2015/2016 NDDC Postgraduate Foreign Scholarship for Nigerians

NDDC2Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) is awarding scholarships to qualified Niger Deltans to pursue postgraduate study abroad


With its plans of developing human resources, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has set up a Post- Graduate Foreign scholarship Programme to provide Niger Deltans with required skills and training to enable them take part in the Local Content programme of the present Administration and also to participate effectively Worldwide in numerous professional fields.

The programme is meant for applicants with Bachelor’s/Master’s degree from well known Universities.


The scholarship covers the following professional fields: Geosciences, Agriculture, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Project Management, Geology, Environmental or Gas/Oil law, Computer Science/Technology and Medical Sciences excluding Public Health (M.Sc.).


Applicants interested in enrolling for a Master’s programme should have a First Degree with at least a 2nd Class Lower Division from a well known University

Applicants interested in enrolling for a PhD programme should have a Master’s degree from a well known University

Should have been offered admission from a Foreign University in any of the professional fields listed above

Applicants who are already studying in a foreign University are not eligible

A guarantor letter, stating good personality of the applicant from any of the following people who come from the applicant’s town/community

High court judge

Local government chairman

A first class traditional ruler

A Member of the National Assembly

Applicants should not have a criminal record

Applicants should have a valid letter of admission from a Foreign University

Applicants should have finished the compulsory National Youth Service (NYSC)




Applications are done online and should include the following

Recent passport photograph

Letter of identification from the Local government

Degrees from well known Universities

Admission letter from a Foreign University

National Youth Service (NYSC) discharge certificate

Filled application form which be given a registration number immediately

For easy reference, the hard copy of the online generated acknowledgement should be printed

Click here to contact the scholarship provider for ,more information on how to applt


Application deadline is February 28th 2015





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




  1. I applied for the NNDC post graduate scholarship, after which i printed out the application reference code from the cyber cafe. three days ago i was robbed and my bag was stolen including my document. please how can i get back my reference code. thanks

  2. wow, i missed it for my kid sister, or is there still time to apply, actually for a Deltan who is a first class graduate of economics from the university of Ibadan and who has got her masters degree from UNILAG?

  3. My name is UnyeAwaji Nteogwuija, I have a Bsc in banking and finance and I intend to apply for the 2016 scholarship. Pls I want to know if I can apply for project management with my Bsc in banking and finance, as project management was also among my core courses in my final year. Thanks for your response in advance.

    1. Hi UnyeAwaji Nteogwuija,it’s the school that will determine if your Bsc result qualifies you for a master degree in Project management. But in most cases, schools accept Bsc results that is related to the MSc program the applicant chooses to study.

  4. Please admin attend to my request, I really need this information so I can start now to prepare towards 2016 scholarship application. Thanks

  5. Pls admin, Iam one of those who applied for the NDDC scholarship, I want to know when the names of the short listed candidates will be posted, it has become a habit to check on the NDDC website every day, or will I receive an email if short listed? This is because I don’t want to miss the exams for the final short listing. Thanks

  6. Plz when Is the next application for nddc scholarship for those who are to resume d academic session abroad nextyear

      1. Pls I’ll like to know if it’s a full scholarship or all nominees are given a flat rate irrespective of the tuition of the varsity they applied to,tnx.

  7. I have a Bsc from a Nigerian university and an MSc from an overseas university, am I not eligible to apply for a PhD?

  8. Hello adm. I read Engineering (elect/elect) and I had 2nd class lower, though From a polytechnic. I had done my NYSC, can I apply?

  9. Pls admin I already have admission abroad for postgraduate studies nd have not yet gotten my exemption letter can I apply?

  10. Hello Admin,
    Can you please provide us with update and the link so that one can apply, because I have struggling to apply , no information regarding 2016 scholarship on the website and they keep telling you to visit the website.
    Thank you

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