NNPC/ADDAX Nigerian Undergraduate Scholarship 2020-2021. How to apply for NNPC-ADDAX Nigerian Scholarships 2020-2021. If you are wishing to apply for the scholarship, here is the best portal to learn how you can apply.
If you have ever wondered why the NNPC/ADDAX scholarship delayed before announcing the undergraduate’s application for their annual scholarship scheme, then you are not alone. So many students have asked us questions like;
- Is NNPC/ADDAX Scholarship Form Out
- How can I apply for NNPC/ADDAX Scholarship 2020
- What are NNPC/ADDAX Scholarship Requirement
- Which Field of Study is required for the NNPC/ADDAX Scholarship 2020
- 2020 NNPC/ADDAX Scholarship Deadline.
In this post, we will answer all these questions. But before we continue it is important to know that there are categories to this scholarship.
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There are two major categories for the Addax Petroleum Development (Nigerian) Limited scholarships. Namely
- The Host Communities Merit Award
- The National Merit Awards
The Host Communities Merit Award
This is ONLY open For applicants strictly from APDNL Host Communities. Only Indigenes of APDNL Host Communities in Rivers, Akwa Ibom, and Imo States SHOULD apply for the Host Communities Merit Award.
The National Merit Awards | NNPC scholarship for undergraduate
This is a National merit current scholarships for Nigerian undergraduates open to non-indigenes of the host communities. Therefore if you are not from Rivers state, Akwa Ibom or Imo state, you are eligible to apply for this category of the scholarship scheme.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation(NNPC) is the oil corporation through which the federal government of Nigeria regulates and participates in the country’s petroleum industry.
Therefore as a way of contributing to the Nigerian community, introducing the NNPC scholarship for undergraduate was a welcome development which has over the years see intelligent and talented Nigerian students without hope of finishing their higher education go through school.
However, Apart from this ongoing NNPC-ADDAX Nigerian Undergraduate Scholarship 2020-2021, there are other Nigerian undergraduates scholarships, such as Agbami Scholarship for Nigerian Undergraduate Students, NNPC-TOTAL Scholarship, Federal Government Scholarships 2020-2021 for Undergraduates and Postgraduates, etc.
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The scholarship is worth N100,000 annually throughout your study year for university students but for polytechnic students, it’s only for the OND Ordinary National Diploma(2years).
What are NNPC/ADDAX Scholarship Requirement?
To apply for this NNPC / ADDAX Scholarship, Candidate
- Registered Full-TIME undergraduates in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions
- Certified 100 level students at the time of application (Only students admitted in 2019/2020 academic session)
- For OND students, the award will be for 2 years only
NOTE: The following categories of students should not apply:
- 200 level students and above
- HND students
- Current beneficiaries of similar Awards from other Companies and Agencies
How to Apply for NNPC/ADDAX Scholarship 2020
Over the years students who apply for this scholarship usually send their applications and documents to a provided email address but that is not the case this year. The method of application has changed and we want you to carefully follow the steps given below.
Application is open to 100 level students only.
1. Before you start this application, ensure you have clearly scanned copies of the following documents
- Passport photograph with white background not more than 3 months old (450px by 450px not more than 200kb)
- School ID Card
- O’level Certificate
- Admission Letter
- Birth Certificate
- Proof of Local Government Area of Origin
- Letter from Community Leader (Only Applicants for Host Communities Merit Award)
- JAMB Result
2. Ensure the documents are named according to what they represent to avoid mixing up documents during upload
3. Ensure you attach the appropriate documents when asked to upload
4. Ensure to provide valid Email and Phone Contact for effective communication
To apply, follow the steps below:
1. Click on “Apply Now” tab.
2. Click on “Register Now” to create an account.
3. Proceed to your email box to activate your account
4. Click on www.scholastica.ng/schemes/addaxscholarship to return to Scholarship site
5. Enter your registered email and password to upload your information.
6. Enter your personal information, National Identification Number (if available), educational information, other information, and upload required scanned documents.
7. Ensure the name used in application matches the names on all documentation in the same order. Upload a sworn affidavit or certificate if otherwise.
8. Ensure you view all documents after uploading, to eliminate errors during uploading.
9. When asked to upload a photo, a passport photograph with a white background is preferable.
10. Recheck application information to avoid errors
11. Click “Apply Now” to submit information
12. You will receive an email and a SMS that confirms your application was successful.
13. Return to www.scholastica.ng, enter your Email and Password to download your profile and proceed to have your Head of Department sign the document.
14. Upload a scanned copy of the signed profile, this would be used for verification.
15. If the National Identification Number (NIN) number was not available in step 6, to obtain your National Identification Number (NIN)
- Visit http://ninenrol.gov.ng to register and learn more about the National Identity Number
- Click “Create Account” and fill in the required fields
- Login with Email and Password to complete the form
- After completion, schedule a date for photo and finger print capture
- Visit any of the capture centers https://www.nimc.gov.ng/?q=nin-registration-centres to complete the registration process and obtain your National Identity Number
- You can also do your total registration at the NIMC office
16. Return to www.scholastica.ng/schemes/addaxscholarship and update application with National Identification Number (NIN) to ensure completion
Multiple applications attract a disqualification penalty from the Scholarship Board
Obtaining NIN is not compulsory in order to complete your application
NNPC / ADDAX Scholarship Important Note:
- Applications for the scholarship award without all the credentials stated above will be rejected.
- Any candidate currently a beneficiary of a Scholarship of any kind Is not eligible to apply.
- Dependants of employees of Addax are not eligible to apply.
NNPC/ADDAX Scholarship Aptitude test venues
Applicants must indicate their preferred center for the test Centers are
- Port Harcourt
NOTE: The aptitude test will take place at designated centers to be communicated to applicants on a later date and applicants are to fully bear the cost of transportation to and from Aptitude test centers.
2020 NNPC/ADDAX Scholarship Deadline.
All applications for the NNPC/ADDAX Tertiary Institutions National Merit Scholarship and Host Communities Merit Award will close on 26th May 2020.