Scholarships for Nigerian Students
Top Scholarships for Nigerian Students has been trending of recent on search engines. This post contains a well summed up list of top viable scholarship programmes for Nigerian students.
List of Top Scholarship Programmes for Nigerian Student
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (Operator of the NNPC/SHELL /TEPN/AGIP Joint Venture) Scholarship Scheme offers first year students in all Nigerian universities the opportunity to study with an annual grant from the SPDC JV for the full duration of their course.The programme aims to promote academic excellence and improve the skills of young Nigerians.
Applications are currently ongoing for the 2024 Shell (SPDC) Undergraduate Scholarship. Apply here
Chevron Nigeria Limited, in collaboration with its Joint Venture partner, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), do offer a number of University Scholarship Awards to suitably qualified Nigerian students yearly. Apply here
Total E&P Scholarship scheme is part of the Corporate Social responsibility of Total Upstream Companies in Nigeria and its subsidiaries: Total Exploration & Production Nigeria Limited (Total E&P) and Total Upstream Nigeria Limited (TUPNI). The Scholarship scheme is focus on promoting academic excellence and quality manpower development in the country by awarding scholarships to well deserving Nigerian students in tertiary institutions in Nigeria. Apply here
Agbami Medicals and Engineering Professionals Scholarship programme, is funded by Star Deep Water Petroleum Limited and its partners.
This scholarship programme is part of the company’s continuous support for capacity building in the Health and Engineering sectors as a strategic feed into the national manpower pool. The Scholarship programme is also a major component of the Agbami partners’ Social Investment in the strategic development of Health and Education in Nigeria and in the Niger Delta in particular. Apply here
NNPC/SNEPCo National University Scholarship Programme is a scholarship programme sponsored by Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo), its co-venture partners and the Nigerian
National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). The programme aims to promote academic excellence and improve the skills of young Nigerians. It provides yearly grant to the successful applicants from their second year to the completion of their degree programme. Apply here
MTN Nigeria Foundation Science and Technology Scholarship Scheme was established by MTN Nigeria Communications Limited in July 2004 to drive MTN Nigeria’s Corporate Social Investment (CSI) initiatives aimed at improving the quality of lives in communities across the country.
This foundation invites applications from high performing full time second year students studying in public tertiary institutions (universities, polytechnics and colleges of education) in Nigeria. The scholarship provides financial assistance to students who might otherwise be unable to pay for their tertiary education and aims to recognize and reward academic excellence. Apply here
NLNG Undergraduate Scholarship Scheme was founded as a critical component of education intervention programme for it host communities in 1998 and later opened up to the rest of Nigeria in 2003.
The programme has a total of 2,833 undergraduates from various universities in Nigeria who have benefited from the scholarship scheme with a spend of over N600 million. The value of the scholarship has been reviewed upward from N100, 000 to N300, 000 per awardee for an academic year and it runs throughout the duration of the student’s course. Apply here
ExxonMobil undergraduate scholarship scheme which is organised by Mobil Producing Nigeria (MPN) with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), awards 500 undergraduate scholarships annually to students in Nigerian universities. Sixty-two percent (62%) of the total scholarship awards are allocated to students who are indigenes of the operational communities / states which includes Akwa Ibom State that gets fifty percent (50%) of the award and Rivers States that gets twelve percent (12%) of the award. Apply here
PTDF Scholarship Scheme is borne out of the sole mandate of developing, promoting petroleum technology and for creating the human resource needs of the oil and gas industry through research and training of Nigerians.
NNPC / ADDAX Scholarships for undergraduates is a Tertiary Institutions National Merit Scholarship Awards Scheme chiefly funded by Addax Petroleum which a subsidiary of Sinopec Group in line with its social responsibility of contributing to the socio-economic development of its host communities and maintaining environmental sustainability.
Prospective and qualified candidates are hereby invited to apply for NNPC/ADDAX National Merit Tertiary Institutions Scholarship Awards Scheme. Apply here
NWAG which is an acronym for the Nigerian Women Association of Georgia (NWAG), a non-profit organization based in Atlanta Georgia, plans to award 37 one-time scholarships, one per state of origin as well as one for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), to Nigerian female undergraduate students in Nigerian university or tertiary institutions. Apply here
MUSTE which is an acronym for “The Mankind United To Support Total Education” is a Scholarship scheme founded and funded by Mr. Jim Ovia to provide financial aid to outstanding Nigeria youths. The scheme offers an average of 100 opportunities every year with an expectation that the beneficiaries will become leaders in helping to address challenges related to health, technology, finance and all areas in which the foundation is deeply engaged. Apply here
NCS which is an acronym for The Nigeria Computer Society, is t umbrella organization of all Information Technology Professionals, Interest Groups and Stakeholders in Nigeria. NCS is the national platform for the advancement of Information Technology Science and Practice in Nigeria. Apply here
NAOC Tertiary Scholarship Scheme is part of the Corporate Social Responsibility of Nigerian Agip Oil Company Limited to award scholarships to qualified Nigerian candidates yearly. The scholarship scheme is in two (2) categories:
- Host Communities Merit Award – For applicants strictly from NAOC Host Communities
- National Merit Award – For applicants from Non-Host communities. Apply here
Gani Fawehinmi Undergraduate Scholarship Scheme is designed for Nigerian Undergraduate Students who meet the following eligibility criteria below:
- Applicants must be registered students of tertiary institutions in Nigeria i.e Universities, polytechnics and colleges of education.
- Candidates must have good academic performance
- Applicants must be poor and indigent. Apply here
Bilateral Educational Agreement (BEA) Awards is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education through the Federal Scholarship Board and other development partners who have entered into Bilateral Educational agreement with Nigeria. The scholarship awards which is tenable in Nigeria and takes effect from the beginning of the academic session are made to eligible Nigerian youths who meet up with specified eligibility criteria recommended by the Federal Ministry of Education. The scheme is to assist scholars in the payment of tuition fees and for their personal maintenance. Apply here
Nigeria LNG Limited Undergraduate Scholarship Scheme is one of the tiers of scholarship scheme funded by Nigeria LNG Limited to channels support for human capital development and encourage high performance, ultimately growing a pool of high potential graduates and professionals with competitive advantage.
In line with the above, Nigeria LNG Limited invites applications from qualified candidates for the NLNG Undergraduate Scholarship Scheme. Apply here.
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