Empowering Education, Transforming Lives

The Delta State Bursary and Scholarship Board is a pivotal governmental agency established to support the educational aspirations of students from Delta State. Our primary goal is to provide financial assistance to deserving students, helping them to overcome financial barriers and achieve their academic dreams. By doing so, we contribute to the development of a skilled and educated workforce that will drive the future growth and prosperity of Delta State.

Our Mission:
To provide financial support to deserving students, thereby enhancing access to higher education and promoting academic excellence across Delta State.

Our Vision:
To be a leading agency in providing equitable financial assistance, ensuring that every eligible student in Delta State has the opportunity to pursue higher education and reach their full potential.

Key Functions:

  1. Financial Assistance: Administering bursary and scholarship programs to support students in their academic pursuits.
  2. Eligibility and Screening: Ensuring that only eligible and deserving students receive financial aid through a transparent and rigorous selection process.
  3. Disbursement of Funds: Efficiently managing and disbursing funds directly to students to support tuition fees and other educational expenses.
  4. Monitoring and Evaluation: Tracking the academic progress of beneficiaries to ensure continued eligibility and optimal use of resources.
  5. Awareness and Outreach: Raising awareness about available bursary and scholarship opportunities and guiding students through the application process.

Programs Offered:

  • Bursary Awards: Financial grants provided to students based on financial need.
  • Merit-Based Scholarships: Scholarships awarded to students who have demonstrated outstanding academic performance.
  • Special Scholarships: Targeted scholarships for students in specific fields of study, students with disabilities, and other special categories.

Impacts and Benefits:

  • Increased Access to Education: By providing financial support, we enable more students to access higher education.
  • Reduction in Dropout Rates: Financial assistance helps reduce the number of students who drop out due to financial constraints.
  • Promotion of Academic Excellence: Merit-based scholarships encourage students to strive for better academic performance.
  • Workforce Development: By supporting higher education, we contribute to the development of a skilled and educated workforce in Delta State.

Our Commitment:
At the Delta State Bursary and Scholarship Board, we are committed to transforming lives through education by providing the necessary financial support to the future leaders of Delta State. We strive for transparency, efficiency, and equity in all our operations, ensuring that every deserving student has the opportunity to achieve their educational goals.