Documents needed for upload in the ongoing DESOPADEC Bursary for 2020/2021 academic session are:

  1. A recent Passport Photograph.
  2. Student ID Card
  3. Letter of Admission
  4. Local Government of Origin/Identification Certificate
  5. A letter of Identification from the Students’ Union/Association Chapter President of your Ethnic Nationality.

Criteria For Eligibility for DESOPADEC Bursary 2020/2021

A. To be eligible, applicants must be from only DESOPADEC mandate areas of  Ijaw, Isoko Itsekiri, Ika,  Ndokwa and Urhobo.

B. Applicants must be Students currently in the University or Polytechnic in Nigeria.

C. Applicants must be at 200 Level and above (for University students) and ND2 (for Polytechnic students).

D. Applicants must be full time University or Polytechnic Undergraduates in Nigeria.

Follow the following steps to apply for the DESOPADEC bursary for 2020/2021:

  1. Login to
  2. Click apply
  3. Click Register
  4. Insert your first name, last name, email and the password you wish to use
  5. Then follow the instructions sent to your email you just inserted above (this means you can only use a valid email).
  6. Check the spam of your email if you do not see the mail in inbox
  7. The message reads as follows: ‘Dear Oghenen…,Verification Required,Please click the link below to contine your registration.
  8. Click the link and you will be taken to the page to continue your registration. Insert your email and the password you chose in the first page.
  9. Insert your personal information
  10. Insert your bank details
  11. Insert your university details
  12. Upload documents and review your application and you are done