Apply for NDDC’s scholarship for postgraduate studies locally and overseas – Nairametrics

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) was founded in 2000 with the primary purpose of promoting the oil-rich Niger Delta area of Nigeria.
One of the commission’s mandate is to educate and train the young people of the oil-rich Niger Delta regions in order to reduce militancy and conflicts while building vital infrastructure to support diversification and production and the commission has over the years trained thousands of young people in various disciplines.
The Commission has now commenced its Foreign Post Graduate Scholarship Program for this year, to help the region’s human resource development.
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This program will give young people the training and skills they need to participate effectively in the Federal Government’s local content program as well as enable them to acquire a specialization in their fields of study and thus compete globally in various professional disciplines.
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The scheme is for suitably qualified applicants, with relevant Bachelor’s Degrees from recognized Universities in the following disciplines:
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Prospective and qualified candidates should: Visit NDDC Website: (
The amount for the international scholarship will depend on the current Naira exchange rate.
The application deadline is right weeks from the date of this advertisement.
The application must be made online (FREE) on the Commission’s website ( with the following attachments:
i    Recent passport photograph
ii   Local Government Identification letter
iii  Post Graduate admission letter from a recognized Overseas/Nigerian University
iv  Relevant degrees from recognized Universities
       iii. Local Government Identification
Applicants who are not selected for the Computer Based Test (CBT), those who are not called for an oral interview, or candidates who are unsuccessful in the oral interviews will not be contacted in any way by the Commission (NDDC).
Candidates from Oil Producing Host/Communities/Local Government Areas will get some preference if they meet the established cut-off point. The Commission will make sure that beneficiaries in each State are evenly distributed throughout the courses.

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