How to apply for Ekiti State Scholarship and Bursary Award for 2018/2019 Academic Session


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, PhD and Physically Challenged are now available to prospective applicants at Ekiti State Scholarship Board website.

Applicants should visit the website

Date: 1st July – 30th August 2019.


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

A.    Bursary Award:

All undergraduates, Polytechnic, NCE, School of Nursing and Colleges of Health Technology students are qualified.

Date of Submission: All prospective applicants are to submit their application form(s) on or before 20th September 2019.