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2021 Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Interview For Nigerians

The Honorable Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu invites all candidates who had successfully completed the Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) application form via the Electronic Application System (EAS), and fulfilled all necessary requirements stipulated in the 2021 CSFP Prospectus, to attend Nomination Interview as scheduled below:

Date & Time Schedule
Tuesday 2 February, 2021 10.00 am – 11.30 am – Opening Ceremony
Tuesday 2 February, 2021 (12.30 pm – 6.00 pm) – Accreditation and Interview  (Candidates from South West, North West and North East
Wednesday 3 February, 2021 9.00 am – 6.00 pm Thursday – Accreditation and Interview ( Candidates from South East, North Central & South-South)
4th February, 2021 9.00 am – 6.00 pm – Collation of Scores/Results & Submission of Reports and Closing
Venue: RoseBud Hotel, (former Nanet Suites), Opp. Fed. Min. of Justice, Abuja

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Interview Requirements

All candidates who successfully submitted the online EAS forms are expected to come with the following documents for the interview:
  • Two (2) hard copies of the EAS forms:
  • All original credentials and two (2) copies of each
  • Evidence of submission of three (3) referees’ reports
  • Evidence of Supporting Statement from UK Supervisor
  • Original academic transcripts:
  • Original and copy of NYSC discharge/exemption Certificate
  • Medical Certificate of Fitness obtained from a Government Hospital;
  • Two (2) passport size photographs; and
  • Evidence of any special awards(s), prizes, academic publications and sample of work


  • Candidates must ensure that they are duly accredited before the interview
  • Any candidate without the requirements mentioned above will not be accredited for the interview
  • No interview will be conducted for any candidate who fails to attend the interview on the date scheduled for their zone of origin:
  • All Foreign certificates must be accompanied by the official English translation and evaluation
  • Candidates are advised to monitor the progress of their online application to ascertain the status of the referee’s response before the date of the Interview, and
  • Only candidates who chose Federal Scholarship Board as their Nominating Agency are to attend the interview.

Disqualified Candidate

Any candidates without the following document are not invited for the interview;

  • A minimum of Second Class Upper (2) degree
  • NYSC discharge/exemption certificate; and
  • Admission letter from any of the UK universities listed in the Commonwealth site, need not to appear for the interview.

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