Shell (SPDC) Joint Venture Undergraduate Scholarship Scheme 2017/2018


    The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (Operator of the NNPC/SPDC /TEPNG/AGIP Joint Venture) invites applications from suitably qualified full-time Nigerian students admitted in the 2017/2018 academic session to apply for the SPDC JV University Scholarships.

    Who Can Apply 
    The merit-based scholarship is in two categories – the National Merit Award (NM) and the Areas of Operation Merit Award (OM).

    1.) National Merit Award (NM)

    • Is open to all Nigerians.

    2.) Areas of Operation Merit Award, (OM)

    • For Nigerians who are indigenes of SPDC’s operational area in Abia, Bayelsa, Delta, Imo and Rivers States.

    Eligible Applicants Must

    • Be Nigerian citizens.
    • Be registered Full Time undergraduates in an accredited University in Nigeria
    • Be in 200 level with a minimum CGPA of 2.5
    • Have a minimum of 5 credits, including Mathematics and English in their Senior School Certificate Examinations
    • Have a minimum of 200 score in UTME

    General Requirements

    • All applicants should have their personal valid email accounts (for subsequent communication on their application).
    • Scanned copies of letters of identification, stamped and signed by: 
      • The Paramount Ruler of the Community; and
      • The Chairman of the Community Development (CDC) or
      • The Chairman of the Executive Council (CEC) or
    • The Community Trust (CT) are also required for applicants for the Operational Area Awards. The letters should be addressed to: “The ER Manager, Social Performance/Social Investment, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited, Port Harcourt, Rivers State”.

    How To Apply
    Interested and qualified candidates should:


    • Each document must not exceed 200KB and the image format must be JPEG.
    • For more information or clarification please send an email to: 
    • Shell does not demand payment from applicants. The application is free of charge
    • SPDC JV does not assign ‘Representatives’/’Agents’ to assist applicants’ to process applications
    • There will be no selection tests as selection will be based strictly on combined academic performance
    • Beware of the fraud websites when applying for scholarships online
    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Application Closing Date
    12th November, 2018.

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