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How to Apply and Win the NNPC | Chevron Undergraduate Scholarship in Nigeria

Chevron, in partnership with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (often referred to as NNPC), is known to offer a variety of scholarships annually to undergraduate students studying in Nigerian universities. A common question that most students ask is, “How can I apply for and win the NNPC/Chevron Undergraduate Scholarship in Nigeria?”

To win the NNPC/Chevron Undergraduate Scholarship, you have to first of all be enrolled in an accredited higher education institution in Nigeria. Afterwards, you are to follow the steps below:

  • Log on to the “scholastica” website and create an account.
  • Activate your account through your email.
  • Upload information about you, including personal information, educational information, scanned documents, amongst others.
  • Submit the information.
  • Check your email or SMS inbox to get confirmation of a successful application.
  • Download your profile from the “scholastical” website for signing by your Head of Department.

In this article, we have discussed extensively the NNPC/Chevron undergraduate scholarship and how you can apply for and win the scholarship in Nigeria.

What You Should Know About NNPC/Chevron Scholarships

In Nigeria, Chevron is reputed to be one of the biggest oil producers. Not just that, but one of the largest investors. It is in joint-partnership with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation(NNPC). As part of its corporate social responsibility, Chevron Nigeria Ltd. participates in several projects that tend to promote health, education, and even economic development.

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No doubt, a good number of students receive grants and scholarships from NNPC/Chevron. This scholarship scheme was designed to pay the tuition fees of successful applicants for the current academic session. As a matter of fact, a lot of second year students have benefited from this scholarship scheme. Over 15,000 students are beneficiaries, with more than 300 of them graduating with first class honors.

It is worthwhile to note that there are different categories of scholarships. Below is a list of them:

  • NNPC/Chevron Undergraduate Scholarships

To receive this scholarship, applicants must be Nigerian citizens or international students enrolled in a Nigerian university. This scholarship is offered to students who are currently in their second year of higher education studies, also known as 200 level.

  • NNPC/Chevron Secondary School Scholarships

Over the years, Chevron Nigeria Ltd, in collaboration with Agbami, has supported quite a number of secondary schools in Nigeria through scholarships, the construction of buildings including laboratories and libraries, just to mention a few. Over 16,000 students across 33 states in Nigeria have benefited from these scholarship schemes.

  • NNPC/Chevron JV National University Scholarship

Application for this scholarship is open to every undergraduate student in Nigeria. Since its commencement, a lot of students have become beneficiaries. You can apply for this scholarship through their website. 

  • NNPC/Chevron Master’s Scholarship

Chevron, in partnership with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, offers scholarships for graduate students. To access this scholarship, applicants must have graduated from a reputable higher education institution in Nigeria. In addition, applicants must have graduated with second class honors.

How To Apply For The NNPC/Chevron Undergraduate Scholarship

The Chevron undergraduate scholarship is a fully-funded scholarship for students (particularly second year students) studying at any Nigerian university. This scholarship is also open to international students currently enrolled at a Nigerian university and currently at their 200 level.

Below is a step-by-step guide to applying for the NNPC/Chevron undergraduate scholarship:

Step 1: Log on to the scholarship website (scholastica) and provide your login details.

Step 2: If you don’t have an account, then create one.

Step 3: Having created an account, check your email to activate your account

Step 4: Return to the scholarship website (scholastica) and login to your account

Step 5: Complete your profile by filling in the required information.

Step 6: Submit your information by clicking the “Apply Now” button.

It is necessary to confirm if you are eligible to receive the scholarship before applying to the NNPC/Chevron undergraduate scholarship.

Eligibility Requirement For The NNPC/Chevron Undergraduate Scholarship

To apply for the NNPC/Chevron scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be a Nigerian or international student studying at a Nigerian higher education institution.
  • Be a second year (200 level) student enrolled full-time at the university.
  • Be studying a course or enrolled in a department eligible for the NNPC/Chevron undergraduate scholarship.
  • Have not participated in the Agbami scholarship.

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Some students have asked a few questions pertaining to the NNPC/Chevron scholarship. Questions like “Which departments are eligible to apply?” How much is the NNPC/Chevron scholarship worth? “Which documents do I need to upload?” and so on. In this article, we’ll answer a few.

Which Departments Are Eligible For The NNPC/Chevron Scholarship?

The NNPC/Chevron scholarship is specifically for second year (200 level) students, both Nigerian and international, currently studying at an accredited higher education institution in Nigeria. Although this scholarship opportunity is open to all second year students, not all departments or courses are eligible for this scholarship. Here’s a list of eligible departments:

  1. Accountancy
  2. Petroleum Engineering
  3. Journalism
  4. Law
  5. Mechanical Engineering
  6. Geology/Geophysics
  7. Computer Science
  8. Civil Engineering
  9. System Engineering
  10. Mass Communication
  11. Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
  12. Agricultural Engineering/Agricultural Science
  13. Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  14. Computer Engineering
  15. Business Administration
  16. Economics
  17. Architecture
  18. Chemical Engineering
  19. Pharmacy
  20. Medicine
  21. Dentistry

How much is the NNPC/Chevron scholarship worth?

Every year, Chevron, in collaboration with NNPC, offers a certain amount of money to successful applicants. Depending on the category of NNPC/Chevron scholarship you are applying for, the amount varies. However, the undergraduate scholarships range from ₦100,000 to ₦150,000.

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Which Documents Do I need to Upload?

To complete your application for the NNPC/Chevron scholarship, certain documents will be required. Here’s a list of documents needed:

  1. Original JAMB  admission letter
  2. Post UTME result
  3. WAEC or NECO result
  4. School ID card
  5. Statement of Result signed by the HOD and stating your current CGPA
  6. Passport photograph
  7. A sworn affidavit (optional)

These documents must be scanned and uploaded. Before uploading each document, ensure it is named accordingly.

To Wrap Up

Scholarships are a great way to fund your education at an accredited university. NNPC/Chevron scholarships are open to both Nigerian and international students currently in their 200 level. To apply for the NNPC/Chevron undergraduate scholarships, simply follow the guide in  this article.

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