Nigeria LNG has a four-tier scholarship programme which is aimed at; supporting human capital development and encourage high performance, ultimately growing a pool of high potential students, graduates and professionals with competitive advantage.Nigeria LNG Limited supports education through several initiatives one of them is Scholarships.
The four tires include:
Post primary scholarships
The scheme aims at supporting high performing basic six pupils in company’s host communities and the oil-producing states of Nigeria to access post primary education uninterruptedly. Prospective pupils are admitted onto the scheme based on excellent performance at the annual National Examinations Council’s (NECO) Common Entrance Examinations.
- NLNG Undergraduate Scholarship
A total of 2,833 undergraduates from various universities in Nigeria have benefited from the scholarship scheme with a spend of over N600 million. The introduction of online application and use of social media (Facebook) for information dissemination in 2012 made the selection process more efficient and cost effective, and increased awareness. The value of the scholarship has been reviewed upward from N100, 000 to N300, 000 per awardee for an academic year and it runs throughout the duration of the student’s course.
Application deadline: April 30,2017
NLNG Overseas Post Graduate Scholarship
The scholarship is valued at between $60,000 and $69,000, depending on the course, and is tenable for programmes in top academic institutions in the UK. Courses covered by this scheme include Environmental Studies, Engineering, Management, Accountancy, Economics, Information Technology, Geology, Banking, Law and medicine.
Application deadline: 12 May 2017
Nigeria LNG Cadet Scholarship
The scholarship targets young school leavers from NLNG host communities who are interested in careers in the maritime industry. The scholarship covers tuition for the National Diploma programme at Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Oron. NLNG has sponsored 49 persons from our host communities as at December, 2013.