387 Scholarships to Study in Nigeria


Find University Scholarships and Student Aid in Nigeria

Wondering how to get a college scholarship for your studies in Nigeria? We provide an extensive list of scholarship opportunities for universities in Nigeria, including the best national and international scholarships, fellowships, college and university grants, free scholarships, federal funding, and other forms of student financial aid.

You can apply for university scholarships in Nigeria including funding for high school seniors, financial aid for college students, graduate school scholarships, postgraduate scholarships, and more, all available in our extensive scholarship database.

Find the right scholarship in Nigeria, for a wide variety of academic degrees, including business and management scholarships, engineering scholarships, law school or medical school scholarships, as well as sports, arts, or music scholarships to help pay for your studies abroad.

There are several scholarship opportunities in Nigeria for Nigerian students and international students. However, scholarships in Nigeria tends to heavily favour the local students. These scholarships cut across the undergraduate, Master’s and PhD levels, and are sponsored by the Federal Ministry of Education, government agencies and universities, philantrophic foundations and mostly corporations. Scholarships opportunities in Nigeria include merit-based, discipline-based, and means-based (for the financially hampered).

The PTDF scholarships provides scholarships to qualified local and international students to study at undergraduate, master’s and PhD levels in specific disciplines. The scholarship covers tuition fee and accommodation costs. Other merit-based scholarship include the NNPC/Total National merit scholarships, Exxon-mobil undergraduate scholarships, NNPC-ADDAXX undergraduate scholarships, Agip postgraduate scholarships, Shell undergraduate scholarships and highly-rated NLNG scholarships. All of these scholarships provided by oil and gas companies cover tuition fee basically and some other costs. Scholarships in Nigeria given by foundations include the MTN foundation undergraduate scholarship, Jim Ovia Foundation Leadership Scholarship for graduates and undergraduates, David Oyedepo foundation scholarship for African Students and Gani Fawehinmi Scholarships.