Fully-Funded Scholarships Nigerians Can Apply For

For aspiring students pursuing tertiary/higher education, the cost of tuition is a daunting hurdle to overcome. However, there is hope for Nigerian students seeking financial assistance to fund their academic dreams.

As we approach the end of 2024, the opportunity to secure scholarships is still very much alive.

Join us as we explore some of these valuable opportunities, providing a lifeline to a brighter future.


Chevening Scholarships empower exceptional emerging leaders worldwide to pursue fully funded one-year master’s degrees in the United Kingdom (UK).

These fully funded prestigious scholarships cover flights, accommodation cover flights, accommodation, and course fees, offering scholars an unparalleled opportunity to live and study in the UK for a year.

Upon graduation, the scholars will depart the UK armed with the knowledge and invaluable networks needed to transform their innovative ideas into reality.

Eligibility criteria:

Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country or territory.

First Degree (the equivalent of upper second-class 2:1 honours degree in the UK).

Have at least two years (equivalent to 2,800 hours) of work experience.

Apply to three eligible UK university courses and secure an unconditional offer from one of them by the specified deadline in the application timeline.

Application deadline:

The deadline for applications is Tuesday, November 7, 2024, at 12:00 GMT (midday UK time)

Award amount

The scholarships are fully funded and cover flights, accommodation, and course fees.



The Mastercard Foundation AfOx Scholarship programme empowers African youth for graduate studies at the University of Oxford.

It’s an integral part of the AfOx Graduate Scholars Program, facilitating African students’ access to opportunities at Oxford and their post-university success.

Eligibility criteria:

All students with an African nationality and residence The students must have received a conditional offer from the University

Application deadline

The deadline for your chosen course of study is usually around December/January.

Award amount

It’s a fully funded scholarship available to Master’s students, covering: Tuition fees and living expenses for international students Logistics support, visa and Immigration Health Surcharge fees, settling down allowance, etc. are covered.


Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarship allows students worldwide to study at several universities in Europe and beyond.

The scholarships involve at least three institutions from at least three different countries.

Eligibility Criteria:

Students from all over the world can apply

A bachelor’s degree (first degree) or be in your last year of bachelor studies graduate before the master’s programme starts.

Application deadline:

Apply between October and January for courses starting the following academic year.

Award amount

The scholarships cover: Participation costs Contribute to travel, visa and living allowance Full scholarships are available for the best students.

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