NIIT is seeking applications from young Nigerians for the 18th National Scholarship. 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: 14th July 2017
Scholarship test date 15th July, 2017
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: Nigeria
To be taken at (country): Nigeria
About the Programme: IT industry in Nigeria is estimated to among the fastest growing IT industries in the world. NIIT conducts the IT Scholarship exam every year to help identify meritorious students to join this industry and be a part of the global skilled IT Talent pool. Over the last A3 years, NUT Scholarships have become one of the most awaited events in the annual events calendar of the country,
NIIT, a global leader in skills and talent development announced the 18th National Scholarship, 2017 in Nigeria, to reward meritorious students desirous of building successful careers in today’s knowledge economy. For the first time ever, scholarships will be offered in futuristic programs in Digital Transformation under DigiNxt series brand umbrella. NIIT will now offer scholarships in programs like DigiNxt MMS, Big Data, Java Enterprises Apps with DevOps, Digital Marketing apart from Revolutionary MMS and other program. These programs have been introduced by NIIT with a profound understanding of the changing manpower requirement of the Global and Nigerian IT industry.
Eligible Fields of Study: DigiNxt MMS, Big Data, Java Enterprises Apps with DevOps, Digital Marketing apart from Revolutionary MMS. NIIT is also launching state-of-the-art program in financial accounting- “Tally.ERP9” in Nigeria and other programmes.
Type: Short Courses/Training
Eligibility: School Leavers, Under Graduates, Graduates [Unemployed, Under-Employed], Individuals desirous of enhancing their technical skill-sets and students in general who aspire to know about I.T. and career in I.T.
Number of Awards: Not specified
Value of Programme: The NIIT Nigeria Scholarship provide Scholarship assistance to deserving and meritorious students across various disciplines to know about I.T. and career in I.T.
How to apply: Apply in Scholarship webpage
Award Provider: National Institute of Information Technology (NIIT)