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SPDC Joint Venture Scholarship for Undergraduate Students in Nigeria, 2021


This is to inform the general public that applications are currently ongoing for the Shell University Scholarships for Undergraduate Nigerian Students. Interested students can see the details and apply if eligible.

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Shell Scholarship Details and FAQs

Shell is Nigeria’s oldest energy company, and has a long term and continuing commitment to the country, its people and the economy. Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with an average of 93,000 employees in more than 70 countries. We use advanced technologies and take an innovative approach to help build a sustainable energy future.

Shell Scholarship for Undergraduate Students in Nigerian Universities is being offered in two categories: National Merit Award (NM) and Areas of Operation Merit Award (OM).

When is the application deadline?

25th September, 2021.

Is the scholarship/opportunity offered annually?


Eligible African Countries


To be taken at:

Nigerian Universities

Shell Scholarship Subject Areas:

Courses offered at Nigerian Universities

What is the category of this opportunity?


Who is qualified to apply?

Eligible Applicants must: ·

  • Be citizens of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
  • Be registered Full Time undergraduates in an accredited and approved University in Nigeria
  • Be in 200 Level (as at December 2020) or possess proof of admission into an undergraduate programme in the 2019/2020 academic session

The Scholarship is in two categories;

  • the National Merit Award (NM) and
  • the Areas of Operation Merit Award (OM).

The merit-based scholarship is in two categories – the National Merit Award (NM) and the Areas of Operation Merit Award(OM).

  1. The National Merit Award (NM): Is open to all Nigerians.
  2. The Areas of Operation Merit Award (OM): is for Nigerians who are indigenes of SPDC’s operational areas in Abia, Bayelsa, Delta, Imo and Rivers States.

How many scholarship awards are available?

Several scholarships are available

Shell Scholarship Benefits:

Annual grant from the SPDC JV for the full duration of your course

How long will the scholarship last?

For full duration of the course

How to Apply for the Shell Scholarship

Interested candidates who meet the criteria listed above should apply by clicking on the “Apply” button below:


  • All applicants should have their personal valid email account (for consistent communication)
  • Applicants for Operational Area Awards are required to provide scanned copies of letters of identification, which must be duly stamped and signed by:
    • The Paramount Ruler of the Community; and
    • The Chairman of the Community Development (CDC) or
    • The Chairman of the Executive Council (CEC) or
  • The letters should be addressed to: “The Manager, Social Performance, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited, Port Harcourt, Rivers State”.


  • Each document must not exceed 200KB and the image format must be JPEG.
  • Shell does not demand payment from applicants. The application is FREE of charge
  • SPDC JV does not assign ‘Representatives’ / ‘Agents’ to assist applicants’ to process applications
  • Only candidates shortlisted for selection tests will be contacted
  • Beware of the fraud websites when applying for scholarships online. Only use Shell Nigeria website for application.

Official Scholarship Webpage


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