Lagos State Postgraduate Scholarship Form 2021/2022 [Masters & Ph.D]

Lagos State Scholarship Board (LSSB) Postgraduate Scholarship Award Scheme Application Form, Requirements, Eligibility, Application Guidelines and Deadline for 2021/2022 Academic Session [Masters & Ph.D].

Latest Update: The Lagos State Scholarship board has commenced the sales of form for the 2021 Postgraduate Scholarship Award.

This is to announce to all Lagos State indigenes in Tertiary Institutions all over the country that application forms for the State’s 2021 Postgraduate Local Scholarship Award is now available.

The Requirements of the Scholarship are:
1. Evidence of indigeneship from:-(a) An Oba and (b) Local Government Council
2. Letter of Current Admission.
3. Student’s Identity Card.
4. Birth Certificate
5. Academic Certificates obtained
6. JAMB result slip
7. Lagos State Residents Registration Agency (LASSRA) identification card of the applicant
8. Photocopy of the payment receipt
9. Downloaded application form
10. Any other documentary evidence

The commencement of the new application has been announced; Please note that it shall be strictly online.

We are using this medium to inform all students and Lagos State indigene in tertiary institutions across the country and intending to be a beneficiary of the postgraduate scholarship award that the sale of forms commenced on Monday 18th May, 2021.

About Lagos State Scholarship Board

  • The Lagos State Scholarship Board is the agency in charge of scholarship, bursary and other related matters within the state.
  • It grants Scholarship awards to deserving indigenes in various tertiary institutions for full time studies in order to assist these students financially.  

Before Applying Please Read

Applicant must be a Lagos State Indigene studying in any tertiary institutions across the country
All applicants are required to make a Payment of N4,000.00 for Local Scholarship (Masters) and N5,000 for Local Scholarship (Ph.D) online via the Lagos State Scholarship Board online registration portal (https://portal.lagosscholarship.org/).

Generate a payment reference code, Proceed to make payment online. After successful payment proceed to fill online application form and submit.

Short-listed candidates for the qualifying test will be invited by email and SMS text messages. All applicants are therefore advised to ensure that valid GSM telephone numbers and personal email addresses are properly entered into the e-forms on the portal.

RECOMMENDED: Lagos State Scholarships Frequently Asked Questions.

REQUIREMENTS/ELIGIBILITY

THIS SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME IS FOR LAGOS STATE INDIGENES ONLY STUDYING IN ANY TERTIARY INSTITUTION ACROSS THE COUNTRY.

1. All applicants must have gained full time admission into an accredited Nigerian tertiary Institution for postgraduate studies (Masters or Doctorate).

2. All Post-graduate applicants (Only applicable to Masters Degree applicants):

i. Where CGPA scale is 7.0 (e.g University of Ibadan) he /she must have graduated with a minimum of 4.9/7.0 at undergraduate level

ii. Where CGPA scale is 5.0 (e.g University of Lagos) he /she must have graduated a minimum of 3.5/5.0 at undergraduate level

3. All applicants must be in their first year or above (admitted on or before 2016/2017 academic session)

4. All applicants must have completed LASRRA Registration

5. All applicants must have a signed letter of identification from their respective Oba

6. All applicants must have a signed letter of identification from their respective local government

7. All applicants must purchase a Scholarship application form online.

8. All applicants must upload clear scanned copies of all documents to ascertain the genuineness of their claims. Documents like:

i. Admission Letter

ii. Valid ID Card

iii. Letter of identification from Oba

iv. Letter of identification from Local Government

v. SSCE result

vi. Lagos State Resident Registration Agency (LASSRA) registration card

vii. Passport Photograph (clear background not older than three months).

viii. Certificate or Result statement from school stating graduating results clearly

ix. NYSC Discharge or Exemption Certificate

x. Masters Degree Certificate (PHD applicants only)

ix. Evidence of Consolidated Payment Confirmation Slip.

9. Shortlisted applicant must participate in a Computer Based Test to be conducted by Dragnet Solutions Limited in conjunction with Lagos State Scholarship Board.

10. Successful applicants will be contacted for oral interview

METHOD OF APPLICATION

  • Visit https://portal.lagosscholarship.org/ and click on continue registration on the tab
  • Fill in all required details to start the Application
  • Click on Start Application
  • A pop up will display a GENERATED PIN, write down the pin code for future references.
  • Click on PROCEED
  • A page will display SCHOLARSHIP OR BURSARY option, pick what you are applying for and Add the pin which was generated earlier on to the available tab.
  • Click on Continue
  • Then you will generate a Web GUID (it is a payment code that will process your payment) NB: Kindly write down the code for reference purpose
  • Click on Proceed to Payment
  • Make payment with your preferred option. (Note: it is besst to make payment with your card)
  • Click on Proceed
  • After completing the payment process, a successful page will be displayed
  • Click on the Print Revenue Receipt link below to generate evidence of payment
  • Go back to thee Lagos State Scholarship Board Homepage, Click on Payment Validator on the top tab.
  • Input your payment reference code (Web GUID)
  • Click on GENERATE APPLICATION ID
  • Payment successful page will be displayed, Stating your Application ID has been sent to your mail and Phone number.
  • Continue with filling the forms.
  • Doing all this successfully, you can say you are done with registering either for BURSARY or SCHOLARSHIP form.

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PRESENT RATES OF LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

AMOUNT (N) BENEFICIARIES
50, 000.00 Primary School, Students.
80, 000.00 Secondary School Students
100, 000.00 Technical College
200, 000.00 Poly/Colleges of Education
200, 000.00 First Degree
300, 000.00 Master’s Degree
400, 000.00 Doctorate Degree

CLOSING DATE / DEADLINE

SALE OF FORMS commenced on Monday, 17th May, 2021 and  Sales of Forms will close on Friday 30th July, 2021 by 11:59 am

It is therefore advisable for intending beneficiaries to make sure that they purchase their forms latest by Friday 30th July, 2021 by 11:59 am.