NDDC Opens Applications for 2023/2024 Foreign Postgraduate Scholarship

NDDC Opens Applications for 2023/2024 Foreign Postgraduate Scholarship

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has officially launched the application process for its highly anticipated 2023/2024 Foreign Postgraduate (Masters) Scholarship Programme. In a statement released yesterday by Dr. Pius Ughakpoteni, the Director of Corporate Affairs Commission at NDDC, this opportunity represents a significant milestone in the Commission’s enduring dedication to advancing human resource development and empowering the youth within the Niger Delta region.


With a focus on empowerment and specialization, this initiative is meticulously crafted to provide essential skills and training to the talented minds of the Niger Delta. Its overarching objective is to enable them to meaningfully contribute to the Federal Government’s local content program while excelling in various professional domains, thereby enhancing their global competitiveness.

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The NDDC scholarship program offers a diverse array of academic fields, including Biomedical, Software, and Marine engineering, along with cutting-edge areas like Artificial Intelligence and Mathematics/Sciences. The program also extends support to health and social sciences, encompassing Medical Sciences and Law, as well as Environmental and Physical Sciences, which includes Architecture and Environmental Science.

To be eligible for this unique opportunity, applicants must originate from the Niger Delta region and hold relevant Bachelor’s degrees with commendable classifications from recognized institutions. Prospective candidates are invited to submit their applications online through the NDDC’s official website, [www.nddc.gov.ng](http://www.nddc.gov.ng). The application window will remain open for five weeks from the date of this announcement.

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The selection process for candidates will be rigorous and thorough, consisting of preliminary shortlisting, a computer-based test to be conducted in Rivers State, and final verification through respective local government areas and community development committees. The scholarship amount awarded will be determined based on the prevailing exchange rate of the Naira.


The NDDC remains steadfast in its unwavering mission to facilitate the sustainable development of the Niger Delta, with the ultimate goal of creating a region that is economically prosperous, socially stable, ecologically regenerative, and politically harmonious. The Commission extends its heartfelt best wishes to all applicants and eagerly anticipates the arrival of the scholars who will undoubtedly play a pivotal role in shaping a brighter future for the entire region.