The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (Operator of the NNPC/SHELL /TEPN/AGIP Joint Venture) Scholarship Scheme offers first year students in all Nigerian universities the opportunity to study with an annual grant from the SPDC JV for the full duration of their course.

The programme aims to promote academic excellence and improve the skills-base among young Nigerians.

The Scholarship is in two categories –
• the National Merit Award (NM) and
• the Areas of Operation Merit Award, East or West (OE or OW).

• Open to Nigerians who are not indigenes of SPDC’s operational areas (in Abia, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Delta, Imo and Rivers States ).
• Applications must be sent in writing using the format below only and sent in an envelope clearly marked 2011/2012 NM Application.

• For Nigerians who are indigenes of SPDC’s operational areas in Abia, Akwa Ibom, Imo, Rivers and Bayelsa states (excluding indigenes of Ekeremor and Sagbama local government areas).
• Applications must be sent in writing using the format below only and sent in an envelope clearly marked 2011/2012 OE Application.

• For Nigerians who are indigenes of SPDC’s operational area in Delta and Bayelsa(from Ekeremor and Sagbama Local Government Areas) States.
• Applications must be sent in writing using the format below only and sent in an envelope clearly marked 2011/2012 OW Application.

1. All applicants should have their personal valid email account (for consistent communication).
2. Candidates who meet the above entry qualifications should apply by providingthe following personal and educational details in a signed resume:-

1) Surname
2) Other Name(s)
3) Title (i.e. Mr, Mrs, or Miss).
4) Award Type applied for
5) Session of Admission
6) Matriculation Number
7) University
8) Course & Duration
9) Mode of Admission (i.e. Remedial, UTME, Direct Entry)
10) Programme Type (i.e. Full Time, Part Time, ISLT, CEC)
11) JAMB Registration Number
12) JAMB (UME) Score
13) State of Origin
14) Local Government Area
15) Community (for OE /OW Award Applicants)
16) Home Town
17) Email Address
18) Postal Address: {Do not use post office boxes, as mails will be posted, by courier, except otherwise indicated}
19) Residential Address: {This should reflect the House Number, Street, Town / City, and State}
20) Telephone Number
21) Physical Disability (If any, attach evidence)
22) Signature and Date

The following items should be attached to the resume:-
• Two recent passport-sized photographs of the applicant (with Name, School & Course written on the back);
• University or JAMB (UTME or D/E) Admission Letter;
• Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) Scores;
• ‘O’ Level Result(s); and ‘A’ Level /OND /NCE Result(s) as applicable; and
• Letter of Identification from State (showing Local Government) of Origin.
• Letters of Identification duly stamped and signed by
– a) The Paramount Ruler of the Community; and
– b) The Chairman of the Community Development or
– Executive Council (CDC or CEC),are also required of applicants for the Operational Area Awards (OE & OW)only.

The Head, Tertiary Scholarships, (CXUI/F)
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited
P. O. Box. 230, Warri, Delta State .

Application Submission Deadline is Friday 31 AUGUST, 2012 .

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  1. is ebonyi state among the state for applicant


    Pls is there no scholarship for o’level students that are just about to sit for jamb?

  3. Seems like this has to be a hand-written or typed resume. Is there no e-application for it?

  4. Avatar Dagogo Ibifuro says

    please where can i get the form…………or is there an online application?

  5. Avatar olanipekun tosin says

    can pple dat are yet 2 get admission into the university , also participate……

  6. sorry i am just confused but need advice. well i am currently schooling in UNILAG and an indigene of the mentoned operating states but my problem is how to get the necessary letters from the community and executive council since i am over here and exams are soon at the conner is it that necessary pls reply .. thankx….. so much in anticipation… ebbycares@yahoo.com

  7. How could d application form get 2 warri,since some of us are far from the town?or could it be sent to their post office box address?

    • @Easy, follow the instructions for a successful application, so that you do not miss out on it, If You must get to town to do it, then do it

  8. Avatar Anwana Essien says

    Pls can sombody 4rm skul of Nursing apply? If yes, how wil we do concerning d UTME scores cos we didn’t write Jamb

  9. must we send the application through the post office or can we use courier?

  10. Avatar Enobong James says

    How will the application be posted and how do we get the form

  11. Is it a hand written one or typed-resume..?

  12. Avatar Barek Emeke Maxwell says

    Thanks, it’s real.

  13. Avatar Samuel ezekiel says

    Is the jamb scores taken into consideration?

  14. Avatar Enobong James says

    Is the resume hand-written or typed?

  15. Wia cn i summit d appilication

  16. Avatar Erhisohwode Peculiar says

    How do we submit the application?

  17. Avatar Mmeyak Brendan says

    Pls whr cn i get the application form, cos i wan 2 be part of this.

  18. Avatar roland david says

    shell do not normally shortlist nor award akwa ibom students who are in tertiary institutions specifically university of uyo students.why?

  19. Please should it be hand written or typed? It wasn’t specified on the page

  20. pls should it be in a typed form or an ordinary writing form pls vnti tell us many has bin asking of the format pls b fast in telin us

  21. Avatar Odediran david says


  22. hw is d scholarship lik?d qstn nd d moni

  23. Avatar Obosi Peace says

    Pls can one who has not been admitted into any university apply?If yes, what’s the form of the application?

  24. Pls wot is d nature of their ntrview questn?

  25. Goodday sir, can HND 1, in Logistic Management apply to this Scholarship? MY OND was Petrolume Management, But now, am currectly doing Logistic Management in my HND. Thanks.

  26. Please can students above 100 level for example 200 or 300 level apply?

  27. Avatar john james says

    pls how do i get the application form?

  28. pls i dnt understand what they meant by courier, elaborate pls

  29. Avatar Anekwe chukwunonso moses says

    Pls gettin my local govt identification letter signd is not realy posible in my place.pls i will like to use an affidavit just as i did during my admision.pls give attention to this.

  30. Avatar John-Manuel says

    Cn all d documents 2 b sent b in photocopy? And. What are the criteria for exam shortlisting and final awards?

  31. Plz help me i dnt knw if studnt frm ploytechnic can apply 4 diz scholarship am in ND1 Nw

  32. Avatar Wosa Augustine Welee says

    I did not put my postal address, will i have a problem?

  33. pls can i submit d application form, using courier, d form is it by written or by written or typing.

    • Avatar chinyere echereobia says

      please i want to know when shell/spdc scholarships award for 2012/2013 apputitude text will be written. pls reply

  34. Pls, for those going for the National Merit Award, are they requested to attach the letters of Identification from the paramount ruler of the community and the chairman of the community development?

  35. Is d resume handwritten or typed?

  36. Avatar Motunrayo oladejo says

    Pls how do i send my application to them is it by courier or by post office? I will be glad if you reply. Thank you

  37. Plz can i b updated abt all informations,nd wats d cut off mark for 1 to 2b awarded d scholarship

  38. plz do they need original copies or they need all d documents to be photocopied

  39. Pls,when will the notification be out.I mean,the list of the shortlisted applicants.?

  40. Avatar Ozavize Ganiyat says

    Plz du u av d idea of wen they wil b shortlistin d candidate and plz wil u in4m me.tnx

  41. This scholarship…i wonder if they sends students abroad to study or they are given grants or cash to sponsor their education

  42. Pls,i sort of posted 1 passport instead of 2,i don’t knw wat 2 do about that.nd i also need 2 knw wen applicants r shortlisted.

  43. Pls, when are we going to be contacted if we have registered. We have been wating for long now. Thanks.

  44. Avatar Essien Blessing says

    i am among those who applied for this scholarship NM…wen am i goin 2 b contacted for the shell examinations…pls i would love to have a reply ,thank you’

  45. Avatar Salami Mukaila A. says

    lz help me i dnt knw if studnt
    frm ploytechnic can apply 4 diz
    scholarship am in ND1 Nw.
    Can a KOGI STATE Origin apply as well ?

  46. Plz is the list of shortlist out

  47. Avatar kings kk nwechem says

    d scholarship is real jst prepare urself 4 d exams.

  48. Avatar kings kk nwechem says

    no not yet out

  49. Avatar Ogbonna Aguiyi Fidelis says

    We’ve not heard any news on the scholarship since the applications were submitted.

  50. Avatar Kemeruvwe Oghenevwogaga says

    I applied for this scholarship,but i’ve nt gotten any reply not even a call

  51. Pls we have been waiting for a long time for them to shortlist our names, when will they shortlist the names ooo cos i wil be travelling back to school to enter into 2nd yr

  52. Avatar Jeffrey Ethics says

    Plz is d list of students short-listed 4 d 3rd batch out?

  53. i really dont understand why shell is delaying the list of successful candidates..pls does anyone knows the date of the exams?

  54. Avatar Ejiroghene Numa says

    when is the screening test and hw do i know if i am shortlisted for the test?

  55. Pls i’ll lyk 2 knw d date 4 d aptitude test

  56. Avatar Fely steven says

    Plz when will the shortlisted names be out & pls whats this about a “3rd batch”, also pls do Akwa Ibomites stand a chance because they are hardly ever always taken, keeps me wondering why!

  57. Avatar Mmakwe raphael c says

    Am from delta state and I applied for the scholarship pls when is the exam coming?

  58. Avatar Brisibe Bibowee says

    When will the name of those who applied for the shell undergraduate scholarship 20122013 be released?

  59. Avatar chinyere echereobia says

    about the apptitude text

  60. Avatar ILAYAH JPY says


  61. Avatar Briggs rowland says

    please when is d shell undegraduate scholarship awardee’s list expected to come out, for those of us who wrote the aptitude test

  62. Avatar Emeka Precious says

    Goodday VNTI pls i would like to apply for the 2013/2014 scholarship but i don’t know if people from Enugu state are eligible? anticipating your reply.

  63. Avatar igwe victor says

    wat bout d 2013 l 2014 session

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