Be informed that the Federal Government of Nigeria, through the National Universities Commission, has urged qualified Nigerian students to apply for the Chevening scholarships, organized by government of the United Kingdom.
This was contained in a letter by the Deputy Executive Secretary, Administration of the NUC, Chris Miyaki, and addressed to vice-chancellors.
The letter from the commission reads:
“The National Universities Commission is in receipt of the letter from the Ministry of
Foreign Affairs, Ref. TSW/BRI/V/T and dated 12 August 2022, with the attached Call Letter from the British High Commission Abuja dated 3rd August 2022, on the above subject.
“The British High Commission has announced the call for applications for the Chevening Scholarships to study in the UK, which opened on 2nd August 2022 and closes on 1 November 2022.
“The Chevening Scholarships are fully funded scholarships to individuals from any background, who demonstrate the requisite skills and commitment necessary to bring about positive change.
“Consequently, I write to forward the Call Letter to Vice-Chancellor, for urgent attention and wide circulation in your various universities. Interested individuals are expected to submit their applications via www.chevening.org/apply.
“A detailed information on the eligibility criteria and scholarship specifications can be found on www.chevening.org/scholarships.
As was the case on previous occasions, please, accept the renewed assurances of the Executive Secretary’s highest considerations.”