NITDA Masters and Ph.D. Scholarships in Information Technology for Nigerians 2022

Written by Michael Nz. on March 7, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    Information Technology
  • Country of the Scholarship

  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Ph.D. scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    $3000 - $5000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

    Private sponsor
  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details

    Address: No. 28, Port Harcourt Crescent, Off Gimbiya Street, P.M.B 564, Area 11, Garki, Abuja, Nigeria. Email:  Phone:+2348168401851, +2340752420189, +234 92 920 263

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is pleased to announce the availability of NITDA’s Masters and Ph.D. programs. Information technology scholarships for Nigerians to study in Nigeria and abroad.

This article collects all the details you need to apply for NITDA and become a beneficiary.

NITDA stands for the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA). The scheme caters to teachers and doctors. students. Then, to be eligible, there are only a few criteria to meet. All information is written below.

About the scholarship scheme

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is mandated to develop and regulate Information Technology in Nigeria. IT development and regulation will help transform Nigeria into an IT-driven economy for global competitiveness and the dire need for digital literacy.

Since 2010, the Agency has established a scholarship scheme for master’s and doctoral degrees in relevant areas of information technology (IT) and ICT law that can be obtained at Nigerian universities (government and private).

Scholarship type: 

The NITDA Masters and Ph.D. Scholarships will be for students pursuing Masters and Ph.D. programs.

Eligible Subject Areas: 

Information Technology (IT), Law Firms

Eligible Countries: 

Only citizens of Nigeria are eligible to apply for the NITDA Masters and Ph.D. Scholarships.

To be taken: 

This scholarship can be taken in Nigeria or abroad.


To be eligible for the NITDA Information Technology Masters and Doctoral Scholarships, you must meet the following conditions:

  • Doctor of Philosophy:  Only university and polytechnic professors with masters of science in any field related to information technology are eligible to apply for sponsorship.
  • M.Sc: Holders of a first-class or second-class (higher) honors bachelor’s degree, in information technology-related field and law.

How to Apply for the NITDA Masters and Ph.D. Scholarships:

  • The application is based online through the registration form on the NITDA website.
  • Scan and attach your passport photo (must be in jpg format) which must not be larger than 50kb.
  • It will convert your certificate to a PDF file which should not be larger than 100kb.

If you still have questions or experience difficulties with the application system, please email:  [email protected]

Deadline for application:

The deadline for the application in the NITDA Masters and Ph.D. Scholarships are on November 24.

Visit  Scholarship Website Page

Sponsors:  The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA)


Information Technology students who want to do a Masters’s and Ph.D. program are invited for a scholarship at NIITA.

This is eligible for Nigerians only.

Please watch the video below to see other Ph.D. Scholarships for Nigerians.


If the above grant doesn’t meet your school needs, you can read about this scholarship meant for high school grads in the US.

TwinStar Community Foundation Scholarship for High School Students in the USA

Applications for the TwinStar Community Foundation Scholarship are now being accepted. The scholarship is open to those who are enrolled in a high school located within the Credit Union’s approved service area. This year 15 prizes will be awarded. Each of which amounts to $2,000.

Scholarship Description

To help members obtain additional education, TwinStar Credit Union offers scholarships to both senior high school graduates and older students seeking a college education. Nearly $46,000 is awarded each year.

Award value

Fifteen scholarships of $2,000 will be awarded to the winning candidates.

Level and area of ​​studies

The scholarship is for high school students and they must take any subject.

Place of study

The TwinStar Community Foundation Scholarship is taken in the United States of America.

Eligibility and Criteria

To be eligible for the TwinStar Community Foundation Scholarship for High School Students in USA:

  • The applicant must be a member of the Credit Union, in good standing.
  • The high school must be located within the Credit Union’s approved service area.
  • The application must be accompanied by a current high school transcript.

Nationality of applicants

US citizens can apply.

Application Instruction Please
download and complete the application form on the website and application link below.

Submission deadline
March 31 each year.

The deadline for application

DAAD Helmut-Schmidt Masters Scholarships 2022 for International Students

Are you a Master’s student in the Department of Public Policy and Good Governance, and from a developing country looking for an international scholarship? Then the DAAD Helmut-Schmidt Masters Scholarships 2022 is meant for you .

You may also be interested to know that the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) intends to contribute to the support of good governance and civil society structures in selected partner countries and regions.

Therefore, it is advisable that you apply correctly because applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.

Now, to help you apply, I have included the basic information in detail about the DAAD Helmut-Schmidt Masters Program including the levels, how you can apply, and most importantly the application deadline.

So, to make sure you don’t make any mistakes, read this article word by word carefully. Below is an overview of what you can expect.

About DAAD Helmut-Schmidt 202 Masters Scholarships 2

This Helmut-Schmidt Scholarship is designed to further qualify future leaders in politicslaweconomics, and administration in accordance with the principles of good governance and to prepare them in a praxis-oriented course for their professional life.

Very good graduates with a first university degree have the opportunity to obtain a master’s degree in disciplines that are of special importance for the social, political, and economic development of their country of origin.

The knowledge and experience gained in Germany should enable the fellows to later contribute to the establishment of democratically oriented economic and social systems aimed at overcoming social differences.

Furthermore, training at German higher education institutions should enable fellows to become partners in political and economic cooperation with Germany.

DAAD Helmut-Schmidt Scholarship Selection Criteria:

The main DAAD selection criteria are the following:

  • study results so far
  • knowledge of English (and german)
  • political and social commitment
  • Convincing description of the related topic and
  • Personal motivation for the study project in Germany and the expected benefit of returning to the country of origin.
  • The last university degree should have been obtained during the six years prior to the application for the scholarship.
  • Applicants cannot be considered if they have stayed in Germany for more than 15 months at the time of application.

All Master’s courses have additional requirements that must be met by applicants in any case.

DAAD Helmut-Schmidt Scholarship Benefits: 

  • Prior to their study programs, all fellows receive a 6-month German course from April 2021 to September 2021. The language courses take place at selected institutes in Germany and not at the universities of the master’s courses. selected.
  • The language course is compulsory also for those attending a master’s course taught in English. Fellows are offered special tutoring at their host institutions financed by the DAAD.
  • In addition, there is the possibility of attending networking events. DAAD pays a monthly scholarship fee of €750 currently.
  • The scholarship also includes contributions to health insurance in Germany.
  • In addition, the DAAD awards an appropriate travel allowance and a study and research allowance, as well as rental allowances and/or allowances for spouses and/or children where applicable.
  • DAAD scholarship holders within the Helmut-Schmidt Program are exempt from tuition fees.

Eligibility Requirements for DAAD Helmut-Schmidt Scholarships: 

  • The scholarship scheme is open to graduates in the field of social sciences, political science, law, economics, and public administration from Africa, Latin America, South Asia, and Southeast Asia, from Middle Eastern countries, and Ukraine.
  • The program is open to highly qualified graduates with a first university degree (bachelor’s degree or equivalent) who want to actively contribute to the social and economic development of their home countries.
  • Scholarships are offered to both young graduates with no professional experience and mid-career professionals.

Level/Field of Study:

The scholarship is designed for master’s students in the Department of Public Policy and Good Governance.

Host Nationality:

The Helmut-Schmidt Masters Scholarship is located in Germany. An international student who wants to immigrate to Germany can apply for scholarships.

Eligible Nationalities:

The scholarship is specifically for students from Developing Countries.

How to apply:

Applications must be submitted in German or English. Please indicate that you are applying for the DAAD Helmut-Schmidt Scholarship Program (Public Policy and Governance Masters Scholarships). It is important to go through the Application requirements on the Program website before applying.

Deadline for application: 

The application period starts from June 1st to July 31st, 2022.

Visit the program website for more details.

Award Provider: Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (German Academic Exchange Service).

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