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(NITDA) 2019/2020 (Masters & PhD) Scholarship Scheme for Nigerians Team

Last updated on October 28, 2019

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has as its mandate to develop and regulate the Information Technology in Nigeria. Developing and regulating IT will support in transforming Nigeria into an IT driven economy for global competitiveness and the dire 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.

NITDA 2019/2020 Minimum requirements:

1. PhD: Only University and Polytechnic Lecturers with MSc in any Information Technology related field are eligible to apply for sponsorship.

2. MSc: Holders of First Class or Second Class (Upper) Honours Bachelor’s degree, in Information Technology related field and Law.


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.


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

Application Procedure

Please select the appropriate scholarship you wish to apply.

Scholarship TitleProgram TypeClosing Date
Start applicationPh.D for IT CoursesPh D21-Nov-2019
Start applicationMSc for IT CoursesMasters21-Nov-2019
Start applicationMSc for Law CoursesL L M21-Nov-2019

For more information about the (NITDA) 2019/2020 (Masters & PhD) Scholarship Scheme for Nigerians, visit the Official Webpage of the NITDA.

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    The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) happens to be one of the best entity promoting information technology

  2. This is really nice and it will be here and so much persons will know how good they are they help alot of people out there

  3. Adesida Adeyemi

    Congratulations to the masters students that will be going for this scholarship I wish you all success in whatever you lay your hand


    A well deserved honoured for the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) for honouring candidate in Nigeria this particular scholarship.

  5. Ethel Clara

    NITDA has done well. It is really a good opportunity for candidates in search of masters and doctoral degree. I wish them all success.

  6. This kind of scholarship will help the people in area of technology,help them to increase their affection about their field or area of specialisation. It would also assist them financially. Thanks to The National information technology development Agency.

  7. Josephat Uchechukwu

    It will encourage Technology i n our society. It will also boost the the moral of upcoming students to pay more attention in technology education

  8. Favour

    That was going home out and believe this page of me to get my mom said no one is powerful witch and but and I my mom ? mom ? mom is powerful than the problem a

  9. May Jesukolade Jeremiah

    These scholarship are really suppose to be free, if truly Nigerians really wants to be helped in this economy


  11. Muyiwa Olalekan

    I only wish this programme will not affect the well being of those that are applying for it because I think it’s many out there

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