NITDA Scholarship 2017 application commences. 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 of 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.
The scholarship award is strictly based on merit and is
evenly distributed between the six geo-political zones for
the PhD, 36 States and FCT for MSc.
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The sponsorship for the Masters programme will run for one
year and the Doctorate programme for three years.
PhD: 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.
1. Interested candidates are to visit http://
scholarship.nitda.gov.ng/ to apply online.
2. If you are applying for the first time, Click on
the FRESH APPLICATION link to proceed with
3. If you have applied before but wish to edit
your record, Click on the UPDATE MY RECORD
link to proceed with your update.
4. You are required to apply only once. You
will be DISQUALIFIED if you apply twice.
Application ends on Tuesday, 14th November, 2017.
NB: A comprehensive Aptitude Test(s) will be
conducted to determine successful candidates for the
Award. Only candidates who are found eligible will