Anyone would heave an euphoric sign of relief when the word scholarship comes into play, considering the financial burden it takes off parents and guardians and especially students self funding their academics. The companies listed here in a way tend to give back to the society they are sited, which brings us to the term corporate social responsibility (CSR). Some of the companies in Nigeria that offer scholarships to undergraduate full-time degree students give laptops and other electronic useful gadgets in the first year of payment but I cannot categorically tell you the exact company however, you could carry out your research.
This post is not just about the companies in Nigeria That offer scholarships but also the worth or better put, the amount being offered as scholarship to deserving students. Some scholarships are offered based on merit while others are based on circumstances.
Scholarships are offered under circumstances based on the following:
- Natural disasters
- Loss or reduction of employment, wages, or unemployment compensation
- Separation or divorce
- Death of a parent or spouse
- Unusually high tuition fee
If you you find yourself in any of the above, you would be required to carry out the underlisted actions:
- Print and complete the appropriate Special Circumstances form below.
- Provide supporting documentation.
- Submit the completed form and supporting documentation to any of the companies in Nigeria that offer undergraduate or postgraduate scholarships.
- You will be contacted should your application be granted.
NOTE: Most scolarships are meant for full-time degree students only. Part-time are exempted because of the general belief of their working class status. Now lets look at the companies in Nigeria that you can benefit scholarship funding from yearly until graduation so long as you meet their requirements.
List of Companies In Nigeria That Offer Scholarships For Undergraduate and Post-graduate Programmes
MTN Nigeria (MTN Foundation Scholarship)
The South African telecom giant operating in Nigeria gives qualified candidates in tertiary institutions for 200 level students only. The worth of this scholarship is N200,000 per-annum until graduation. The scholarship is for full-time second-year students studying in public tertiary institutions (universities, polytechnics, and colleges of education) in Nigeria. The Scholarship programme is focused at financing school fees for Brilliant and Excellent students in various universities, polytechnics and colleges of education in Nigeria. If you think you have what it takes
The Nigerian National Petroluem Corporation in conjucntion with Chevron oil company offer scholarships to undergraduate degree full time students worth N150,000 per session in the following courses:
- Agricultural Engineering/Agricultural Science
- Architecture Electrical/Electronic Engineering
- Environmental Studies/Surveying
- Mass Communication/Journalism
- Mechanical/Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
- Human Medicine/Dentistry/Pharmacy
- Business Administration/Economics
- Chemical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Computer Science
- Petroleum Engineering
The following are the scanned documents required for application for the 2020 NNPC/Chevron scholarship:
- Passport photograph with white background not more than 3 months old (450px by 450px not more than 200kb)
- School ID card
- Proof of Admission letter
- Birth certificate
- O’Level result
- Original JAMB Result
- Local Government Area Identification letter.
If you have any of the above and meet the requirements, you are eligible to apply.
NNPC and Addax combine to give scholarships to deserving students in various higher institutions in Nigeria. They give out scholarships to students with academic excellence in their various courses. The worth of the scholarship given is N100,000 per year and to continue benefiting from it, the student has to maintain a certain level of academic success (second class upper and above) else he or she will be disqualified from the scholarship programme.
Total E&P Scholarship for 100/200L
Here scholarships are given to qualified and deserving students in tertiary institutions in Nigeria. It’s a way of showing concern and encouraging the educational sector towards future development. Scholarship in cash is N150,000/student/year.
Exxon Mobil Corp. is an American multinational oil and gas corporation headquartered in Irving, Texas. Exxon Mobil, the 5th largest company in the world by revenue, the 2nd largest oil producing company in Nigeria after shell, goes beyond its core duty by giving back to the region where it carries out operations. Exxon mobil supports the educational system by offering scholarships to deserving students in tertiary institutions STRICTLY for 100/200L. The scholarship is worth N150,000 per student annually.
Shell Petroleum Development Company
Royal Dutch Shell Plc, popularly known as Shell, the largest oil producer in Nigeria and the 4 largest in the world, also regarded as one of the worlds most valuable companies is no surprise being on the list of companies that offers scholarships to undergraduates and post graduate students in Nigeria. Shell offers scholarships worth N75,000 per student yearly.
ABC Transport Scholarship
Number one transport companies in Nigeria offers scholarships to 100 level students in Engineering, Transport management, Purchasing/Supply, Business Administration, Accountancy, Materials management, Human resources, Public Administration, Mass communication, Computer science. ABC offers scholarships worth N100,000 to students yearly.
Nigeria Agip Oil Company (NAOC)
NAOC as it is popularly known as is listed among the indigenous company that give scholarships to full time undergraduate degree students in 100 level and 200 level only. A joint venture with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, majors in Oil Mining Leases (OML). The worth of the scholarship programme is offer Worth N100,000. You are advised to be alert by constantly checking news dailies or the internet for the sale of the NAOC scholarship form for 2020/2021 academic session.
NLNG (Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas)
This is an indigenous oil and gas company in Nigeria that gives scholarships to deserving students worth N300,000. Only newly admitted students can benefit from this scholarship programme. 100 level and 200 level students precisely so long as their requirements are met.
SNEPCo Schorlarship for 100l students
The Shell Nigeria Exploration Production Company (SNEPCo) for one to be qualified for SNEPCo scholarship,
- You must have successfully completed a secondary education, with a minimum of seven credits, including Mathematics and English, in their O/Levels
- You must have gained admission during the 2020/2021 academic sessions in an accredited and approved university in Nigeria.
- Be enrolled full‐time, in a university in Nigeria at the undergraduate level with a minimum grade point average of 3.5 at the time of application.
Niger Delta Development Commission scholarship was set up mainly to empower aspiring post graduates in various fields ranging from Engineering, Medical Sciences (M.Sc. Public Health excluded), Computer Science/Technology, Geology, Geosciences, Environmental Sciences, Agriculture, Environmental or Gas/Oil Law, Project Management.
Others Scholarship Programmes and their Sponsors Includes:
APT Terminal Scholarship
Emeka Ofor Foundation Scholarship for Secondary, Undergraduate and Post graduate
Generally, scholarships are either empowerment programmes awarded based on several criteria, that generally reflect the values and purposes of the sponsor or founder of the award. The striking characteristics of scholarship funds is that such money doesn’t require to be refunded by the student or group being funded.
This conclude the list of companies in Nigeria that award scholarship for both undergraduate full-time and postgraduate full-time programmes for 2020. Note that you can be on multiple scholarship programmes at once so long as you meet their requirements.
Do you have any questions? you can send them to us via the comment section below and we shall respond accordingly. Best of luck!