Applications are presently submitted for the Shell Niger Delta Postgraduate Scholarship for Nigerian Students to examine in UK 2021 academic session.

Applicants to satisfactorily join up with the eligibility criteria with the intention to make sure qualification for this application.

What You Need to Know about Shell  Niger Delta Scholarship:

The Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) pronounces its first Postgraduate Scholarship software for Nigerians.

The objective of the scheme is to offer an opportunity for qualifying college students from any country and the federal capital territory to acquire a Master’s Degree in courses that are applicable to the oil and gas industry, with a particular attention on Geotechnical Engineering and Hydrography at famend universities in the United Kingdom.

SNEPCo, in partnership with 3 universities, namely the University of Birmingham, Newcastle University, and University of Plymouth, will award three (three) scholarships for 12 months M.Sc, studies for the academic year commencing September 2021.

Level/ Fields of Study:

It covers postgraduate. The following publications qualify for an award of scholarships on the three institutions:

Host Nationality:

The host for the Shell Niger Delta postgraduate scholarships for Nierians is the Shell Nigeria Exploration Production Company (SNEPCo) within the UK.

Eligible Nationality:

This Scholarship is available for Nigerians college students.

How Much is the Scholarship?

The scholarship will cover complete tuition expenses, one go back flight price tag from Nigeria to the United Kingdom and a contribution closer to living expenses only.


To qualify for the Shell Niger Delta Postgraduate Scholarship for Nigerian Students, candidates must:

  • Display highbrow ability and management capability;
  • Have an adequate wellknown of English (as a minimum 6.Five in IELTS) and meet the College’s language requirement;
  • Gain admission to observe on one of the eligible courses at the university has applied via the ordinary utility method;
  • Already maintain (or anticipate to keep by the time of taking over the Scholarship) a diploma of an equal popular to a UK Upper Second Class Honours diploma
  • Have completed their National Youth Service by September 2021
  • Be in the main indigenes inside the Rivers, Imo, Delta or Bayelsa State of Nigeria, and who intend to go back to Nigeria at the stop of the length of look at
  • Have now not already had the chance of reading in the UK or other advanced countries.
  • Be among the ages of 21-28 years by 30/09/2021.
  • Currently live in Nigeria
  • Plan to return to Nigeria on final touch of the proposed software of take a look at.
  • Have a Nigerian international passport valid until December 2021
  • Be personnel’ loved ones (or former employees who’ve left employment much less than five years earlier than) of SPDC, Royal Dutch SHELL Group of Companies or the College will now not be eligible to use for the Scholarships.

How to Apply: 

To practice for the Shell Niger Delta Postgraduate Scholarship for Nigerian Students to look at inside the UK, applicants ought to adhere to the subsequent:

  • Submit an software for admission to any of the participating universities for any of the qualifying publications.
  • Application paperwork for the scholarship will ONLY be to be had via the websites of Imperial College London, the University of Leeds, and the University of Aberdeen, following a formal provide of admission with the aid of the college.
  • The universities will process applications and choose candidates who will attend interviews with SPDC before being taken into consideration for very last selection.
  • Completed scholarship software paperwork should attain taking part universities not later than April 15, 2021.

The scholarship will cover tuition, one financial system return flight ticket from Nigeria to the United Kingdom and a contribution closer to dwelling fees only.

More statistics on unique direction admission necessities can be received from the websites of the 3 man or woman universities.

  • Please note that the stipends (dwelling expenses) are primarily based at the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) posted residing fees and are constrained to this simplest.
  • This is a non-committal scholarship. Note that NEITHER SPDC NOR any Shell organisation is obligated to provide employment of any kind to any candidate upon graduation, neither are a hit applicants bonded to SPDC for any time period attributable to the scholarship award.
  • SPDC will handiest offer health insurance in step with UK Student Visa necessities.

Important Notes: Please note that the stipends are primarily based on the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) posted residing costs and are confined to this handiest