NITDA Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme 2018/2019 | How to Apply

National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA scholarship application has commenced for the Masters and Ph.D holders of 2018/2019 academic session.

NITDA Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme 2018/2019

What you need to know about NITDA

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) aims and objectives is to develop and regulate the Information Technology across Nigeria. Developing and regulating IT will help to transform Nigeria into an IT driven economy for global competitiveness and the urgent need of digital literacy.

The Agency has since 2010 established a scholarship scheme for Masters and Doctoral degree in relevant areas of Information Technology (IT) and ICT Law obtainable in Nigerian (Government and Private) Universities.

Criteria:  The scholarship award is strictly based on merit and is evenly distributed between the six geo-political zones for the PhD, 36 States and FCT for MSc.

Duration: The sponsorship for the Masters programme will run for one year and the Doctorate programme for three years.


  • PhD: Only University and Polytechnic Lecturers with MSc in any Information Technology related field are eligible to apply for sponsorship.
  • MSc: Holders of First Class or Second Class (Upper) Honours Bachelor’s degree, in Information Technology related field and Law.

Closing Date: 11th October, 2018.

How to Apply for NITDA Postgraduate Scholarship. 

Interested candidates who meet the criteria listed above should apply by clicking the link below…



  • A comprehensive computer based Aptitude test will be conducted to determine successful candidates for the award.
  • Only candidates found eligible will be invited.
  • Furthermore, there will be interview (which includes supplementary test, verification of credentials & character evaluation) for best performing candidates.
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