• NEDES is the number 1 Scholarship provider of choice in Nigeria. No organization does it better. To get a NEDES Scholarship, you must sit for GIST, General Instant Scholarship Test or GSE, General Scholarship Examination. You can sit for both and you can sit for as many exams as possible.


  • General Instant Scholarship Examination. (GIST)

    Students can now get instant payment from NEDES through GIST. General Instant Scholarship Test usually has 40 questions with 100 marks each. After every exam, any student that gets above the pass mark will get scholarship instantly through the bank account provided during registration.

    Here is a breakdown of the exam pattern:

    24 General Knowledge + Difficult Questions.

    12 Literature Questions from the book of the week.

    4 English Questions.

    (NOTE: If you score below cutoff mark, you will not be paid instantly but your score will be added to your scorecard and your scholarship will still be paid in due time.)

  • Mock GSE exams are written online on the first three Sundays of the month at 5:20pm – 5:30pm. Questions are set from essays listed on the website & General Knowledge. Time Duration is usually 10 minutes. Total number of questions is 30 with each question having 50 marks payable as scholarship to your bank account. 


  • Main GSE is an examination conducted online every last Sunday of the month. It comprises of Use Of English & Communication skills & Literature. Time duration is usually 60 minutes. Total number of questions is 1200 with each question having 100 marks. You’re meant to answer as many as you answer. If you can answer all the 1200 questions in 1 hour, good for you.


  • After each exam, you’ll receive a scorecard of your exam scores. That’s where you get your performance & scholarship record.


  • You have to reach at least 30,000 marks within 1 year to get your scholarship & scholarship will be paid into one of the accounts you provided during registration


  • It usually takes one year for NEDES to pay your scholarship but if you want your money before the end of a year or you need to pay urgent bills at school, you can apply for a loan that will not be paid back with money but with your exam performance. That means, writing more exams pays the loan.


  • Any scholar with the highest mark gets SCHOLAR OF THE WEEK award. Click here to see the scholar of the week


In short, writing exams gets you more money. More exams, more money and you have to be very fast. The way to get NEDES Scholarship & a reasonable amount of money is to write NEDES exams consistently. Never miss any exam. Just note that every Sunday evening is for Scholarship Exams.


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  • 30,000 marks – N20,000 SCHOLARSHIP GRANT
  • 50,000 marks – N50,000 SCHOLARSHIP GRANT
  • 500,000 marks – N1,000,000 SCHOLARSIP GRANT + PERFECT SCHOLAR AWARD
  • 1,000,000 marks – N4,000,000 SCHOLARSHIP GRANT + SCHOLAR OF THE YEAR AWARD
  • 1,400,000 marks – N10,500,000 SCHOLARSHIP GRANT + WORLD BEST SCHOLAR AWARD

This is what a NEDES scorecard looks like








You can earn bonuses & a class leader rank where you share NEDES will fellow scholars. You only have to share NEDES on WhatsApp with friends or open a group and gather your friends numbers together, then, submit via this link

Your bonuses will be added to your scorecard and will be paid alongside your scholarship grant.



Every month, there is a TOP 100 SCHOLARS feature that helps you track performances. The top scholars in the country and their scores.