NNPC/SNEPCo National University Scholarship 2023 | How To Apply

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The NNPC/SNEPCo National University Scholarship 2023 is currently ongoing. Interested and eligible applicants can now apply online. The undergraduate scholarship is open to all Nigerian students. See how to apply here.

NNPC/SNEPCo National University Scholarship 2023 | How To Apply

Are you an undergraduate in a recognized Nigerian university who is interested in the NNPC/SNEPCo National University Scholarship 2023?

This article will show you the online application portal, requirements/eligibility, how to apply, the deadline, and all you need to know about the NNPC/SNEPCo National University Scholarship 2023 .

NB: The Scholarship application is completely free therefore disregard any organization or websites demanding money for the scholarship scheme.

Keep checking to get more information about shortlisted candidates and the exams dates.

Also See the Ongoing MTN Scholarship 2023

Brief Description Of  The NNPC-SNEPCo National University Scholarship 2023

The Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo), Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited and its Co-venture partners hereby invites applications from qualified Nigerian students for the 2023 NNPC-SNEPCo National University Scholarship Programme.

The programme 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.

Scholarship Type Undergraduate
Organization NNPC/SNEPCo/Co Ventures
Country to study Nigeria
Course to study  Accredited Courses by NUC
State of Origin All Nigerians
Gender Male and Female
Application Deadline 14 April 2023

NNPC/SNEPCo National University Scholarship 2023 | How To Apply

NNPC/SNEPCo National University Scholarship 2023 Application Portal

The online application portal for the NNPC/SNEPCo National University Scholarship 2023 is currently open.

Eligible and Interested students should submit application online through the recognized portal found below;

To apply, visit:

NNPC/SNEPCo 2022 Scholarship Eligibility/Requirements

Students applying for NNPC/SNEPCo National University Scholarship 2023 should meet the following requirements to stand a chance to be selected for the award:


  • 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.


  • All applicants should have personal valid email account and phone number (for consistent communication.)
  • Application MUST be received not later than the specified deadline via the scholarship portal ONLY.
  • Only candidates that meet the eligibility criteria will be invited 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 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.
  • Ensure you have clear scanned copies of the following documents for upload:
  1. Passport photograph with white background not more than 3 months old (450px by 450px not more    than 200k.)
  2. School ID card.
  3. University or JAMB (UTME or D/E) Admission letter.
  4. JAMB Result.
  5. Academic result at the end of your first year.
  6. Letter of Identification from State (Showing Local Government of Origin.)

How To Apply For The NNPC/SNEPCo National Undergraduate Scholarship 2023

Follow these steps to successfully apply for the NNPC/SNEPCo National University Scholarship 2023:

  1. Visit NNPC/SNEPCo scholarship portal via
  2. Click on “APPLY NOW”
  3. Click on “REGISTER NOW” to create an account
  4. Proceed to your email box to activate your account
  5. Click on the link on your email to return to the scholarship site
  6. Enter your registered email and password to upload your information
  7. Enter your  personal information; National Identity Number (NIN), educational information, other information, and upload required scanned documents
  8. Ensure the name used in application matches the names on all documentation in the same order. Upload a sworn affidavit or certificate if otherwise
  9. Ensure you view all document after uploading, to make sure that they are clear and accurate
  10. When asked to upload photo, use a passport photograph with a white background
      Recheck application information to avoid errors
  11. Click on “APPLY NOW” to submit information
       You will receive an email and a SMS that confirms your application was successful
  12. Return to, enter your email and password to download your profile and proceed to have your Head of Department (HOD) sign the document
  13. Upload a scanned copy of the signed profile, this would be used for verification
  14. Multiple application attracts a disqualification penalty from the scholarship board

Deadline For The Scholarship

The deadline for NNPC/SNEPCo National University Scholarship 2023 is out.

The online application portal opens on 6 March and closes 14 April 2023.

This means that, applications should be submitted on or before 14 April 2023. Applications after this deadline will not be accepted by the scholarship board.

All You Need To Know

  • The scholarship application is FREE.
  • SCHOLASTICA is the official platform for the NNPC-SNEPCo National Undergraduate Scholarship.
  • Ensure the documents are named according to what they represent to avoid mixing up documents.
  • Ensure you attach the appropriate documents when asked to upload.
  • Beware of fraudulent websites when applying for the scholarship online. Such websites may ask you to make some payments in the course of the application.
  • SNEPCo does NOT assign representatives or 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.
  • If awarded the scholarship, you cannot transfer the offer to another university or course of study. 
  • will keep you updated about any development on the scholarship.

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1 Comment

  1. Moses Irhivwoba Reply

    Thank you very much for initiating this programme for Nigeria Citizens.

    One big question is what about scholarship for primary and post primary education.

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