education, through the Federal Scholarship Board to the Nigerian undergraduate, masters and doctoral students.


The scholarships are offered to Nigerian youths who are eligible after due process has been done by development partners who have signed a bilateral educational agreement with Nigeria. Nigeria also offers similar awards to Nationals of the bilateral educational agreement countries Romania, Cuba and China.

Therefore the Minister of Education is offering eligible Nigerians to take part in the 2015/2016 nomination interview for the bilateral educational agreement scholarships which will take place and be available in the following countries


Japan, Egypt, Tunisia, Ukraine, Serbia, Russia, Cuba, Morocco, Algeria, Romania, Hungary and Macedonia.


China, South Korea, Turkey, Russia, Japan among others

The duration of the scholarship depends on the course of study and country chosen but can last between 4-9 years.

The scholarship has the following benefits

Countries taking part in this agreement take care of school fees and accommodation

The government of Nigeria takes care of the following

$200 for health care

$250 for warm clothing

$500 allowance

$500 given annually to medical students only

$1000 given for postgraduate research yearly where necessary

100,000 Naira given to postgraduate students where necessary

60,000 Naira for undergraduate students where necessary


UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES: geology, medicine, engineering, maths, sciences, agriculture, sports, languages, environmental sciences, law, social sciences among others




Five distinctions (A and B) in WAEC or NECO, including English and maths

Certificates should not be more than two years old

Should not be more than 22 and less than 18 years old when accepting the award


Should have second class upper

Knowledge of participating country

Should have done NYSC

Should not be more than 35 for masters and 4 for PhD

Note: only Nigerian students are eligible



All applications are done online with relevant information provided. Click here to contact the scholarship provider for more information on how to apply


Application deadline is March 8 2015

For more inquiries about admissions and visas to study abroad, send an email enquiries@study-domain.com or call: +2347037293057, 08125835476




  1. Hi admin, I want to study Chinese language bt I’m passed the age limit and my waec certificate is more than 3yrs can I still qualify for the award?if not if there is another award that meets my demand I fit into please let me know…thank you

  2. I have all the requirements for Msc but i did not attended NYSC,although I have an exemption letter.My question is that,am i qualified to apply for international scholarship?

  3. please notify me when the 2016/2017 federal scholarship form is out and the requirement for undergraduate’s study overseas

  4. pls let me know when this will be ready because I want to apply, but a registered nurse can also apply?

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