NYSC Requirements For Foreign-Trained Graduates

These are the requirements for registration of foreign- trained Nigerian graduates wishing to participate in National Youth Service Corps:

1. The Original Copies of the following
academic qualifications are required for registration and mobilization of Nigerian Foreign Graduates into the National Youth Service Corps; viz:

i. First University Degree or HND Certificate
ii. Complete official Transcript of the First Degree or HND Course.
iii. Marks Sheets (for Indian Universities only),
iv. O’level Certificate i.e WAEC, GCE, SSCE, NECO, IGCE, GCSE, High School Diploma for those who schooled in USA e.t.c.
Candidate must obtain credit in not less than 5 subjects (including English and Mathematics) in not more than 2 sittings. (please note that downloaded Certificates, Transcripts, statement of result and Attestation Letter are not acceptable);
v. Medical Doctors and Optometrists are required to produce in addition, Evidence of completion of Houseman-ship, Full Registration Certificate with the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria/ Optometrists Association of Nigeria, as applicable.
vi. Pharmacists shall produce in addition, Evidence of completion of Internship and the registration certificate with Pharmacists Council of Nigeria.(Please note that receipts for payments are not acceptable in lieu of the registration certificate).

2. Nigerian International Passport showing clearly;
i. Entry Visa to Country of Study.
ii.Date of First departure from Nigeria.
iii. Personal Data page of the passport.
iv. Graduate with dual Nationality are
required to upload and produce, for
verification at the Orientation Camp, both International Passports.
v. Graduates of Universities Within ECOWAS States and Cameroun are to upload and produce Residence Permit for the period of their study.

3. Loss Of International Passport
In the event of loss of International
Passport, prospective Corps Members are required to present;
i. Police and Immigration reports from the country where the International Passport was lost.
ii. Sworn Affidavit (with the Number of the lost of International Passport).
iii. Evidence of stay in country of study.
iv. The Prospective Corps Member must obtain a New/Current Nigerian
International Passport and upload the
personal Data Page.
v. Information contained in the lost
International Passport and the new one obtained must be the same.

4. For Loss Of Academic Credentials the following are required;
i. Police Report
ii. Sworn Affidavit
iii. Confirmation of result from either the examination body (for loss of ‘O’ Level Certificate) or the institution of
graduation (for loss of Degree, HND
Certificate, as the case may be).

5. Certificates and other credentials which are not written in English Language should be translated at the Embassy of the country of study or a University in Nigeria where the
language is studied, before uploading and presentation for Verification at the Orientation Camp.

6. Special Note:
i. Registration For 2015 Batch ‘A’
mobilization commences on Monday
2nd March to Saturday 4th April, 2015.
ii. All inconsistencies in names on
different credentials must be
supported with sworn Court Affidavit
and uploaded before Verification
period .
iii. Verification of all credentials will take place at the Orientation Camp.

All prospective corps members must
therefore report to the Orientation Camp of their State of deployment for
Physical Verification with Original
Copies of all documents uploaded.
International passport inclusive.

NYSC Mobilization Time Table For 2015 Batch A

NYSC Mobilization Time Table For 2015 Batch A

2015 Batch A pre-mobilization workshop.
17th – 19th December,2014

Briefing/Sensitization of final year students and prospective corps members.
19th – 23rd January, 2015

Display of list of all approved programmes for institutions on NYSC portal for cross checking
1st – 15th February, 2015

Submission/Uploading of Senate/Academic Board Approved Result and Revalidation Lists by CPIs
16th – 21st February, 2015

On-line Registration by Foreign and Locally trained Nigerian Graduates
2nd March – 4th April, 2015

Notification to prospective Corps Members on their mobilization status
13th – 14th April, 2015

Delivery of print-outs to CPIS.
15th – 17th April, 2015

Verification of Complaints from prospective Corps Members in all NYSC state secretariats/FCT
17th – 18th April, 2015

Submission of Marital/Ill-health cases by CPIs.
20th – 22nd April, 2015

Notification for on-line printing of call-up letters
27th April, 2015

Delivery of call-up letters to CPIs
27th – 29th April, 2015

On-line printing of call-up letters by Prospective Corps Members/Collection of call-up letters in the
27th April – 4th May, 2015

2015 Batch ‘A’ Orientation Course
5th – 26th May, 2015

University of Edinburgh Health Academy Scholarship

University of Edinburgh will offer one full-time Master’s scholarship for students pursuing one of the following Global Health Academy programmes.

MPH Public Health
MSc Family Medicine
MSc Global Health
MSc Global Health and Public Policy
MSc Health Inequalities and Public Policy
MSc Health Systems and Public Policy
MSc Medical Anthropology
MSc Science Communication and Public Engagement

Target group:
Nationals of and resident in one of the
following countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi,Cambodia, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea,
Guinea Bissau, Haiti, Kenya, Kribati, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, United Republic
of Tanzania, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia.

Scholarship value/inclusions:
The scholarship will cover the UK/EU “home” rate of tuition fee of up to £8,100.

The scholarship will be awarded to a student who is accepted for admission onto an eligible Global Health Academy programme at the University of Edinburgh commencing in 2015-2016.

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit. Candidates must have, or expect to obtain, a UK first class or 2:1 Honours degree at undergraduate level or the international equivalent.

Application instructions:
Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application form.

Please note that you will not be able to access the online application form unless you have applied for admission to the University of Edinburgh and have full EASE authentication. The closing date for applications is 29 May 2015.
Please visit the official website for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Official Scholarship Website: Click Here To Apply

Australian National University Scholarships 2015

The Australian University Scholarships are highly competitive awards that shall be offered to successful overseas applicants who have achieved at an excellent level in their final years of schooling before applying for tertiary studies for the first time.

Field of study:
Bachelor’s Degree Programme in any field of study offered at the University

Target group:
International students

Scholarship value/inclusions:
Full tuition plus Overseas Student Health Cover

The Scholarship shall be available for an applicant
• is defined as an overseas student under the terms of the Education Services for Overseas Students Act
2000 (dependents of the staff of diplomatic or consular missions are also eligible);
• has not commenced any further education after completing their secondary studies, unless required
by the University for the purposes of admission;
• is applying for admission into tertiary study for the first time, unless required by the University for the
purposes of admission;
• has achieved at an excellent level in their final years of schooling, demonstrated by excellent
results in their secondary studies qualification; and
• has applied, and received an unconditional offer for admission to the Australian National University
by the date advertised on the University website.

Only students receiving a score equivalent to an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) of 99.60 or above will be considered for this

Application instructions:
Eligible applicants applying for admission directly to the University or through UAC will automatically be
considered. Students will not need to submit a separate scholarship application form to be considered for the scholarship. In order to be
considered for a scholarship, students will need to have received an unconditional letter of offer by 29
June 2015 for Semester 2, 2015.

Please visit the official website for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship 2015

Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor’s
International Scholarship provides a partial tuition fee scholarship for outstanding students to study an
undergraduate or postgraduate degree at Macquarie University North Ryde campus.

Field of study:
Undergraduate and Postgraduate studies in priority areas: Engineering, Environment, Human Science, Media, Linguistics, and Education.

Target group:
International students

Scholarship value/inclusions:
The amount is varied up to AUD$10,000 and will be applied towards your tuition fee. It is not renewable.

Applicants must:
• Be a citizen of a country other than Australia or New Zealand.
• Have met the University’s academic and English requirements for the course to be considered for a scholarship (must hold a FULL OFFER of admission for North Ryde by the application deadline).
• Have achieved a minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 for Postgraduate applications and minimum requirement of an ATAR equivalent of 90 out of 100 for Undergraduate applications.

See the full eligibility criteria at the official website.

Application instructions:
Applicants must complete an online course application form and an online scholarship application form. The application deadline is 30 June
2015 for Semester 2, 2015 intake.

Please visit the official website to access the application forms and for
detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website: Macquarie University Scholarships

University of Melbourne Research Scholarships 2015

University of Melbourne International Research Scholarships (MIRS) is awarded to international students wishing to undertake graduate research degree studies at the University of Melbourne.

Field of study:
Any eligible graduate research degree offered at University of Melbourne
Number of Awards:
About 150

Target group:
International students

Scholarship value/inclusions:
Benefits provided by the MIRS include living allowance, relocation grant, thesis allowance, and paid sick, maternity and parenting leave.
Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) is also included.

To be considered for the MIRS, you must:
• be an international applicant (ie. a citizen of a country other than Australia or New Zealand, and not
an Australian permanent resident);
• have completed tertiary studies that are at least equivalent to a 4-year honours degree at an Australian university with a minimum result of first class honours;
• have applied for admission to undertake a master or doctorate by research degree or be currently
enrolled in a research degree at the University of Melbourne
• have not already completed a research qualification at the same or higher level as the course for which a
scholarship is sought.

Application instructions:
Students must complete an Application for Admission to Graduate Research Degree Candidature and Scholarship.

The University assesses applications
for scholarships on an ongoing basis. As a general rule:
• applications submitted before 31 October (Round 1) will be finalised by 15 February of the following
year, and
• applications submitted before 31 May (Round 2) will be finalised by 31 July.
Please visit the official website to access the application form for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

If you are already a student of the University of Melbourne apply through the student portal Not a University of Melbourne student? Apply Here

Endeavor Scholarships in Australia

Endeavour Scholarships Awards provide full financial support for international students to undertake a postgraduate qualification at a Masters (up to 2 years) or PhD level (up to 4 years) either by coursework or research in any field of study in Australia.

Field(s) of Study:
Masters or PhD level coursework or research in any field of study in Australia.

Target group:
Americas: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela.
Asia: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, China (People’s Republic), Hong Kong SAR, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea (Republic of Korea – South), Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan,
Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Vietnam.

The Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti,
Jamaica, Martinique, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago.

Europe: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France
(including Reunion), Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain,
Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom (including Northern Ireland).

Middle East: Afghanistan, Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen.
Pacific: Fiji, French Polynesia,Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Federated states), Nauru, New
Caledonia, New Zealand* (including Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau), Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa,
Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna.

Scholarship value/inclusions:
The scholarships include travel allowance ($AUD 3,000), establishment allowance ($AUD 4,000), monthly stipend ($AUD 3,000; up to maximum programme duration on a pro-rata basis). Health and
travel insurance will also be provided.

Endeavour Scholarship recipients will also receive tuition fees paid up to the maximum study/research duration on a pro-rata basis.

Tuition includes student service and amenities fees.

To be eligible to receive an Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship, applicants must:
• be aged 18 years or over at the commencement of their programme
• be a citizen and/or permanent resident of a participating country (see above)
• commence their proposed programme after 1 January 2016 and no later than 30 November 2016.
Applicants who have already commenced or will commence their intended programme prior to 2016
are not eligible to apply
• provide all relevant supporting documentation
• not currently hold or have completed, since 1 January 2014, an Australian Government sponsored
scholarship and/or fellowship (directly administered to recipients by the Australian Government)
• not apply for a category in which they have already completed an Endeavour Scholarship or Fellowship.

Application instructions:
Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship
international applicants must provide either (a) letter of admission for a PhD course at an Australian university for the 2016 academic year or (b) letter of admission/ for a Masters or Graduate Diploma leading into a Masters course at an Australian university for the 2016 academic
Applications must be submitted using the Endeavour Online application system.

Deadline for applications is 30 June 2015.
It is important to read the 2016 Application Guidelines and visit the official website for detailed information on how to apply for
this scholarship.

Endeavor Scholarship Website: https://internationaleducation.gov.au/Endeavour%20program/Scholarships-and-Fellowships/Pages/default.aspx

DAAD Scholarships Germany 2015

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides scholarships in Germany for international students for a range of postgraduate courses at
German Universities which aim at providing academically educated young professionals from developing countries with further specialized studies.

Host Institution(s):
German Universities offering development-related postgraduate courses

Field(s) of Study:
The scholarship are towards eligible development-related courses.

Target group:
International students from developing countries (on the DAC List of the OECD)

Scholarship value/inclusions:
Full and partial DAAD scholarships are available.

• Works either for a public authority or a state or private company in a developing country and, as such, is engaged in the planning and execution of directives and projects with emphasis on development policies having a bearing on technological, economic or social areas
• Holds a Bachelor’s degree (normally four years) in a related subject.
• Has completed an academic degree with far above average results (upper third) and at least two years of
related professional experience
• His/her academic degrees should normally not be more than six years old
• For courses in German: DSH 2 or TestDaF 4; at time of application German skills at completed level A2
are required. In addition, German language courses at level A2 or B1 are highly recommended
• For courses in English: IELTS (Band 6) certificate or TOEFL (minimum score: 550 paper based, 213 computer based, 80 internet based).
Please also see if you meet the eligibility requirements of the programme you are applying to.

Application instructions:
Applications must be made directly to the respective course except for Cameroon and Nigeria where applications must be submitted
via the German Embassy. Please refer to the respective websites of the Universities for the
application procedure, the application deadline, and the documents to be submitted. Deadline varies depending on the course/university but is usually
around August-October 2015.

Visit the official website to access
the application form and for complete information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Official Scholarship Website: Apply Here

Mexican Government Scholarships 2015

The Mexican Agency for International Development Cooperation (AMEXCID) invites foreign citizens who are interested in studying for a specialization, master’s degree or doctorate, conducting graduate or
postdoctoral research, or taking part in an undergraduate or graduate-level academic mobility program, to participate in the 2016 Mexican
Government Scholarship Program for International Students.

Scholarships are not granted for direct Ph.D. programs (combined M.A. and Ph.D. programs), distance learning programs, open or online education.

Host Institution/Eligible Programs:
The eligible institutions and academic programs are included Here . The following academic
programs are NOT eligible for scholarships: business administration, plastic surgery, accounting, marketing, dentistry and advertising, and related

The scholarships are offered to students from these countries.
Scholarship value/inclusions:
The scholarship includes monthly stipend, registration fees and tuition, health insurance, round-trip international airfare, and transportation to and from Mexico City.

Read the complete scholarship benefits at the 2016
Scholarship Terms and Conditions (link found below).
Requirements for all applicants:
• Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD Degree, as required by
the program for which the scholarship is requested.
• Minimum grade point average of eight (8.0) on a
scale of 0 to 10, or the equivalent, for the last
academic degree received.
• Be accepted to or currently enrolled in a program at
one of the participating Mexican institutions.
Application instructions:
No applications will be accepted directly from
the applicants. The entire scholarship application
process must be done at the Mexican or Concurrent embassy of the applicants country.
Applications for the scholarships will be accepted until 31 August 2015.

Read the 2016 Scholarship Terms
and Conditions and visit the official website for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Official Scholarship Website: Official Mexican Government Scholarship website