Minister of Edu. Adamu Adamu

After one year of announcement of the program, Throwback Times have been reliably informed that Federal Government of Nigeria have finally opened online portal for Undergraduates Education Students to register for the Special Bursary grant valued Seventy Five Thousand Naira per Semester (N75,000.00).

The bursary is for students undergoing degree programmes in Education in universities and Colleges of Education Nationwide.

How to Apply/Portal for Special Bursary for Education/ N75,000 Per Semester/University Students/College of Education Students

According to the minister of education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, the bursary programme is part of President Muhammadu Buhari’s commitment to reform the Education sector.

Quoting the Minister: “Undergraduate students of B.Ed / B.A. Ed/ BSc. Ed in Public institutions are to receive stipends of N75,000.00 per semester while NCE students will get N50,000.00 as stipends per semester,”

The minister announced at the World Teachers’ Day celebration held at Eagle Square, Abuja, in 2021.

The application for the bursary programme, according to a statement signed by Andrew, David Adejo, the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Education.

Throwback Times also learned the eligibility criteria for the Bursary Award which are before you apply for the bursary programme, you must be a student undergoing degree programmes in Education in either public universities or Colleges of Education.

Apart from studying Education in Nigerian universities and Colleges of Education, applicants must be full-time students as well.

All applicants (physically challenged inclusive) must be in their first year or above. A beneficiary of any scholarship is not eligible.

Bursary award 2022: How to apply

NOTE: Applicants are to complete the form online.

After completing the form, submit and print a copy.

Applicants are to attach photocopies of the following documents:

a) Letter of Admission

b) Current school’s identity card.

Throwback Times also noted that the deadline for submission of the application is Friday, October 21, 2022.

Important notice:

Eligible applicants are advised to make only one entry as multiple entries will disqualify them.

The application is free. For further enquiries, applicants are advised to visit or call 08035937427, 09124516750.

Throwback Times also learned that the bursary payment will begin 2023 according to Goodluck Opiah, the minister of state for education, disclosed this during the official launch of SDG-3 and SDG-4 Independent Evaluation Reports in Nigeria at the State House Banquet Hall, President Villa, Abuja.

Opiah, who represented the minister of education, Adamu, said among other strategies, the federal government was focusing on improving the value proposition of teachers so that experienced teachers can be retained and the best brains attracted into the profession.