Apply for 2021/2022 NNPC/SPDC JV Niger Delta Postgraduate Scholarships for Applicants from Niger Delta Region, apply here. we are glad to inform you about the 2021 Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), operator of the SPDC Joint Venture Scholarships Programme. Register here.
The objective of the scholarship programme is to provide postgraduate study opportunity in courses that are relevant to the oil and gas industry for qualifying students from these Niger Delta states.
Universities to be Admitted
UNIVERSITY OF ABERDEEN – MSc GeophysicsMSc Safety & Reliability Engineering for Oil & GasMSc Advanced Chemical Engineering
Requirements/Eligibility for NNPC/SPDC JV Niger Delta Postgraduate Scholarships Application Form
- display intellectual ability and leadership potential
- have an adequate standard of English (at least 6.5 in IELTS) and meet the College’s language requirement
- have been offered admission to study on one of the Eligible Courses at the College having applied through the normal application process
- already hold (or expect to hold by the time of taking up the Scholarship) a degree of an equivalent standard to a UK Upper Second Class Honours degree
- must have completed the National Youth Service by September 2021
- be ordinarily resident in Rivers, Imo, Delta or Bayelsa State of Nigeria, and intend to return to Nigeria at the end of the period of study
- have not already had the chance of studying in the UK or other developed country
- be aged between 21-28 years by 30/09/2021
- currently reside in Nigeria
- plan to return to Nigeria on completion of the proposed programme of study
- have a Nigerian international passport valid till December 2021
- Employees, employees’ relatives (or former employees who have left employment less than 5 years) of SPDC, Royal Dutch SHELL Group of Companies or the College will not be eligible to apply for the scholarships
How to apply/register for NNPC/SPDC JV Niger Delta Postgraduate Scholarships
- Submit an application for admission to any of the participating universities for any of the qualifying courses.
- Application forms for the scholarship will ONLY be available through the websites of the Imperial College London, the University of Leeds and University of Aberdeen, following a formal offer of admission by the university.
- The universities will process applications and select candidates who will attend interviews with SPDC before being considered for final selection.
- Completed scholarship application forms must reach participating universities not later than March 22, 2021.
The scholarship will cover tuition, one economy return-flight ticket from Nigeria to the UK and a contribution towards living expenses only*.
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