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Top Scholarship Opportunities For Nigerian Students 2024

Are you a students studying in any higher institution in Nigeria? Find out the various scholarship opportunities for Nigerian students in 2024

Whether you are a student in a university, polytechnic or college of education this post will include the difference kind of scholarship for you. Be sure you read this post to the end so as not to miss any

A scholarship is a financial award or support provided to students to help cover the costs of their education. Scholarships are typically given by various organizations, including governments, private companies, foundations, and educational institutions.

The scholarship we will discuss about in this article is a local scholarship, usually for Nigerian students studying in Nigeria. Check below for international scholarship.

These awards can be based on academic merit, financial need, specific skills or talents, or other criteria.

Scholarship Opportunities for Nigerian students in 2024

Agbami Scholarship for Medical & Engineering programs

Level: 200L

Worth: Medical awardees = N200,000

Engineering Students awardees = N100,000

NAOC National Scholarship

The Agip Petroleum Company in partnership with the Nigerian National Petroleum Company awards national scholarships to Nigerian undergraduate students every year. The scholarship is tenable in Nigeria only.

Level: 200L.

WORTH: N100,000 every session till graduation.

FSB/NA

A Federal Government Scholarship through the Ministry of Education to indigent Nigerian students in Nigeria Tertiary Institutions. Undergraduate and Postgraduate.

Level: All Levels.

Worth: 250K per session.

RECOMMENDED: FGN Bilateral Education Agreement Scholarship (BEA)

Federal Gov’t Education Bursary

This is a scholarship awarded to students of education-related courses in Nigerian universities and colleges of Education by the Fed government of Nigeria.

Level: All levels.

Worth: N150,000 for University Education students and N100,000 for NCE students.

MTN Scholarship

MTN awards scholarships to Nigerian undergraduate students studying science and technology courses in Nigerian Tertiary institutions.

Level: 200L & 300L

Worth: N200,000 per session till graduation.

Click the link below to apply for MTN scholarship

https://www.mtn.ng/scholarships/

NNPC/Chevron Scholarship

Chevron in collaboration with the Nigerian national petroleum company also awards scholarships to Nigerian undergraduate students.

Level: 200L.

Worth: N200,000 per session till graduation.

NNPC/Total Scholarship

Total Oil and Gas Company partners with the NNPC to award numerous merit scholarships to Nigerian students in different universities in Nigeria.

Level: 100 and 200 levels.

Worth: N150,000 per session till graduation.

TDF Scholarships Programme.

There is the in-country scholarship and Overseas. It is awarded mainly to Engineering Majors.

Level: 200L.

Worth: First Payment, 650k ( including money for a laptop). Subsequently, 400K per session till graduation.

NNPC/Addax Scholarship

The NNPC through its joint venture with Addax Petroleum awards several meritorious scholarships to qualified and deserving Nigerian undergraduate students every year.

Level: 100L.

Worth: N100,000 every session till graduation.

Exxon Mobil Scholarship

The Exxon Mobil petroleum company in fulfilment of its corporate social responsibility awards hundreds of scholarships to undergraduates of Nigerian origin.

• Mainly For Engineering majors.

Then, MBBS/BDS, Agriculture, Geology/Geomatics, and Computer.

Worth: 150k.

Level: 100 and 200 levels.

Shell (SPDC) Scholarship:

The Shell Petroleum Development Company in partnership with the Nigerian National Petroleum Company awards national scholarships to Nigerian undergraduate students every year. The scholarship is tenable in Nigeria only.

Level: 100L and 200L

Worth: N150,000 every session till graduation.

NNPC/Seplat JV Scholarship

SEPLAT Petroleum Company in collaboration with the Nigerian National Petroleum Company awards national scholarships to Nigerian undergraduate students every year.

Level: 200 level and above.

Worth: N150,000 every session till graduation.

SNEPCo Scholarship

NNPC through its joint venture with SNEPCo Petroleum, awards several meritorious scholarships to qualified and deserving Nigerian undergraduate students every year.

Level: 200L

Worth: The first payment is usually N300,000.

Subsequently, N200,000 every year till graduation.

Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Scholarship

The Nigerian LNG company awards scholarships to suitable and deserving students in different Nigerian universities every year.

Level: 100 level

Worth: Now upgraded to 300K per year.

Gani Fawehinmi Scholarship

A scholarship to honor the late legal luminary. the Gani Fawehinmi scholarship board awards meritorious scholarships to Nigerian students from different parts of the country.

Levels: All levels.

Worth: N100,000

Jim Ovia Foundation Scholarship

The philanthropic founder of Zenith Bank plc, Chief Jim Ovia, through his foundation, awards scholarships to Nigerian undergraduate students from different parts of the country.

Level: All levels.

Worth: N150,000 every year till graduation.

Sir Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation (SABMF) Scholarship

This is awarded to undergraduate students from the 19th northern states of Nigeria plus FCT studying in Nigeria universities.

Level: 200L

Worth: 100k per year till graduation.

Important point to Note

• The scholarship runs until one graduate has a certain CGPA you as an awardee must maintain (not fall below.)

• Aptitude Tests are conducted for shortlisted candidates for the likes of Seplat, Snepco, NAOC, SPDC, and some others.

• While there is no aptitude test/examination for the likes of Agbami, Chevron, FSB/NA, Fed Gov’t Education bursary, etc. At least, for their latest awardees, there was no aptitude test. Just your signed statement of result. ( Need for a strong CGPA)

Part of this post was gotten from medicrufyan Drive

Final Thought

We will continue to make research on the various scholarship available for Nigerian students and update this post be sure to keep visiting this article.

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