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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

  • Kwara Gov okays 100% rise in bursary allowances for tertiary students
  • Kwara State Government has raised the bursary allowances to students of Kwara origin in Tertiary Institutions across the country from N5,000 to N10,000, a statement said on Thursday...
  • 2022 Bursary Registration
  • His Excellency, The Executive Governor of Kwara State Malam AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq has given approval for the payment of 2022 Bursary Award ...

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