NiFESS Scholarship 2023-24 for Nigerian Scholars (Grant of up to 10,000,000 NGN) – APPLY NOW

The 2023/2024 intake of the NiFESS Scholarship and Grant Trust Fund is now open for applications. The program is a financial reserve supported by private entities and non-governmental organizations.

NiFESS Scholarship 2023-24 for Nigerian Scholars
NiFESS Scholarship 2023-24 for Nigerian Scholars

The Nigerian Federation of Social Scientists (NiFESS), serves as the umbrella organization that unifies professionals and undergraduates in Social Sciences throughout Nigeria,

NiFESS Scholarship 2023-24 – Details

NiFESS Scholarship aims to alleviate the impact of Nigeria’s economic vulnerability by extending financial assistance to about 10,000 individuals, comprising students and professionals specializing in social sciences and related fields.

This initiative responds to the deficiency in financial support for students pursuing social sciences/management studies in Nigerian universities. Consequently, the NSGTF serves as a platform where NiFESS members can freely access financial aid for each academic session.

Benefits of the NiFESS Scholarship

  • The scholarship provides an Undergraduate final-year Research Project Grant
  • Provision of Post-Graduate Research Grant of up to 1,000,000 NGN (Subject to financial needs assessment and approval from the NiFESS Scholarship and Grant Board)
  • Participating doctorate students will receive a research Grant of up to 3,000,000 NGN. However, this is subject to budget approval from the NiFESS Scholarship and Grant Board.
  • Fellows Research Allowance: Exclusively available to Fellows of NiFESS. Fellows can access grants of up to 10,000,000 NGN for cross-continental and international research projects, as well as integral research contributing to national growth and development.

Eligibility Requirements for the NiFESS Scholarship

To be considered eligible for the NiFESS  Scholarship 2023-24;

  • Students must be undergraduate members of NiFESS (MoNFS) with the following criteria:
  • Grade Point: For 100-level students, No Grade point is required, while 200-level to Final year students are required to have at least 2.75 GPA5GPA.
  • Eligible Levels: 100 level to final year.

How to Apply for NiFESS Undergraduate Scholarship 2023

To apply for the NiFESS Undergraduate Scholarship, Prospective Candidates must first become a member of the Nigerian Federation of Social Scientists (NIFESS).

Prospective members can register by clicking on this link to become an undergraduate member of NiFESS and then return to this page to proceed with the application.

For additional details, kindly visit the NiFESS official website at

Documents Required for Application

  • The student’s original Admission letter.
  • Student’s means of identification (Identity Card)
  • Results from the previous session or semester.
  • Reference Letter from the Head of Department confirming the student’s enrollment in the respective University with the official stamp.
  • Certified Copy or a screenshot of the NiFESS undergraduate membership receipt from PayStack.

Note: Submitted all document via mail (see the mail address on the official website above)

Application Deadline

The application deadline for NiFESS Scholarship 2023-24, is not specified.



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