Nigeria Scholarship Announements

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The Kenyan High Commission in Nigeria has informed the Ministry of Education on two (2) offers for Post-graduate Diploma (PGD) programmes from Obafemi Awolowo University in Osun State, Nigeria beginning 15th January, 2018 through the African Regional Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in English (ARCSSTE – E).

The programme aims at building capacities in scientific research and space science technology applications, as was mandated by the UN-Office for Outer Space Affairs (OOSA) in 1998.

  1. The areas of study include:
  2. Remote Sensing/GIS
  3. Basic Space and Atmospheric Science
  • Satellite Communications
  1. Satellite Meteorology and Global Climate
  2. Global Navigation Satellite System
  1. Requirements for the Programme:
  2. Minimum of BSc./B.Tech Degree in Physics, Applied Geophysics, Meteorology, Geology, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Computer Science and Geography, Remote Sensing/GIS or any other Science related course from any recognized university or institution.
  3. Minimum GCE ‘’O’’ Level (WASC, SSCE, NECO or NABTEB) entry requirement of five (5) credit passes including English language and Mathematics.
  1. Benefits of the Programme:
  • Full sponsorship covering tuition fees, accommodation and return flight tickets provided by UNOOSA for foreign participants.

Application forms can be downloaded from the website:

Completed forms should be forwarded to email: and to reach on or before 31st October, 2017.