NIFESS Undergraduate Scholarship for Nigerian University Students

Applications are now open NIFESS Undergraduate Scholarship to Nigerian University Students in the Social Sciences under the NIFESS Scholarship and Grant Trust fund (NSGTF).

The NiFESS Scholarship and Grant Trust Fund is a commercial reserve backed by private organizations and NGOs to help cushion the special effects of the Nigerian Economic vulnerability by offering financial support to 10,000 (Ten thousand) students and professionals of social sciences and linked courses/faculties.

Details of NIFESS Undergraduate Scholarship for Nigerian University Students
  • Scholarship Sponsor(s): 

NIFESS and partner NGOs

  • Host Institution(s): 

Nigerian Universities

  • Funding Amount: 

Not Specified

  • Number of Awards: 


  • Study Level: 


  • Nationality: 

Nigerian Students

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Eligibility Criteria of NIFESS Undergraduate Scholarship for Nigerian University Students

If you want to be considered for the NIFESS Undergraduate Scholarship 2023/2024, the applicant must be an undergraduate member of NiFESS (MoNFS) with the following:

  1. Grade Point: 100 Level (No Grade point required) or 200 level to Final year (at least 2.75GPA).
  2. Levels eligible: 100 [hundred] level to final year
Courses Eligible

Applicants Studying any of these courses:

  1. Economics
  2. Sociology
  3. Anthropology
  4. Social works
  5. Political Science
  6. International Relations
  7. History and international Studies
  8. Mass Communication
  9. Geography
  10. Public Administration
  11. Local Government Studies
  12. Legislative Studies
  13. Archeology
  14. Criminology
  15. Psychology
  16. Social Studies
  17. Human Resource Management
  18. Industrial Relations and Personnel Management

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Scholarship Benefits

The NIFESS Scholarship and Grant Trust fund (NSGTF) generally offers;

  1. Undergraduate Scholarship (amount not specified)
  2. Undergraduate Final Year Research Project Grant
  3. Post-Graduate Scholarship (amount not specified)
  4. Post-Graduate Research Grant of up to 1,000,000 NGN (Depending on the financial needs assessment and approval from the NiFESS Scholarship and Grant Board)
  5. Research Grant for Doctorate Degree of up to 3,000,000 NGN (Subject to budget approval from the NiFESS Scholarship and Grant Board)
  6. Fellows Research allowance: Open to only Fellows of NiFESS. Fellows can entrance Grants of up to 10,000,000 NGN for Cross central and International research projects, and integral research works for National Growth and Development.

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Application Procedures

The NIFESS Undergraduate Scholarship 2023/2024 is open to only undergraduate members of NiFESS. Hence, interested candidates are first to register as an undergraduate member of NiFESS and return back to the scholarship application page to proceed with the scholarship application.

Documents Required
  1. Submit a copy of the original admission letter
  2. Submit a copy of Student’s identity card
  3. Reference letter from Head of Department confirming you are student of the department in your respective Universities with Official stamp.

Application Deadline: Not Stated

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