NNPC-SNEPCo National University Scholarship 2020-2021

The NNPC-SNEPCo National University Scholarship 2020-2021 is currently ongoing for undergraduate students in Nigerian universities. The programme aims to promote academic excellence and improve the skills of young Nigerians. It provides an annual grant to the successful applicants from their second year to the completion of their degree programme.

Things to Note About NNPC-SNEPCo National University Scholarship 2020-2021

Please, it is quite advisable for you to take note of the following.

  • Scholastica is the official platform for the NNPC/SNEPCo National University Scholarship 
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply 
  • 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. 
  • NNPC/ SNEPCo will not accept email applications. It is important to visit the official Scholastica website for detailed information and to access the online application portal. 
  • NNPC/SNEPCo is committed to providing scholarship opportunities that are not associated with application fees. 
  • NNPC/SNEPCo DOES NOT ASSIGN Representatives/Agents to assist applicants. 
  • Any candidate found to have presented false documents will be disqualified or withdrawn at any level of the scholarship process. 
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for a computer-based test

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What You Need to Know About the NNPC-SNEPCo National University Scholarship 2020


The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) and their joint venture partners invite applications from Nigerian students qualified for the NNPC-SNEPCo Scholarship Program 2020.

The program aims to promote academic excellence and improve the skills of young Nigerians. It offers an annual grant to successful applicants from the second year until the end of their study program.

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Level/Fields of Study

The NNPC-SNEPCo National University Scholarship Program is available for 200 level Undergraduate students in any Nigerian tertiary institution.

Students studying in any of the following subjects can apply for this NNPc-SNEPCo scholarship program 2020.

  • Agricultural Science
  • Chemical Engineering 
  • Civil Engineering 
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering 
  • Finance
  • Geophysics 
  • Geosciences / Geology 
  • Instrumentation Engineering 
  • Marine Engineering 
  • Materials / Corrosion Engineering 
  • Mathematics / Applied Mathematics 
  • Mechanical Engineering 
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Nursing
  • Petroleum Engineering 
  • Physics / Applied Physics 

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Host Nationality

The NNPC-SNEPCo undergraduate scholarship program is organised and hosted in Nigeria by the Joint venture of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo).

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Eligible Nationalities

The NNPC-SNEPCo scholarship program is only open to Nigerian undergraduate students. Nevertheless, there are many international scholarship opportunities available for international students across the world.

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Scholarship Benefit

This section has always served as the most important section in every scholarship quest. Nevertheless, the organisers of the scholarship program will provide all the necessary things needed for the successful completion of the winner’s undergraduate program.

Duration of Scholarship

Scholarships are renewable through graduation. Recipients are expected to maintain high academic/ethical standards, and other conditions outlined in the scholarship award letter.

NNPC-SNEPCo Scholarship Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must: ·

  • Be a citizen of Nigeria 
  • Currently be in their second year of full-time study in a Nigerian University accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC)
  • Have a minimum CGPA of 3.5 in a 5-grade system 
  • Not be a beneficiary of any other scholarship (National or International) 

*Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

Things to do/Documents Needed before Application

1. Every applicant should have a valid personal email account and phone number.

2. Applications by eligible candidates should be submitted online at https://scholastica.ng/schemes/SNEPCo
3. Candidates should include personal and educational details in the application.

4. Applicants should upload scanned copies of the following as part of the application:

  • A recent passport-sized photograph of the applicant in JPEG format, and not more than 200 kilobytes; 
  • University or JAMB Admission Letter; 
  • Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) Result; 
  • O’ Level Result(s); and ‘A’ Level /OND /NCE Result(s) as applicable; 
  • Letter of Identification from State of origin indicating applicant’s local government of origin;
  • Academic results for 100 level

How to Apply for the NNPC-SNEPCo National University Merit Scholarship 2020-2021

To Apply, Follow the Steps Below

  • Click on “Apply Now” tab.
  • Click on “Register Now” to create an account.
  • Proceed to your email box to activate your account
  • Click on https://candidate.scholastica.ng/schemes/SNEPCo to return to Scholarship site
  • Enter your registered email and password to upload your information.
  • Enter your personal information, National Identification Number (if available), educational information, other information and upload required scanned documents.
  • Ensure the name used in applications matches the names on all documentation in the same order. Upload a sworn affidavit or certificate if otherwise.
  • Ensure you view all documents after uploading, to ensure that they are clear and accurate.
  • When asked to upload a photo, upload a passport photograph with a white background.
  • Recheck application information to avoid errors
  • Click “Apply Now” to submit information
  • You will receive an email and an SMS that confirms your application was successful.
  • Return to https://candidate.scholastica.ng/, enter your Email and Password to download your profile and proceed to have your Head of Department sign the document.
  • Upload a scanned copy of the signed profile, this would be used for verification.
  • 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 fingerprint capture  
    • Visit any of the 37 capture centres www.nimc.gov.ng/pages/general/enrolmentcentres.htm  to complete the registration process and obtain your National Identity Number  
    • You can also do your total registration at the NIMC office
  • Return to https://candidate.scholastica.ng/schemes/SNEPCo and update the application with National Identification Number (NIN) to ensure completion

Note: Multiple applications attract a disqualification penalty from the Scholarship board

Application Deadline:

Applications should be submitted on or before September 25 2020.
The examination date will be communicated to shortlisted candidates only. SNEPCo reserves the right for selection and shortlisting of candidates.


  • Application for NNPC/SNEPCo scholarship is FREE.
  • SCHOLASTICA is the official platform for the NNPC/ SNEPCo National University Scholarship
  • 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.
  • E-mail applications are NOT accepted. 
  • NNPC/SNEPCo does NOT assign representatives/agents to assist applicants to apply. 
  • Any candidate found to have presented false documents will be disqualified or withdrawn at any level of the scholarship process. 
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for the proctored computer-based test


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