2022/2023 Bilateral Education Agreement Scholarship


The BEA scholarship is an agreement between Nigeria and selected countries for the purpose of educational exchange. The scholarship covers the following:

Countries where the scholarship is actively attainable for the academic year are as follows:

Eligibility And Requirements for Russian Applicants

To be eligible for the scholarship;

Documents needed for application

Application Process

The video below would guide you on your application:

Post Application

After applying on the BEA site , you are instructed to fill another application on https://education-in-russia.com/account/login

NB! This application is open from the 1st to the 30th of January 2022. You are advised not to pick law as a course while filing the application!!

While selecting your schools, ensure you pick schools that are located PREFERABLY in the following cities:

Moscow, Kazan, St. Petersburg, Rostov, Voronezh, Belgorod, Samara, Tula, Krasnodar. These cities have a good number of Nigerian scholarship students studying there.

2.  For Pharmacy:

3.  For Economics:

4. Computer Related courses:

Schools in Samara, Belgorod, Rostov, Krasnodar.

5.  For Engineering:

Schools in Moscow, Kazan, Voronezh, Belgorod, Petersburg, Krasnodar

6.  For Petroleum Related Courses:

Schools in Moscow, schools in Ufah, St Petersburg Mining University

7.  For Construction Engineering / Architecture:

Schools in St. Petersburg, Voronezh, Kazan, Moscow


At the interview, questions that would be asked include those from the major subjects relating to the course you want to study, questions about Russia and some general knowledge questions.

The displayed YouTube video shows how to prepare for the interview.

Your WAEC result is very important during the selection and of course, God’s grace.

This picture shows how the grades are calculated.

Candidates who successfully pass the interview stage are required to upload;

– a notarised and legalised copy, and
– a translated copy of the following documents on the Russian education application site;

  1. WAEC certificate
  2. Medical certificate
  3. Passport data page

NB: The translation is paid for by the applicants.

Documents 1&2 are to be authenticated and legalized by the Ministry of Education and ministry of foreign affairs respectively and these are paid for also.

After the selection stage, candidates would start receiving schools – often according to their choices – for their language and main course. After this comes visa invitation and subsequently, travel to Russia.

Here are some recent photos of scholars arriving in russia.