Qualified students are currently being invited to submit their applications for the Lagos State Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarship Award 2015/2016. Get needed information on eligibility and application here.
The Lagos State Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarship Award scheme is overseen by the Lagos State Scholarship Board. Awards are made to indigenes of Lagos State studying in different tertiary institutions across the country as a means of providing financial assistant to such.
Eligibility Conditions for Lagos State Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarship Award 2015/2016
As stated earlier, this scheme is targeted exclusively at Lagos State indigenes. The following are the other requirements also expected of would-be applicants:
• Must have gained full time admission into an accredited Nigerian tertiary Institution for respective levels of study.
• All applicants must possess:
i. A minimum of 4.9/7.0 where CGPA scale is 7.0 (e.g. University of Ibadan)
ii. A minimum of 3.5/5.0 where CGPA scale is 5.0 (e.g. University of Lagos)
iii. A Minimum of 2.8/4.0 here CGPA scale is 4.0 (e.g. polytechnics and colleges of education)
iv. Where applicant is a medical student in 200L, option i, ii and iii applies
v. Where applicant is a medical student in 300L and above a minimum of Credit is required in their result
• Must be in their second year or above
• Must have completed LASRRA Registration
• Must have a signed letter of identification from their respective Oba
• Must have a signed letter of identification from their respective local government
Application and Deadline
Please note that you are required to pay the sum of N2,000 to obtain the application form for the Lagos State Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarship Award 2015/2016. The form can be obtained at:
The Office of Special Adviser on Education
Block 5, 3rd Floor
After making necessary payment, you are expected to proceed to the Scholarship Board office at 254, Ipaja Road, Agege, Lagos to obtain your voucher PIN.
Scanned copies of the documents below will be required when making your application online:
i. Admission Letter
ii. School identity card or valid means of school identification
iii. Letter of identification from Oba
iv. Letter of identification from Local Government
v. SSCE result
vi. Lagos State Resident Registration Agency (LASSRA) registration card
vii. Passport Photograph (clear background not older than three months).
viii. Transcript or Result statement duly signed and stamped from school stating previous session
CGPA results clearly. Postgraduate applicants will need to submit relevant degree certificate or statement of result.
Interested students hailing from Lagos State have until 1st April, 2016 to get in their applications for the Lagos State Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarship Award 2015/2016.
Selection test for shortlisted applicants will be organised in collaboration with Dragnet Solutions Limited on 12th and 13th April, 2016. It will be a computer-based test (CBT). You will be informed via email and text message if you are shortlisted for the Lagos State Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarship Award 2015/2016 test. Successful candidates are also expected to take part in an oral interview.
Further details may be obtained on the scholarship page. Although the link provided is for the undergraduate section, the information (requirements) is virtually the same for the postgraduate applicants.