Thirteen Different Scholarships For Nigerian Undergraduate Students

Ongoing Scholarship For Nigerian Undergraduate Students

As an intelligent Nigerian undergraduate student, you should know all application form of different scholarships in order to be aided to pursue your academic goal. Since it’s very important to do that, I have hence decided to show you the list of all thirteen (13) different scholarships for a Nigerian undergraduate students.

By reading this article, you’ll know all the available scholarships in Nigeria, when and how each of them should be applied and lastly the requirements of undergraduate student for their registration.

Every different companies or organizations decides to help serious undergraduate student in Nigeria in pursuing their educational dream.

Are you a serious student schooling in Nigeria or abroad? In this list, you’ll must find the Scholarship that is suitable for you to apply.


We’ve known that a lot of candidates miss an information of scholarship application. However, in this article, we have listed out the undergraduate scholarships in Nigeria right now and how you can apply for any you are eligible for.

List Of All Thirteen Scholarship Application Forms For Undergraduate Students In Nigeria

In my opinion, I can proudly say that scholarship is the financial supporter of some students. In fact, no any person can be able do what scholarship can do for a student.

Now, If you want to win a scholarship in Nigeria for undergraduate studies in 2020, take advantage of these best scholarship opportunities offered in 2020/2021.

These awards are offered every year and they are opportunities for you to explore them this year.

Many high paying undergraduate scholarships are ongoing right now. You may regularly visit here for scholarships update, believe us because we’ll update you.

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIPS For Nigerian Undergraduate Students

Federal Government Scholarship Awards for Nigerian tertiary institution’s students.

Every year, scholarship applications are open by the Federal Government of Nigeria to award a qualified Nigerian students studying in any recognized Nigerian institutions.

The Honorable Minister of Education (Mr Adamu Adamu) invites applications from qualified Nigerian students in Nigerian public tertiary institutions to participate in the selection interviews.

Note: all courses offered at undergraduate and postgraduate education in Nigerian tertiary institutions are eligible for Federal Government Scholarship.

Note also that application deadline Varies each year. Hence, the application deadline for this year is still unknown.

1. BILATERAL EDUCATIONAL AGREEMENT (BEA)

Scholarship Awards for Undergraduate, Masters and PhD – Overseas

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

2. PTDF SCHOLARSHIPS IN NIGERIA & OVERSEAS (UK & France) for Undergraduate, Masters and 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 PhD as well as Undergraduate Scholarships, under the Petroleum Technology Development Fund, PTDF Scholarship Scheme.

The PTDF Scholarship is awarded for studies in the United Kingdom (UK), France and upgraded Universities in Nigeria.

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STATE GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIPS For Nigerian Students

Below are the scholarships sponsored by some state governments in Nigeria for undergraduate or postgraduate students:

3. Rivers State Governor’s Special Overseas Undergraduate

This can be by Indigenes and Non-indigenes of Rivers state.

The Rivers State Sustainable Development Agency (RSSDA) yearly invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for selection in the State Government Special Overseas Undergraduate Scholarship Programme.

4. LAGOS STATE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

This scholarship is awarded to indigenous undergraduate student of Lagos State by the state government.

Lagos State scholarship is categorized into two parts and they are:

  1. Local and
  2. foreign.

That is to say,  Lagos State Government offers both Local and Foreign scholarships to indigenes and residents.

Let’s continue to explain more about the two parts of Lagos State Scholarship:

A. Local Scholarship

This is for prospective students of Lagos State origin except otherwise directed by His Excellency (Lagos state Governor).

Students should be on full-time and not part-time studies in Nigerian tertiary institution and must be an indigene of Lagos state.

B. Foreign Scholarship:

This award is designed for students of Lagos State origin admitted for undergraduate or postgraduate programmes in recognized tertiary institutions outside Nigeria (abroad).

Interested applicants are expected to purchase scratch card to participate.

To know more about the application guidelines of this scholarship, Lagos state scholarship, you may click here now.

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SCHOLARSHIPS BY OIL COMPANIES In Nigeria For Students

5. Agbami Scholarship

Agbami is one of the biggest oil companies in Nigeria. It helps thousands of undergraduate Nigeria students successed in their academic pursuance.

Do you want want to apply for Agbami scholarship? However, it’s for a full-time admitted students in 100 to 200 levels in any recognized Universities in Nigeria.

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.

Agbami offers a number of University Scholarship Awards to qualified Nigerian students of ALL the states of the Federation.

6. AGIP SCHOLARSHIPS

The Nigerian Agip Oil Company Limited offers Tertiary Institutions Scholarship Awards Scheme for Undergraduate Nigerian 100 level Students.

Only candidates who 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 not be considered.

7. MOBIL NIGERIA SCHOLARSHIP 

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

8. SHELL SCHOLARSHIP

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 aim of this programme is to promote academic excellence and improve the skills-base among young Nigerian students.

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 students studying engineering and science courses.

9. NIGERIA LNG SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

Each year the Nigeria LNG Limited opens the 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 2019.

10. TOTAL OIL NIGERIA LTD SCHOLARSHIP

Each year, Total Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited (TEPNL) 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.

Total Oil, as it’s been known famously to every body, it’s an Oil producing company in Nigeria.

If you’re an undergraduate studying Engineering or Technology related courses, then I recommend you to register for this scholarship.

11. ADDAX PETROLEUM/NNPC SCHOLARSHIP

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

12. NPDC/SEPLAT 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 is 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 advert.)

Scholarship Application Form By All Sectors (General) For Nigerian Students

These are scholarships that are not sponsored by the federal government, state government and oil producing company. The listed scholarships below may be sponsored by networking marketing or private individuals that support the educational development of Nigerian institutional students for books, school fees and stipends etc.

13. MTN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

The MTN Nigeria Scholarship offers its Foundation of Science and Technology Scholarships for Undergraduate students in various fields of studies tenable at Nigerian tertiary institutions.

MTN foundation Scholarships will be renewed for the existing students provided they have maintained a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.5 or its equivalent (second class upper/upper credit).

To check your eligibilities or how to apply for MTN foundation scholarship, please visit here (https://fastknowers.com/mtn-foundation-scholarship-2019-2020-how-to-apply-for-mtn-scholarship/)

14. MUSTE SCHOLARSHIP

The Mankind United To Support Total Education (MUSTE) is a Scholarship arm of Youth Empowerment and ICT Foundation.

This scholarship is founded and funded by Mr. Jim Ovia in the year 1998, to provide financial aid to outstanding Nigeria youths.

It’s offered for students in Nigerian Universities and other higher institutions (polytechnic, Colleges of Education and innovative Enterprise).

15. GANI FAWEHINMI SCHOLARSHIP

Each year, the Gani Fawehinmi Scholarship Board announces Four Million Naira Scholarships For 20 to 40 Nigerian Students in Nigeria tertiary institution. The scholarship is tenable at Nigerian higher institutions including Universities, Polytechnics and College of Education.

Gani Fawehinmi uses four million Naira (N4, 000000) to reward a minimum of twenty and a maximum of fourty Nigerian undergraduate students.

This scholarship is very competitive for most undergraduate students. However, if you’re a very competent student, then try and apply for it when the registration starts.

16. DAVID OYEDEPO FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

David Oyedepo is the Founder Of Living Faith Church (in Nigeria, nation wide) likes to offer a help to Nigerian undergraduate students with Scholarship.

The David Oyedepo foundation scholarship program is the major platform for promoting foundation’s vision and goals. The scholarship program awards full ride scholarships to qualified individuals who are indigenes and residents of African countries.

The scholarship seeks to develop youth leaders who are ready to put their learned skills to work in leading organizations, communities and their local countries.

Dr David Oyedepo is the founder of Convenant and Landmark University. Hence, this scholarship grants students the opportunity to study at Covenant and Landmark University in Ogun state Nigeria for free of charge.

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17. NWAG SCHOLARSHIP

Each year, the Nigerian Women Association of Georgia (NWAG) offers undergraduate Scholarships for 37 Nigerian female students (one per state of origin) in Nigerian universities on any course of study with the amount of fifty thousand Naira (N50,000).

This scholarship application is for only female students. And it’s been known that it rewards thirty-seven (37) undergraduate female students across Nigeria.

That is, one female from every state in Nigeria including FCT.

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