Lagos State Scholarship Board (LSSB) Bursary And Scholarship Award (Nigeria) 2023

The Executive Secretary of the Lagos State Scholarship Board wishes to inform indigenous students of Lagos State in tertiary institutions across the country and intending to be beneficiaries of either Bursary or Scholarship Award that application forms for both Awards for 2022/2023 academic year will be on sale from Thursday, 1st June; 2023 and closes by 12 midnight of Friday, 30th June; 2023.

he Lagos State Scholarship Board is the State Government’s organ established in February 1968. The Board’s mission drives focus on quality education for students and service to Secondary and higher education.

Offered Bursary/Scholarship Awards include:

  • Lagos State Bursary
  • Maritime Academy / Law School Bursary
  • Scholarship for Undergraduate Students
  • Scholarship for Masters Students
  • Scholarship for PHD Students

About Lagos State Scholarship Board (LSSB)

The Lagos State Scholarship Board was founded in line with the state’s outlook as the centre of excellence. The sole purpose is to foster, encourage and reward high academic standards in students across the country. Its uttermost priority is the ultimate provision of educational assistance to students for the development of Lagos State and Nigeria as a whole.

The Lagos State Scholarship Board is the State Government’s organ established in February 1968 shortly after the creation of the State to be in charge of Bursary, Scholarship and other educational related matters.

Current Rate Of Local Scholarhip Awards

The following rates were fixed as amount payable to each approved beneficiary, depending on the category of his/her award:

BeneficiariesAmount(N)

  • Technical Colleges – N100,000
  • Poly/Colleges of Education – N200,000
  • First Degree – N200,000
  • Masters Degree – N300,000
  • Doctorate Degree – N400,000

Current Rate Of Local Bursary Awards

In the Year 2007, the present administration ensured that Bursary award rates were increased to meet with present economic realities. With the following rates approved:

For Lagos State University (LASU) Students

BeneficiariesAmount(N)

  • Freshers – N35,000
  • Arts Students – N25,000
  • Science Students – N30,000
  • Physically challenged Students – N40,000
  • Law/Engineering/Medical Students – N50,000

Students from other Institutions

BeneficiariesAmount(N)

  • Arts Students – N20,000
  • Science Students – N30,000
  • Physically challenged Students – N40,000
  • Law/Engineering/Medical Students – N50,000
  • Law School & Maritime Academy Students – N200,000

BURSARY AWARD TO LAW SCHOOL STUDENTS

Furthermore, this administration increased Bursary to Law School students by approving the rate of Two Hundred Thousand Naira (N200,000. 00) only per bonafide indigene. This is to lighten their financial burden and it is paid once. A sum of Two Hundred Thousand Naira (N200,000) only is also awarded to indigenes of the State studying in Maritime Academy.

Requirements for LSSB Bursary and Scholarship Award Qualification

Eligibility Requirements for Bursary Awards:

Valid Student

The applicant must have gained full time admission into a tertiary Institution

Indigene

The applicant must be a bonafide indigene of Lagos State (by paternity).

Valid Documents

The Applicants must present documents to ascertain the genuineness of their claims like:

  1. Admission Letters.
  2. School Identity Cards
  3. Letters from Oba & Letter from Local Government
  4. All other relevant documents

Eligibility Requirements for Scholarship Awards:

Valid Student

The applicant must have gained full time admission into a tertiary Institution

Indigene

The applicant must be a bonafide indigene of Lagos State (by paternity).

Academic Excellence

The applicant must have a minimum CGPA of 3.5 and above for undergraduate and 2.1 (second class upper) for postgraduate.

Valid Documents

The Applicants must present documents to ascertain the genuineness of their claims like:

  1. Admission Letters.
  2. School Identity Cards
  3. Letters from Oba & Letter from Local Government
  4. All other relevant documents

General Applicants

Applicants from valid tertiary institutions in Nigeria are eligible to apply for the following Awards at the specified amounts.

  1. Bursary – N2,500
  2. Scholarship – N3,500

Post Graduate (Masters, PHD) Students

PGD, Masters and PHD students in Nigeria are eligible to apply for the following awards at the displayed amount:

  1. Scholarship (Masters) – N5,000
  2. Scholarship (PHD) – N5,000

Law School / Maritime Academy

Students from Law School and the Nigerian Maritime Academy can apply for the follwoing Awards at the displayed cost:

  1. BursaryN4,000

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to https://lagosscholarship.org/ to apply

For more details visit: https://lagosscholarship.org/

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