Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA)

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NITDA Scholarship Scheme 2018/2019

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

As part of the Agency’s Scholarship Scheme for Masters and Doctoral degree programmes in relevant areas of Computer and Information Technology (IT) and IT Law, obtainable in Universities, applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the 2018/19 academic session.

All eligible candidates that are interested should log on to the scholarship portal https://scholarship.nitda.gov.ng to register and submit all relevant documents. Please note that the registration period is six (6) weeks from the date of this publication. 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 an interview (which includes supplementary test, verification of credentials & character evaluation) for best performing candidates.

There are basic requirements for eligibility for sponsorship.  The closing date for application is 11th October 2018.

For more details about the application, kindly visit NITDA portal  https://scholarship.nitda.gov.ng/