Russian governmental scholarships 2017/2018

The Embassy of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Education of the Federal Republic of Nigeria hereby invite all interested and qualified Nigerians to participate in the nomination interviews for awards for Russian governmental scholarships in 2017/2018 academic year.
General criteria for eligibility, list of required documents as well as online application form are available on the web-site of the Ministry of Education of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
The Embassy would like to notify all applicants, that online application on the web-site of the Federal Ministry of Education is compulsory and must be completed before February 12, 2017. Aspirants without printed application forms won’t be admitted to further interviews.
Dates and venues of preliminary examinations for all registered candidates are as follows:


Monday, February 13

Tuesday, February 14

Wednesday, February 15

Thursday, February 16


North-West/ Kasu Main Campus, Kaduna

Sokoto & Zamfara States

Kano & Kebbi States

Jigawa & Katsina States

Kaduna State


North-East/ FGGC, Jalingo, Taraba

Borno & Yobe States

Bauchi & Gombe States

Adamawa State

Taraba State


North-Central/ Crowther Memorial College, Lokoja

Benue & FCT States

Niger & Plateau States

Kwara & Nasarawa States

Kogi State


South-West/  School of Science, Okebola, Ibadan

Ondo & Osun States

Lagos & Ogun States

Ekiti State

Oyo State


South-South/ Fed. Coe Tech Perm Site, along Asaba-Ibusa Road, Asaba

Cross Rivers & River States

Akwa Ibom & Bayelsa States

Edo State

Delta State


South-East/ Law Faculty, Ebonyi Stae University, Ebonyi

Anambra State

Imo State

Abia & Enugu States

Ebonyi State

 Time: 9.00 a.m. daily.

Final decision on the list of awardees will be taken by the joint commission composed of representatives of the Russian Embassy, Federal Ministry of Education of Nigeria and Association of Nigerian graduates of the Russian universities after personal interviews with applicants in April, 2017.
All applicants can explore educational programs available in Russian universities in 2017/18 at the official web-site for Russian Governmental Scholarships and register there a copy of application submitted through the web-site of the Federal Ministry of Education of Nigeria.
Please note that the process of application does not attract any fee. Therefore, beware of fraudsters.