How to Apply for Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Post Graduate Scholarship in Nigeria

Apply for Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Post Graduate Scholarship in Nigeria in online

    • In order to apply in to be eligible for Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) postgraduate scholarships, you must apply through the website that is operated by the Federal Scholarship Board (FSB) of Nigeria by clicking on this link: Federal Scholarship Board
    • If you’re registered on the FSB portal, click the “Existing applicants Login” button in the top-right corner on the FSB page. You will be taken into the Login page. Enter your registered telephone number and email address to sign into your account.
    • You can also click the “APPLY for 2020/2021 Nigeria AWARDSCHOLARSHIP” (or for the specific year you’re applying for) link to be taken to the page for scholarships available and you will be able to view the current scholarship applications.
    • Check out the details and guidelines for the scholarship. Then click on the “APPLY now” button to be taken to the page for creating an account.
    • Fill in the necessary information and click the “REGISTER” button. You will be taken to the site’s tile, which will inform users that the account has been successfully created and you can proceed to log in.
    • Log in with your username and email, then click”LOGIN” or the “LOGIN” option to log in to your account.
    • When you log in, in your dashboard, you’ll see information about the current scholarships as well as other announcements. Be aware that you’ll need to update your profile in order to be eligible to this scholarship. BEA Post-graduate Scholarship.
    • Select”Your Profile” or click on “Your Profile” link to open the drop-down menu. Select “Bio Information” to start the Biodata online form.
    • Upload your Passport by clicking on the “Choose the file” button. You must include your bio-data complete as appropriate and click the “Save” button.
    • Once you’ve completed entering your biodata, continue to finish the “Parents/Next of Kin” information page by entering the information required and clicking on”Save. “Save” option.
    • Next, fill out the “Current Academic level” section, and then click the “Save” button. Additionally, upload scans of the vital documents requested using the “Choose document” button on the next page.
    • Once you have all the documents required are received, you can complete the application procedure and submit the application following the instructions on screen, and download the completed application form.
    • Check out at the Computer Based Test Centre (CBT) using the form that you downloaded and hard copies of supporting documents required for an oral Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) test.
    • The test results will be processed and the scores are ranked on merit, from the highest to most low through JAMB for all applicants who submitted.
    • These results are referred on to the Inter-Ministerial Nomination Committee chaired by the FSB director who will consider the findings of JAMB to establish a database list of potential candidates to consider the post-graduate scholarships based on the criteria of the country that awards it.
    • This committee then consider on the best candidates for the postgraduate award and send the list of selected candidates to the relevant embassies of the nation or countries that provide the scholarships.
    • The country that is the donor may conduct an interview to determine the selection final of applicants to receive the BEA postgraduate scholarship through their embassies.
    • When your applications are accepted and you are granted the BEA post-graduate scholarship, then you will be invited to an information session before departure that is held by the FSB in which you will be given the award letter as well as all the relevant information and documentation required to complete your application for the scholarship.


Scholarship applications must be submitted within the time frame specified and you must look for ads for scholarships on both print and electronic media.

Required Documents For Bilateral Education Agreement

  • Letter of admission for the Institution.
  • A Current Registration for Course Form.
  • CGPA results for the year.
  • Identity Card from the current school.
  • If you are employed, show evidence of the intention of the employer to let you go.

Office Locations and Contacts

Federal Scholarship Board,Plot 245, Samuel Ademulegun Street,
Central Business District,
Tel: +2348077884417
Contact details

What are all the Eligibility

Nigerian applicants who have an MS degree and a First Degree with first class or at the very least 2nd-Class upper are eligible for application.


The application is completely free.


The award can be used for any duration granted.


  • It is recommended that you read the guidelines at the top of page one of an online application.
  • It is recommended that you fill out the application form in a neat and thoroughly with perfect clarity and accuracy to avoid rejection. In addition, all of the necessary documents must be provided in complete detail.
  • If you’re an applicant who has previously been a winner from Foreign Awards, you must be able to prove that you have completed at minimum two years post-qualification or work experience in Nigeria and completed N.Y.S.C. or have obtained an Exemption Certificate when applicable. maximum age is 35. Be aware that the certificate you receive should not exceed 5 years old.

Requirements Information

  • Applicant information
  • Identification number
  • Contact information and address
  • Academic information
  • The student ID card number

The document is needed

The scholarships help provide the financial assistance to successful applicants to help them complete their postgraduate studies in other countries.

External Links

Link to FSB



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