Shell Scholarship

The SPDC invites applications from suitably qualified full-time Nigerian students admitted in the 2019/2020 academic session to apply for the SPDC JV University scholarship awards. The objective of the SPDC JV scholarship programmes is to develop Nigeria’s talent for the future.

The 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 Abia, Bayelsa, Delta, Imo and Rivers States

Application Deadline: 25th September 2021

Eligible Countries: Nigeria

Type: Undergraduate

Number of Scholarships: Several

Eligibility: To be eligible, applicants must;

  • Be citizens of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
  • Be registered FULL-TIME undergraduates on an accredited course in any approved Universities in Nigeria
  • Be in 200 Level (as of December 2020) or possess proof of admission into an undergraduate programme in the 2019/2020 academic session

Application Process: 

  1. All applicants should have a valid personal email account for the purpose of correspondence for this application.
  2. All applications must be done online, visit the application website at: to apply.
  3. Applicants for the Areas of Operation Merit Award are required to provide scanned copies of letters of identification, stamped and signed by government-recognised:
  • The paramount chief/traditional head of the community; and
  • The Chairman of the Community Development Committee or the Community Executive Council (CDC or CEC)

The letters should be addressed to:

The Manager

Social Performance & Social Investment

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited

Port Harcourt.

P/S: Each document must not exceed 200KB and the image format must be in JPEG.