NLNG Scholarships for Nigerian Undergraduate, Master’s and PhD Students 2020

Nigerian LNG Limited is happy to invite applicants for the NLNG Post Primary Scholarship, Undergraduate Scholarship, Overseas Postgraduate Scholarship and Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Scholarship scheme for the current academic year 2020, the scholarship opportunities is open to students studying in all levels of study programs. It is offered annually and applicants should place high consideration on this opportunity.

NLNG Scholarships

This scholarship is offered by the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas Limited. This platform supports education through several ways and one of them is providing scholarships for Nigerian students.

NLNG has scholarship scheme on full-time basis which supports human development and also encourages high academic performance, and ultimately growing high potential students, professionals and graduates with a high competitive advantage.

The scholarship was founded as a very critical component of education intervention program for, the host communities in the year 1998 and it was later opened to the rest of the Citizens of Nigeria in 2013

Brief NLNG Scholarship 2020 Description

NLNG scholarship 2020 is open to:

Undergraduates students both in accredited universities and polytechnics located in Nigeria.

Masters and Ph.D. students who are seeking professional study abroad in the United Kingdom. The NLNG four-tier scholarships points at the different level at which students can apply for scholarships, namely:

  • NLNG Post Primary Scholarship
  • NLNG Undergraduate Scholarship
  • NLNG Overseas PostGraduate Scholarship
  • NLNG Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Scholarship

NLNG Post-primary Scholarship

NLNG Post-Primary scholarship aims at supporting high-performing pupils in basic 6 level in the company’s host communities and other oil producing States where this company is located to access post-primary education with ease. This part of NLNG  Scholarship started off in 2012 with 28 winners and has increased to a total of 172 winners by 2015.

Prospective pupils are enrolled into the scheme Strictly on the basis of excellent performance at the annual national examination Council’s Common Entrance examinations

NLNG Undergraduate Scholarship

This part of NLNG Scholarships is for undergraduate students, this company is now accepting undergraduate applicants from their first year in Nigeria Universities, for the NLNG undergraduate Scholarship award.

The application closing dates for the NLNG Undergraduate Scholarship award is it set may 13th. Interested Nigeria students who are in their first year are encouraged to apply for the scholarship.

The platform wants to promote academic excellence by supporting academically inclined Nigerian students through their Undergraduate studies.
A total of 2,833 students from various universities in Nigeria who are in the undergraduate studies have benefited from this scholarship. This company has spent over 600 million Naira in undergraduate scholarships.

The winner of NLNG Scholarship for undergraduate students will be offered 100,000 to 300,000 thousand Naira for a single academic year and it runs throughout the period of the student’s study programme.

NLNG Overseas Postgraduate Scholarship

NLNG Postgraduate scholarships

Nigeria LNG Limited invite applicants, who are qualified candidates for the NLNG postgraduate scholarship scheme annually for master’s degree programs to be taken in the United Kingdom. This year’s program will be starting in September 2019.

The Scheme wants to grow a pool of high potential Nigerian graduates and professionals who have a very competitive advantage.

This scheme was officially launched in October 2012 having an annual intake of 15 winners to study in leading universities in the UK, with a financial benefit ranging from N9 to N11 million ($60,000 and $69,000), depending on the program of study and the course duration.   The scholarship covers listed disciplines:

  • Environmental Studies
  • Engineering
  • Management
  • Accountancy
  • Economics
  • Information Technology
  • Geology
  • Banking
  • Law and Medicine

The set that won the scholarship in 2017 has commenced their programs in their respective UK universities. 56 persons have benefited from the scheme so far.

NLNG Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Scholarship 2020

Unfortunately the security situation in North-Eastern Nigeria has created a huge population of vulnerable individuals. The scheme was basically instituted to help Federal Government efforts in reviving and rebuilding Nigeria’s North-Eastern region via offering of Scholarship award to 30 candidates where 10 candidate will come from each of the IDP camps in the three states hits by insurgency the most, these States include Bono, Adamawa and Yobe.

The primary purpose of this award is to take a number of students through Secondary Education. Beneficiaries under this scholarship are currently in there preceding year of post-primary education

Host Platform

The donor of this scholarship NLNG is a company situated in Nigeria. Three of the four-tire of the scholarship offered by NLNG is hosted in Nigeria, which includes the internally displaced persons (IDP) scholarships, post primary scholarships, and undergraduate scholarships. While the postgraduate part of the scholarships offered by NLNG is hosted in the UK.

Eligible Study Level/Field

As listed there are for levels eligible for this Scholarship

  • NLNG Post Primary Scholarship
  • NLNG Undergraduate Scholarship
  • NLNG Overseas PostGraduate Scholarship
  • NLNG Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Scholarship

NLNG Post Primary Scholarship is open to all secondary school students. NLNG Undergraduate Scholarship is open to all fields of study. NLNG Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Scholarship is open to all field of study.

NLNG Overseas PostGraduate Scholarship is open to the following fields of study:

  • Environmental Studies
  • Engineering
  • Management
  • Accountancy
  • Economics
  • Information Technology
  • Geology
  • Banking
  • Law and Medicine.

Eligible Group

The Undergraduate part of this Scholarship is open to Nigerians studying in any Nigeria university.

The postgraduate part if this Scholarship is open to students is open to Nigerians studying in UK universities

General Eligibility Requirements

This section contains the Eligibility requirements for the four-tiers of the NLNG Scholarships

NLNG Post-Primary Scholarship Eligibility

Any prospective beneficiary must meet the following requirements:

Be an indigene of a NLNG host community.
Be a basic 5 or 6 pupil
Provide his/her Basic Five result
Must provide a letter of attestation signed & stamped by Head Teacher of his/her current school (the contact number of the Head Teacher should also be included)
Provide a proof of indigene signed by the CDC Chief or chairman in his/her community.
Provide an identification letter from his/her Local Government Council.
Must not be a child or ward an employee or staff of Nigeria LNG Limited.

NLNG Undergraduate Scholarship Eligibility

Any prospective beneficiary must:

  • Have excellent West Africa School Certificate National Examination Council (NECO) or WASE result at ONE sitting
  • Have a high score in Joint Admissions & Matriculation Board (JAMB) examination
  • Be a Full-Time Year-One student of a Nigerian University at the time of application
  • Not be a beneficiary of any other Scholarship Award from any other company or agency
  • Not a child, spouse, or ward or even direct relation of a staff of Nigeria LNG Limited

NLNG Overseas Postgraduate Scholarship Eligibility

Must have provisional admission from one of the under-listed institutions in the UK to study any of the following eligible disciplines:

  • Engineering
  • Geosciences
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Management Sciences
  • Information Technology
  • Law, and
  • Medicine
  • Possess a  2nd Class Upper degree or First-Class in a relevant field of study
  • Completed NYSC program
  • Have not less than an 8.0 IELTS score
  • Not be no more than 30 years old as at the point in time we the application was sent
  • Be resident in Nigeria
  • Provide an identification letter from respective Local Government Councils.
  • Provide consent letter from employer (if in any organization, or service)
  • Have an international passport that is valid for travel, at least, a year from September 2019
  • Be able to obtain the UK Tier-4 student Visa upon being successful for the award
  • Provide concrete evidence that they are willing and available to travel in September 2019 if selected for the scholarship.
  • Not a direct relative to an employee or staff of Nigeria LNG Limited

Eligible Institutions for the NLNG Overseas Postgraduate Scholarship:

  • University of Aberdeen
  • University of Manchester
  • University of Cranfield

NLNG Scholarship Benefits in 2020

For postsecondary students
Full sponsors for the period of study

For Undergraduate students
The winner of NLNG Scholarship for undergraduate students will be offered 100,000 to 300,000 thousand naira for a single academic year and it runs throughout the period of the student’s study programme.

Application Guidelines

Here are application guidelines for all the four-tie Scholarships

How to Apply for NLNG Post-Primary Scholarship 2020

  • All requested documents should be attached to avoid disqualification.
  • Applicants should fill in valid contact details as it will be used to send messages regarding the status of the application.
  • Non-adherence to criteria for this scheme will bring disqualification
  • Only candidates who are shortlisted will be invited for the selection test.

How to Apply for NLNG Undergraduate Scholarship 2020

Interested individuals should follow the link in the Scholarship Link Section to apply. All Undergraduate applications should include the following copies as attachments in scanned form:

  • Passport-sized photographs
  • WASC or NECO result
  • JAMB Result
  • University admission letter
  • University student ID card
  • LGA Letter of identification

N/B:

  • Requested documents should be attached to avoid disqualification.
  • Applicants should fill in valid contact details as it will be used to send messages regarding the status of the application.
  • Non-adherence to criteria for this scheme will bring disqualification

How to Apply for NLNG Postgraduate Scholarship 2020

Interested individuals should follow the link in the Scholarship Link Section to apply. All Postgraduate applications should include the following copies as attachments in scanned form:

  • International passport bio-data page
  • First Degree certificate
  • NYSC certificate
  • Provisional letter of admission from indicated UK institutions
  • IELTS resultLGA Letter of identification
  • Employer consent letter (where applicable)

N/B:

  • Requested documents should be attached to avoid disqualification.
  • Applicants should fill in valid contact details as it will be used to send messages regarding the status of the application.
  • Non-adherence to criteria for this scheme will bring disqualification
  • NLNG had stated that it is not under any form obligation to offer any form of employment to successful applicants upon graduation, neither are applicants bonded to Nigerian LNG Limited on account of this scholarship.

Application Closing Date

All application portals close Monday, 13 May 2020

Scholarship Link

Official webpage
http://www.nlng.com/Our-CSR/Pages/Scholarships.aspx

NLNG Post-primary, undergraduate, postgraduate scholarships application link Application

http://www.nlng.com/Our-CSR/Pages/Scholarships.aspx

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