Kaduna state local Scholarship award form for 2020/2021

Kaduna State Scholarship Board (KSSB) Local Scholarships Award Form, Requirements, Eligibility, Application Guidelines for 2020/2021 Academic Session | Merit-Based (Undergraduate [UG]/HND, ND and NCE, Postgraduate [PG] and Part-Time [Continuing Students]), Need-Based (Undergraduate [UG], Postgraduate [PG] and Registered Nurse) and Local Scholarship For Health Related Courses.

The Kaduna State Scholarship Board, KSSB to welcomes applications from appropriate and qualified indigents understudies of the Kaduna State to apply for the current scholarship award for the 2020/2021 academic session.

Kaduna State Local Scholarship Award – Available Scholarships



There are two (2) principle sort of scholarship plans for candidates wishing to apply.

Merit-Based Scholarship: (Candidates having a CGPA of 3.5 or more) are for the most part for Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Continuing Students.

Need-Based Scholarship: (Candidates from penniless families) they are for the most part for Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Continuing Students.

A. MERIT BASED SCHOLARSHIP

The Kaduna State Scholarship and Loans Board have an order ‘To recognize, choose and enable qualified residents of Kaduna state to meet the current and future manpower necessities of the State while remaining globally competitive.

Moreover, the Kaduna State Government is specific about remunerating greatness and hard work for every one of its residents.

The Kaduna State Government is keen on giving equivalent access for admittance to excellent Education to its youth who show brilliant scholarly certifications.

Successful candidates should consider this to be an incredible chance to assemble their ability to be globally competitive. The State likewise considers this to be a chance to build the human limit of Kaduna State to be the best in Africa and truly outstanding in the World.

B. NEED BASED SCHOLARSHIP

The Kaduna State Scholarship and Loans Board have a mandate ‘To identify, select and empower qualified citizens of Kaduna state to meet the current and future manpower requirements of the State while remaining globally competitive.

Moreover, the Kaduna State Government is specific about guaranteeing that impoverished students(poor and penniless) have equivalent admittance to quality schooling as a leveler to success.

The Kaduna State Government is resolved that solitary the need benefits from this sort of scholarship Whoever applies for this grant should be prepared to give data on Tax Identification Number (TIN) and Biometric Verification Number (BVN). Candidates with properties should give the same where accessible.

This scholarship involves the payment of school fees and N10,000 monthly for upkeep.

Successful candidates should keep a base CGPA of 3.0 consistently. Successful Candidates should consider this to be an extraordinary leveler that will improve the economic wellbeing of themselves and their families upon graduation. The State also sees this as an opportunity to build the human capacity of Kaduna State to be the best in Africa and one of the best in the World. We invite you on board!

All candidates are at the freedom to apply for any of the previously mentioned scholarship plans as per the appropriateness of their status.

C. LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR HEALTH-RELATED COURSES

Kaduna State Government in its quest towards achieving one of the education sector’s terms of reference of improving access to quality and inclusive education with specific emphasis to health-related courses has entered into a partnership with Kaduna State University (KASU), considering that the university’s Faculty of Medicine has been accredited. Considering the huge resources spent on training Nurses and Medical Doctors in different countries including the United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, Hungary, Uganda, India, Germany, and Cuba; the State Government has decided to begin the redirection of its huge foreign exchange investment towards the development of KASU’s medical school facilities.

The Kaduna State Government is keen on giving equivalent opportunity to access for excellent education to its youth who show amazing excellent results This scholarship involves payment of school fee and N20,000 monthly for upkeep. Successful candidates should keep a base CGPA of 3.5 consistently.

The slots available for the scholarship are
MBBS(Medicine and Surgery) – 46
B.Sc Pharmacy – 55
B.N.Sc (Nursing) – 35
B.Sc Medical Laboratory Science – 35
B.Sc Radiography and Radiation Science – 35
D.Physiotherapy – 35

Successful candidates should consider this to be an incredible chance to construct their ability in the health being sector.

Qualification

Candidates for postgraduate studies ought to have at least first degree with second class honor Upper Division.

Candidates should be enlisted full – time students of any recognized and accredited foundation of higher institution.

All other applicants Undergraduates, Higher National Diploma, National Diploma, and Nigeria Certificate in Education must be registered full-time students of any recognized and accredited institution of higher learning in Nigeria.

Requirements

  1. MERIT BASED SCHOLARSHIP
    a. Merit-Based Local Scholarship – Under Graduate
    Evidence of Grade B in at least five subjects including Mathematics and English and Grade C for the other subjects taken in WASSCE or NECO in one seating and not later than 2017
    Candidates can apply without a secured admission, but admission must be gotten from an approved university before the scholarship award

b. Merit-Based Local Scholarship – Post Graduate
A graduating CGPA of 4.0 of 5.0 or 3.5 of 4.0 for Masters application
A Masters merit for Ph.D. application
Candidates can apply without a secured admission, but admission must be gotten from an approved university before the scholarship award

c. Merit-Based Local Scholarship – Continuing Students
A minimum CGPA of 4.0 of 5.0 or 3.5 of 4.0
Must be a student who has at least one more semester at the time of disbursement
Must not be a spill-over student.

  1. NEED BASED SCHOLARSHIP

a. Need-Based Local Scholarship – Under Graduate

This is just for secondary school students. It isn’t for students in any tertiary institution.

Least Grade C in five relevant subjects including Mathematics and English for WASSCE or NECO in One sitting or Minimum Grade C in seven subjects including Mathematics and English for WASSCE or NECO in two sittings and not later than 2017.

Candidates can apply without admission however admission should be gotten from an approved university before scholarship award.

** Make sure your parents (both) urgently get their Tax Certificate immediately
If any of your parents are dead, make sure you have his/her death certificate in place of their Tax Certificate
If any of your parents is a peasant or housewife in any of the urban or rural areas, make sure they get a tax certificate even if they earn as low as N100. Tax offices are in every local government area in Nigeria.

b. Need-Based Local Scholarship – Post Graduate

A graduate with a second degree or 2.5 of 4.0 for Masters application

A Masters merit for Ph.D. application Candidates can apply without a secured admission, but admission must be gotten from an approved university before scholarship award.


** Make sure your parents (both) urgently get their Tax Certificate immediately
If any of your parents are dead, make sure you have his/her death certificate in place of their Tax Certificate
If any of your parents is a peasant or housewife in any of the urban or rural areas, make sure they get a tax certificate even if they earn as low as N100. Tax offices are in every local government area in Nigeria.

c. Need-Based Local Scholarship – Registered Nurse

Least Grade C in five subjects including Mathematics and English for WASSCE or NECO in two sitting

NB: Successful candidates must maintain a minimum of a pass at all times. Successful Candidates should see this as a great leveler that will improve the economic wellbeing of themselves and their families upon graduation. The State also sees this as an opportunity to build the human capacity of Kaduna State to be the best in Africa and one of the best in the World.

LOCAL SCHOLASHIP BOARD FOR HEALTH-RELATED COURSE

  • Must have chosen Kaduna State University as the choice of institution
  • JAMB score of 200
  • UTME subject combination to include English Language, Biology, Chemistry and Physics
  • Five ‘O’ Level credit passes at not more than 2 sitting to include English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics

Interview Dates
Interview Date and Venue (Zone)
Zaria (Zaria, Igabi, S/Gari, Giwa, Makarfi, Kudan)
Date: To Be Announced
Venue: Zaria Local Government Secretariat
Headquarters (B/Gwari, Kaduna North, Kaduna South, Chikun, Kajuru)
Date: To Be Announced
Venue: Kaduna State Scholarship and Loans Board Secretariat
Maigana (Soba, Lere, Kauru, Kubau, Ikara)
Date: To Be Announced
Venue: Soba Local Government Secretariat
Kachia (Kachia, Kagarko, Z/Kataf)
Date: To Be Announced
Venue: Kachia Local Government Secretariat
Kafanchan (Jema’a, Jaba, Sanga, Kaura)
Date: To Be Announced
Venue: Jema’a Local Government Secretariat

Method Of Application
Application forms should be completed online as follows: –
Merit-Based
Needs-Based
Local Scholarship For Health Related Courses

Candidates are advised to make only one entry as multiple entries will be disqualified. After completing the form online, the printed copy should be submitted to the scholarship Board with the following documents:


Admission Letter
Academic Certificates
Birth Certificate/Declaration of Age
Letter of indigenization or Citizenship
2 passports with your name written at the back and signed by you
Current student’s Payment Slip,

Deadline: 31st May 2021 for MERIT and NEED BASED Scholarships. Local Scholarship For Health Related Courses entries closes on 18th April 2021.

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