NITDA information technology scholarship Scheme is designed by the national information technology development agency with the mandate to develop and regulate the information technology in Nigeria. Developing and regulating information technology will support in transforming Nigeria into an information technology-driven economy for global competitiveness and the dire need for digital literacy.
The national information technology development agency has since 2010 established a scholarship scheme for Masters and Doctoral degree in relevant areas of Information Technology (IT) and ICT Law obtainable in Nigerian (Government and Private) Universities. The NITDA information technology scholarship Scheme is strictly based on merit and is evenly distributed between the six geopolitical zones for the PhD, 36 States and FCT for MSc.
NITDA Information Technology scholarship Scheme Minimum Requirements
PhD: Only University and Polytechnic Lecturers with MSc in any Information Technology related field are eligible to apply for sponsorship.
MSc: Holders of First Class or Second Class (Upper) Honours Bachelor’s degree, in Information Technology related field and Law.
Duration: The NITDA information technology scholarship Scheme sponsorship for the Master’s programme will run for one year and the Doctorate programme for three years. The registration period is six (6) weeks from the date of the Newspaper publication. A comprehensive Aptitude Test(s) will be conducted to decide successful candidates for the Award. Only candidates who are found eligible will be Shortlisted.
Note: A comprehensive Aptitude Test(s) will be conducted to decide successful candidates for the Award.
– Only candidates who are found eligible will be Shortlisted.
– Furthermore, there will be interview (which includes supplementary test, verification of credentials & character evaluation) for best performing candidates
Application Closing Date: 15th November 2017
How to apply: Interested and qualified candidates for the NITDA information technology scholarship Scheme should visit the NITDA scholarships website for more detailed information.