August 5, 2016

NNPC/Shell SNEPCo National Merit University Scholarship Award for Undergraduate Students

NNPC/SNEPCo National University Scholarship

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

Scholarship Description
The Shell Nigeria Exploration Production Company (SNEPCo) on behalf of itself, its co-venturers and NNPC announces the NNPC/SNEPCo National University Scholarship for students in undergraduate courses of Nigerian universities.

The programme is managed by SNEPCo and provides yearly grants to successful applicants from their second year to the completion of their degree programme.

The NNPC/SNEPCo National Merit University Scholarship Scheme aims to promote academic excellence and improve the skills of young Nigerians. Applications are invited from qualified Nigerian undergraduates.

NNPC/Shell SNEPCo National University Scholarship

Eligible Applicants must: ·
  • Be a citizen of Nigeria
  • Currently be in their second year of full-time study in a Nigerian University accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC)
  • Have a minimum CGPA of 3.0 in a 5-grade system
  • Not be a beneficiary of any other scholarship (National or International)
Eligible groups
Citizens of Nigeria ONLY

Participating Institutions
All accreditied universities in Nigeria

Fields of study
The merit-based scholarship is open to FULL TIME undergraduates studying any of the under listed courses in Universities within Nigeria:
  1. Petroleum Engineering
  2. Mining Engineering
  3. Instrumentation Engineering
  4. Pharmacy
  5. Geophysics
  6. Economics
  7. Materials / Corrosion Engineering
  8. Mechanical Engineering
  9. Civil Engineering
  10. Physics/Applied Physics
  11. Geosciences/Geology
  12. Mathematics/Applied Mathematics
  13. Electrical Engineering
  14. Chemical Engineering
  15. Medicine
  16. Agricultural Sciences
  17. Banking & Finance
  18. Medical Laboratory Technology
Number of awards
Not specified, but several will be awarded

Sponsorship duration
Successful applicants will receive grants every year from their second year to the completion of their degree programme. Recipients are expected to maintain high academic/ethical standards, and other conditions outlined in the scholarship award letter.

Scholarship benefits
The SNEPCo National University Scholarship covers your programme. The importance of Scholarships and Bursaries and the difference it can make in the lives of students, their families and generations unborn, cannot be over stated.

Method of Application
SNEPCo will not accept email applications. Eligible students studying the eligible courses listed above in accredited Nigerian universities are invited to submit an electronic application on the official website (see below). Please note the instructions below:
  1. Every applicant should have a valid personal email account (for consistent communication).
  2. Candidates who meet the above eligibility criteria should apply online at to provide the required personal and educational details, and upload scanned copies of the following:
    • A recent passport-sized photograph of the applicant in JPEG format, and not more than 200kilobytes;
    • University or JAMB (UTME or D/E) Admission Letter; Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) Scores;
    • 'O' Level Result(s); and 'A' Level /OND /NCE Result(s) as applicable; and
    • Letter of Identification from State of origin indicating applicant's local government of origin.
    • Students are to upload their 100 level results.
It is important to read the scholarship announcement, and also visit the official website (link to it is below) for detailed information and to access the online application portal.

Applications should be submitted online on or before Wednesday 10 August, 2016.

Examination date: 20 August 2016.

Each document submitted online must not exceed 200KB and the image format must be in JPEG.

Beware of fraudulent websites when applying for the NNPC/SNEPCo scholarship online. Such websites may ask you to make some payments in the course of the application. These are completely faux sites which should be avoided. NNPC/SNEPCo scholarship application is FREE.
  • SNEPCo is committed to providing scholarship opportunities that are not associated with application fees.
  • SNEPCo DOES NOT ASSIGN 'Representatives'/' Agents' to assist applicants` process applications.
Any candidate found to have presented false documents will be disqualified or withdrawn at any level of the scholarship.

Only short listed candidates will be invited for a computer based tests in selected centers nationwide.

For more information or clarification on the NNPC/SNEPCo National University Scholarship, please send an email to SNEPCO Social Performance SNEPCO-UIO/G/NRS (

Application Deadline: 10 August 2016
Open to International Applicants: No (ONLY Nigerians)

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