Friday, September 28, 2012

2012 NNPC/ESSO National POSTGRADUATE Scholarship Awards

Mobil Producing Nigeria is offering 2012 National Postgraduate Scholarships for Nigerian Students to study for masters in Engineering and Geosciences in Nigerian Universities
Accepted Subject Areas?
Engineering (Petroleum, Mechanical, Chemical, Civil/Structure, Electrical/Electronics, Sub-Sea and Marine)
About Scholarship
In continuation of Esso Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited (EEPNL) efforts to provide opportunities for developing careers in the petroleum industry, Mobil Producing Nigeria offer Scholarships to outstanding Nigerian graduates who are currently pursuing postgraduate studies (Masters Degree) in the above disciplines in Nigeria Universities.
Scholarship Offered Since: 2007
Scholarship Type: Masters Scholarship
By what Criteria is Selection Made?
1.      Candidate should possess a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of second class upper division in any of the above listed disciplines.
2.      Must have admission for 2012/2013 for the required course of study in a Nigeria university (MSc. or M.Eng. only)
Who is qualified to apply?
Nigerian graduates who are currently pursuing Masters studies in Nigerian Universities
Employees of ExxonMobil subsidiary companies in Nigeria and their dependents are not eligible for this scholarship.
How Many Funding Positions are available? Several
What are the benefits?
The EEPNL scholarship award applies to a fixed tuition, books, accommodation & living expenses for the duration of the selected course of study.
How long will sponsorship last? Onetime financial award
Eligible African Countries
To be taken at: Nigerian Universities
Application Deadline is Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Offered annually? Yes
How can I Apply?
If you are qualified and interested in this scholarship, please complete the form in “Apply Here” on the website and submit as instructed : CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Saturday, September 22, 2012

2012 Nigerian Agip Oil Company Ltd Undergraduate Scholarship

The Nigerian Agip Oil Company Limited (NAOC) Operator of the NNPC/NAOC/Phillips Joint Venture invites application from suitably qualified applicants for its 2011/2012 session tertiary scholarship scheme, effective; September 15, 2012 to October 6, 2012.
This is part of NAOC’s Corporate Social Responsibility(CSR)
Nigerian Agip Oil Company Undergraduate Scholarship Award Scheme 2012
The Undergraduate scholarship is to be awarded in the following categories:
Host Communities Merit Award: For applicants strictly from NAOC host communities
National Merit Award: For applicants from non-host communities.
To qualify for consideration applicants MUST be:
Registered FULL TIME undergraduates in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions
Certified 100 level students at the time of application.
***NOTE: The following categories of students should NOT apply:
200 level students and above
Current beneficiaries of similar awards from other companies andagencies
** Dependants of employees of NAOC, AENR and NAE
Only indigenes of NAOC host communities in Bayelsa, Delta, Imo and Rivers states SHOULD apply for the Host Communities Merit Award.
Only candidates studying Engineering, Geology and Geosciences are eligible for the National Merit Award.
To qualify for consideration applicants must complete their online application and verify their application details on or before 6th October 2012.
All applicants for Host Communities Merit Award MUST attach current (2012 –2013) Letters of Identification duly signed by:
* the current (2012) Chairman and Secretary of his/her CDC
* bona-fide traditional/paramountruler of the community; and,
* the current (2012) Local Government Chairman or the Secretary
An Aptitude Test for the applicants in both Categories of Award will be conducted at the following centers:
Port Harcourt, Omoku, Yenagoa, Asaba, Lagos, Owerri, Abuja
***NOTE: Candidates are to fully bear the cost of transportation to and from the Aptitude Test center.
Applications must not be made after the the deadline October 6th, 2012

Friday, September 21, 2012

List of 100 Successful Candidates of the 2012 PRESSID Scholarship

A  total of 100 successful candidates have been selected for the 2012 Presidential Scholarship Scheme for Innovation and Development (PRESSID) for postgraduate studies abroad.

These candidates are hereby invited to the National Universities Commission (NUC), Abuja on Monday 8th October 2012 at 9.00 a.m. for initial briefing.  They should come along with:
 their original certificates, NYSC discharge certificates, letters from two guarantors, their international passports, and letters of admission (if any).

Those who are yet to secure admission should immediately apply to any of the top 25 universities approved for the scheme and inform the NUC accordingly.

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Win N100,000 with Maltina

Are you a good dancer?


 Participate in the Maltina (video) dance competition by clicking this link WATCH VIDEO to watch video and download music. Come up with your own version of dance to this music and upload to MALTINA ON FACEBOOK 
Prize: N100,000. 
Competition: starts on September 20th and closes November 15th 2012.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) scholarship 2012/2013

NITDA scholarship 2012-2013
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) under the Federal Ministry of Communication Technology, with its mandate of transforming Nigeria into an IT driven economy for global competitiveness and the dire need to bridge the digital divide has in 2010 established a Scholarship Scheme for Masters (MSc) and Doctorate (PhD) Degrees in relevant areas of Information Technology (IT) obtainable in Nigerian or Foreign/ Overseas Universities.

The scholarship award is strictly based on merit and covers equally the six geo-political zones for PhD and the 36 States and FCT for
The Masters programme will run for one year while the Doctorate programme is expected to run for three years.
PhD: All citizens of Nigeria with MSc in any Information Technology related field are eligible for sponsorship.
MSc. All citizens of Nigeria with First Class or Second Class (Upper) Honours Bachelor’s Degree, (B.Sc) in Information Technology related field.
Closing Date
The registration period is from now till 24th October, 2012
Method of Application
All eligible candidates that are interested should log on to: 
to register.
A comprehensive Aptitude Test will be conducted to determine successful candidates for the award. Only candidates who are found eligible will be invited

Shortlisted candidates for 2012/2013 National Merit Scholarship Award (NNPC & Addax Petroleum)

The under-listed applicants are hereby invited for an Aptitude Test scheduled to take place as follows:

Date: Saturday September 22, 2012
Time: Accreditation begins 9.00am and exam follows immediately after the accreditation.
Lagos Centre
Airforce Secondary School
Sam Ethnan Airforce Base
                                                        Ikeja, Lagos State
Abuja Centre
National Centre for Women Development
Better Life Street, Central Area
Opposite Central Bank of Nigeria
Garki, Abuja
Owerri Centre
All Seasons Hotel
Off Port-Harcourt Road
Owerri, lmo state
Port HarCourt Centre
Government Secondary School, Etitinwo Road
Elekahia, Port Harcourt
NOTE: Candidates should go to their Centre of choice as published and should take note of their exam numbers. Candidates are required to bring along their:
i. Writing materials
ii. School ID card
iii. School Admission letter
For Lagos Centre, Click Here To View List
For Port Harcourt Centre, Click Here To View List
For Abuja Centre, Click Here To View List
For Owerri Centre, Click Here To View List
The existing Beneficairies of this scholarship scheme (from 2007-2010) are hereby reminded to submit their Nigerian Uniform Bank Account Number (NUBAN) to OR

Saturday, September 8, 2012

2012 MUSTE Scholarship for Nigerian Youths.

The Mankind United To Support Total Education is a Scholarship arm of Youth Empowerment and ICT Foundation; it was registered with the corporate affairs commission in Abuja Nigeria on the 17th of November 2003. It is founded and funded by Mr. Jim Ovia in the year 1998, to provide financial aid to outstanding Nigeria youths.
 The awardees are given funding for undergraduate study for the duration of the undergraduate program. The award includes tuition and maintaince allowance. The scheme offers an average of 100 opportunities every year. The Financial records show that as at October 2010, Mr. Ovia has invested N98,220,000 in the program on one thousand, four hundred and thirty-nine beneficiaries.
 In establishing MUSTE, Mr. Ovia hoped to create a network of future leaders within Nigeria who can compete globally with their peers, bring new ideas, creativity and are committed to improving the lives and circumstances of people in their respective communities. Overtime it is expected that MUSTE beneficiaries will become leaders in helping to address challenges related to health, technology, and finance, all areas in which the foundation is deeply engaged.



  • To promote access to tertiary education
  • To invest in the future leaders of Nigeria
  • To provide a platform that encourages competitiveness and promotes equal opportunities in workplace
  • To bridge the knowledge gap in Nigeria

Eligibility and Criteria

All Nigerian youth are eligible for the scholarship. In the first ten years of the program, 1439 youths from all cross Nigeria have been awarded scholarship. About one hundred awardees are selected each year from a pool of four hundred applicants. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of personal intellectual ability, leadership capability and a desire to use their knowledge to contribute to society throughout Nigeria by providing service to their community and applying their talent and knowledge to improve the lives of others.

Special MUSTE links

Click to View past beneficiaries.
How to write a great Scholarship Application Letter?
For renewing applicants who may be experiencing difficulties getting necessary documents from their schools, please download this request letter , fill in necessary information and take it to departments that can give you what you need to get your scholarship renewal.

Please follow the directions carefully before applying:
1. Click here to download the form
2. Print and fill out the form COMPLETELY where it applies to your category.
3. For tertiary education please fill in your current university and your proposed year of graduation
4. Obtain all supporting documents such as your JAMB, SSCE, WAEC etc.
7. Send that folder with all the documents to
8. The email address used in sending your form MUST be in this format . Please your email address must contain your first and last name.