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Scholarship News in Nigeria 2021/2022 January List Update



Scholarship News in Nigeria 2021/2022 January List Update 1

Research has proven that there are over 50 new scholarship opportunities daily for Undergraduate, Masters’s, and Ph.D. students in Nigeria to study at home or abroad.


These awards are offered every year and there are opportunities for you to explore on this page. Take your time and read through carefully.

There are two (2) major categories of scholarships for Nigerians, which are:

  1. Ongoing scholarships in Nigeria for undergraduates, masters, and Ph.D. for Nigerian students
  2. And International scholarships for Nigerians

Sources of these scholarships include, but not limited to federal government scholarships, state government scholarships, oil companies scholarships, and other sources of scholarship programs for Nigerian students.

Below is a comprehensive list of ongoing and other available scholarship opportunities for Nigerian students. This list also cut across other international scholarship opportunities for Nigerian Students.

Let’s check them out!

1. Scholarships by Oil Companies for Nigerian students

Nigeria is one of the Oil Producing States in the world with many ventures involved in the exploration and exploitation of its crude Oil. These Ventures show appreciation to the communities from which they operate via social aids in terms of Scholarships and Bursaries.

Some others spread their social aid to reach the whole nation. They provide a nationwide Scholarship Scheme for Undergraduate and Postgraduates students in Nigeria.


2. Federal Govt Scholarships for Undergraduate, HND, NCE, and Postgraduate

The Federal Ministry of Education is making available offers for qualified Nigerian Students in Nigerian Public tertiary institutions to participate in the 2021 selection interviews for scholarship awards tenable in Nigerian tertiary institutions.

Applicants for Postgraduate studies should possess a minimum of first degree with Second Class Honors, Upper Division. All other applicants (UG, HND & NCE) must be registered Full-Time students in their second year or above in Federal or State University, Polytechnics, Monotechnics and Colleges of Education.


3. PTDF National Undergraduates, Masters and Ph.D. Scholarship

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), is delighted to invite qualified applicants to apply for its undergraduates, MSc(Masters) and Ph.D. Scholarships. This Nigerian scholarship 2021 is open to Nigerian students and international students undertaking any undergraduate courses in any of the Nigerian universities.


4. -Mobil Undergraduate Scholarships

As part of its support for educational development and human capacity building, Mobil Producing Nigeria, operator of NNPC/MPN Joint Venture, awards annual scholarships to qualified students in Nigerian Universities. Visit their portal for the detail of how to apply for the NNPC/MPN Undergraduate National Scholarship Awards.


5. MTN Foundation Undergraduate Scholarships for Nigerian Students

The MTN Foundation Scholarship Award for Nigerian students in recognized tertiary institutions (universities, polytechnics, and colleges of education) is a yearly award.

This scholarship is provided by Nigeria’s biggest telecommunication company to undergraduate students who are in their second year of study and show exceptional academic performance.


6. Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) Undergraduate Scholarships

The Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) scholarship for undergraduates provides scholarships for Nigerian undergraduates through its Host Communities Merit Awards and National Merit awards.

The scholarship is open to 200 level students studying Engineering, Geosciences, or Agricultural Science.


7. Shell Undergraduate Scholarships in Nigeria

The University Scholarship Scheme, a program run by SPDC on behalf of the NNPC/Shell/Elf/Agip Joint Venture, makes a quiet but very profound commentary on the company’s interest in the promotion of capacity building in the country.


8. Ongoing AGIP Postgraduate Scholarship

The Agip Scholarship for Postgraduate Students in Nigeria is currently ongoing for Nigerian Students who wish to pursue their Master’s degree programs in Nigeria and Oversea.

The Agip NAE scholarship award takes care of the following; tuition, books, field trips, accommodation, living expenses, and a return economy ticket for the selected one-year course of study.


10. Guinness Nigeria Undergraduate Scholarship Scheme For Young Nigerians

This scholarship supports Guinness Nigeria’s commitment to implementing transformative schemes that foster youth development.

Guinness Nigeria scholarship provides full tuition for students who are currently studying in Nigerian Universities and Polytechnics. Students from Guinness host communities are encouraged to apply.


Also Read: OSOPADEC Bursary and Scholarship Awards for Ondo State Indigenes Admitted in 2018/2019 Academic Session

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