Deadline: October 30, 2022

As part of our Human Resource Development Initiatives, the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) is embarking on Foreign Post Graduate Scholarship Programme to equip Niger Deltans with relevant training and skills for effective participation in the local content programme of the current administration as well as compete globally in various professional disciplines.

The scheme is for suitably qualified applicants, with relevant Bachelor’s/Master’s Degrees from recognized Universities in the following professional disciplines:

  1. Agricultural Sciences
  2. Engineering
  3. Environmental Sciences
  4. Geosciences
  5. Information Technology
  6. Law
  7. Management Sciences
  8. Medicine
  9. Architecture
  10. Hospitality Management


Applicants must possess the following:

  • Applicants must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).
  • All the applicants MUST come from the Niger Delta Region.
  • Applicants who have already enrolled in overseas’ Universities are NOT eligible to apply.
  • First Degree with a minimum of 2nd Class-Lower division for those wishing to undertake a Master’s Programme.
  • Applicants must have gained admission for a Post Graduate Programme in any of the listed disciplines above, in a Foreign University.

Guarantor’s written consent of good conduct of the applicant from any of the following persons from the applicant’s Community/Clan.

  • Member of National Assembly/State House of Assembly
  • Chairman of LGA
  • First Class Traditional ruler
  • High Court Judge

Persons with evidence of cult membership or criminal record shall not be considered.


The application must be made online at the Commission’s website: ( with the following attachments:

  • Recent passport photograph
  • Local Government Identification Letter
  • Post Graduate admission letter from a recognized Oversea University. Relevant degrees from recognized Universities.
  • NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificate.

Successfully completed application forms will be assigned a registration number automatically.

Print the hard copy of the online generated acknowledgment for ease of reference.

All shortlisted applicants will be posted on the NDDC website (


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