Federal Government (FG) BEA Scholarship Application Form 2024

Federal Government (FG) BEA Scholarship Application Form 2024

Do you wish to apply for Federal Government (FG) BEA Scholarship 2024? If yes, then this portal is for you. You will be given full information about Federal Government (FG) BEA Scholarship 2024, Requirements, and How To Apply.

Federal Government (FG) BEA Scholarship 2024 – Individuals who are interested in joining the Federal Government (FG) BEA Scholarship are advised to visit the official website at http://www.education.gov.ng/-Opportunities. The official website provides information on available FG scholarship opportunities for Undergraduate and Postgraduate study.

The Federal Government (FG) BEA Scholarship for the year 2023/2024 is currently ongoing.

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Full Meaning of BEA

The full meaning of BEA is Bilateral Education Agreement.

The Honourable Minister of Education (HME), Prof. Tahir Mamman OON, SAN, hereby invites interested and qualified Nigerians to participate in the 2024/2025 Federal Government Scholarship Awards for: BILATERAL EDUCATION AGREEMENT (BEA)

  1. Undergraduate (UG) studies tenable in Russia, Morocco, Hungary, Egypt and Algeria;
  2. Postgraduate (PG) studies tenable in Russia (for those whose first degrees were obtained from Russia), China, Hungary, Serbia, Romania.

Fields of Study

Undergraduate level:

  • Engineering, Geology, Agriculture, Sciences, Mathematics, Environmental Sciences, Sports, Law, Social Sciences, Biotechnology, Architecture, Medicine (very limited), Pilot Engineering, Neurologist and

Postgraduate level (Masters Degree and PhD):

  • in all fields

Federal Government (FG) BEA Scholarship Award Eligibility and Criteria

To be considered for FG scholarship openings, you must meet the criteria below:


  • All applicants for undergraduate degree courses must possess a minimum qualification of Seven (7) Distinctions (As & Bs) in the
    Senior Secondary School Certificates, WASSCE/WAEC (May/June) only in the subjects relevant to their fields of study including English Language and Mathematics. Certificates should not be more than two (2) years old (2022 & 2023) for Non-African Countries and for African countries the age of certificate is one year (2023) only.
  • Age limit is from 17 to 20 years.

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  • All applicants for Postgraduate degree courses must hold a First Degree with 1st Class or at least 2nd Class Upper Division.
  • All applicants must have completed N.Y.S.C. Programme and the age limit is 35 years for Masters and 40 years for Ph.D.
    i) N.Y.S.C discharge or exemption certificates only are accepted; and
    ii) Evidence of readiness to be released by an employer

How to Apply for FG BEA Scholarship 2024

The steps listed below will guide you in applying for the Federal Government (FG) BEA Scholarship.

  1. Visit Federal Ministry of Education’s website www.education.gov.ng and click on Federal Scholarship Board ICON on the Home Page:
  2. Read Guidelines and then Complete the Application Form online
  3. Print the completed Application Form

NB: Candidates nominated by the Board will be required to submit to Federal Scholarship Board the following:

  1. Authenticated copies of academic certificates;
  2. Data page of the current International passport;
  3. Specified Medical Reports from Government hospitals;
  4. Birth Certificate & Indigene letter
  5. Police Clearance Certificate where necessary.

Federal Government (FG) BEA Scholarship Closing Date

The Application deadline for Federal Government (FG) BEA Scholarship is 5th January, 2024.


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