Saturday, July 28, 2012

SPDC (SHELL) Nigeria undergraduate scholarship 2012

shell undergraduate scholarship 2012The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (Operator of the NNPC/SHELL /TEPN/AGIP Joint Venture) Scholarship Scheme offers first year students in all Nigerian universities the opportunity to study with an annual grant from the SPDC JV for the full duration of their course.
The programme aims to promote academic excellence and improve the skills-base among young Nigerians.
The Scholarship is in two categories – the National Merit Award (NM) and the Areas of Operation Merit Award, East or West (OE or OW).
Open to Nigerians who are not indigenes of SPDC’s operational areas (in Abia, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Delta, Imo and Rivers States).  Applications must be sent in writing using the format below only and sent in an envelope clearly marked 2011/2012 NM Application.
For Nigerians who are indigenes of SPDC’s operational areas in Abia, Akwa Ibom, Imo, Rivers and Bayelsa states (excluding indigenes of Ekeremor and Sagbama local government areas).  Applications must be sent in writing using the format below only and sent in an envelope clearly marked 2011/2012 OE Application.
For Nigerians who are indigenes of SPDC’s operational area in Delta and Bayelsa (from Ekeremor and Sagbama Local Government Areas) States.  Applications must be sent in writing using the format below only and sent in an envelope clearly marked 2011/2012 OW Application.
1. All applicants should have their personal valid email account (for consistent communication).
2. Candidates who meet the above entry qualifications should apply by providing the following personal and educational details in a signed resume:-
1) Surname
2) Other Name(s)
3) Title (i.e. Mr, Mrs, or Miss).
4) Award Type applied for
5) Session of Admission
6) Matriculation Number
7) University
8) Course & Duration
9) Mode of Admission (i.e. Remedial, UTME, Direct Entry)
10) Programme Type (i.e. Full Time, Part Time, ISLT, CEC)
11) JAMB Registration Number
12) JAMB (UME) Score
13) State of Origin
14) Local Government Area
15) Community (for OE /OW Award Applicants)
16) Home Town
17) Email Address
18) Postal Address: {Do not use post office boxes, as mails will be posted, by courier, except otherwise indicated}
19) Residential Address: {This should reflect the House Number, Street, Town / City, and State}
20) Telephone Number
21) Physical Disability (If any, attach evidence)
22) Signature and Date
The following items should be attached to the resume:-
Two recent passport-sized photographs of the applicant (with Name, School & Course written on the back);
University or JAMB (UTME or D/E) Admission Letter;
Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) Scores;
‘O’ Level Result(s); and ‘A’ Level /OND /NCE Result(s) as applicable; and
Letter of Identification from State (showing Local Government) of Origin.
Letters of Identification duly stamped and signed by
a) The Paramount Ruler of the Community; and
b) The Chairman of the Community Development or Executive Council (CDC or CEC),are also required of applicants for the Operational Area Awards (OE & OW) only.
The Head, Tertiary Scholarships, (CXUI/F)
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited
P. O. Box. 230, Warri, Delta State.
Application Submission Deadline is Friday 31 AUGUST, 2012.
SPDC does not demand payment from applicants.  The application is entirely FREE of charge.
SPDC does not assign ‘Representatives’ / ‘Agents’ to assist applicants’ process applications.
SPDC’s scholarship programmes are as advertised in national newspapers and on the company website wherein prospective candidates are advised on the medium of submission of applications.  These applications are then processed by SPDC and the outcome communicated directly to the candidates.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted, by e-mail.


As part of efforts to achieve the goals of Vision 20:2020 and the Transformation Agenda, the Federal Government of Nigeria plans to develop a critical mass of professionals who would serve as catalysts of change and agents of scientific and technological advancement, as well as sustainable economic development. This would be achieved through the sponsorship of outstanding students for postgraduate studies in the top 25 universities in the world. To this end, the Federal Government has instituted the Presidential Special Scholarship Scheme for Innovation and Development.

  Eligibility Criteria for the Scheme
Interested candidates should: -be graduates from the 2009/2010 and 2010/2011 academic sessions, who would have completed their National Youth Service by May 2012;

- Must have obtained First Class Honours degree from any recognized and approved University in the following disciplines and aim at postgraduate degrees in the specified and allied disciplines:
Sciences: Nuclear Physics, Operations Research, Industrial Chemistry, Quantitative Genetics, etc
Basic Medical Sciences: Anatomy, Physiology, Medical Biochemistry, etc;
Special Aspects of Biology: Biometrics, Molecular Biology, etc;
Economics: Econometrics, Development Economics, etc;
Engineering & Technology: Aeronautical Engineering, Mechatronics, Metallurgy, Material Science and Production Engineering, Nanotechnology, Cyber-Security, Software Engineering, etc;
Medicine: Oncology, Human Genetics, Hepatology, Nuclear Medicine, Geriatrics, etc;

 *In the case of Medicine, candidates must have a minimum of 2 Distinctions in their Part 3 and Part 4 MBBS examinations; In all cases, candidates must: be below 30 years of age by July 2012; be computer literate; and be ready to be bonded and to work, preferably, as academic staff in any public university or research institute for a minimum period of five (5) years.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

2012/2013 Chevron/NNPC National Scholarship

Chevron Nigeria Limited, in collaboration with its Joint Venture partner, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), is offering a number of University Scholarship Awards to suitably qualified Nigerian students.
 E-applications are invited from full-time SECOND YEAR (200 LEVEL) degree students of the under-listed courses, in Nigerian Universities:
1. Accountancy  2. Agricultural Science/ Agricultural Engineering 3. Architecture 4. Business Administration/Economics 5. Chemical/Civil/Mechanical/Petroleum/Electrical & Electronics Engineering 6. Computer Science/Information Tech. Computer & System Engineering 7. Environmental Studies/Surveying 8. Geology/Geophysics 9. Law/Law & Criminology/ Law & International Relations 10. Mass Communication/Journalism 11. Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
12. Medicine/Dentistry/Pharmacy (Vet. Medicine not inclusive) 

Application Deadline: Closing date for receipt of e-applications is strictly July 27, 2012.