Presidential Scholarship For Post Graduates Studies

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As effort is made to achieve the vision 20:2020 and the transformation Agenda, the federal Government is currently sponsoring Graduates for post Graduate studies around the world through the Presidential Special Scholarship Scheme for Innovation and Development (PRESSID) in conjuction with national University Commision (NUC)
the scholarship is open to outstanding student from different universities in Nigeria.
Who can Apply:

  • be graduates from the 2011/2012 and 2012/2013 academic sessions, who must have completed their National Youth Service by October 2014;
  • have obtained First Class Honours degree from any recognised and approved University in the following disciplines and aim at postgraduate degrees in the specified and allied programmes:
  • Sciences: Nuclear Physics, Operations Research, Industrial Chemistry, Quantitative Genetics, Biometrics, Molecular Biology, etc;
  • Medicine*: Clinical Sciences, Dentistry, Oncology, Human Genetics, Forensic Medicine, Physiotherapy, Hepatology, Nuclear Medicine, Geriatrics, ophthalmology, etc.;
  • Veterinary medicine*: Veterinary Parasitology, Theriogenology, Public Health, etc;
  • Basic Medical Sciences: Biochemistry, Physiology, Dentistry, Anatomy, Medical Biochemistry, Human Nutrition, Nursing Science, Anatomic and Molecular Pathology, Biomedical Engineering, Medical Microbiology, Physiotherapy, Pharmacology, etc;
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences*: Drug formulations, Natural products, Drug design, Phytochemistry, Ethnopharmacology, Pharmaceutical Microbiology, etc;
  • Accounting/Actuarial Science: Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Forensic Accounting, Petroleum Accounting, Cost & Management Accounting, Environmental Accounting, etc;
  • Economics: Econometrics, Development Economics, Micro Economics, Macro Economics, Applied Economics, Labour Economics, etc;
  • Engineering: Aeronautical Engineering, Mechatronics, Control Systems, Material Science and Production Engineering, Nanotechnology, Process Engineering, Energy Systems Engineering, Refinery Design and Operations, Subsea Engineering, Thermal Power (Gas Turbine Option), Reservoir Analysis, Drilling Optimization, Chemical Process Dynamics & Control, Process Modelling and Simulations, etc;
  • Computing and Information Technology: Intelligent Robotic Systems, Computer Systems and Software Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Information Technology, Artificial Intelligence, Cyber-Security

 The Presidential Special Scholarship Scheme for Innovation and Development (PRESSID). has under listed schools fro which eligible candidates can apply. click to see  listed Universities to apply that offers your choice of course
to apply visit www.nuc.edu.ng

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