Lagos State Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme 2017/2018

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Application is open for Lagos State Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarship Award 2017/2018 for students in tertiary institutions in Nigeria.

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Lagos state indigenes in Nigeria

To be taken at (country): Nigerian tertiary institutions in and out of Lagos state

Eligible Field of Study: Courses offered at Nigerian tertiary institutions

Course Level: Undergraduate, Postgraduate (Masters/PhD)

Selection Criteria and Eligibility: Applicants must be Lagos state indigenes, who are students in Tertiary institutions in Nigeria and meet the eligibility criteria as outlined below;

Undergraduate

  • All applicants must have gained full time admission into an accredited Nigerian tertiary Institution.
  • All Under-graduate applicants:
    • Where CGPA scale is 7.0 (e.g University of Ibadan) he /she must possess a minimum of 4.9/7.0
    • Where CGPA scale is 5.0 (e.g University of Lagos) he /she must possess a minimum of 3.5/5.0
    • Where CGPA scale is 4.0 (e.g polytechnics and colleges of education) he /she must possess a Minimum of 2.8/4.0
    • Where applicant is a medical student in 200L,  option i, ii and iii applies
    • Where applicant is a medical student in 300L and above a minimum of Credit is required in their result
  • All applicants must be in their second year or above
  • All applicants must have completed LASRRA Registration
  • All applicants must have a signed letter of identification from their respective Oba
  • All applicants must have a signed letter of identification from their respective local government
  • All applicants must purchase a Scholarship application form (Payment of N2,000.00 for Local Scholarship) through the Revenue Office of the Lagos State Scholarship Board.  
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Postgraduate

  • All applicants must have gained full time admission into an accredited Nigerian tertiary Institution for postgraduate studies (Masters or Doctorate).
  • All Post-graduate applicants:
    • Where CGPA scale is 7.0 (e.g University of Ibadan) he /she must have graduated with a minimum of 4.9/7.0 at undergraduate level
    • Where CGPA scale is 5.0 (e.g University of Lagos) he /she must have graduated a minimum of 3.5/5.0 at undergraduate level
  • All applicants must be in their first year or above
  • All applicants must have completed LASRRA Registration
  • All applicants must have a signed letter of identification from their respective Oba
  • All applicants must have a signed letter of identification from their respective local government
  • All applicants must purchase a Scholarship application form. (Payment of N2,000.00 for Local Scholarship) through the Revenue Office of the Lagos State Scholarship Board.  

Number of Scholarships: Not specified

Duration of Scholarship: Scholarships are renewable for the period of education through graduation. Recipients are expected to maintain excellent academic performance and make presentation of progress report as evidence that they have moved to the next stage of their program.

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Method of Application:

Undergraduate: Before you start this application, ensure you have purchased a Scholarship application form (Payment of N2,000.00 for Local Scholarship through the Revenue Office of the Lagos State Scholarship Board.

Then secure your Voucher pin from the Scholarship Board office. Thereafter, have clear scanned copies of the following documents (For Undergraduate):

    • Passport photograph with white background not more than 3 months old (450px by 450px not more than 200kb)
    • Treasury receipt of N2,000 for the scholarship form
    • Admission Letter
    • School Identity Card
    • SSCE Certificate
    • Letter of identification from Oba
    • Letter of identification from Local Government
    • LASSRA registration card
    • Transcript or Statement of Results duly signed and stamped from school stating previous session CGPA results clearly
    • Evidence of Consolidated Payment Confirmation Slip

2. Ensure that information are filled accurately to avoid mix up after application
3. Ensure the documents are named according to what they represent to avoid mixing up documents during upload
4. Ensure you attach the appropriate documents when asked to upload.

Postgraduate: Before you start this application, ensure you have purchased a Scholarship application form (Payment of N2,000.00 for Local Scholarship) through the Revenue Office of the Lagos State Scholarship Board 

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Then secure your Voucher pin from the Scholarship Board office. Thereafter, have clear scanned copies of the following documents (For Postgraduate):

    • Passport photograph with white background not more than 3 months old (450px by 450px not more than 200kb)
    • Treasury receipt of N2,000 for the scholarship form
    • Admission Letter
    • Valid Identity Card
    • SSCE certificate
    • Letter of identification from Oba
    • Letter of identification from Local Government
    • LASSRA Registration card
    • Certificate or Result statement from school stating graduating results clearly
    • Evidence of Consolidated Payment Confirmation

2. Ensure that information are filled accurately to avoid mix up after application
3. Ensure the documents are named according to what they represent to avoid mixing up documents during upload
4. Ensure you attach the appropriate documents when asked to upload

All applicants must upload clear scanned copies of all documents to ascertain the genuineness of their claims.

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Scholarship Application Deadline: 15th December, 2017

Sponsors: Lagos State Scholarship Board

Important Notes: Application can only be submitted online from the link above.