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NLNG Postgraduate Scholarship for Nigerians to Study in the UK, 2024 | How to Apply


This is to inform all suitably qualified candidates that the Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) is currently accepting applications for its 2024 Postgraduate Scholarships for young Nigerian graduates. The Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG), as part of its social investment initiative in education, invites applications from qualified candidates into the NLNG Post Graduate Scholarship Scheme for Master’s degree programmes in the United Kingdom in September 2024. The Schemes seek to grow a pool of high potential Nigerian graduates and professionals with a competitive advantage.


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Who Can Apply?

  • Must be a citizen of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, resident in Nigeria, and committed to returning to Nigeria after completing the studies.
  • Must have graduated from a public university in Nigeria.
  • Must have completed one year of compulsory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)
  • Must not be a beneficiary of any other scholarship award, bursary or grant from any other organization.
  • Have demonstrated academic excellence and strong leadership ability
  • Have a clear vision of how his/her study will benefit the chosen field and Nigeria.
  • Must not be a spouse, child, ward, or direct relation of staff of Nigeria LNG Limited

Eligibility Criteria 

  • Have provisional admission from the University of Wolverhampton to study any of the following programs: Msc Civil Engineering, MSc Computer Science, MSc Information Technology Management, LLM International Business Law, MSc Mechanical Engineering, and MPH Public Health.
  • Graduated with a minimum of Second Class Honours (upper division) in relevant field of study.
  • Completed NYSC program.
  • Have a minimum of 8.0 IELTS score (with not less than 7.0 in each element), OR 102 grade at TOEFL, OR 73-79 grade at Pearson Test of English Language (PTE).
  • Be NOT more than 30 years of age at the time of application.
  • Provide a letter of identification from applicable Local Government Council.
  • Provide a letter of consent from employer (if in service of any organization).
  • Provide a letter of consent from employer (if in service of any organization).
  • Possess an international passport valid for travel, for at least one year from September 2024.
  • Able to obtain a UK Tier-4 student visa if successful.
  • Possess a domiciliary bank account (GBP and USD) with either GT Bank or First Bank for use if successful.


This scheme was launched in October 2012 with an annual intake of 15 beneficiaries to study in leading UK universities. The value of the scholarship is USD67,500  per awardee per study. Actual spend per awardee however ranges from USD45,000 to USD67,500, depending on the course of study.

How to Apply for NLNG Postgraduate Scholarship for Nigerians to Study in the UK

All applications MUST include scanned and uploaded copies of the following documents:

  1. Recent passport photograph without glasses (not more than 3 months old)
  2. International passport bio-data page
  3. First degree certificate
  4. NYSC Discharge certificate
  5. Provisional admission letter from the University of Wolverhampton
  6. IELTS result
  7. Local Government Area (LGA) letter of identification
  8. Employer consent letter (where applicable)

Visit the Official Scholarship Webpage for more updates.

Application Deadline: 

The application portal closes on April 22nd 2024.


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