Saturday, July 28, 2012

SHELL/SPDC 2012/2013 scholarship is on : basic requirements and how to apply

SHELL/SPDC 2012 scholarship has commence for university undergraduate students in Nigeria to apply.this is to inform those students in tertiary institutions in Nigeria, University students in 100 level (year 1) only that SHELL/SPDC 2012/2013 undergraduate scholarship application is on.so if you have a friend or you are in any VERSITY, then you are eligible to apply.

shell scholarship 2012

according to them the scheme is tag 2011/2012 SPDC Joint Venture University Scholarship Award Scheme.The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (Operator of the NNPC/SHELL /TEPN/AGIP Joint Venture) Scholarship Scheme offers first year students in all Nigerian universities the opportunity to study with an annual grant from the SPDC JV for the full duration of their course.

The programme aims to promote academic excellence and improve the skills-base among young Nigerians.


The Scholarship is in two categories - the National Merit Award (NM) and the Areas of Operation Merit Award, East or West (OE or OW).

National Merit Award (NM)

Open to Nigerians who are not indigenes of SPDC’s operational areas (in Abia, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Delta, Imo and Rivers States). Applications must be sent in writing using the format below only and sent in an envelope clearly marked 2011/2012 NM Application.

Areas of Operation Merit Award, East (OE)

For Nigerians who are indigenes of SPDC’s operational areas in Abia, Akwa Ibom, Imo, Rivers and Bayelsa states (excluding indigenes of Ekeremor and Sagbama local government areas). Applications must be sent in writing using the format below only and sent in an envelope clearly marked 2011/2012 OE Application.

Areas of Operation Merit Award, West (OW)

For Nigerians who are indigenes of SPDC’s operational area in Delta and Bayelsa (from Ekeremor and Sagbama Local Government Areas) States. Applications must be sent in writing using the format below only and sent in an envelope clearly marked 2011/2012 OW Application.


==> All applicants should have their personal valid email account (for consistent communication)
==> Candidates who meet the above entry qualifications should apply by providing the following personal and educational details in a signed resume:-

1) Surname
2) Other Name(s)
3) Title (i.e. Mr, Mrs, or Miss).
4) Award Type applied for
5) Session of Admission
6) Matriculation Number
7) University
8) Course & Duration
9) Mode of Admission (i.e. Remedial, UTME, Direct Entry)
10) Programme Type (i.e. Full Time, Part Time, ISLT, CEC)
11) JAMB Registration Number
12) JAMB (UME) Score
13) State of Origin
14) Local Government Area
15) Community (for OE /OW Award Applicants)
16) Home Town
17) Email Address
18) Postal Address: {Do not use post office boxes, as mails will be posted, by courier, except otherwise indicated}
19) Residential Address: {This should reflect the House Number, Street, Town / City, and State}
20) Telephone Number
21) Physical Disability (If any, attach evidence)
22) Signature and Date

The following items should be attached to the resume:-

- Two recent passport-sized photographs of the applicant (with Name, School & Course written on the back);
- University or JAMB (UTME or D/E) Admission Letter;
- Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) Scores;
- ‘O’ Level Result(s); and ‘A’ Level /OND /NCE Result(s) as applicable; and
- Letter of Identification from State (showing Local Government) of Origin.
- Letters of Identification duly stamped and signed by a) The Paramount Ruler of the Community; and b) The Chairman of the Community Development or Executive Council (CDC or CEC), are also required of applicants for the Operational Area Awards (OE & OW) only.

Applications must be addressed to:

The Head, Tertiary Scholarships, (CXUI/F) The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited P. O. Box. 230, Warri, Delta State.

Application Submission Deadline is Friday 31 August, 2012.

- SPDC does not demand payment from applicants. The application is entirely FREE of charge.
- SPDC does not assign Representatives / Agents to assist applicants’ process applications.
- SPDC scholarship programmes are as advertised in national newspapers and on the company website www.shellnigeria.com where in prospective candidates are advised on the medium of submission of applications. These applications are then processed by SPDC and the outcome communicated directly to the candidates.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted, by e-mail.


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Anonymous said...

Does it mean we have to go to delta just to submit the application form.na wa o

Anonymous said...

I dont realy like shell means of application.big company can not make simple application web portal.its not that easy to go and submit forms especialy wen u live very far from such state.mtcheeew

Anonymous said...

Thanks 4 d info.u are d bomb.

Anonymous said...

Pls John Pori, is it that we can use any envelope and write 2011/2012 NM on it, or we are going to purchase the envelope?

John Pori on July 28, 2012 at 11:56 PM said...

@anonymous, Purchase those brown envelop and use.

Anonymous said...

John, are we to type all the required information? Or we are to write (i.e using pen on scrap sheet)?

John Pori on July 29, 2012 at 2:56 PM said...

@anonymous, shell application is mostly hand written using pen.i don't know if they have changed.

Anonymous said...

Helo pori,sHould we prepare d resuMe like a form and fill it wit a pen or it shouLd be it be written liKe a C.V? and also for d postal address,what are we goin 2 put dere since they said no post office boxes shuld be put dere.

John Pori on August 1, 2012 at 3:30 AM said...

The application is handwritten.i think the cv is to be typed.the address to use is on the post.

Anonymous said...

Pls wat criteria do dey use 2 shortlist

Anonymous said...

John jst hear uself..wat are u sayin..ure contradicting urself na

John Pori on August 6, 2012 at 1:09 AM said...

@anonymous, what exactly are you refering to.is it the application.back then they use to write the application with pen while the resume is being type.

Anonymous said...

Whr kan 1 submit de applikatn 4m?

John Pori on August 8, 2012 at 12:38 AM said...

@anonymous, the address to summit your application is on the post.check it again

Anonymous said...

Pls x it dat we are going to get the form of application or hand written resume. And pls is it 2 be sign by h.o.d of dpt or by oneself

John Pori on August 8, 2012 at 7:16 AM said...

@anonymous, you have to prepare that yourself.also you don't need HOD signature.

Anonymous said...

Can i type it and prepare the resume jst lyk a form and then fill the gap or it wil be beter i write all wit my hand.

John Pori on August 8, 2012 at 12:51 PM said...

@anonymous, the application is hand written

Anonymous said...

Wil dia b an exam after d shortlisting?

John Pori on August 10, 2012 at 1:59 AM said...

@anonymous, for sure they will conduct an aptitude test after shortlisting.

Anonymous said...

Wat criteria do dey use 2 shortlist.

Anonymous said...

John, i have a baze university 2012 which am yet to enrol, but a received an email from the university that i should apply for the scholarship..can i apply for it and use it to start the studies?

John Pori on August 11, 2012 at 3:15 AM said...

@anonymous, you can try it.

Anonymous said...

@john there was an email that the university sent to me with the details about scholarship.. They said those with their 2012 admission letter should apply..so think mayb there are going to consider there students with the 2012 offer which are about to enrol. Since its a new school.

John Pori on August 12, 2012 at 11:41 AM said...

@anonymous, since they sent you the email, then there is no harm in trying.

Ejaeta on August 21, 2012 at 7:23 PM said...

Hi john, i hve d same case dat i suppose to be year 1 in the university which i was admitted, but base on financial constraint, i was unable to make it this year. i dont knw if dat can be considerd.

John Pori on August 22, 2012 at 1:36 AM said...

@ejaeta, the scholarship is only available to those in the university, so if you have not yet started, then you will have to wait till you start.

Anonymous said...

Are we to type the resume?

Funmi said...

Can I post it thru any postal address near to me?

John Pori on August 27, 2012 at 1:23 AM said...

@fumi, yes you can but its a 50-50 chance for it to get there.so if you must use,i will advice you to try dhl or fedex courier to see if they can drop it for you in shell office

Anonymous said...

Plz i forgot to write my 'award type' at the back of the envelope, b4 posting. Does it really matter since i recorded it inside the hand-written details.

John Pori on August 28, 2012 at 8:30 PM said...

@anonymous, it doesn't really matter since you have indicated it in the application details

Anonymous said...

Hot will the aptitude test be? Which subjects will the shorlisted candidates write on? Does they have past questions/answer?

Anonymous said...

When do they normally shortlist the lucky candidates

John Pori on August 29, 2012 at 11:03 AM said...

@anonymous, most of the scholarship test is been writeen on the question papers so there is no room for one to go away with them.just read current affairs, logic, reasoning, english, etc

John Pori on August 29, 2012 at 11:06 AM said...

@anonymous, they will send the names to your school but i don't know when they would shortlist the names.

Anonymous said...

Is the list nt out...and what the latest on the scholarship.?

Anonymous said...

wen is d deadline?

Anonymous said...

this is unlike shell,its already a month after and yet nothing.whats the hassle for in the first place if education can not be made a priority in this country?

Anonymous said...

just got info that shell has shortlisted the names....

Anonymous said...

I have been shortlisted for the aptitude test and its taking place this saturday and I am so confused on what to read. Advise me please.

Anonymous said...

Which subjects shd i be expectin im d aptitud test?

Anonymous said...


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