Thursday, 2 October 2014

2013/2014 SPDC (Shell) Joint Venture University Scholarship Award Scheme

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 programme aims to promote academic excellence and improve the skills of young Nigerian, reports.


The merit-based scholarship is in two categories – the National Merit Award (NM) and the Areas of Operation Merit Award, East or West (OE or OW).

1. National Merit Award (NM) Open to all Nigerians.

2. Areas of Operation Merit Award, East (OE) For Nigerians who are indigenes of SPDC’s operational area in Abia, Akwa Ibom, Imo, Rivers and Bayelsa states (excluding indigenes of Ekeremor and Sagbama local government areas). Areas of Operation Merit Award, West (OW) For Nigerians who are indigenes of SPDC’s operational area in Bayelsa (i.e. of Ekeremor and Sagbama local government areas) and Delta States.

Eligible Applicants must:

i. Be citizens of Nigeria, currently enrolled in an accredited and approved university in Nigeria.

ii. Have gained admission during the 2013/2014 academic session, and pursuing a first degree programme.

iii. Have a minimum of seven credits, including Mathematics and English, in their O/Levels.

iv. Be enrolled full‐time, in a university in Nigeria at the undergraduate level with a minimum grade point average of 3.5 at the time of application (attach transcripts or official records).

How To Apply:

All applicants should have their personal valid email account (for consistent communication). Candidates who meet the above entry qualifications should apply online, at to provide the required personal and educational details, and load scanned copies of the following:

• A recent passport-sized photograph of the applicant (i.e. jpeg format, not more than 200kilobytes);

• University or JAMB (UTME or D/E) Admission Letter;

• Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) Scores;

• ‘O’ Level Result(s); and ‘A’ Level /OND /NCE Result(s) as applicable; and

• Letter of Identification from State (showing Local Government) of Origin.

Scanned copies of letters of identification, (which must be duly stamped and signed) by:

a) The Paramount Ruler of the Community; and

b) The Chairman of the Community Development or Executive Council (CDC or CEC) is also required of applicants for the Operational Area Awards (OE & OW). The letters should be addressed to The Manager, Sustainable Development (UIO/G/NRS), Shell Petroleum Development Company, Port Harcourt.

Each document must not exceed 200KB and the image format must be in JPEG.

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  1. What about. OAU students that has no written any exam and still have 0CGPA. How can they apply since registration closes soon?

  2. I am afraid those admitted for the 2013/2014 in OAU cannot apply due to obvious reasons but the previous set can give it a shot. This is one of the disadvantages of our slow calendar.

  3. Pls Sir,is It A Yearly Stuff?

  4. When is the closing date? Pls

  5. Applications should be submitted online before Friday
    24 October, 2014.