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2018/2019 Ekiti State Government Scholarship and Bursary Award


The State Government has instituted various scholarship and Bursary Awards for students of State origin in the Federal, State and Private Universities in Nigeria and overseas. Free Application forms for undergraduate, Masters Degree, Ph.D and Physically Challenged are now available to prospective applicants at State Scholarship Board website.

Eligibility Criteria

1. Scholarship Award:

Applicants must be in 2nd year/HND and above in their courses of study to be qualified for undergraduate Scholarship Award and must possess WASC/NECO/ SSC with a minimum of 5 Credits including English Language and Mathematics at a sitting and minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average () of 4.0 for University or the equivalent of a , 3.5 for Polytechnics and 3.5 for NCE in their current institutions of study.

  • Applicants for Masters Degree and Ph.D Scholarship Award must possess a minimum GPA of 2nd Class Upper at undergraduate level. A strong letter of recommendation from the University of Masters Degree Programme is an additional prerequisite for the Ph.D Scholarship Award.
  • Physically Challenged Students in Tertiary Institutions (NCE, ND, HND and Degree Studies) are qualified for the Handicapped Scholarship Award.
  • Students on Part Time studies are NOT qualified for the Scholarship Awards.

2. Bursary Award:

  • All undergraduates, Polytechnic, NCE, School of Nursing and Colleges of Health Technology students are qualified.

Method of Application

Interested candidates who meet the criteria listed above should apply by clicking on the “Download” button below to access the application forms:


All prospective applicants are to submit their hard copy application form(s) on or before 20th September,  to the undersigned.

Sola Ogunmiluyi,MCIPM
Ag. ,
Ekiti State Scholarship Board.
GSM: 09062970486, 08063743699
e-mail: ekitisb@ekitistate.gov.ng

Scholarship Application Deadline: From 1st July – 30th August, 2019.


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