Nigeria Federal Government Scholarship Board Portal Award 2023

The Honourable Minister of Education (HME), Mallam Adamu Adamu, hereby invites interested and qualified Nigerians to participate in the 2021/2022 Nomination Computer Based Test (CBT) for the Federal Government Scholarship Award for:


FSBN Scholarship Criteria

The eligibility criteria for the Nigerian award are as follows;

  • Applicants for Postgraduate studies should possess a minimum of the first degree with a Second Class Honours  Division. Applicant must be a registered Full-Time student of Federal or State Universities.
  • All other applicants (UG, HND & NCE) must be registered full-time students in their second year or above in Federal or State Universities, Polytechnics, Monotechnics and Colleges of Education.  
  • All undergraduate Scholarship applicants (Physically challenged inclusive) must have at least 4.0 Cumulative Grade Points Aggregate (CGPA) on a five (5) point scale or its equivalents or 5.0 on a 7 point scale.
  • All NCE and HND applicants must have a CGPA of 3.5 and above on a scale of 4.0

Important Information

  • The scholarship is tenable in Nigeria and takes effect from the beginning of the academic session.
  • It shall not be held at the same time as another Award nor for part-time studies.
  • Change of course or Institution is not allowed while enjoying the award.

Scholarship Field of Study

The field of study to be considered for the FSBN scholarship award are as follows;

  1. Science and Technology
  2. Medicine and Para-medicals
  3. Education
  4. Agriculture
  5. Liberal Arts/Social/Management Sciences
  6. Entrepreneurial Studies,
  7. ICT
  8. Environmental Sciences
  9. Law

Method of Application

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All qualified candidates are advised to:

  1. Visit the Federal Ministry of Education’s website
  2. Click on Federal Scholarship Board ICON on the Home Page:
  3. Read Guidelines
  4. Complete the Application Form online
  5. Print the Examination slip.
  6. Double Entries will be disqualified!

Attach Documents

Attach documents

  1. Letter of Admission to the Institution
  2. Current School’s Identity Card


  • Come with one set of completed online printed forms at the venue of the interviews as scheduled below:

FSBN Scholarship Exam

FSBN exam portal

Here is the procedure to check the date, time and venue for the Federal Government Scholarship (FSBN);

  1. Visit the Federal Government Scholarship portal
  2. Enter your phone number or the last 6 digits of your applicant number
    • e.g FSB/NA/2020/ 000000
  3. Click on Check
  4. Print your CBT examination slip

CBT Exam Instructions

All Applicants Should come to the CBT Venue with the following;

  1. A Print Out of your School or Jamb admission letter
  2. A Printout or this CBT Slip showing venue and time of the Exam.

The shortlisting for the FSBN scholarship CBT examination has started today Wednesday, 29th September 2022.

FSBN Computer Based Test Venues


Port Harcourt

FSBN Scholarship Exam Format

Nigerian student studying

The following are the subject combinations for the Federal Government Scholarship (FSBN);

  • Analogy
  • Arithmetic
  • Current Affairs
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • English Language

General Notice

GENERAL NOTICE: During the application, candidates are expected to

indicate the following:

  1. Candidates are advised to choose Computer Based Test Centre (CBT) very close to them;
  2. The registration portal will be opened from 9th May 2022 to 20th June 2022.

FSBN Exam Results

It is not possible to check the FSBN scholarship exam results online because such information is not made public.

You will receive an email or text message from the scholarship board if you get shortlisted for the scholarship by the Federal Ministry of Education.

Applicants who make the shortlist would then proceed to the verification exercise to get paid the sum of two hundred and fifty Naira (₦250,000).



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  1. Happy new year everyone . I am interested in 2023 scholarship examination. Please if you have the link send to me. My course choice is humanities .

  2. i got shortlisted and have been asked to come to student affairs to pick up my schorlarship letter….

    Brothers adn sisters, schorlarship na grace

  3. Hello
    Pls My CGPA is 4.4….from my performance in the CBT exam,,I know I will score at least 32/40…. what are my chances of getting this scholarship. . thanks

  4. Hello
    Pls My CGPA is 4.4….from my performance in the CBT exam,,I know I will score at least 32/40…. what are my chances of getting this scholarship.. thanks

  5. Good afternoon
    U guys are doing a great job here with these informations
    What is the final criteria for emerging winner of this scholarship……….do they consider both ur CGPA and ur CBT test score for the award or just the test score…. thanks

    • Hello Esiri,

      It is our pleasure to provide such useful information.

      You’ll be accessed based on your CBT exam and CGPA amongst some other things during the verification process.

  6. Hi! I am studying industrial chemistry with high grade point. Do I have any chance to apply for the scholarship? As I have been seeing it everywhere that the scholarship is for education students alone, I got confused,..

    • Hello Muhammad,

      You cannot apply for the batch of scholarship that’s currently open. You’ll have to wait to apply next year.

  7. Hello Miss chiamaka

    Please I have a question to ask

    Is it compulsory that you must write your exams by the time that is on your slip

    Am asking because right na am even at a motor park at asaba no way to go to ph till is 6:00 because of the flood and my exam starts by 7: 00

    And I don’t know if they will allow me write if I come latest by 9:00 or 10:00

    • Hello Rekevwe,

      It is better to be at your venue an hour before the exam. You will not be allowed to write yours differently if you arrive late.

  8. Good day,
    During application, I found it difficult to print out the registration form. I am now shortlisted for the exams and I have print it out(the exam slip),please is there any need of the first form, if yes how can I obtain it please.
    Thank you.

  9. Hi, good afternoon
    Please I have an issue and I don’t know how to go about it.
    When I applied for the scholarship I didn’t print my application form and now I’ve been trying to do that but I haven’t been able to, please any help you could render?

  10. Hi,
    I am undergraduate student and my CGPA doesn’t reach 4.00 luckily I was shortlisted to take the CBT exam.
    Is there any hope if I pass the exam?

  11. Pls can you help check my exam slip, I have been trying to access the website but it’s not going through, pls someone should help out,
    phone number 09124406535.
    Pls I Will appreciate if someone help out

  12. Pls can you help me out with my Exam slip, I been trying to access the website but it’s not going through.. pls help me out @Chimaka Anaekwe
    Phone no: 09124406535

      • Please will this actually work? Cause I’ve been trying to download the slip but it’s not going through…. I was even scared they locked up the portal

        Is it possible for them to have locked up the portal?

  13. Sir I couldn’t print it o, because I registered it through phone and I screenshot it and went to ciber cafe for the print out,sir hope there is no issue with it?

          • Hello
            Ma,since the shortlisting for students in education has not yet started,does it mean we all are not writing the exam on 15th,cus I thought everyone is writing on 15th?

          • Hello Miracle,

            Everyone in the first batch is writing on the 15th but the students that registered under the education bursary will write theirs on a different day after shortlisting.

          • Hello ma
            U are really doing a good job here, thank you so much,but ma how will I know when they have started shortlisting education student,since they’re not sending us sms

      • Hello sir, pls help me out . I’m seriously having issues with my fsbn log in. I lost the phone I downloaded my application form then which has my application number. So I’ve been trying to log in my account so I can get my application number which will enable me get my exam date and venue. It has been writing invalid email address for me. I even tried to gorge password option, it’s still the same thing. I can’t gain access to my account pls help me out, I’m down. I don’t want to miss this exam. Which other way can I get my exam venue and date

        • Hello Olamide,

          It might be a network problem. Try not to fret, instead, try it again at midnight

          Use the option of “forgot password” and try writing an email to them as well.

          • Thanks so much madam. I wrote them since morning but I got no reply back. I also tried the forgot password option, it kept on writing invalid email address. That’s the main reason why I’m scared

          • Thanks madam. I’ve written them since morning, dropped a complain message in their mail but there was no reply. I also tried the forgot password option. It kept on writing invalid email address . That’s the main reason why I’m scared ma

    • Pls can you help me out with my Exam slip, I been trying to access the website but it’s not going through.. pls help me out @Chimaka Anaekwe
      Phone no: 09124406535

  14. Please sir, is the date, time and venue allocated to individual candidate out yet for fsbn? And how can I check mine?

    • No, Hannah

      The date and venue for the scholarship exam are not yet out.

      You will see an update here when the examination date is out.

  15. Hello sir. But I have printed my slip in cafe buh whenever I log in my portal, it still shows print confrontation slip meanwhile I have done that even before the deadline elapsed. Is it normal sir?

  16. Please how do I get my application form again😭😭 I saved the form on my system, buh I can’t find it anymore. Help🤧🤧

  17. Pls when i try to use the last 6 digit to check for my CBT center, its showing not qualified. But when i click on the same portal today, its show CBT center not out yet.

  18. Yes sir, as I was trying to check my cbt center since I get no notification for the way forward.. it’s bringing last applicant details.i guess I was given the same code with him for 2022.. Is the exam still on hold on can I really know where we are now.. thanks

  19. Please sir, I wanted to know we if they have started shortlisting the name of the candidates for CBT , 2021/2022 .

      • I need your help sir, I tried to checked myCBT centre to day , its showing a different person’s name and the CBT center and I use my last 6 digits

        • Are you saying you see the details of someone else when you click on Print Confirmation on the scholarship poratal?

          • Oh, I see.

            The date for the scholarship exam is not yet out.

            You may have to exercise a little patience.

            I wish you success with your scholarship application.

  20. Please can you explain what you meant by “print the examination slip”, under the heading tagged “method of application”?

    • Hello Emmanuel,

      It means you should print your examination slip after your online registration.

      The slip will grant you access to the exam CBT centre.

  21. Please can you explain what you meant by “print the examination form”? Under the heading tagged “Method of Application”.


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