Not only is Information power, it can also be money for you as a student, so many students sojourn in ignorance while in the tertiary institutions and as such allow golden opportunities pass them by.

Here is a list of some those opportunities.

  1. MTN Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship:

MTN Foundation offers scholarships to Nigerian Undergraduate students in 200L who show excellent academic performance of 3.5 CGPA and

MTN Foundation Scholarship is worth N200,000 per academic session. MTN foundation Scholarship application have not been regular but application always and examination always come in second semesters.


The star deep oil venture gives scholarships to first year and second year undergraduate students in Nigerian Universities who are studying MBBS courses, Pharmacy and Engineering.
The awardees must maintain a CGPA of 60% of their institution’s CGPA scale.
Application are within the months of February Each year.

  1. NNPC/ADDAX Undergraduate Scholarship

Addax Petroleum/NNPC Scholarship Programme
Addax Petroleum Development (Nig) Limited
offers National Tertiary Institutions Scholarship
Awards Scheme in Nigeria.
All Candidates must:
Be a registered, full time 100 level undergraduate in any Nigerian Tertiary Institution have 5 ‘0’ level credit passes in one sitting including English Language and Mathematics. The scholarship is worth N100,000 per academic

  1. Total Nigeria National Merit Scholarship Programme

The programme was established in 1998/99 academic year and is run in partnership with the French Embassy. About 3,200 Nigerian Students have benefited from the programme. The award is open to undergraduate students of Nigerian origin studying in tertiary institutions across the
Total Scholarship is worth N150,000 per academic year.

  1. Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) Scholarship Programmes

The SPDC Joint Venture commenced scholarship awards in the 1960s for programmes in Nigerian and foreign institutions. In 2009, the company awarded about 2,730 secondary school and 850 university scholarships in the Niger Delta and other parts of the country. Shell Nigeria University Scholarship Programme.
This is an undergraduate scholarship programme for first year students in a Nigerian University.
The programme comes in two categories:

The National Merit Award (NM), open to all eligible Nigerian Undergraduate and The Areas of Operation Merit Award (OM), for students from the communities where Shell Nigeria Operates. Requirements WASSCE and JAMB Results University Admission Letter Aptitude Tests are taken in Port Harcourt, Warri, Enugu, Lagos and Abuja Centres Application often commences in May each year. Application portal is scholastica.ng


NLNG undergraduate Scholarship is worth N300,000 per academic year.
All 100 level students in Nigerian Universities are qualified to apply for the NLNG undergraduate scholarship the course of study notwithstanding. Application commences in the month of June each year while the aptitude test is written on
July. The Aptitude test is held in Portharcourt, Lagos, Abuja and Warri.

  1. Federal Government Scholarship Board

Under Nigerian Award, the following programmes are covered by the Federal Government scholarship scheme Tenable in Nigerian Tertiary
1. Postgraduate (PG) Award
2. Undergraduate (UG) Award
3. Higher National Diploma (HND) Award
4. National Certificate in Education (NCE)
The scholarship is tenable in Nigeria and takes effect from the beginning of each academic session. It lapses if not utilized within this period. It shall not be held at the same time with another Award nor for part-time studies. Change of course or level or the Institution of award is not allowed.

The Scholarship allowance is meant to cover:
Institution’s charges, fees and Personal maintenance allowance.
1. Science and Technology.
2. Medicine and Para-medicals.
3. Science Subjects with Education.
4. Arts and other Subjects with Education.
5. Liberal Arts/Social/Management Sciences
6. Law.
7. HND (Science and Technology).