Empowering Dreams, Shaping Futures

The Bursary Department of the Delta State Bursary and Scholarship Board is dedicated to providing financial assistance to students from Delta State who are in need. Our bursary programs aim to alleviate the financial burdens on students and their families, enabling them to focus on their studies and achieve their academic goals.


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

Key Functions:

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

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Delta State Origin: Applicants must be of Delta State origin.
  2. National Identification Number (NIN): Must possess a valid NIN.
  3. Enrollment in Tertiary Institutions: Must be registered full-time students in government-approved private and public tertiary institutions. (PGD, Masters, and PhD students are NOT eligible.)
  4. Academic Performance: Must have a CGPA of 2.20 and above in the previous academic year’s examination.
  5. Year of Study: Must be in their second year (200 level and above) in universities, NDII and HND in polytechnics/monotechnics, and NCE II-III in colleges of education.
  6. Bank Account: Must have an account with a CBN-approved commercial bank.

How to Apply:

  1. Online Application: Log on to http://www.dsbsb.dl.gov.ng and click on the “APPLY NOW” button to submit your bursary form.
  2. Processing Fee: Pay the non-refundable online processing fee using a debit card.
  3. Acknowledgment Card: Download and print the online acknowledgment card for your personal record.

Important Dates:

  • Application Period: June 1st - June 30th, 2024.
  • Verification: Physical verification will be conducted at the close of the registration period in your respective schools.

Contact Us:

For any enquiries or assistance, please reach out to us through the following helplines or email:

Help lines: 0810-978-6538 | 0802-350-3315 | 0803-226-1336

Email: support@dsb.d.gov.ng

Our Commitment:

At the Bursary Department, we are committed to supporting students in their pursuit of higher education by providing the financial resources they need. We strive for transparency, efficiency, and equity in our operations, ensuring that every deserving student has the opportunity to achieve their academic potential.

Executive Secretary:

Dr. Godfrey Enita