The Ekiti State Government has instituted various scholarship and Bursary Awards for students of Ekiti State origin in the Federal, State and Private Universities in Nigeria and overseas. Free Application forms for undergraduate, Masters Degree, Ph.D and Physically Challenged are now available to prospective applicants at Ekiti State Scholarship Board website.


DATE: From 1st July – 30th August, 2019.


1. Scholarship Award:

*Applicants must be in 2nd year/HND and above in their courses of study to be qualified for undergraduate Scholarship Award and must possess WASC/NECO/ SSC with a minimum of 5 Credits including English Language and Mathematics at a sitting and minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.0 for University or the equivalent of a second class Upper Division, 3.5 for Polytechnics and 3.5 for NCE in their current institutions of study.

*Applicants for Masters Degree and Ph.D Scholarship Award must possess a minimum GPA of 2nd Class Upper at undergraduate level. A strong letter of recommendation from the University of Masters Degree Programme is an additional prerequisite for the Ph.D Scholarship Award.

*Physically Challenged Students in Tertiary Institutions (NCE, ND, HND and Degree Studies) are qualified for the Handicapped Scholarship Award.
Students on Part Time studies are NOT qualified for the Scholarship Awards.

The following programmes are covered by the Ekiti State Government Scholarship Scheme in Ekiti State Senior Secondary Schools and Nigeria Tertiary institutions.

(a) Senior Secondary School Award (b) Technical College Award (c) Physically Challenged Award (d) Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) Award (e) Undergraduate Award (f) Higher National Diploma (HND) Award (g) Postgraduate Award (Tenable in Nigeria and Overseas) (h) Law School Bursary Award (i) Aviation College Scholarship Award (j) Foreign Language Scholarship (one year abroad) (k) Maritime/Seafarers Scholarship Award.

Application forms for undergraduate, Masters Degree and Ph.D , Overseas post graduate and the physically challenged form are now available for download

Undergraduate Application Form
Post-Graduate Application Form
Overseas Post Graduate Application Form
Physically Challenged Application Form

2. Bursary Award:

All undergraduates, Polytechnic, NCE, School of Nursing and Colleges of Health Technology students are qualified.
Date of Submision: All prospective applicants are to submit their hard copy application form(s) on or before 20th September, 2019 to the undersigned.

Bursary Application Form

Sola Ogunmiluyi,MCIPM
Ag. Executive Secretary,
Ekiti State Scholarship Board.
GSM: 09062970486, 08063743699
e-mail: [email protected]


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