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Ongoing Scholarships in Nigeria 2019

Quality education does not come cheap. The cost of tuition is often a burden for parents, guardians and students especially in a developing country like Nigeria. Scholarships opportunities are abundant for students and most of these scholarships are fully funded until awardees finish their programs.

Ensure you are eligible for these scholarships before applying to avoid disappointments. Also, ensure you have the required documents.

Documents Required for Undergraduate Scholarships for Nigerian Students 2019

Applicants are often required to upload the following documents during the undergraduate scholarship application.

These documents include but are not limited to:

  • Passport photograph
  • Admission Letter (From School or JAMB)
  • School ID Card
  • Local Government of Origin identification
  • O’level Result
  • JAMB Result
  • Birth Certificate
  • National Identification Number (NIN). This is optional in most cases.

Scholarships by Oil Companies for Nigerian students

Nigeria is blessed with surplus natural resources and one of the oil producing states in the world. Oil companies in Nigeria show appreciation to the communities from which they operate by giving out Scholarships and Bursaries. The Oil Companies in Nigeria that provide scholarships to Nigerians include Exxon Mobil, Chevron, NNPC, Addax, Seplat, Agip, SNEPco, Agbami joint venture, NNPC, PTDF.

The following sections comprise the names of Oil companies in Nigeria giving out scholarships to undergraduates.

Exxon-Mobil Undergraduate Scholarships 2019/2020

 Mobil Producing Nigeria, operator of NNPC/MPN Joint Venture is awarding annual scholarships to qualified students in Nigerian Universities. Here is the detail of how to apply for NNPC/MPN Undergraduate National Scholarship Awards…


NNPC/TOTAL National Merit Scholarships 2019-2020

 Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), and Total Upstream Companies in Nigeria (TUCN) together with their venture partners awards an NNPC scholarship award to worthy Nigerian students in tertiary institutions around the country every year.

The deadline for submission of applications is October 31, 2020 and selection tests will hold on December 2, 2020, at designated centres nationwide. The location of the selection centres which will be communicated to shortlisted candidates only. It is advisable to choose a test centre near you.


Shell Undergraduate Scholarships in Nigeria 2019-2020

The University Scholarship Scheme, a program run by SPDC on behalf of the NNPC/Shell/Elf/Agip Joint supports Nigerian undergraduates in tertiary institutions. Applicants are shortlisted on the basis of the national SSCE and JAMB examination results.

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (Operator of the NNPC/SPDC /TEPNG/AGIP Joint Venture) invites applications from suitably qualified full-time Nigerian students admitted in the 2020-2021 academic session to apply for the Shell Scholarship 2020.

Application opens on October 2nd, 2020 and closes November 12th, 2020.