NNPC/SNEPCo National University Scholarship Programme 2024

Deadline:  28th of June, 2024. 

The 2024 NNPC/SNEPCo National University Scholarship Program is now accepting applications. Under a Production Sharing Contract (PSC) with Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC), Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCO), operator of Oil Mining Lease 118 on behalf of itself and other Co-ventures comprising Nigerian Agip Exploration, TotalEnergies Nigeria, and Esso Exploration and Production Nigeria (Deepwater) Limited, hereby invites applications from eligible Nigerian students for the 2024 NNPC – SNEPCo National University Scholarship Program.

The program’s objectives are to develop young Nigerians’ talents and encourage academic success. From the second year of their undergraduate education to the end, successful applicants receive an annual award.


  • Be a Nigerian citizen.
  • Currently be in their second year of full-time study in a Nigerian University accredited by the NUC.
  • Have a minimum CGPA of 3.5 in a 5-grade system or the equivalent in other grade systems; and
  • Not be a beneficiary of any other scholarship from an entity in the Oil and Gas industry, National or International.

*Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

Selection Criteria:

  • Application MUST be received not later than the specified deadline via the scholarship portal ONLY.
  • Only candidates that meet the eligibility criteria will be invited for the monitored computer-based test.
  • Only the top 10 candidates will be shortlisted from each of the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory for academic verification prior to scholarship offer.
  • Candidates with falsified results will be disqualified.
  • Only candidates that have successfully satisfied the above criteria will be contacted to receive the scholarship award.
  • All scholars must maintain a minimum of 3.5 CGPA per session, in a 5-grade system or the equivalent in other grade systems, to sustain the award.

Click here to apply 

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