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Top 14 Federal Government Scholarships and Multinational Scholarships in Nigeria 2021/2022

Top 14 Federal Government Scholarships and Multinational Scholarships in Nigeria 2021/2022
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Top 14 Federal Government Scholarships and Multinational Scholarships in Nigeria 2021/2022

Top 14 Federal Government Scholarships and Multinational Scholarships in Nigeria 2021/2022

  1. Federal Government Scholarship Awards in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions

Each year, the application opens for the Federal Government Scholarship Awards Tenable in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions. The Honorable Minister of Education invites applications from qualified Nigerian students in Nigerian public tertiary institutions to participate in the selection interviews. All undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered at Nigerian tertiary institutions are eligible

Application Deadline Varies each year

More details at

2. Bilateral Educational Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Awards for Undergraduate, Masters, and Ph.D. – Overseas

Each year, the Federal Scholarship Board by the Federal Ministry of Education of Nigeria offers the Bilateral Educational Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Awards for Undergraduate, Masters, and Ph.D. students to study in Russia, China, Cuba, Morocco, Algeria, Romania, Ukraine, Turkey, Egypt, Japan, Serbia, Mexico, Macedonia, e.t.c

Application deadline: before the interview, date starting March 8

3. PTDF Scholarships in Nigeria & Overseas (UK & France) for Undergraduate, Masters & PhD

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), a parastatal of the Ministry of Petroleum Resources invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the Masters (MSc) and Ph.D. as well as Undergraduate Scholarships, under the PTDF Scholarship Scheme.

The PTDF Scholarship is awarded for studies in the United Kingdom, France, and upgraded Universities in Nigeria. However, the Undergraduate level will be awarded for studies in Nigeria only.

Previous deadline: 31 October

State Government Scholarships

4. Lagos State Scholarship Award – Local and Foreign

The Lagos State Government offers both Local and Foreign scholarships to indigenes and residents.

Local Scholarship:  This is for prospective students of Lagos State origin except otherwise directed by His Excellency. Students should be on full-time and not part-time studies in Nigerian tertiary institutions.

Foreign Scholarship: This award is designed for students of Lagos State origin admitted for undergraduate or postgraduate programs in recognized tertiary institutions outside Nigeria.

Previous Deadline: November 13

Interested applicants are expected to purchase a scratch card to participate. Visit

Scholarships by Oil Companies

5. TOTAL/Quay d’Orsay Masters Scholarship for Nigerian Students

TOTAL E&P Nigeria Limited in partnership with the French Embassy in Nigeria is co-financing a scholarship program intended for outstanding Nigerian students for the Master’s program in France.

Previous Deadline: 25th February

6. Agbami Scholarship for 100 and 200 Level Undergraduate Nigeria Students

Star Deep Water Petroleum Limited, a Chevron company, and operator of the Agbami Field, in its continuous support for capacity building in the health and engineering sectors as a strategic feed into the national manpower pool, offers a number of University Scholarship Awards to qualified Nigerian students of ALL the states of the Federation. The Agbami Scholarship is open for Year 1 and 2 Nigerian University students

Previous deadline: 9 June

7. Agip Scholarships for Undergraduate Nigerian Students

The Nigerian Agip Oil Company Limited offers Tertiary Institutions Scholarship Awards Scheme for Undergraduate Nigerian 100 level Students. Only candidates studying Engineering, Geology, and Geosciences are eligible for the National Merit Award. For the Host Community merit Award (for students from Bayelsa, Delta, Imo, and Rivers states,) other fields of study may be considered.

Previous Deadline: March 9

8. Mobil Nigeria Scholarship for Undergraduate Students

The Mobil Nigeria National UndergraduateScholarship Awards is open for students in Nigerian Universities. The scholarship is available to qualify and suitable students from every state of the Federation including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Previous Deadline: December 1

9. Shell Scholarship for Nigeria University Students

The 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 program aims to promote academic excellence and improve the skills-base among young Nigerians.

Previous deadline: September 18

10. Shell/SNEPCo National Merit University Scholarships

The Shell Nigeria Exploration Production Company (SNEPCo) National Merit University Scheme is open for undergraduate students in Nigerian universities. The merit-based scholarship is open for full-time undergraduates studying select engineering and science courses.

Previous deadline: 10 August

11. Nigeria LNG Undergraduate Scholarship Award

Each year the Nigeria LNG Limited opens an application for Nigeria LNG Undergraduate Scholarship Award for first-year Undergraduate students in Nigerian universities. The Nigeria LNG Undergraduate Scholarship Scheme started in 1998 as part of Nigeria LNG Limited’s Corporate Social Responsibility to Nigerian Citizens to enhance human capacity development.

The previous deadline was 31st July

12. Total Nigeria Scholarship – National Merit Undergraduate Award

Each year, Total Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited (TEPNG) demonstrates a high level of commitment towards the educational development of Nigerian Students through its annual award of scholarships to deserving Nigerian students in secondary and tertiary institutions as well as those in postgraduate studies.

Previous deadline: November 22

13. Addax Petroleum/NNPC Scholarship Programme (Not offered in 2015)

Addax Petroleum Development (Nig) Limited offers the National Tertiary Institutions Scholarship Awards Scheme for full-time 100 level undergraduate students in any Nigerian university, Polytechnic, or College of Education.

The previous deadline was 25th April

14. NPDC/SEPLAT Undergraduate Scholarship Awards

The Nigerian Petroleum Development Company Limited and Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc Joint Venture as part of its Corporate Social Investment Programme has commenced its inaugural Undergraduate Scholarship Awards. The scholarship awards are open to qualified and interested second-year undergraduates of Nigerian Public Universities.

Previous deadline: not specific (Two (2) weeks from the date of announcement or publication of the advert.)

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