Borno State Scholarship 2021 Board Application Guide

The Borno state scholarship is part of the Borno government’s social welfare program and corporate duty to the residents of the state.

The scholarship which is usually awarded through the state Bursary is offered to assist students in public tertiary institutions, especially those who are financially handicapped.

Over the years, many residents have benefitted from the Borno scholarship.

About The Borno State Scholarship

There are two categories of scholarship offered by the Borno government. There are: Local scholarship, and international scholarship.

  1. Local Scholarship: You can get this scholarship if you are a Borno state student currently serving in any public College of Education, Polytechnics or Universities across Nigeria.
  2. International Scholarship: As a resident of the state, schooling in a tertiary institution outside the shores of Nigeria, you can apply and get this scholarship.

Borno State Scholarship Requirements 2021/2022

For you to apply for the Borno 2021 scholarship, you must meet a certain condition, and they are:

  • You must be a Borno State indigene
  • You must be an undergraduate in any recognized public institutions in Nigeria, be it College of Education, Polytechnic or University.
  • You must be a Borno State resident who is currently admitted to any recognized tertiary institutions abroad

How to Apply for Borno State Scholarship 2021/2022

  • Log on to their official website
  • Click on Apply.
  • Select the category of scholarship you intend to apply for.
  • In creating an account, make sure your email is valid.
  • To verify the account, a confirmation link will be sent to your email. Click on the confirmation link and you will be directed to the login page.
  • Fill the login space appropriately; inputting your email address and password.
  • You will be directed to the payment page after logging in. There you can make your payment.
  • After making your payment, you will be allowed access to fill in the application form
  • The application is divided into stages. Complete each stage by providing the necessary information. After every stage, click on save and proceed to the next stage
  • In the first stage, you will be asked to upload a recent passport photograph and save it. Remember to keep all your documents handy.
  • The next stage involves you inputting your academic details.
  • Next stage, you will be required to provide any employment details in cases that you are working. However, this stage can be skipped if you are not officially employed.
  • Next stage, you will be asked to provide your bank details.
  • Next, you will be asked to provide the details of two referees to stand for you.
  • Next, you will be directed to the upload page where you will be asked to upload your documents; scanned copies of your admission letter, indigene certificate and school ID.
  • Before you click on submit, you are advised to go back and reviewed everything you have inputted. After you are sure that everything is right, you can submit.
  • Note that, your application will go through series of reviews. So, make sure all your information is accurate.
  • Lastly, you will be asked to submit your printed application form alongside each of the following documents; admission letter, school ID and Indigene certificate, to the Borno State Scholarship Board.


As a Borno State indigene, you shouldn’t be out of school, because of a lack of finances. This process is not painstaking neither is it stressful. The best of it is that you can complete your application from the comfort of your home. So take advantage of it now.

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