NNPC/SPDC JV University Scholarship Award Scheme Update

NNPC/SPDC/TEPNG/AGIP joint venture

Nigeria’s Shell Petroleum Development Company (operator of the NNPC/SPDC/TEPNG/AGIP joint venture) is soliciting suitable applications as part of its social investment in education programs. The program aims to promote academic excellence and improve the employability of qualified young Nigerians. Students enrolled in full-time academic studies in session 2020/2021 to apply for university scholarships.

This merit-based scholarship falls into two categories: the National Merit Award (NM) and the Areas of Operation Merit Award.

  • National Merit Award (NM) – Open to all Nigerians
  • Areas of Operation Merit Award – Open to Nigerians who are indigenes of SPDC’s operational areas in Bayelsa, Delta, Imo, and Rivers States

When will the application close?

The application will close: the 3rd of February 2023

Eligible Countries: Nigeria

Type: Undergraduate

Number of Scholarships: Several


To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants

  • Must be citizens of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
  • Must be registered FULL-TIME undergraduates in an accredited and approved University in Nigeria
  • Must be in 200 Level (as of January 2023) or possess proof of admission into the Undergraduate programme in the 2020/2021 academic session
  • Must not be a beneficiary of any other scholarship from an entity operating in the Oil and Gas Industry, National or International.

Application Process: 

1. All applicants should have a personal valid email account and phone number (for consistent communication)
2. All applications must be processed online
3. Applicants for the Operational Area Awards are required to provide scanned copies of letters of identification, (which must be duly stamped and signed) by:
4. Ensure you have clear scanned copies of the following documents for upload:

a. Passport photograph with white background not more than 3 months old (450px by 450px not more    than 200kb)
b.School ID card
c. University or JAMB (UTME or D/E) Admission letter
f. JAMB Result
g. Letter of Identification from State (Showing Local Government of Origin)
h. Scanned copies of letters of identification, (which must be duly stamped and signed) by:
i.The Community Paramount Ruler; and
j. Applicants for the Operational Area Awards are required to provide scanned copies of letters of identification, (which must be duly stamped and signed) by:

5. Applicants are to download the GO Declaration form using the link: http://www.dragnetnigeria.com/doc/declaration.pdf

6. Ensure the documents are named according to what they represent to avoid mixing up documents
7. Ensure you attach the appropriate documents when asked to upload

To apply, follow the steps below:  
a. Click on “Register” to create an account using your SPDC email address.
b. Proceed to your email box to activate your account
c. Enter your registered email and password to upload your information.
d. Enter your personal information, educational information, bank account information, other information and upload required scanned documents.
e. Ensure the name used in applications matches the names on all documentation in the same order.
Ensure you view all documents after uploading, to eliminate errors during uploading.
When asked to upload photo, upload a pass-port photograph with a white background.
Recheck application information to avoid errors Click on 1. https://candidate.scholastica.ng/schemes/SPDC2023 to return to SPDC application site
Click “Apply Now” to submit information
f. You will receive an email and an sms that confirms your application was successful.


DISCLAIMER: Eduparol will never request for any processing fee or ask you to pay for any charges of any kind. Also note that all processing must be done on the official website: https://candidate.scholastica.ng/schemes/SPDC2023

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