Top 10 Scholarship Opportunities For Nigerians 2019 – Education is the lifeblood of every society. Any people who neglect education are headed for doom. As a result, the importance of education cannot be underestimated especially in third world countries. So, it is important for any nation to take education seriously.
It is quite painful to see people who are passionate about education but lacks the necessary resources needed to push through. A lot of people roaming the streets today could have been aided if only someone supported their dreams for education. Here, these top 10 scholarship opportunities for Nigerian undergraduates bridges this gap. Anyone who is interested can apply for these scholarships.
The top 10 scholarship opportunities for Nigerians 2019 are offered by companies who seek to contribute their quota to Nigerian education and national development.
Top 10 Scholarship Opportunities For Nigerians 2019
Below are some of the scholarships you can apply for this year.
1. MTN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP FOR 2OO LEVEL STUDENT:
This scholarship is open for undergraduates who are in 200 level and above. It is mostly for those in science-related courses. A maximum of 500 qualified and successful full-time Nigerian students studying science and technology related courses are awarded the scholarship which covers tuition, book allowance and stipends.
2. AGBAMI MEDICAL AND ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP FOR 100/200 LEVEL STUDENTS:
The Agbami medical & Engineering scholarship is for FULL-TIME, 100 and 200 level undergraduates from any state of the Federation, studying any of the under listed courses in universities within Nigeria: Medicine & Surgery, Dentistry Pharmacy, Medical Laboratory Science, Nursing & Engineering.
3. CHEVRON/NNPC SCHOLARSHIP
This is a partnership scholarship programme with Chevron and Nigerian National Petroleum Company. The scholarship covers both those in the commercial, science and social science. If you will miss anyone, not this. Only those who are already in the second year can apply.
4. OLUSEGUN AGAGU FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP:
This is basically for those from Ondo state. The Olusegun Agagu Foundation partners with the Governing Council of Adeleke University to accept applications from Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State for full scholarships into the university. The areas of study include science/medical related and engineering disiciplines.
5. SNEPCO POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP 2019
Are you interested in pursuing a Master’s Degree in courses that are relevant to the oil and gas industry, with specific focus on Geotechnical Engineering and Hydrography at renowned universities in the United Kingdom? Then, this scholarship is for you.
6. UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE 2019/2020:
Do you intend pursuing an undergraduate or postgraduate degree programme in Cambridge University? If yes, here is an opportunity for you. All scholarships require that you apply to the University of Cambridge via the normal online application form, and most scholarships require that you apply by the relevant deadline.
7. TOTAL E&P SCHEME
This scheme is organised by NNPC and Total Upstream Companies in Nigeria (TUCN): Total Exploration & Production Nigeria Limited (Total E&P Nig Ltd) and Total Upstream Nigeria Limited (TUPNI). The scholarship is those in 100 and 200 hundred levels in any tertiary institution in Nigeria.
8. EXXON MOBIL
The Exxon Mobil scholarship is funded by Mobil Producing Nigeria. Annually, it selects a total of 500 undergraduate scholarships. However, about 62% of the total scholarship awards are allocated to students who are indigenes of the operational communities/states which includes Akwa Ibom (50%) and Rivers States (12%). There is also a merit award (10%) to the best 50 candidates in the selection tests. The remaining places go to students from other states including FCT based on merit and fair geographical spread.
9. NLNG SCHOLARSHIPS FOR 100 LEVEL STUDENTS:
This is also a postgraduate scholarship scheme. Before you apply, you must have a provisional admission from select UK institutions to study any of the following disciplines: Engineering, Geosciences, Environmental Sciences, Management Sciences, Information Technology, Law & Medicine.
10. PTDF UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP:
The The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) is a parastatal under the Federal Ministry of Petroleum. The scholarship is basically for those who are into M.SC and Ph.D programs. Since the scholarship takes place internationally, the following are the major requirements amongst others:
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)(USA)
- R.E (Graduate Record Examination) (USA)
- GMAT – for Management related courses (USA)
- International English Language Testing System (IELTS) (UK.
Finally, you have seen the Top 10 Scholarship Opportunities For Nigerians. Make use of these opportunities now!