0 Nigeria LNG (NLNG) Scholarship Scheme for Undergraduate Nigerian Students

Posted on Wednesday, July 03, 2013


Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Scholarship Scheme

Course(s) Offered: Several fields
Course Level: Undergraduate
Provider: Nigeria LNG Limited
Country to Study in: Nigeria

Scholarship Description
The Nigeria LNG Undergraduate Scholarship Scheme started in 1998 as part of Nigeria LNG Limited’s Corporate Social Responsibility to Nigerian Citizens to enhance human capacity development. The scholarship scheme aims to promote academic excellence amongst undergraduates in tertiary institutions in Nigeria, in support of NLNG's commitment to sustainable development.

Every year, the Nigeria LNG Limited calls on all interested Nigerian undergraduates in tertiary institutions in Nigeria to send in applications for the NLNG scholarship Award. At present, this scheme is being reviewed and its scope expanded to cater for three levels: post-primary, undergraduate and postgraduate studies oversea.

The Nigeria LNG Undergraduate Scholarship Scheme started in 1998 as part of Nigeria LNG Limited’s Corporate Social Responsibility to Nigerian Citizens to enhance human capacity development. The scholarship scheme aims to promote academic excellence amongst undergraduates in tertiary institutions in Nigeria, in support of NLNG's commitment to sustainable development.  Every year, the Nigeria LNG Limited calls on all interested Nigerian undergraduates in tertiary institutions in Nigeria to send in applications for the NLNG scholarship Award. At present, this scheme is being reviewed and its scope expanded to cater for three levels: post-primary, undergraduate and postgraduate studies oversea.  The NLNG scholarship is Open for all full time first year students of Nigerian Tertiary Institutions Only. Candidates must produce valid required documentations as listed below (e.g. Coloured Passport Sized Photograph, JAMB and/or University admission letters, WAEC/NECO/GCE/OLevel or A-Level results, etc).

Eligibility
The NLNG scholarship is Open for all full time first year students of Nigerian Tertiary Institutions Only. Candidates must produce valid required documentations as listed below (e.g. Coloured Passport Sized Photograph, JAMB and/or University admission letters, WAEC/NECO/GCE/OLevel or A-Level results, etc).

Selection criteria:
Beneficiaries are selected through a rigorous and transparent selection process organized in collaboration with the Aptitude Test Department of WAEC.

Eligible groups
Undergraduate students of Nigerian origin

Participating Institutions
Institutions of higher learning in Nigeria

Fields of study
Any approved field of study available at Nigerian universities / institutions of higher learning

Number of Awards
Not specified; several will be awarded.
From inception, about 2,500 beneficiaries have benefited from the scheme.

Sponsorship duration
Whole duration of the undergraduate program

Scholarship benefits
It involves the payment of a yearly Scholarship allowance to beneficiary Undergraduates in Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria.

The award has undergone several value reviews from N30,000.00 at inception to N50,000.00 and then to its present value of N100,000.00. It may increase for this year. A total of about 500 million naira has been spent so far on the scheme.

Method of Application
There are 2 steps to applying:

1). Scan your documents: Candidates are required to scan the following documents:
  1. Passport Sized Photograph (Coloured)
  2. JAMB and/or University admission letters
  3. WAEC/NECO/GCE/OLevel or A-Level results
  4. Letter of Identification of Local Government
  5. School ID Card.
2). Upload and Apply: After scanning the above documents, proceed to the official website (via link below). Click on “Scholarship Application Portal” button to access the main application portal.
Then FILL IN the Online Application Form, UPLOAD your previously scanned documents as requested, and finally, click the “SUBMIT” button to complete your application.

DEADLINES:
All Entries for Application will close on Wednesday 3rd July, 2013.

PLEASE NOTE:
Please note that only qualified applicants shall be short-listed for the selection tests.

The following candidates need not apply:
  • Beneficiaries of other scholarship schemes.
  • Second (2) to Final year students.
  • Part-time students.
Contact
For more or further inquiry; fill in the NLNG Online Contact Form

Application Deadline: 3 July 2013
Open to International students: No (ONLY Nigerians)

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