NIFESS Undergraduate Scholarship 2023/2024 for Nigerian University Students

Applications are now invited NIFESS Undergraduate Scholarship 2023/2024 open to Nigerian University Students in the Social Sciences under the NIFESS Scholarship and Grant Trust fund (NSGTF).

The NiFESS Scholarship and Grant Trust Fund is a financial reserve backed by private organizations and NGOs to help cushion the effects of the Nigerian Economic vulnerability by offering financial aid to 10,000 (Ten thousand) students and professionals of social sciences and related courses/faculties.


  • Scholarship Sponsor(s): NIFESS and partner NGOs
  • Host Institution(s): Nigerian Universities
  • Funding Amount: Not Specified
  • Number of Awards: Several
  • Study Level: Undergraduates
  • Nationality: Nigerian Students

See Also: Oxford-Grace Lake Scholarship for Nigerian Students 2024

Eligibility Criteria

To be considered for the NIFESS Undergraduate Scholarship 2023/2024, the applicant must be an undergraduate member of NiFESS (MoNFS) with the following:

  • Grade Point: 100 Level (No Grade point required) or 200 level to Final year (at least 2.75GPA).
  • Levels eligible: 100 level to final year

Courses Eligible

Applicants Studying any of these courses:

  • Economics
  • Sociology
  • Anthropology
  • Social works
  • Political Science
  • International Relations
  • History and international Studies
  • Mass Communication
  • Geography
  • Public Administration
  • Local Government Studies
  • Legislative Studies
  • Archeology
  • Criminology
  • Psychology
  • Social Studies
  • Human Resource Management
  • Industrial Relations and Personnel Management

Scholarship Benefits

The NIFESS Scholarship and Grant Trust fund (NSGTF) generally offers;

  • Undergraduate Scholarship (amount not specified)
  • Undergraduate Final Year Research Project Grant
  • Post-Graduate Scholarship (amount not specified)
  • Post-Graduate Research Grant of up to 1,000,000 NGN (Depending on the financial needs assessment and approval from the NiFESS Scholarship and Grant Board)
  • Research Grant for Doctorate Degree of up to 3,000,000 NGN (Subject to budget approval from the NiFESS Scholarship and Grant Board)
  • Fellows Research allowance: Open to only Fellows of NiFESS. Fellows can access Grants of up to 10,000,000 NGN for Cross continental and International research projects, and integral research works for National Growth and Development.

Also Apply: List of Lucrative Nigerian Scholarships for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students 2023/24

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: The NIFESS Undergraduate Scholarship 2023/2024 is open to only undergraduate members of NiFESS. Hence, interested candidates are first to register as an undergraduate member of NiFESS and return back to the scholarship application page to proceed with the scholarship application.

Documents Required

  • Submit a copy of the original admission letter
  • Submit a copy of Student’s identity card
  • Reference letter from Head of Department confirming you are student of the department in your respective Universities with Official stamp.

Application Deadline: Not Stated

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