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FG announces Hong Kong scholarships for Nigerian students

The Federal Ministry of Education has announced a full-tuition Hong Kong scholarship programme for students in Nigeria.

The Ministry announced this on its official X handle (formerly Twitter), on Thursday.

It said the scholarship is for Bachelor of Education applicants in Nigeria.

The ministry advised interested applicants in Nigeria to seize the moment and apply.

The statement reads in part, “The Government of Hong Kong is calling on qualified and interested Nigerians to apply for Full-Tuition Scholarships to study a four-year Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Early Childhood Education (ECE) Programme in the 2024-2025 academic year.”

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The ministry added that apart from the full-tuition scholarships, private school students in Nigeria can apply for studies in Hong Kong with the following requirements;

“The living costs for a student in Hong Kong including food, transportation and leisure may be in the range of HK$30,000 -HK$50,000 per year.

“Affordable hostel accommodation for international students might be in the range of HK$6,000(USD 770) per month.

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“The college has informed that application fees would be waived for applicants who go through the Consular General of Nigeria in Hong Kong as a referral.”

Qualified and interested candidates were advised to contact the institution via or visit their as the deadline for application is 31st July 2024.

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Those expected to apply are, “(i) Holder of IB Diploma or GCE A- Level/iAl with Grade E in 2 @ subjects (for BEdECE) or 1 subject (for HDECE); and Grade E in English Language at A/AS-Level or Grade C in GCE-O-LEVEL/GCSE/IGCSE.”


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