National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) offers Scholarships in Information Technology for Masters and PhD Nigerian students to learn at Nigerian and Overseas Universities | 2017/2018 NITDA scholarship for Nigerians is presently open for applications from reasonably qualified applicants. 

Offered yearly? Truly

Qualified Countries: Nigeria

To be taken: Overseas

Qualified Subject Areas

  1. Information Technology (IT),
  2. Law
About the Award: The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), with its command of changing Nigeria into an IT driven economy for worldwide intensity and the critical need to connect the computerized partition, has since 2010 set up a Scholarship Scheme for Masters (MSc) and Doctorate (PhD) Degrees in important areas of Information Technology (IT) reachable in Nigeria or Foreign/Overseas Universities.
Sort: Masters, PhD

Selection Criteria:
The scholarships will be entirely in view of legitimacy and cover the six Geo-political Zones of the nation. The Agency will team up with the different foundations of higher learning inside and outside the nation to guarantee that the plan is effectively executed. 


PhD: Only University and Polytechnic Lecturers with MSc in any Information Technology related field are qualified to apply for sponsorship.
Holders of First Class or Second Class (Upper) Honors Bachelor’s degree, in Information Technology related field and Law.

Number of Awards:

The Masters program will keep running for one year while the Doctorate program is relied upon to keep running for a long time.
How to Apply:

  • Application is based online through the enlistment frame on the NITDA site
  • Scan and attach your passport photograph (must be in jpg format) which should not be larger than 50kb..
  • convert your certificate to a PDF file which should not be larger than 100kb.

Application Deadline: 14 November, 2017

Suppose you have any inquiries or experience any challenges with the application framework, please email:

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