How to Apply for Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Foreign Post-Graduate (Master’s Degree) Scholarship 2023 / 2024

How to Apply for Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Foreign Post-Graduate (Master’s Degree) Scholarship 2023 / 2024

This article is all about How to Apply for Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Foreign Post-Graduate (Master’s Degree) Scholarship 2023 / 2024 and the relevant requirements for the scholarship form

Brief Summary About NDDC

Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) was established in 2000 with the mission of facilitating the rapid, even and sustainable development of the Niger Delta into a region that is economically prosperous, socially stable, ecologically regenerative and politically peaceful.

Therefore, the Niger Delta Development Commission calls for applications from all eligible and interested applicants wishing for scholarship opportunities to apply for Foreign Post-Graduate (Master’s Degree) Scholarship 2023 / 2024 sponsored by Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

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Title: 2023 / 2024 Foreign Post-Graduate (Master’s Degree) Scholarship


  • To further boost Human Resource Development in the Niger Delta region, the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, is once again embarking on its Foreign Post Graduate Scholarship Programme to equip our young people with relevant training and skills for effective participation in the local content programme of the Federal Government, as well as enable them to acquire specialization in their fields of study and thus compete globally in various professional disciplines.
  • The scheme is for suitably qualified applicants, with relevant Bachelor’s Degrees from recognized Universities in the following professional disciplines:
    • Biomedical Engineering
    • Software Engineering
    • Marine Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Electrical/Electronic Engineering
    • Robotic Engineering
    • Information Technology
    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Math/Sciences
    • Medical Sciences
    • Hospitality Management
    • Law
    • Architecture
    • Environmental Science.

Link to Apply for NDDC Postgraduate Scholarship 2023/2024 Form

The link to apply for NNDC Postgraduate Scholarship 2023/2024 programme is Do not click on any other link apart from what have being provided here so that you will not fall victim to fraudsters.


  • To be eligible for the scholarship, a scholar must hail from the Niger Delta Region and have achieved a First Class Degree, Second Class Upper, or Lower Division.

Selection Process

  • Initial Application: Interested candidates must submit an online application via the Commission’s Website.
  • Preliminary Shortlisting: Candidates will be shortlisted based on the following criteria:
    • WASSCE/NECO results
    • Undergraduate Degree classification (1st Class, Second Class Upper/Lower)
    • Local Government Identification
  • Computer-Based Test: Shortlisted candidates will undergo a computer-based test conducted by our consultants in Rivers State.
  • Minimum Test Score: Candidates must achieve a minimum score of 70% in the test to proceed to the next stage.
  • Further Shortlisting: Candidates who successfully pass the test will be further shortlisted.
  • Final Verification: The final verification of the candidates will be done through the Local Government Area (LGA) and Community Development Committee (CDC).

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The Scholarship

  • The amount for the foreign scholarship shall be based on the prevailing exchange rate of the Naira.

How to Apply for Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Foreign Post-Graduate (Master’s Degree) Scholarship 2023 / 2024

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Additional Information
For Further Enquiries, Please Contact:
Director, Education, Health & Social Services, NDDC
Mobile: +234(0)9137806550, +234(0)9049409391.

Application Procedure

  • Click on the link above to apply
  • The following documents must be attached to the application:
    • Recent passport photograph
    • Local Government Identification Letter
    • Post Graduate admission letter from a recognized overseas university
    • Relevant degrees from recognized universities
    • NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificate
  • Upon successful completion of the application form, a registration number will be automatically assigned.
  • Applicants are advised to print a hard copy of the online-generated acknowledgment for future reference.
  • All shortlisted applicants will be announced and posted on the NDDC website: These shortlisted candidates will subsequently be required to take part in a Computer-Based Test (CBT).


  • The Commission (NDDC) will not enter into any form of Communication with candidates who were not shortlisted for the Computer Based Test (CBT), those who were not invited for oral interview or candidates that were not successful during the oral interviews.
  • Preferences will be given to candidates from Oil Producing Host/Communities/Local Government Areas as long as candidates meet the approved cut off mark.
  • The Commission will ensure a fair spread of courses amongst beneficiaries within each State.
  • Deferment, Change of Institution and Course are not permitted.
  • The Commission reserves the sole and absolute discretion to select in line with the above stated criteria and its internal consideration. The decision of the Commission in this regard is final.

Application Deadline

The commission has announced 3rd November, 2023 as the closing date for all applications.

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