The 14th NIIT Nigeria Scholarship – IT Training Programme for Nigerians

NIIT, the leading Global Talent Development Corporation, established its presence in Nigeria by setting up an education centre in Ikeja, Lagos in 1999 and since then affirmed its support to prepare the youth in the country for lucrative IT careers.

NIIT trains over 16,000 students in Nigeria every year and has shaped the careers of over 120,000 students in past 13 years.

Since 1999 NIIT has been involved in creation of skilled ICT manpower and has launched several initiatives in the country. NIIT Now has more than 19 operational centres in different regions of Nigeria – Abuja, Ajah, Asaba, Lokoja, Makurdi, Eket, Ibadan, Ikeja, Ilorin, Kaduna, Offa, Onitsha,Osogbo, Otta, Owerri, PHC, Surulere, Uyo.

With over 16,000 students enrolled in Nigeria, every year, NIIT is acknowledged as the undisputed leader in the country’s IT training and education segment, offering the latest IT programs mapped to the industry requirement and international vendor certifications.
Eligibility:
Application is open for Secondary school leavers, College, Polytechnic and University students, graduates and postgraduates (Employed and Unemployed).

The Scholarship has always been open for the following category of youths who desire to become specialists in information technology related fields:
•    ‘O’ Level
•    ‘A’ Level
•    Undergraduate Students
•    IT Graduate (Employed and Unemployed)
•    Non-IT Graduate (Employed and Unemployed)
•    Postgraduate (Employed and Unemployed)
Eligible groups:
Citizens of Nigeria

Participating Institutions
National Institute of Information Technology (NIIT); Nigeria

Fields of study
Information Technology (IT) and IT-related

Number of awards
Not specified by provider

Sponsorship duration
The NIIT Nigeria Scholarship program is a fee waiver on an IT training program of your choice depending on your performance in the Scholarship test and interview.

Scholarship benefits
By taking part in the NIIT Nigeria scholarship program you stand a chance of getting fee waiver on your IT training at NIIT. Depending on your performance in the NIIT scholarship qualifying test, you may get up to 100% fee waiver on your IT training at NIIT Nigeria.

Method of Application
If you are interested and eant to apply,please click here, Find the NIIT Test centres near you – 30 centres in Nigeria Here

DEADLINES:
The Scholarship Application deadline is 12th July 2013; AND the Test date is 13th July 2013.

PLEASE NOTE:
With a thrust on creating skilled manpower for the Nigerian IT industry, the NIIT Nigeria Scholarship will help students get skilled for a Global career in IT through training in technology.

Application Deadline: 12 July 2013

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