Applications for the 2024 NDDC Postgraduate Scholarship are now open to Young Nigerians to study in any foreign universities of their choice.

The NDDC Scholarship is fully funded covering the full fees of tuition, flight, visa, accommodation, and living expenses for all selected candidates. The exchange rate of the country’s currency to the foreign instituion’s will also be considered while awarding the scholarship.

In this post, we have highlighted the scholarship details, its eligibility criteria, benefits, duration, and its simplified application procedure for interested candidates.

Scholarship Details

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) is offering a foreign post graduate scholarship program as part of its human resource development initiatives to give Niger Deltans the training and skills they need to effectively participate in the current administration’s local content program and compete internationally in a variety of professional disciplines.

The NDDC Scholarship is for candidates who meet the requirements and have earned relevant Bachelor’s or Master’s degrees from reputable universities in one of the following professional disciplines:

  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Geosciences
  • Information Technology
  • Law
  • Management Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Architecture
  • Hospitality Management


To be considered for the NDDC Scholarship, you must:

  • Be from the Niger Delta Region
  • Have completed the mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)
  • Have First Degree with minimum of 2nd Class-Lower division for those wishing to undertake a Master’s Programme
  • Not belong to any cult group and must not have any criminal record
  • Have gained admission for a Post Graduate Programme in any of the listed disciplines above, in a Foreign University


  • Fully Funded Scholarship to study in any of the foreign universities with all expenses of tuition, travel, visa, stipends, and accommodation covered.

Required Documents

To apply, candidates must be ready to submit the following documents;

  • Application Form (to be completed online)
  • Recent passport photograph
  • Local Government Identification Letter
  • Post Graduate admission letter from a recognized Oversea University. Relevant degrees from recognized Universities.
  • WASSCE/NECO results
  • NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificate
  • Guarantor’s written consent of good conduct of the applicant from any of the following persons from the applicant’s Community/Clan
    • Member of National Assembly/State House of Assembly
    • Chairman of LGA
    • First Class Traditional ruler
    • High Court Judge

Method of Application

Click Here to Apply

Application Deadline: May 13, 2024.