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 divided has in 2010 established a scholarship scheme for masters (MSc) and Doctorate (PhD) Degree in relevant areas of Information Technology (IT) obtainable in Nigerian or foreign/Overseas Universities.
The scholarship award is strictly based on merit and covers equally the six geo-political zones for PhD and the 36 States and FCT for Msc.
The Masters programme will run for one years while the Doctorate programme is expected to run for three years
PhD: All Citizens of Nigeria with MSc in any Information Technology related filed are eligible for sponsorship.
MSc. All citizens of Nigeria with First Class or Second Class (Upper) Honors Bachelor’s degree, (B.Sc.) in Information Technology related field.
All eligible candidates that are interested should log on to scholarship.nitda.gov.ng to register not later than 24th of October, 2012.
A comprehensive Aptitude Test will be conducted to determine successful candidates for the award.
Only candidates who are found eligible will be invited.