NITDA 2018/2019 Scholarship Scheme in Information Technology for Nigerians (Masters & PhD)

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The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has as its mandate to develop and regulate the Information Technology in Nigeria. Developing and regulating IT will support in transforming Nigeria into an IT driven economy for global competitiveness and the dire need for digital literacy.

The Agency has since 2010 established a scholarship scheme for Masters and Doctoral degree in relevant areas of Information Technology (IT) and ICT Law obtainable in Nigerian (Government and Private) Universities.

About the Scholarship:

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), with its mandate of transforming Nigeria into an IT driven economy for global competitiveness and the dire need to bridge the digital divide, has since 2010 established a Scholarship Scheme for Masters (MSc) and Doctorate (PhD) Degrees in relevant areas of Information Technology (IT) obtainable in Nigerian (Government and Private) Universities.

Minimum Requirements:

Ph.D.: Only University and Polytechnic Lecturers with MSc in any Information Technology related field are eligible to apply for sponsorship.

MSc: Holders of First Class or Second Class (Upper) Honours Bachelor’s degree, in Information Technology related field and Law.

Criteria:

The scholarship award is strictly based on merit and is evenly distributed between the six geo-political zones for the Ph.D., 36 States and FCT for MSc.

Duration:

The sponsorship for the Masters’ programme will run for one year and the Doctorate programme for three years.

A comprehensive Aptitude Test(s) will be conducted to determine successful candidates for the Award. Only candidates who are found eligible will be Shortlisted.

How to Apply:

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Application Deadline:

11th October 2018.

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