Apply for SNEPco National Merit University Scholarship Scheme 2020

The Shell Nigeria Exploration Production Company offers SNEPco scholarships for undergraduates annually. This post contains processes and the Eligibility of the Candidate. Aside shell, there are other multinationals that also avail undergraduate and postgraduate scholarship from time to time and these include, chevron scholarship, Addax scholarship, Total scholarship, Agip scholarship among others.

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Overview of National Merit University Scholarship Scheme

SNEPCo on behalf of itself and its co-venturers is launching the SNEPCo National Merit University Scholarship Scheme 2019.  The program aims to promote academic excellence and improve the skills of young Nigerians.

Level/Field of Study

The merit-based scholarship is open to FULL-TIME undergraduates studying any of the listed courses in universities within Nigeria.

Host Nationality

The SNEPCo National University Scholarship for Undergraduate Nigerian Students is hosted by Shell Nigeria.

Eligible Nationality

The SNEPCo National University Scholarship is available to Nigerian students.

Scholarship Worth

Successful applicants receive a scholarship grant for the remainder of their student’s Program.

Duration of Scholarship: Scholarships are renewable through graduation. However, recipients are expected to maintain high academic/ethical standards, and other conditions outlined in the scholarship award letter.


Eligible Applicants for SNEPCo National Merit University Award Scheme must: ·

  •  Have successfully completed secondary education, with a minimum of seven credits, including Mathematics and English, in their O/Levels
  • Have gained admission during the 100 level in an accredited and approved university in Nigeria.
  • 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)
  • SNEPCo will not accept emailed applications.  It is important to visit the official website for detailed information and also access the online application portal
  • SNEPCo is committed to providing scholarship opportunities that are not associated with application fees.
  • Shell does not assign ‘Representatives’/‘Agents’ to assist applicants’ process applications.
    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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How to Apply

  1. Before you start this application, ensure you have clear scanned copies of the following documents
  • Passport photograph with white background not more than 3 months old (450px by 450px not more than 200kb)
  • School ID card
  • University or JAMB (UTME or D/E) Admission letter
  • Birth certificate
  • O’ Level result and A’ Levels/OND/NCE Results as applicable
  • JAMB Result
  • Letter of Identification from State (Showing Local Government of Origin)

2. Ensure the documents are named according to what they represent to avoid mixing up documents during upload.


3. Ensure you attach the appropriate documents when asked to upload.

Students Intending to pursue this scholarship are hereby advised to ensure that all the needed documents have been properly gathered and kept within their reach on application.

Application Deadline 

Applications are ongoing for the Snepco/NNPC National University Scholarship 2020. The Deadline is on October 23, 2019

For more information on this SHELL scholarship, interested applicants should visit the link below:


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