The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has as its mandate to develop the Information Technology in Nigeria in order to transform Nigeria into an IT driven economy for global competitiveness.
Scholarship Criteria and Eligibility:
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.
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.
A comprehensive Aptitude Test(s) will be conducted to determine successful candidates for the Award. Only candidates who are found eligible will be Shortlisted.