CommonWealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan

This  is  to inform the public about 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 Candidate’s Zone of Origin Venue
Tuesday 2nd February, 2021

10.00 am- 11.30 am


12.30 pm-6.00 pm



Opening ceremony



Accreditation and Interview


Candidates from South West, North West and North East, West and North RoseBud Hotel, (former Nanet Suites), Opp. Fed. Min. of Justice, Abuja
Wednesday 3rd February, 2021

9.00 am -6.00 pm

Accreditation and Interview Candidates from South East, North Central, & South-South RoseBud Hotel, (former Nanet Suites), Opp. Fed. Min. of Justice, Abuja
Thursday 4 February, 2021


9am – 6pm

Collation of Scores/Results & Submission of Reports and Closing By the Director/Secretary, FSB, Abuja RoseBud Hotel, (former Nanet Suites), Opp. Fed. Min. of Justice, Abuja



All candidates who successfully submitted the online EAS forms are expected to come with the following documents for the interview;

  • (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 a 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.

Candidates without :

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


For further enquires contact the Director/Secretary, Federal Scholarship Board via or call 08034394752, 09082454557


Arc. Sonny S.T. Echono, fnia

Permanent Secretary

Federal Ministry of Education

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