(2023/2024) NNPC/SPDC /Total Energies/NAOC JV University Scholarship

Last Updated on August 1, 2023

NNPC/SPDC /Total Energies/NAOC JV University Scholarship

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (Operator of the NNPC/SPDC /TEPNG/AGIP Joint Venture) in pursuance of its Social Investment programme in Education, which aims to promote academic excellence and enhance the employability of young Nigerians, invites applications from suitably qualified Nigerian Students admitted into Full Time academic studies in the 2021/2022 session, to apply for its University Scholarship Scheme.

This merit-based scholarship is in two categories – the National Merit Award (NM) and the Areas of Operation Merit Award.

  • National Merit Award (NM) – Open to all Nigerians
  • Areas of Operation Merit Award – Open to Nigerians who are indigenes of SPDC’s operational areas in Bayelsa, Delta, Imo, and Rivers States

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) is committed to data privacy.
Processing of Personal Data Collected by SPDC.

  • Personal data collected by SPDC will be used exclusively for the purpose of selection of candidates for scholarship award. The information will not be used for an incompatible purpose. 
  • SPDC is the Controller for the processing of your personal data. 
  • SPDC will only disclose information to third parties if that is necessary for the fulfilment of the purpose identified above or for compliance with the law. SPDC will not use your personal data for direct marketing purposes. 
  • In the event the personal data needs to be processed by, transferred to or exchanged with a third party, appropriate contractual safeguards will be put in place to ensure that the third party will take adequate measures to safeguard the privacy of the data. 
  • As a data subject, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data on legitimate compelling grounds except when it is processed in order to comply with a legal obligation is to be used for the   purpose for which you have given your implied consent. 
  • SPDC will only retain the data for as long as it is necessary to serve the purpose of collection or to the extent necessary to comply with applicable law or to protect the rights of SPDC, its affiliates or the data subject concerned.
  • We have implemented technology and policies with the objective of protecting your privacy from unauthorized access and improper use. For inquiries or concern, please contact: SPDC-SI-Scholarships@shell.com

Requirements for NAOC Undergraduate Scholarship Qualification

  • Must be citizens of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
  • Must be registered FULL TIME undergraduates in an accredited and approved University in Nigeria
  • Must be in 200 Level or possess proof of admission into Undergraduate programme in the 2021/2022 academic session
  • Must not be a beneficiary of any other scholarship from an entity operating in the Oil and Gas Industry, National or International


  • SPDC-JV DOES NOT DEMAND PAYMENT FROM APPLICANTS.  The application is entirely FREE of charge
  • SPDC-JV DOES NOT ASSIGN ‘Representatives’/ ‘Agents’ to assist applicants’ process applications
  • Applications open on the 26th  of July 2023 and closes on the 23rd of August 2023
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for the proctored computer-based test
  • Only successful candidates at each selection stage will be contacted 
  • Applications must be processed ONLY through the Shell Nigeria website 

Documents Required for Application

  1. Ensure you have clear scanned copies of the following documents for upload:  

         a.       Passport photograph with white background not more than 3 months old (450px by 450px)
         b.      School ID card
         c.       University or JAMB (UTME or D/E) Admission letter
         f.        JAMB Result
         g.       Letter of Identification from State (Showing Local Government of Origin)

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Nigerian AGIP Oil Company Limited on candidate.scholastica.ng to apply

1. All applicants should have personal valid email account and phone number (for consistent communication)

2. All applications must be processed online, via https://candidate.scholastica.ng/schemes/NNPCSPDCJV2023

3. Applicants for the Operational Area Awards are required to provide scanned copies of letters of identification, (which must be duly stamped and signed) by:

  • The Paramount Ruler of the Community; and
  • The Chairman of the Community Development Committee or Community Executive Council (CDC or CEC)
    • The letters should be addressed to: The Manager, Social Performance, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (Shell), Shell Industrial Area, Port Harcourt, Rivers-State.
  1. P/S: Each document must not exceed 200KB and the image format must be in JPEG
  2. Ensure the documents are named according to what they represent to avoid mixing up documents
    4.       Ensure you attach the appropriate documents when asked to upload  

To apply, follow the steps below:  

  1. a.       Click on “Register” to create an account using your SPDC email address. 
    b.       Proceed to your email box to activate your account  
    c.       Enter your registered email and password to upload your information. 
    d.       Enter your personal information, educational information, bank account information, other information and upload required scanned documents.
    e.       Ensure the name used in applications matches the names on all documentation in same order.  
              Ensure you view all documents after uploading, to eliminate errors during uploading. 
              When asked to upload photo, upload a passport photograph with a white background. 
              Recheck application information to avoid errors Click on https://candidate.scholastica.ng/schemes/NNPCSPDCJV2023 to return to SPDC  application site
              Click “Apply Now” to submit information
    f.       You will receive an email and a SMS that confirms your application was successful.

Application Deadline: August 23, 2023

For more details, visit Scholastica website

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