Nile University of Nigeria Scholarships & Discounts for 2023/2024 Academic Session

The Nile University of Nigeria (“NILE”) has released its scholarship and discount program for the 2023/2024 academic session.


Students seeking admission to undergraduate and postgraduate programs can receive scholarships based on their JAMB or O-LEVEL (WAEC/NECO) results, as stated by the NILE Board of Trustees.

Nile University Scholarship Criteria

JAMB Score-Based Scholarships

For the JAMB score-based scholarships, the following discounts are available:

  • JAMB score of 240: 10% discount
  • JAMB score of 260: 20% discount
  • JAMB score of 280: 30% discount
  • JAMB score of 300: 40% discount

WAEC Score-Based Scholarships

For the WAEC score-based scholarships, the following discounts are available:

  • 5A1: 10% discount
  • 6A1: 20% discount
  • 7A1: 30% discount

Please note: These discounts apply to all undergraduate programs except Law and Medicine.


Students with a JAMB score of 320 and above and 5 A1s in their O-LEVEL results will be offered a 100% scholarship.

A-Level Results-Based Scholarships

  • 3 A’s: 25% for NILE SPS, 20% for others
  • 2 A’s: 15% for NILE SPS, 10% for others

Scholarships for Postgraduate Programs

  • First-class graduates of NILE undergraduate programs will receive a 50% scholarship for their Master’s (or PGD) program.
  • NILE graduates (undergraduate programs) with other degree classifications are eligible for a 20% scholarship towards their Master’s (or PGD) program.
  • Alumni of NILE with postgraduate degrees who return to pursue another postgraduate degree are eligible for a 20% scholarship.

Sports Scholarships

Outstanding performers in sports at the national or professional level are eligible for a 100% scholarship for undergraduate studies, subject to the NILE Board of Trustees’ approval if they represent NILE in their respective sports.

Guidelines on Scholarships

  • Undergraduate applicants can only use either JAMB or O-LEVEL results for scholarships.
  • For each new session, undergraduate scholarship recipients must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA (CGPA) of 3.50 to keep their awards.
  • Scholarship recipients must maintain good behaviour and not contravene NILE’s regulations.
  • Scholarships are limited to quotas as decided by the Management of NILE and are given on a first-come-first-served basis.
  • NILE reserves the right to withdraw any scholarship if necessary.


Sibling and institutional discounts are available for families with multiple children enrolled in NILE and institutions or bodies sponsoring students for NILE’s postgraduate programs.

Sibling Discount
  • Two children: 5%
  • Three children: 10%
  • Four children: 15%
  • Five children and above 20%

Institutional Discount for Postgraduate Sponsorships

  • 5 – 10 students: 10%
  • 10 – 20 students: 15%
  • 20 and above students: 20%

Important Notes

  • Applicants can’t apply for discounts or scholarships under more than one criterion. The highest discount or scholarship will apply in case of multiple eligibilities.
  • Applicants must apply to be considered for discounts or scholarships. These are only valid at the point of entry and are not applied retrospectively.
  • Discounts and scholarships do not apply to hostel fees.


This is an excellent opportunity for students seeking to attend one of Nigeria’s premier universities.

Nile University encourages prospective students to explore this opportunity and apply as soon as possible.


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