The NLNG Scholarship Scheme
The Nigeria LNG Undergraduate Scholarship Scheme started in 1998 as part of Nigeria LNG Limited’s Corporate Social Responsibility to Nigerian Citizens to enhance human capacity development. It involves the payment of a yearly Scholarship allowance to beneficiary Undergraduates in Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria. Beneficiaries are selected through a rigorous and transparent selection process organized in collaboration with the Aptitude Test Department of WAEC. From inception, about 2,500 beneficiaries have benefited from the scheme.
Also, the award has undergone several value reviews from N30, 000.00 at inception to N50, 000.00 and then to its present value of N 100,000.00. A total of about 500 million naira has been spent so far on the scheme. At present, this scheme is been reviewed and its scope expanded to cater for three levels: post primary, undergraduate and post graduate studies overseas.
NLNG Cadet Scholarship Scheme
The Cadet Scholarship scheme which started in 2006 with eleven (11) beneficiaries is of the specialized category and entails the facilitation of admission and issuance of scholarship for the training of successful candidates from our host communities in the Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Oron. To date, a total of 31 cadets have been on the scheme. The scholarship covers all fees for the duration of the programme (2 years) including fees for the mandatory courses.
Each year a total of 100 candidates from our host communities are mobilized to participate in the Maritime Academy entrance examination in various centers across the country. Out of this number, successful candidates are then mobilized for the final stage, which is the interview, and this lasts for a period of one week. On average, a total of N30, 000 is spent to mobilize each candidate for the examination.
NLNG Post Graduate Scheme Application
The NLNG Scholarship Schemes are part of the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility efforts to support human capital development and encourage high performance while ultimately growing a pool of high potential graduates and professionals with competitive advantage.
The NLNG Post Graduate Scholarship, launched in October 2012, is for graduates from NLNG host communities, Rivers State and rest of Nigerian residing in Nigeria who graduated with second class upper and above in their first degree. The scholarship is meant to aid them acquire Post Graduate degrees that will turn them into high potential professionals or entrepreneurs and boost their contribution to national development.
Candidates who meet the required criteria should please click here to apply