2023/2024 Shell NNPC/SPDC Joint Venture University Scholarship Awards Scheme

Application for the 2023 Shell NNPC/SPDC Joint Venture University Scholarship Awards.

In furtherance of this objective and to promote academic excellence among young Nigerians particularly those from less-privileged backgrounds, the SPDC invites applications from suitably qualified full-time Nigerian students admitted in the previous academic session to apply for the SPDC JV University scholarship awards.

To apply successfully, kindly read through this piece to learn the full details about this award- the eligibility criteria, requirements, application deadline, and more. The table below will give you an overview of what you should expect.

About Shell NNPC/SPDC scholarship

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (Operator of the NNPC/SPDC /TEPNG/AGIP Joint Venture) runs robust scholarship programs which date back to the 1950s and have supported thousands of students, most especially from our host communities, many of whom are among Nigeria’s business, political and social leaders. The objective of the SPDC JV scholarship programs 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


  • Be citizens of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
  • Be registered FULL-TIME undergraduates in an accredited course in an approved University in Nigeria
  • Must be in 200 Level (as at December 2022) or possess proof of admission into the undergraduate programme in the 2022/2023 academic session

How to apply for Shell NNPC/SPDC scholarship

  1. All applicants should have valid personal email accounts for the purpose of correspondence for this application.
  2. All applications must be done online, visit the application website at: https://www.spdc-jv-scholarship.shell.com/ 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)

Adress the letters 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


  • Shell does not demand payment from applicants. The application is entirely FREE of charge.
  • Shell does not assign representatives or agents to assist applicants in processing applications.
  • Only successful candidates at each selection stage will be contacted.
  • Use Shell Nigeria website ONLY for application.

Click on the BUTTON below to apply.

Application Link

Application Deadline:

The closing date for this award application entry is 25th September 2023.

What Next?

Once you’ve completed the scholarship application, the next is to wait for your name to be shortlisted, and then you proceed for the screening/interview. See the Best Answers to Popular scholarship Interview Questions | PDF Attached.

To be among the next scholars of this prestigious award, you need tips on how to ace your interview. One great way to pass your scholarship interview with a good score is to study the exams Past Questions and Answers. It will give you an insight into what you should expect in your test.

To get Shell NNPC/SPDC scholarship updated past questions and answers, CALL, send an SMS, or a WhatsApp CHAT to +2347012040283.


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