2016/2017 Federal Ministry of Education Bilateral Education Agreement Scholarship Award – 2016 BEA Scholarship

FSB Scholarship 2016: 2016/2017 Federal Ministry of Education Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Award

2016 BEA Scholarship – This is a Federal Ministry of Education Scholarship programme.– This invitation is coming from the honourable Minister of Education (HME), Mallam Adamu Adamu, hereby invites interested, qualified and suitably Nigerians who are interested to participate in the 2016/2017 Nomination Interview for Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Award.

Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Awards – 2016/2017

The Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Scholarship will be Awarded to the following applicants.

  •  For Undergraduate (UG) studies tenable in Russia, Morocco, Algeria, Serbia, Hungary, Egypt, Turkey, Cuba, Romania, Ukraine, Japan, Macedonia; and
  • For Postgraduate (PG) studies tenable in Russia (for those whose first degrees were obtained from Russia), China, Hungary, Serbia, Turkey, Japan, Mexico, South Korea, e.t.c.

Fields of Study

  • Undergraduate level – Engineering, Geology, Agriculture, Sciences, Mathematics, Languages, Environmental Sciences, Sports, Law, Social Sciences, Biotechnology, Architecture, Medicine (very limited), etc; and
  • Postgraduate level (Masters Degree and Ph.D) in all fields.

Criteria for Eligibility
Undergraduate Scholarship:

  • All candidates applying for undergraduate degree courses must have a minimum qualification of Five (5) Distinctions (A’s & B’s) in the Senior Secondary School Certificate, WAEC (May/June) only in the subjects relevant to their fields of study including English Language and Mathematics. Certificates should not be more than Two (2) years old (2014 & 2015). Age limit is from 18 to 20 years.

Postgraduate Scholarship:

  • Applicants should hold a First Degree with at least 2nd Class Upper Division. For applicants who are previous recipients of Foreign Awards must have completed at least two (2) years post qualification or employment practice in Nigeria. All applicants must note that for them to be eligible, the must have completed N.Y.S.C. The Age limit is 35 years for Masters and 40 years for Ph.D.

Note (For all Applicants)

  • Please note that Since the BEA countries are non-English speaking, applicants should be prepared to undertake a mandatory one year foreign language of the country of choice which will be the standard medium of instruction; and
  • And all candidates for Hungarian Scholarship must visit the website:www.stipendiumhungaricum.hu

Venue of Interview
Please note that all eligible candidates are expected to report for interview at the venues scheduled for their respective Zones of origin for proper identification. Two sets of the Printed Completed application forms are usually submitted at the various interview centres with the following attachments:

  • Two sets of Photocopies of Educational Certificates and Testimonials of previous schools attended with the originals for sighting;
  • One certificate is accepted i.e WAEC of May/June only; Statement of results must be confirmed by WAEC and forwarded to the Director/Secretary, Federal Scholarship Board, Abuja;
  • Two copies of Birth certificate
  • State of Origin/LGA certificate duly signed, stamped and dated;
  • Four (4) passport sized coloured photographs on white background;
  • Academic transcripts and NYSC certificates will be required from applicants for Postgraduate Studies.

2016/2017 BEA Interview Venues and Dates from 7th – 10th March, 2016

S/N Zone  Venue Monday 7th March Tuesday 8th March Wednesday 9th March Thursday 10th March Friday 11th March
1. North-West Dutse Jigawa Sokoto and Zamfara Kano and Kebbi State Kaduna and Katsina States Jigawa State Collation of ResultsCollation of Results
2 North-East FCG, Yola Borno and Yobe States Bauchi and Gombe States Taraba State Adamawa State Collation of Results
3 North Central Govt. College Maduguri Kwara State and FCT Niger and Plateau States Kogi and Nasarawa States Benue State Collation of Results
4 South-West Abeokuta Grammar School Ondo and Oyo States Lagos and Osun States Ekiti State Ogun State Ogun State Collation of Results
5 South-South FGGC Calabar Edo and Rivers State Delta and Bayelsa States Akwa Ibom State Cross Rivers Collation of Results
6 South East FSTC Awka Ebonyi and Abia States Imo State Enugu State Anambra State Collation of Results

For those Candidates nominated and finally selected by the awarding BEA countries will be required to submit to Federal Scholarship Board the following:

  • Photocopies of Authenticated academic certificates;
  • Data page of current International passport, and
  • Specified Medical Reports & Police clearance certificate.

Interview Time
9:00am Daily

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:

  • Make sure they Click Here to be able to view the guidelines and then complete the Application Form online
  • Print the completed Application form
  • Submit two set of the printed Application form at the venue of the interview as scheduled above


  • Alpplicants should be notified that the BEA processing process does not attract any processing fee. so beware of fraudsters!
  • A;so note that Double Entries will be disqualified

Deadline is 20th February 2016

2016/2017 Federal Ministry of Education Bilateral Education Agreement Scholarship

2016 BEA Scholarship


  1. ur. site says deadline s Feb 20th.others are publishing march 6th.pls which s d correct deadline?

  2. Plz u said d interview for the northwest zone applicant is dutse. Then, where in dutse

  3. Benedict says:

    Please venue for candidate in Akwa Ibom is where?

  4. kwansai chris says:

    when is the date for interviewing Adamawa state indigenes?

  5. Pls i have taken the exam, hw will do and see my result i need an ogent response pls………

    • You will always get a email notification. And when the names are out, i will also post the article here

  6. pls when will the results be out

  7. Thank You Very Much The Remarkable Admin and we really appreciated your effort for answering our questions. Once again thanks a lot

  8. Special Greetings to all of you, hope you are fine?

  9. Junny junny says:

    Pls admin, is the list of the Federal Govt BEA exam not yet out?

  10. when are we expecting the list?

  11. i heared a rumours that rushia start calling there nominated applicants is it true?

  12. Chioma says:

    pls, has any country started calling for federal govt. Bea scholarship?

  13. Admin , i heard dat they have called those that applied for China

  14. Has the result not yet out? I’m kinda running out of patience o.

  15. What about those that applied for Japan and/or South Korea?

  16. Pls when will the result be out especially Algeria/Egypt candidates

  17. chalimanco says:

    Is waec gce accepted??

  18. Please when will this result be out ?
    How do we know if the result is out
    please please please

  19. How do we check the results

  20. Usman Abdullah says:

    Please when is the result could be out we are still waiting government do something about this we are all Nigeria

  21. Adam mohammed says:

    when will the result would be out for morocco candidates.

  22. okigweh david says:

    pls when will the result be out is turkey out

  23. okigweh david says:

    pls i would appreciate it if someone can tell me if the result for turkey is out pls

  24. khalidgabary says:

    plx whn wll u call offorn us.

  25. Ekwonna Ahamefula Iheanyi says:

    please, when is the result for russia scholarship coming out?? and what link can I check it??

  26. Idowu Miracle says:

    Please when will the result for Japan and Ukraine be out??

    Please notify us whenever it’s out

  27. ahmad buhari awwal says:

    pls when the result of russia will be out

  28. please when will the result for Ukraine and Cuba be out pls i need an update

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