The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has launched its 2023/2024 Foreign Postgraduate Scholarship Programme. This initiative represents a significant commitment by the NDDC to promote human resource development and empower youth in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria.
The scholarship program is fully funded and is targeted at Nigerian students from the Niger Delta who wish to pursue postgraduate studies abroad. It covers both Masters and PhD scholarships, providing an excellent opportunity for students to gain international education and experience.
The NDDC’s Foreign Postgraduate Scholarship is part of the commission’s Human Resource Development initiatives. It is designed to equip Niger Deltans with relevant training and skills, particularly to effectively participate in the Local Content program of the Federal Government of Nigeria. The program also aims to enhance local content professionalism through acquired specializations in various fields.
Applications for this prestigious scholarship are open to Nigerian students intending to undertake Postgraduate degrees either at foreign or local universities. The program’s benefits are fully funded, offering a substantial opportunity for educational and professional development for eligible students from the Niger Delta region.
The deadline for the application for the 2023-2024 academic session is set for 2nd December 2023. This scholarship program stands as a notable effort by the NDDC to foster educational growth and provide international exposure to students from the Niger Delta, ultimately contributing to the region’s development and advancement.