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Kwara state scholarship board was established during the regime of Governor Adamu Attah on 3rd November, 1982. The establishment of the board was primarily to serve as the outfit for students’ financial assistance to students who are genuine Kwara state indigenes. “Implementing Government policy on state scholarship and bursary as may be laid down from time to time” (Establishment law 1982).

The board is headed by executive secretary who must be a very senior Education officer to direct the statutory functions of the establishment. The executive secretary is the signatory and chief accounting officer of the board.
A chairman and six board members are appointed on part time basis to deliberate on policy and other related matters.

Quite a considerable number of chairmen and Executive secretaries have served on the board till year 2014 when the present Executive secretary (ALH. FATAI LAMID) came on board.

News Update & Events

  • 2019 Registration Instruction
  • Instruction For 2019 Bursary Registration.
  • 2019 Bursary Advert
  • His Excellency, The Executive Governor of Kwara State Malam AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq has given approval for the payment of Second Tranche of 2019 Bursary Award to Kwara State Origin in Tertiary Institutions owned by State and Federal Government. Application starts 14th Oct 2019 to 11th November 2019
  • 2019/2020 Scholarship Applications
  • Click the above link to view various available scholarship
  • 2019/2020 NNPC/SNEPCo Scholarship
  • Kindly inform 200 level students of Physics Maths, Computer Science, Engineering, Economic, Finance and Nursing with CGPA 3.5 and above of the NNPC/SNEPCo scholarship application which closes on 23 Oct. Kindly apply immediately.
  • 2020/2021 On-going Federal Scholarship Applications
  • Apply for a Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship
  • Apply for a Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship.

    NITDA Scholarship Scheme 2019/2020 Now Open Click to Apply Now

    For Complaints, send mail to info@scholarship.kw.gov.ng. You will get response within 12 hours.