Operating Policy

The Benue State Scholarship Board operates an automatic scholarships scheme which covers Nigerian Law Schools, Post graduate, Undergraduate, Higher National Diploma and handicapped Students at all levels of Education. The scheme also include undergraduate and NCE French Immersion Programme.


We award Scholarships to candidates of Benue State studying or intending to study in institutions of higher education both within and outside Nigeria;
We select and submit to the Commissioner of Education names of persons from the state who satisfy the conditions for the award of scholarships to study in foreign countries;
We formulate, review and initiate policies and programmes on the award of scholarships and also determine the financial programme of the Board;
We advise the Commissioner of Education on any matter relating to the award of scholarships;
We determine the financial programme of the Board;
The Board is responsible for the sale of forms, interview of students and award of scholarship to successful students;
The Board hosts and participates in the award of Federal scholarship and
The Board attends and participates in the Bilateral Education Agreement interview yearly.

Award Categories/Rates:

Award Category               Current Rates (N)
Nigerian Law School 200,000 per session
French Language Immersion Programme (Degree) 100,000 per session
French Language Immersion Programme (NCE) 50,000 per session
Undergraduate/HND Arts 10,000 per session
Undergraduate Sc, HND Sc.and Handicapped 11,000 per session
Undergraduate handicapped Arts 11,000 per session
Undergraduate Handicapped Science 12,000 per session
Handicapped/Post Graduate Clinical 14,000 per session
Handicapped NCE/ND Arts 6,000 per session
Handicapped NCE/ND Science 6,400 per session
Handicapped Post Primary 4,800 per session
Handicapped Primary 4,000 per session