Shell Scholarships for undergraduate students in Nigeria 2019-2020 [UPDATED]

2019-2020 Shell Scholarships for undergraduate students in Nigeria

Shell Scholarships for undergraduate students in Nigerian

2019-2020

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited is once again delighted to receive applications from eligible full-time Nigerian students for 2019-2020 Shell Scholarships for undergraduate students in Nigeria

This Shell oil company scholarship for undergraduate students in Nigerian Universities is one of the current scholarship programs that have helped a lot of Nigerian undergraduate students in the past.

 The award is classified into two categories:

  • National Merit Award (NM) 
  • Areas of Operation Merit Award (OM)

What You Need to Know About 2019-2020 Shell Scholarships for undergraduate students in Nigeria

Year after year, about 4,000 Nigerian undergraduates take part in an aptitude tests to join the ever increasing list of students which Shell oil company Nigeria supports in Nigerian Universities.  Applicants are normally shortlisted judging from the national SSCE and JAMB examination results. Afterwards, an aptitude test are conducted at designated centres like Port Harcourt, Warri, Enugu, Lagos and Abuja centres.

There are however, 2 categories of this Shell Scholarship Scheme and only first-year students are eligible for the awards in both categories

The merit-based Shell scholarships are sectioned into two categories:

The National Merit Award for Nigerian undergraduates

The Areas of Operation Merit Award for indigenes of SPDC’s operational areas in Abia, Bayelsa, Delta, Imo and Rivers States.

An average of 16,000 applicants responds to this Shell oil scholarship  in Nigeria every year. Candidates who are aware of this opportunity often apply for the scholarship which can be utilized only in Nigerian Universities.

2019-2020 Shell Scholarships for undergraduate students in Nigerian  Level/Field of Study

This nnpc shell scholarship is intended for Undergraduate Students and is applicable to all the field offered at Nigerian Universities.

Host Nationality

The 2019-2020 Shell Scholarships for undergraduate students in Nigerian is hosted and can only be utilized in Nigerian Universities.

 But if you don’t want to study in Nigeria, we have plenty of scholarships you can apply for abroad if you wish to study in any outside country of your choice. Check out our Scholarship by country category.

Eligible Nationality:

The Shell Petroleum Scholarship is available to citizens of Nigerian only.

Aside from the 2019-2020 Shell Scholarship for undergraduate students in Nigerian, there are other several scholarships available to study abroad.

Here is a list of few– you can easily navigate through our categories at the main menu to see more of them and make your choice.

Now you make be asking– how is Shell scholarship for Nigerian Undergraduates. Don’t worry, I know the feeling.

Shell Scholarship for undergraduate students in Nigerian amount.

The annual grant issued by the SPDC JV for the full duration of your course N150, 000.

 4000 winners all over the country will receive N150, 000 2019-2020 Shell Scholarship for undergraduate students in Nigeria throughout the duration of their course.

A must read if you want to win this award: 10 Tips on Winning a Scholarship.

How to qualify for Shell Scholarship 2019-2020.

  1. You must be a citizen of Nigeria and currently enrolled in an accredited university in Nigeria.
  2. You must have gained admission during the 2019-2020 admissions period and pursuing a first-degree program.
  3. You must have at least 7 O/Levels credits, including Mathematics and English.
  4. You must be enrolled full‐time in any Nigerian university with a minimum grade point average of 2.5 at the time of application and must also attach transcripts or official records.

How to apply for 2019-2020 Shell Scholarships for Nigerian students |How to apply for shell scholarships 2019

The first thing you need to know is that application is entirely FREE of charge.

1. All applicants must provide their personal valid email accounts (for consistent communication).

2. Candidates who satisfies the above entry qualifications should apply online at

www.shellnigeria.com and do well to provide the required personal and educational details, and also upload scanned copies of the following:

A passport photograph of the applicant (not more than 3 months old) and in  jpeg format (not more than 200kilobytes)

University or JAMB Admission Letter

UTME Scores

‘O’ Level Result

‘A’ Level /OND /NCE Result(s) as applicable

Letter of Identity from State (showing Local Government) of Origin.

3. Scanned copies of letters of identification which must be officially stamped and endorsed by:

The Paramount Ruler of the Community; and

The Chairman of the Community Development or Executive Council is also required of applicants for the Operational Area Awards (OM)

 The letters are to be referred to The Manager, Social Investment, Shell Petroleum Development Company, Prodeco 5, Room 10, Shell Industrial Area, Rumubiakani, Port Harcourt.

For more details about the 2019-2020 Shell Scholarship for undergraduate students in Nigerian, kindly visit the Shell Development

Official website or Download Pdf.

2019 Shell scholarship Deadline

October 2, 2019– Application commences

 November 12, 2019– Applications closes

2019 Shell scholarship application portal

Click on the link below for the 2019 shell scholarship application form

Scholarship Application Portal

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