2020 NNPC/SNEPCo National University Scholarship Award

Posted on: Thu 23-07-2020


Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo) on behalf of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the co-venture partners hereby invites applications from qualified Nigerian students for the 2020 NNPC/SNEPCo National University Scholarship Programme. The programme aims to enhance learning opportunities among Nigerians by providing a yearly grant to the successful applicants from their second year to the completion of their undergraduate degree programme. Eligible undergraduate students studying NUC-accredited courses in Nigerian Federal and State universities are invited to submit an electronic application at: https://candidate.scholastica.ng/schemes/SNEPCo


Applicant must:

  • Be a citizen of Nigeria
  • Currently be in their second year of full-time study in a Nigerian Federal or State 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


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

2. Applications by eligible candidates should be submitted online at https://candidate.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: 

  • Recent passport-sized photograph of the applicant in JPEG format, not more than 200kilobytes; 
  • 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; and 
  • Academic results for 100 level — for 2018/2019 academic session


  • Applications should be submitted on or before August 16, 2020
  • Examination details will be communicated to shortlisted candidate 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 
  • Please visit the SCHOLASTICA portal: https://candidate.scholastica.ng/schemes/SNEPCo for detailed information on how to apply online 
  • 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 

To apply, visit the SCHOLASTICA portal: https://candidate.scholastica.ng/schemes/SNEPCo For enquiries: [email protected] 

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