The Shell Nigeria Exploration Production Company (SNEPCo) in collaboration with NNPC announces its National Merit University Scholarship for Undergraduate Nigerian Students for the 2016/2017 academic session.
Eligible Fields of Study: Petroleum Engineering, Materials/Corrosion Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Instrumentation Engineering, Civil Engineering, Medicine, Pharmacy Physics/Applied Physics, Agricultural Science, Geophysics, Geosciences/Geology, Mathematics/Applied Mathematics and Medical Laboratory Technology.
About the Award: The NNPC/SNEPCo scholarship is provided 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. The scholarship is managed by SNEPCo on behalf of itself, its co-venture partners and the NNPC.
- Candidates must be citizens of Nigeria.
- Candidates must not be a beneficiary of any other scholarship (National or International).
- Candidates must currently be in their second year of full-time study in a Nigerian University accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC)\
- Candidates must have a minimum CGPA of 3.0 in a 5-grade system
Number of Awardees: Several
Value of Scholarship: Full scholarship
Duration of Scholarship: Duration of undergraduate course
How to Apply: The mode of application is online. Candidates are advised to visit this LINK TO APPLY
- Candidates should have a valid email account for easy communication.
- Applications are accompanied with 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) are applicable.
- Letter of Identification from State of origin indicating applicant’s local government of origin.
- Candidates are to upload their 100 level results.
Application Procedure: Interested candidates are advised to adhere strictly to these instructions before and while applying:
- 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 will not accept email applications.
- It is important to visit the official website for detailed information and to access the online application portal.
- 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.
Examination/Assessment Date: 20th August, 2016
Application Deadline: 10th August, 2016