Scholarships go a long way in helping students reach their academic goals. They lift the financial burden which causes pressure and distraction to students.

Therefore with scholarship, students tend to focus more on their studies while they also have more time to be creative and innovative.

Bauchi State Government understands how much scholarships can help their students and that is why they made provisions for such. So if you are a student from Bauchi State, here is an opportunity you must take.

In this post, we have discussed all you should know about the Bauchi State scholarship: eligibility, how you can apply, and the documents you need.

Also provided here are answers to some of those questions you might be asking about the scholarship and other opportunities available for Bauchi State students.

So now, read along carefully so that you will get every bit of it.

HOW TO APPLY FOR BAUCHI STATE SCHOLARSHIP

The application for this scholarship is done via the official website of the Board. 

To apply, kindly follow these steps:

  • Log on to application page to create your application account
  • Fill the available fields with your name and email address
  • Choose your desired password and confirm it in the following field.
  • Enter your phone number and choose your sex.
  • Go ahead to click the ‘Sign Up’ button to proceed to the next level of application.

A confirmation link will be sent to the email address you entered. Go to the mail and click the confirmation link.

  • Proceed to login with your login details
  • Fill the following application form judiciously and submit afterward.

N/B: Do ensure your fingerprints are captured correctly during registration. Your application will not be considered if your fingerprints are not or wrongly captured.

APPLICATION DOCUMENTS

You will need the following documents during your application for the scheme;

  • Certificates of LGA and State of origin
  • JAMB admission letter
  • WASSCE or NECO certificate
  • Official ID card

ELIGIBILITY

  • The scholarship is open only to the State indigenes
  • Only students in the tertiary institutions are eligible to register. The tertiary institutions include universities, polytechnic, and college of education or their equivalents.
  • Only students from the accepted tertiary institutions will be considered for the scholarship.
  • Civil servants are not eligible to apply.

OTHER SCHOLARSHIPS FOR BAUCHI STATE STUDENTS

There are still other scholarship opportunities open for Bauchi State students to apply. Explore the following oppurtunities and find your best fit:

Agip Scholarship

Agip Oil not only creates opportunities for students from the oil-producing States to study on a scholarship. They also make scholarship provisions for the rest of Nigerian students.

This scholarship program has both undergraduate and postgraduate categories. The Agip undergraduate scholarship, however, is open to 100 level students studying in one of the public universities in Nigeria.

Go to the Scholarship Page

NLNG Scholarship

The Nigeria Liquified and Natural Gas offer 4 forms of scholarships for different categories of Nigerian students. So depending on your category, you will apply for the scholarship:

  • NLNG Post Primary Scholarship
  • NLNG Undergraduate scholarship
  • NLNG Overseas Postgraduate Scholarship
  • NLNG Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Scholarship

Go to the Scholarship Page

NNPC/Total Scholarship

The total scholarship is open to all Nigerians including students from Bauchi State. Of course, Total is considered one of the major players in the Nigerian oil industry, especially in the marketing and distribution aspect.

The value of this scholarship is around N150, 000 and I am sure it will go a long way to support your education

Go to Total Scholarship Page

NNPC/Chevron Scholarship

Chevron is one of the biggest oil companies operating in Nigeria. In a way to give back to the Community, Chevron offers scholarships to students from the host communities and country the country at large.

The Chevron scholarship in Nigeria for undergraduates is worth between N100, 000 to N150, 000 annually. You could take the required steps if you wish to be one of the beneficiaries of this scholarship.

Go to Scholarship Page

Seplat Scholarship

Seplat Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) as one of the key players in the oil and gas industry in Nigeria, sponsors Nigeria Ln students through different cadres of academics.

The multinational company awards scholarships to qualified Nigerians in the second year of their undergraduate studies in Nigerian universities.

Go to Scholarship Page

Fully Sponsored Scholarships

Now is also a good opportunity for you to explore the top 50 fully funded scholarships which are open for Bauchi State students to apply.

Go to scholarship page

HISTORY

Bauchi State government through its Ministry of Education has put together the programme to enable students from the State to acquire tertiary education.

Therefore enrolled students in different Universities, Polytechnics, Colleges of Education, and its equivalents, are fully sponsored by the State. These students are selected based on merit and perhaps, local government council quota.

Students who are interested in this scholarship must be active students of one of the eligible institutions named by the scholarship board. These institutions are spanned across the country with one in Cairo, Egypt.


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is the deadline for the Bauchi State scholarship application?

From what is available on the scholarship website, there is no set deadline yet for when the application for the scholarship will end.

Do I need to pay for the application?

No, the application is free. Although, you will need a scratch card PIN to proceed with the registration. I suggest you visit the Scholarship Board office for more information.

Address: Bauchi Scholarship Board, along Maiduguri Road/Ran Road, P.M.B. 0292, Bauchi State.


CONCLUSION

Having thus far, I must believe you have gotten every but of all, you need to know about the Bauchi State scholarship. Hence, you are good to carry on. 

If in any way you have questions to ask concerning this, do not hesitate to pour your heart out in the comment box; we will be ready to give you a good answer.

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