Have you been wondering how you can get hold of any scholarship to help you pull through many financial requirements of your academic journey? What if I told you that this is a beautiful opportunity you cannot miss?
Well, the NLNG scholarship is one of the most popular and best scholarships offered by the oil and gas companies in Nigeria. In this article, we shall go through all you should know about NLNG scholarship: the various scholarships offered by NLNG, how you can apply and the requirements you need to apply.
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NLNG simply means Nigeria Liquefied and Natural Gas. It is a Nigerian liquefied natural gas (LNG) producing company that has its producing plant in Bonny Island, River State.
This Nigerian company was incorporated as a limited liability company on May 17, 1989 and charged with the duty of producing natural gas for export. NLNG started producing and exporting natural gas since 1999.
The NLNG scholarship however, is one of the social responsibility programmes carried out by the company. This educational social responsibility programmes is set to empower eligible Nigerians, through Secondary, University and Post graduates studies.
NLNG FOUR-TIER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMMES
NLNG offers four-tier of scholarship programmes and they include:
- NLNG Post Primary Scholarship
- NLNG Undergraduate scholarship
- NLNG Overseas Post Graduate Scholarship
- NLNG Internally Displaces Persons (IDP) Scholarship
NLNG POST PRIMARY SCHOLARSHIP
The NLNG post primary scholarship scheme is aimed at supporting high performing primary six pupils in the company’s host community and other oil producing states in their secondary school education, uninterruptedly.
This scheme which started out in 2012 with just 28 kids has to day risen to a programme which about 172 have benefitted from since 2015.
Prospective pupils are admitted onto the scheme, following their performance at the annual National Examination Council’s Common Entrance Examinations.
REQUIREMENTS FOR NLNG POST PRIMARY SCHOLARSHIP
Every prospective beneficiary of this scholarship programme must meet the following eligibility criteria:
- You must be an indigene of NLNG host community or an oil producing state in Nigeria.
- Interested candidates should be in either Basic 5 or 6.
- Applicants must present their Basic 5 results
- The pupils must present an attestation letter signed or stamped by their Head Teacher of their school. The contact information of the teacher should be provided in the letter
- Pupils will also present an indigene confirmation letter signed by the Community Development Council (CDC) chairman or the Chief in their community.
- Interested candidates are also required to present Letter of identification from their Local Government Coucil.
- The pupil must not be a child or ward of an NLNG staff.
HOW TO APPLY FOR NLNG POST PRIMARY SCHOLARSHIP
Interested pupils are required to send in their application via the NLNG scholarship online portal.
Thus to apply, follow this link: http://www.nlng.coom/Our-CSR/Pages/Scholarship.aspx
NLNG UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
The NLNG undergraduate scholarship is one of the critical components of the company’s education intervention programme which was launched in 1998 only to help the NLNG host communities. In 2003, it was opened to the rest of Nigerians.
Since the start of this scholarship programme, about 2,833 students across Nigerian universities have benefitted. The company also claims it has spent over 600 million naira in the programme.
The value of the NLNG undergraduate scholarship is runs between NGN 100, 000 to NGN 300, 000 and it is given every year to awardees throughout their study years.
THE REQUIREMENTS FOR NLNG UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
To apply and get the NLNG scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:
- Applicants must have excellent or very good O’ Level results, perhaps from your WASCE, NECO or GCE, obtained in ONE sitting.
- You must have also scored high in your JAMB examination
- Applicants must also be fulltime undergraduates, in their first year in any accredited Nigerian University.
- Candidates must not be beneficiaries of other scholarships awarded by other companies or organizations.
- Applicants must not be a spouse, child o ward of any staff at the NLNG Company.
HOW TO APPLY FOR NLNG UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
Interested candidates for the NLNG scholarship should send in their application through the scholarship portal. Click here to apply: http://www.nlng.coom/Our-CSR/Pages/Scholarship.aspx
NOTE: Applicants must scan and upload the following documents during the scholarship application:
- Recent and clear passport sized photograph
- WASCE or NECO result
- JAMB result slip
- The University admission letter
- Your University student ID card
- Your LGA identification letter or certificate.
NOTE: As an applicant, you must use a valid and an accessible email address for registration, for easier communication.
NLNG OVERSEAS POST GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME
The NLNG overseas scholarship was launched in October, 2012. The programme take 15 beneficiaries annually to go study in leading United Kingdom Universities.
The value of the NLNG scholarship ranges between NGN9 million to NGN11 million, depending on the course of study and the duration of the course also.
The disciplines covered in this NLNG scholarship are:
- Information Technonlogy
- Environmental Studies
THE REQUIREMENTS FOR NLNG OVERSEAS POST GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
To be eligible for the NLNG post graduate scholarship, you must meet the following requirements:
- Applicants must have provisional admission from any of the under-listed UK universities to study any of the above listed courses: University of Aberdeen, University of Manchester and the University of Cranfield.
- Interested applicants must be students who made a minimum of 2nd Class Upper Division, in their first degree from any relevant course.
- Applicants must have also completed their NYSC programme
- Interested applicants must have obtained an IELTS score of not less than 8.0
- Applicants must also not be more than 30 years old at the time of application
- They must be residents of Nigeria and are Nigerians
- Applicants are required to present their LGA identification letter
- If any applicant is working already, he/she must present a letter of consent from their employer.
- Applicants must have international passport valid for travel. For at least one year from the following year.
- They must provide evidence that they are ready to travel in September, if selected.
- Applicants must also not be direct relatives to any staff at NLNG Company.
HOW TO APPLY FOR NLNG OVERSEAS POST GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
Interested applicants are required to log on to the scholarship application portal and fill their details in the required fields.
They are to scan and upload the following documents:
- Their International passport bio-data page
- Their first degree certificate
- NYSC Discharge Certificate
- IELT results
- Provisional Admission letter from any of the universities mentioned above
- LGA identification letter
NLNG INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS SCHOLARSHIP
The NLNG IDP scholarship is set to support the federal government’s plan to rebuild the North Eastern part of Nigeria, by awarding 30 scholarships to Internally Displaced Persons from the affected states: Borno, Adamawa and Yobe.
10 students from the each of the IDP camps will therefore be awarded the scholarship. This scholarship was set to take through secondary school and post secondary school studies.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is the update about the NLNG 2019/2020?
NLNG scholarship application 2019 closed on the 13th of May, 2019. The 2020 NLNG scholarship is yet to start. Meanwhile, we will keep you updated with the latest information about the scholarship if you remain in touch with us; simply bookmark this page or subscribe to out newsletter so that you will not miss out.
What is the value of the NLNG scholarship?
The value of the NLGNG undergraduate scholarship ranges between NGN 100,000 to NGN300,000. It is awarded annually to beneficiaries, all through their study years.
The value of the NLNG Overseas Post graduate scholarship is between N9 Million to N11 million depending on the course of study and duration of the study.
What is the NLNG scholarship portal?
The NLNG scholarship portal is http://www.nlng.coom/Our-CSR/Pages/Scholarship.aspx
If there is another third-party involved in the scholarship exercise, you will be redirected from the page.
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