Here’s an incredible opportunity to attain academic excellence while receiving financial support for your higher education. Apply for the NNPC SNEPCO Scholarship Program for the 2023-2024 intake.
NNPC SNEPCO Scholarship 2023
If you’re interested in maximizing this unique opportunity, then sit back and read to the end, to explore the details of this prestigious NNPC SNEPCO scholarship including its requirements, benefits, and application deadline.
Meanwhile, let’s discuss briefly the brain behind this scholarship in other to have a better understanding of the NNPC SNEPCO Scholarship.
About Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company
The Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCO) has been a pioneer in Nigeria’s deep-water oil and gas production. Notably, their Bonga field project, initiated in 2005, significantly boosted Nigeria’s oil capacity, contributing over 200,000 barrels of crude oil and 150 million standard cubic feet of gas to the daily production.
Shell is a global energy and petrochemicals conglomerate, the company maintains a profound commitment to Nigeria, its people, and its economy. Shell has a rich history as Nigeria’s oldest energy company, its influence extends far beyond energy production.
Benefits of the NNPC SNEPCO Scholarship
The primary objective of the NNPC SNEPCO Scholarship Program is to promote academic excellence and enhance the skills of young Nigerians. This scholarship provides an annual grant to successful applicants throughout their undergraduate degree programs, starting from the second year.
Eligibility Criteria for NNPC SNEPCO Scholarship
Please note that the NNPC SNEPCO Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship program. Candidates must meet the following requirements to be eligible:
- Applicants must be Nigerian citizens.
- Candidates should be in their second year of full-time study at a Nigerian University accredited by the NUC.
- A minimum CGPA of 3.5 in a 5-grade system or an equivalent in other grade systems is required.
- Applicants should not be beneficiaries of any other scholarships from entities in the Oil and Gas industry, whether national or international.
- Female applications are highly welcome
Selection Criteria for the NNPC SNEPCO Scholarship
The selection process for the NNPC SNEPCO Scholarship is rigorous, to the end that the most deserving candidates receive support. The selection process includes:
- Computer-Based Test: Only candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria will be invited for a monitored computer-based test.
- State Shortlisting: The top 10 candidates from each of the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory will be shortlisted for academic verification before receiving the scholarship offer.
- Disqualification for Falsified Results: Candidates with falsified results will be disqualified.
- Maintenance of Academic Excellence: All scholars must maintain a minimum CGPA of 3.5 per session to sustain the award.
Documents Required for Application
- A recent passport-sized photograph in JPEG format (not exceeding 200 kilobytes).
- University or JAMB Admission Letter.
- UTME Result.
- O’ Level Result.
- OND /NCE Result(s) as applicable.
- An Identification letter showing the applicant’s local government of origin.
- Cumulative Grade Point Average after the first year, demonstrating completion of at least two academic semesters.
- All candidates must fill out and sign the Government Official Declaration form. You can download the form here.
How to Apply for NNPC SNEPCO Scholarship 2023-24?
Kindly follow the steps below to apply for the NNPC SNEPCO Scholarship:
- Visit the official application portal at https://candidate.scholastica.ng/schemes/2023NNPCSNEPCo
- Click the “Register Now.” button to create your account
- Activate your account through the email confirmation sent to you.
- Fill in your information, ensuring that it matches your official documentation.
- Download and complete the Government Official Declaration Form here.
- Recheck your application to avoid errors.
- Once the above steps are done Successfully, click “Apply Now.”
- After successful submission, you will receive confirmation via email and SMS. You will also need to download your profile and have your Head of Department sign the document for verification.
The deadline for the NNPC SNEPCO Scholarship application is November 10, 2023.
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