NNPC/SNEPCO Undergraduate Scholarship

NNPC/SNEPCO Undergraduate Scholarship

NNPC/SNEPCO 2024 National University Merit-Based Undergraduate Scholarship Award For Nigerian Students

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

The program aims at promoting academic excellence and improving the skills of young Nigerians. It provides yearly grant to the successful applicants from their second year to the completion of their undergraduate degree programme.

They invite all eligible undergraduate students studying National Universities Commission (NUC) accredited courses in Nigerian universities to submit an electronic application.


  • The scholarship application is FREE.
  • SCHOLASTICA is the official platform for the NNPC-SNEPCo National University Scholarship. Please visit https://candidate.scholastica.ng/schemes/2024NNPCSNEPCo 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.
  • They DO NOT accept E-mail applications.
  • SNEPCo does NOT assign representatives/agents to assist applicants in applying.
  • Any candidate found to have presented false documents will be disqualified or withdrawn at any level of the scholarship process. 
  • If awarded the scholarship, you cannot transfer the offer to another university or course of study.


The merit-based scholarship is open to FULL-TIME undergraduates studying in Universities within Nigeria.

  • 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 Process for NNPC/SNEPCO Undergraduate Scholarship

  • Examination details will be communicated to shortlisted candidates only.


  • They must receive all applications no later than the specified deadline via the scholarship portal ONLY.
  • They will invite only the candidates who meet the eligibility criteria 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 the 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.

Application Documents for NNPC/SNEPCO Undergraduate Scholarship

  • 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; 
  • Cumulative Grade Point Average after the first year i.e. candidate must have completed and have results of 2 academic semesters at the minimum
  • They require all candidates to fill and sign the Government Official declaration form. To download the Government Official declaration form, click  https://dragnetnigeria.com/download/SNEPCO.pdf

Method of Application

Click Here to Apply

  • Every applicant should have a valid personal email account and phone number.
  • They require eligible candidates to submit an application online at https://candidate.scholastica.ng/schemes/2024NNPCSNEPCo
  • Candidates should include personal and educational details in the application.

Application step for the NNPC/SNEPCO Undergraduate Scholarship

  • 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/2024NNPCSNEPCo to return to Scholarship site
  • Enter your registered email and password to upload your information.
  • Click on https://dragnetscreening.ng/files/SNEPCoGOform.pdf to download the Government Official Declaration Form.  Correctly fill and upload the signed form
  • Enter your personal information, National Identification Number, educational information, other information and upload required scanned documents.
  • Ensure the name used in applications matches the names on all documentation in 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 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 a 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. 

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

For More Information

Visit the Official page

Application Deadline: June 28, 2024

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