2016 NITDA Scholarship (http://scholarship.nitda.gov.ng/) NITDA Scholarship 2016/2017

 NITDA Scholarship 2016/2017 – This information just came up some hours ago and we have confirmed its pureness. The publication is about the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), that has a mandate of transforming Nigeria into an IT driven economy for the sole purpose of a global competitiveness and the actual dire need which will bring the closure of the lacuna and to bridge the digital divide in the country.


 They have since 2010 established a Scholarship Scheme programme which is meant for Masters (MSc) and for Doctorate (PhD) Degrees in all relevant areas of Information Technology (IT) obtainable in Nigerian (Government and Private) Universities.

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National Information Technology Development Agency 2016


  • Applicants should be aware that the NITDA Scholarship 2016/2017 award is going to be based on a strictly merit and is evenly distributed between the six geo-political zones for PhD and the 36 States and FCT for MSc.

Eligibility (Nigerians)

  • It will be granted to MSc: Holders of First Class or Second Class (Upper) Honours Bachelor’s degree, (BSc) in Information Technology relevant area.
  • PhD: Please also note that Only University Lecturers that has MSc in any Information Technology related field are eligible to apply for sponsorship.


  • It was reported that the Master’s programme as it where will be running for one year and that of the Doctorate degree programme is expected to run for three years.

Methods on How to Apply
All Interested and qualified applicants who do wish to apply,  are expected to visit  http://scholarship.nitda.gov.ng/

Please Note the following.

  • That A comprehensive Aptitude Test for applicants will be conducted which will determine successful candidates for the Award.  Please also note that it will Only applicants that are  found eligible that will be Shortlisted.
  • All applicants are to note that the NITDA Scholarship 2016/2017 scholarship programme will only be made available to applicants who are willing to study in any of the higher institutions either federal, state or private universities in Nigeria i.e. this scholarship scheme does not apply to foreign universities.

The Application Deadline as we observed have been slated for the 7th September, 2016.


NITDA Scholarship 2016/2017

2016 NITDA Scholarship

National Information Technology Development Agency 2016

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