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2018 Top Scholarships For Nigerian Students │ VirginJist

2018 Top Scholarships For Nigerian Students: The year 2017 has come and gone. So many Nigerian students were lucky in the year 2017 and won scholarships by attempting some of the scholarship schemes posted on this site. In case if you weren’t able to get yours last year, 2018 is still a fresh and has a lot of opportunities in it.

2018 top scholarships for nigerian students

There are a whole of lot scholarship programmes for both Nigerian graduates and undergraduate and it’s important that you start now to prepare towards these schemes as they will soon start unleashing themselves.

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This article is meant to prepare you minds in readiness of the 2018 top scholarships for Nigerian students. Here, we shall show you the top scholarship scheme you’re most likely to win in 2018. You will also learn the qualifications and how to apply for them on this site. So, all you need is relax here and let’s show you this important info.

2018 Top Scholarships For Nigerian Students

The scholarship programmes on this section are not arranged in any order of importance. See the full list here;

1. EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Program (OFP)

OFP’s mission is to assist talented and determined, low-income students who are good candidates for financial assistance from U.S. colleges and universities but lack the financial resources to cover the up-front cost of obtaining admission.

LEVEL: O’ Level holders and graduates

AWARD: Full sponsorship til graduation

EXPECTED START PERIOD: April, 2018

2. Exxon Mobil Scholarship

As part of support to educational development and human capacity building, Mobile Producing Nigeria (MPN), operator of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) awards scholarships annually to qualified undergraduate students in Nigerian Universities.

LEVEL: 100 and 200 levels

AWARD: N75,000 yearly till graduation

EXPECTED START PERIOD: January, 2018

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3. MTN Scholarship

As part of their corporate social responsibility, the telecom giant, MTN, awards numerous scholarships to Nigerian undergraduate students studying some courses in different parts of the country. MTN pays .

LEVEL:  200 Level students only

AWARD: N200,000 every year till graduation

EXPECTED START PERIOD: April, 2018

4. PTDF Scholarships Programme (Nigeria and Abroad)

The Nigerian Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources offers the “PTDF Scholarship Scheme” to suitably qualified Nigerian Undergraduates, Masters and PhD students.

LEVEL: Undergraduates, Masters and PhD students

AWARD: N150,000 plus a brand new laptop.

EXPECTED START PERIOD: Feb., 2018

2018 Top Scholarships For Nigerian Students

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5. Nnpc/Total E&P Scholarship

The programme is aimed at promoting academic excellence and quality manpower development in the Country. This is one of the many ways TOTAL demonstrates its commitment to the educational development of Nigerian students.

LEVEL: 100 and 200 level only

AWARD: N150,000 every year till graduation

EXPECTED START PERIOD: Sept., 2018

6. Shell (SPDC) Scholarship

In the belief of SPDC that education is a long-term investment with an equally long gestation period, but it is one of the best legacies to bequeath to individuals, groups and society, the company gives out million worth of scholarships every year to qualified Nigerian students. In 2014 alone, $14.8 million was invested in scholarships by the Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) and Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo).

LEVEL: 100 Level students only

AWARD: N100,000 yearly till graduation

EXPECTED START PERIOD: Sept., 2018

7. David Oyedepo Foundation Scholarship

David Oyedepo’s scholarship foundation sponsors hundreds of students every year. The scholarship scheme is meant to foster academic excellence among young Nigerians.

LEVEL: All Levels

AWARD: N150,000 every year till graduation

EXPECTED START PERIOD: January, 2018

8. Gani Fawehinmi Scholarship

Every year, the Gani fawehinmi scholarship board awards meritorious scholarships to Nigerian students from different parts of the country.

LEVEL: All levels

AWARD: N100,000 yearly till graduation

EXPECTED START PERIOD: Feb., 2018

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9. NNPC/Chevron Scholarship

Chevron Nigeria Limited, in collaboration with its Joint Venture partner, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), is offering a number of University Scholarship Awards to suitably qualified Nigerian students.

LEVEL: 200 Level students only

AWARD: N100,000 yearly till graduation

EXPECTED START PERIOD: April, 2018

10. BEA Federal Government Scholarship

The Federal Government through the Ministry of Education offers Nigerian Scholarship Awards Tenable in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions to Postgraduate, Undergraduate, HND and NCE students of Nigerian origin.

LEVEL: All levels

AWARD: N150,000 for University students and N100,000 for NCE students

11. Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Scholarship

The Nigerian LNG company awards scholarships to students in different Nigerian universities yearly.B The scholarship was founded as a critical component of education intervention programme for our host communities in 1998 and later opened up to the rest of Nigeria in 2003.

LEVEL: 100 Level only

AWARD: N300,000 yearly till graduation

EXPECTED START PERIOD: March, 2018

12. BATN / BATIA Scholarship Awards Scheme

BATN / BATIA Scholarship Scheme is a Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives to promote skilled manpower development in Nigeria’s Agricultural sector.

LEVEL: Prospective undergraduates

AWARD: Full sponsorship till graduation

EXPECTED START PERIOD: Sept., 2018

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13. Nigerian Women in Georgia Scholarship

This scholarship scheme is been funded by an association of Nigerian women residing in Georgia, United state of America. It is meant to support and encourage girl child education in Nigeria.

LEVEL: All Levels

AWARD: N50,000 till year of graduation

EXPECTED START PERIOD: Sept., 2018

I hope this will help you. Meanwhile, it’s important that you check this website regularly in order to know when these and other scholarships fully commence. You can subscribe for free at the top right corner of this page to receive update on your email once the go live.

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