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Kano state government opens application for foreign, local postgraduate scholarships

Kano State Government has opened application for Postgraduate Scholarship for the state Indigenes with First Class Honours Degree

SOLACEBASE reports that a statement issued on Friday, from the office of the Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Abdullahi Baffa Bichi, confirmed the development

The statement said application are invited from suitably qualified graduates for Kano State postgraduate foreign and local scholarships for 2023/2024 Academic Session.

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‘’Recall that the last scholarship was offered in 2015 by Sen. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso’s Administration which sponsored the third batch of 503 first class graduates to 14 different countries, ‘’the statement said.

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‘’After eight years without postgraduate foreign scholarship by the last administration, H.E. Engr. Abba Kabir Yusuf, The Executive Governor of Kano State has approved the resumption of the postgraduate foreign and local scholarship with effect from the 2023/2024 Academic Session.’’

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According to the statement , the criteria for eligibility are stated below:

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Applicant for the scholarship must

Be an indigene of Kano State

Have graduated with a first class honour degree or equivalent from a reputable university/institution; and Be medically fit to travel and study.

Fill relevant application forms obtainable for free, from application

Eligible applicants would be invited for a screening interview.

Completed application forms together with copies of credentials (indigene certificate, medical certificate, birth certificate, Primary School Certificate, WASC/GCE/SSCE certificate, Degree certificate etc) should be submitted to the Secretariat of the screening committee, Old Conference Room, Office of the Secretary to the State Government, Cabinet Office, 1 Wudil Road, Kano within two weeks of this advertisement.

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