Federal Government Scholarship Portal (2024)
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Federal Government Scholarship Portal (2024)

Federal Government Scholarship Portal 

Are you a student and searching to know the Federal government scholarship board application form login portal? If yes, this article provides updates, official website, awards, deadline, email address, and study abroad requirements for the next FSBN batch.

Federal Government Scholarship Board
Federal Government Scholarship Board

This is to inform you that the Federal Government scholarship application portal is now open and the application form is out. This information was announced by the Honorable Minister of Education (HME), Mallam Adamu. The application is invited from all suitable and qualified Nigerians who wish to enroll in the 2024/2025 Nomination Computer Based Test (CBT) for the ongoing Federal Government Scholarship Award.

Field of Study for the FSBN Scholarship

  • Agriculture 
  • Education
  • Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Sciences
  • ICT
  • Law 
  • Liberal Arts/Social/Management Sciences
  • Medicine and Para-medicals
  • Science and Technology 

Reasons to Apply for FSB Scholarship

  • The provision of funds to cover tuition fees throughout your academic period
  • Scholarships are excellent for enhancing your reputation.
  • A scholarship can offer professional mentorship and guidance from renowned professionals and industry leaders in your field.

Federal Government Scholarship Requirements

  • The following are the eligibility criteria for the Federal Government Scholarship:
  • Prospective candidates must be students studying education in any Nigerian colleges of education, universities, or polytechnics.
  • Such candidates must be full-time students at that institution.
  • Interested candidates for the undergraduate scholarship must possess a minimum of 4.0 Cumulative Grade Points Aggregate (CGPA) on a five-point scale or its equivalents, or 5.0 on a seven-point scale.
  • Candidates with NCE or HND must possess a CGPA of 4.5 and above on a scale of 4.0.
  • All candidates, including physically challenged students, must be in their first year and above.
  • Candidates in any scholarship program are not eligible to apply.

Check Out: Abia State Government Scholarship Board

Federal Government Scholarship Method of Application

If you want to apply for the FSBN, kindly follow the steps below.

  • Visit the official website of the Federal Ministry of Education at https://fsbn.com.ng/.
  • Click on the Federal Scholarship Board button.
  • Are you advised to read carefully the application instructions and guidelines?
  • After that, carefully fill out the online application form.
  • Upload all required documents.
  • Proofread your application to avoid mistakes.
  • The Submit 
  • Ensure to print out your application slip for verification.

Required Documents

  • Authenticated copies of academic certificates.
  • Data page for the current international passport
  • Specified medical reports from government hospitals
  • National Identification Number (NIN)
  • Police clearance certificates where necessary

Federal Government Shortlisted candidates

  • Note that only students who are studying education can apply for bursary scholarships. Most importantly, a corp member cannot apply for this scholarship to further their academic career, like a master’s degree.
  • To be eligible for the scholarship, you must have completed your NYSC program.
  • Only those who meet the requirements and qualifications are allowed to apply.
  • It is only after the submission of your application that you will be shortlisted for the screening examination.
  • After the examination, those who excel will be shortlisted again for the final level.
  • The verification process will follow immediately.
  • Once verification is completed, the scholarship will be sent to you. Note that without proper verification, you won’t be receiving any money.

Federal Government Scholarship Computer-Based Test Venues

Here is the 2023 FSB Computer-Based Test (CBT) Centre

S/N Zone State Venue 
1. North-West Sokoto, Kano Sokoto, Kano
2. North-East Adamawa, Gombe Yola, Gombe
3. North-Central FCT, Kwara Bwari, Ilorin
4. South-West Oyo, Ondo Ibadan, Akure
5. South-South Delta, Rivers Asaba, Port Harcourt
6. South-East Enugu, Imo Enugu, Owerri

How to Check FSBN Scholarship Exam Center & Time

Here is how you can check the date, location, and time of the Federal Government Scholarship (FSBN).

  • First, visit the Federal Government Scholarship Portal.
  • Type in your phone number or application number in the space provided (e.g., FSB/NA/2024/ 000012 )
  • Then click on the “Check” button.
  • Make sure you print out your CBT examination slips.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the bilateral Education agreement scholarship in Nigeria?

The bilateral agreement provides scholarships for PG and UG scholars, supplementation, warm clothing, health insurance, $500 yearly for medical scholars, and $1,000 for PG research grants annually.

How much does a federal government scholarship pay?

The board chairman, Abdul Gaminana, announced a tenable scholarship in Nigeria, effective from the start of the 2023 academic session, with each award valued at N250,000.00 per session for three years.’


I hope you now have a proper understanding of the Federal Government Scholarship Portal, its requirements, and how you can apply. If you have any questions, kindly let us know in the comment section below.

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