Study in the UK: Scholarships for Nigerian students

The University of Birmingham offers a range of part-fee scholarships for international students at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

International Postgraduate scholarships

The International Postgraduate scholarships are awards offered to one year masters overseas students.

External Scholarships

Scholarship Name  Details
Lagos State Scholarship Board  The Foreign Scholarship award is designed for students of Lagos State origin admitted for undergraduate or postgraduate programmes in recognised tertiary institutions outside Nigeria. It is applicable to applicants studying subjects such as technological, medical, languages and environmental sciences.
Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) Scholarship award for Nigerian graduates to travel overseas in order to study postgraduate courses in areas relevant to the Oil, Gas and Solid Minerals industry.

The University of Birmingham has a good relationship with the PTDF and happy to welcome a number of PTDF sponsored students each year.

Approximately 200 scholarships on offer each year for students studying in one of the Commonwealth countries.
NNPC/ESSO International Postgraduate Scholarship Awards International Scholarships to outstanding Nigerian graduates wishing to pursue post-graduate studies in Geosciences, Engineering (Petroleum, Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Sub-Sea and Marine).
Chevening Scholarship One year postgraduate scholarship.
DFID Shared Scholarships A scholarship to graduate students who want to study in the UK in the economic, social or technological fields.
Bank PHB UK Education Loan
This loan is available for undergraduate and postgraduate studies in universities recognised by the British Council.