CommonWealth Scholarships and Fellowship Plan

The Honorable Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has invited all candidates of the Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowship Plan to attend the Nomination Interview.

Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowship Plan

This notification is particularly who successfully completed the application form through the Electronic Application System (EAS) and meet the eligibility criteria outlined in the 2023 CSFP Prospectus.

Schedule for the Interview for the Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowship Plan

Date & TimeScheduleCandidate’s Zone of OriginVenue
2nd February 2023
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 NorthRoseBud Hotel (former Nanet Suites), Opposite. Federal. Ministry of Justice, Abuja
3rd February 2023
9 am -6 pm
Accreditation and InterviewCandidates from South East, North Central, & South-South
4th February 2023
9 am – 6 pm
Collation of Scores/Results & Submission of Reports and ClosingBy the Director/Secretary, FSB, Abuja

Interview Requirements

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

Important Notices

  • 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 will attend the interview.

Candidates without :

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

Candidates can contact the Federal Scholarship Board through this link or call the Director/Secretary (08034394752, 09082454557) for enquires.


The Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowship Plan allows Nigerian students to get quality education.

We encourage you to promptly apply for this scholarship through the link in this article. Kindly share this article with your friends. Cheers.


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