BEA Scholarship 2023 Application (Bilateral Education Agreement)

Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Scholarship 2023/2024 – Apply

Apply for the Federal Government Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) scholarship 2023. Federal Government Scholarship Board (FSB) award 2023/2024 for Nigerian Undergraduate, Masters & PhD Study Overseas is now open. All interested persons are encouraged to submit their online application before the deadline. The Federal Government Scholarship has 4 different scholarships available for Nigerian undergraduates, Master and PhD holders. The scholarships include following:

  1. Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA);
  2. Nigerian Awards;
  3. Commonwealth Scholarship & Fellowship Plan; and
  4. General Duties

In this article, we shall focus on the Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) 2023/2024 scholarship application including the eligibility, scholarship award amount, application opening date and deadline, BEA scholarship portal, how to apply and other necessary details. Continue reading!

The Honourable Minister of Education (HME), Mallam Adamu Adamu, hereby invites interested and qualified Nigerians to participate in the 2023/2024 Federal Government.

NOTE: The BEA scholarship 2023 application form closes on 6th January 2023 by 11:59 PM. Therefore, apply before the closing date as late application will not be reviewed.

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Scholarship Name Bilateral Education Agreement
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Country Nigeria
Sponsor Federal Ministry of Education
Target Group Undergraduates, Masters & PhD holders
Scholarship Type Fully Funded
Benefit FSB Winners will study Abroad
2023 Deadline 6th January 2023 by 11:59 PM
BEA Application Form Application usually opens in May every year
Deadline for 2023 BEA application usually closes in June every year

Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA)

Eligible Fields of Study

FOR UNDERGRADUATES:

  1. Engineering
  2. Geology
  3. Agriculture
  4. Sciences
  5. Mathematics
  6. Environmental Sciences
  7. Sports
  8. Law
  9. Social Sciences
  10. Biotechnology
  11. Architecture
  12. Medicine (very limited)
  13. Pilot Engineering
  14. Neurologist

FOR POSTGRADUATES:

  •  (Masters Degree and PhD) in all fields.

Eligibility Criteria for Federal Scholarship Board 2023/2024

A. UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS:

  1. All applicants for undergraduate degree courses must possess a minimum qualification of Five (7) Distinctions (As & Bs) in the Senior Secondary School Certificates, WASSCE/WAEC (May/June) only in the subjects relevant to their fields of study including English Language and Mathematics.
  2. Certificates should not be more than two (2) years old (2021 & 2022)
  3. For Non-African Countries and for African countries the age of certificate is one year (2022) only.
  4. Age limit for applicants is from 17 to 20 years.

B. POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS:

  1. All applicants for Postgraduate degree courses must hold a First Degree with 1st Class or at least 2nd Class Upper Division.
  2. All applicants must have completed N.Y.S.C. Programme and the age limit is 35 years for Masters and 40 years for Ph.D.
  3. N.Y.S.C discharge or exemption certificates only are accepted; and
  4. Evidence of readiness to be released by an employer.

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Countries of Study if you win the Federal Scholarship Board Award

  • For Undergraduates: Russia, Morocco, Algeria, Serbia, Hungary, Egypt, Tunisia, Macedonia, Japan, Cuba, Romania.
  • For Post Graduates: Russia (if your first degree was obtained from a Russian university), Hungary, South Korea, Turkey, Mexico, Japan.

How to Apply for Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Scholarship 2023

All qualified candidates are advised to:

OFFICIAL PHONE NUMBERS/E-MAIL:

  1. i) 08077884417
  2. ii) fsb@education.gov.ng

ANY INFORMATION GIVEN BY AN APPLICANT CONTRARY TO THE ABOVE CRITERIA WILL RESULT TO DISQUALIFICATION AT ANY STAGE OF APPLICATION.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PARTICULAR APPLICATION DOES NOT ATTRACT ANY PROCESSING FEE.  THEREFORE, BEWARE OF FRAUDSTERS

SIGNED:
ARC SONNY T. ECHONO, fnia
PERMANENT SECRETARY
FEDERAL MINISTRY OF EDUCATION

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