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The Agip Postgraduate Scholarships Award Scheme is one of the Best Scholarship Schemes in Nigeria for Master’s degree students who wish to pursue their degrees in Nigerian and Overseas.

Sit back and relax as we work you through the processes of becoming an Agip Scholarship Winner 2023.

Nigerian Agip Exploration Limited (NAE), on behalf of the NNPC/NAE/OANDO PSC, is committed to the training and development of manpower as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program.

In pursuance, NAE invites applications from suitably qualified and interested Nigerian graduates for the 2023/2024 Post Graduate Scholarship Award Scheme. The award is in two categories –

1. Overseas – For study in a reputable overseas university

2. Local – For study in a recognized Nigerian university

Table of contents

Level/Field of Study:

Only candidates with an offer of admission in disciplines related to the following areas should apply;

• Geosciences

 Engineering (Petroleum, Mechanical, Civil, Subsea, Electrical/Electronics, Marine, Chemical)

• Petroleum Economics

• Law (Oil and Gas/Petroleum)

Host Nationality:

The Scholarship is hosted in Nigeria for Local Scholarships and any other Country of choice based on where you have gotten admission to study.

Eligible Nationality:

The Agip Postgraduate Scholarship is only designed for Nigerian students pursuing their master’s degree abroad or in Nigeria.

Scholarship Worth:

The Agip NAE scholarship award covers tuition, books, field trips, accommodation, living expenses, and a return economy ticket for the selected one-year course of study.


For you to be Qualified for the award, you must meet the following criteria written below:

1. Possess a minimum Second Class Upper Bachelor’s degree from a recognized Nigerian university.

2. Have secured admission into a Nigerian or Overseas University (based on the category being applied for) for a one-year Master’s Degree program in any of the disciplines listed below.

3. Not above 28 years of age by December 31st, 2023.

4. Completed the one-year National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) program.

5. Possess an international passport valid for travel at least one year from September 2023 (applicable to the overseas category).

How to Apply for AGIP Postgraduate Scholarship


1. Candidates should have the following scanned documents before starting the application process:

  • Passport photograph (450×450 pixels) with a white background, not more than three months old
  •  Provisional admission letter for postgraduate studies 2023/2024 session into any reputable local/overseas university. This admission letter must be for the course on the candidate’s application.
  •  First Degree Certificate
  •  NYSC Discharge Certificate
  •  A valid ID card (Driver’s license, Voter’s card, National Identity card)
  •  Valid International Passport Data Page for Overseas category only (Valid for travel at least one year from September 2023)
  •  Birth Certificate from Local government
  •  NAE Compliance Declaration Form

2. All candidates are required to fill and sign the NAE compliance declaration form.

To download the NAE compliance declaration, click here.

3. Label the scanned documents accordingly to avoid mix-ups during upload.

4. Attach the right documents in the appropriate upload section.


To apply, follow the steps below:

1. Click on the Apply Now” tab.

2. Click on “Register Now” to create an account.

3. Proceed to your email box to activate your account

4. Click on to return to the Scholarship site

5. Enter your registered email and password to create your profile.

6. Candidates are required to fill the Personal Details, Undergraduate and Postgraduate Sections only. Candidates must also upload only applicable documents (refer to section A).

Note to Overseas category applicants: Applicants for the Overseas category are encouraged to apply for the Local Post Graduate Scholarship Award.

7. Candidates are not required to fill in the Secondary Level, Bank details or download the undergraduate profile verification form in the application portal.

8. Ensure the name used in the application matches the names on all documentation in the same order. Upload an affidavit or certificate if otherwise.

9. Ensure you view all documents after uploading to eliminate errors during uploading.

10. Recheck application information to avoid errors

11. Click “Apply Now” to submit information at or return to the home page and select the 2023 NAE Postgraduate Scholarship Awards to be redirected to the application page

12. You will receive an email that confirms your application was successful.

Before you Apply, Never forget these.

• You can apply for both Local and International Category

• Multiple applications within the same category shall lead to disqualification.

• Kindly review your profile before applying.

Please note:

1. Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the aptitude test.

2. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted with details of the qualifying test via SMS text and Email (Ensure to provide valid email and phone contacts).

3. Employees of NAE and other affiliated companies and their dependents are not eligible for this Scholarship

4. Current and past beneficiaries of similar awards from NAE, other affiliated companies, and agencies are not eligible.

5. Please ensure you understand the Instructions carefully before you start this application to avoid errors and disqualification.

6. Strict compliance with the above guidelines is required.

Completion of the application form and test invitation shall NOT be construed as a commitment on the part of the NNPC/NAE/OANDO PSC. It shall entitle applicants to make any claims whatsoever and/or seek any indemnity from NAE and/or any of its partners by responding to this invitation to apply for the Post Graduate scholarship award.

Application Deadline

The Agip postgraduate Scholarship is not yet available. However, when the scholarship application ends on May 26th. It would be great if you apply two weeks before the deadline to avoid the deadline day rush.

Agip Postgraduate Scholarship Past Questions.

We have compiled a list of Likely Exam Questions for the NAE Scholarship Award.

The Questions range from Aptitude Tests, Verbal Reasoning and General Knowledge. Below is the link to the Scholarship Past Question.

Find various scholarships here and apply. 

Scholarship FAQ’s

Where can I find this scholarship?

Visit and click on Register to create an account, activate your account via email, and return to to complete your user profile. Ensure you click NAOC Scholarship to open the scholarship page. Then click “Apply” in the top right-hand corner of your screen to apply. 

Once you submit your online application form, you will be sent an automated email acknowledging receipt of your application. You will subsequently be contacted if you make the Aptitude test shortlisted; if not, you will be notified at the end of the campaign. 
Only candidates with an offer of admission in disciplines related to the following areas should apply;
• Geosciences
• Engineering (Petroleum, Mechanical, Civil, Subsea, Electrical/Electronics, Marine, Chemical)
• Petroleum Economics
• Law (Oil and Gas/Petroleum)

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