2020/2021 Nigeria LNG Undergraduate Scholarship Scheme Application

This page has the details for 2020/2021 Nigeria LNG Undergraduate Scholarship Scheme Application . The scheme aims to promote academic excellence amongst undergraduates in tertiary institutions in Nigeria, in support of NLNG’s commitment to sustainable development.

The History of LNG Undergraduate Scholarship

The NLNG Undergraduate Scholarship Scheme started in 1998 as part of Nigeria LNG Limited’s Corporate Social Responsibility to Nigerian Citizens to enhance human capacity development.

At present (2020), this scheme is being reviewed and its scope expanded to cater for three levels: post-primary, undergraduate and postgraduate studies oversea. Please see the current Undergraduate Scholarship Scheme.

To apply for the 2020/2021 Nigeria LNG Undergraduate Scholarship, we want you to carefully go through this information to avoid totally missing out of the scheme.

Who is Eligible to Apply for 2020/2021 Nigeria LNG Undergraduate Scholarship?

The NLNG scholarship is Open for all full time first year students of Nigerian Tertiary Institutions Only.

Candidates must produce valid required documentations as listed below (e.g. Coloured Passport Sized Photograph, JAMB and/or University admission letters, WAEC/NECO/GCE/OLevel or A-Level results, etc).

How LNG Select Qualified Candidates

From history, Beneficiaries have been selected through a rigorous and transparent selection process organized in collaboration with the Aptitude Test Department of WAEC.

And this 2020/2021 Nigeria LNG Undergraduate Scholarship will never be anything different.

Participating Institutions

Institutions of higher learning in Nigeria

Fields of study

Any approved field of study available at Nigerian universities / institutions of higher learning

Number of Awards

Not specified; several will be awarded.
From inception, about 2,500 beneficiaries have benefited from the scheme.

Sponsorship duration

Whole duration of the undergraduate program

Scholarship Worth

It involves the payment of a yearly Scholarship allowance to beneficiary Undergraduates in Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria.

The award has undergone several value reviews from N30,000.00 at inception to N50,000.00 and then to its present value of N100,000.00. It may increase for this year. A total of about 500 million naira has been spent so far on the scheme.

How to Apply for 2020/2021 Nigeria LNG Undergraduate Scholarship

There are 2 steps to applying:

1). SCAN YOUR DOCUMENTS: Candidates are required to scan the following documents:

Passport Sized Photograph (Coloured)

JAMB and/or University admission letters

WAEC/NECO/GCE/OLevel or A-Level results

Letter of Identification of Local Government

School ID Card.

2). UPLOAD AND APPLY: After scanning the above documents, proceed to the official website (via link below). Click on “Scholarship Application Portal” button to access the main application portal.
Then FILL IN the ‘Online Application Form’, UPLOAD your previously scanned documents as requested, and finally, click the “SUBMIT” button to complete your application.


Please note that only qualified applicants shall be short-listed for the selection tests.

The following candidates need not apply:

Beneficiaries of other scholarship schemes.

Second (2) to Final year students.

Part-time students.

For more or further inquiry; fill in the NLNG ‘Online Contact Form’ found on the official website

Open to International students?

Last year, we received tons of questions from different countries, asking whether the scholarship is open for international students. But the answer remained No. This scholarship is only designed for Nigerian students.

Application Deadline

3 July (previous)

Note: The date and application time for 2020/2021 Nigeria LNG Undergraduate Scholarship has not been announced. But as a very rewarding scholarship for first year students in Nigeria, we want to keep you informed.

To stand a chance to be informed for free, do leave a comment using the box below this post.

But having known that the previous scholarship closed entry around 3 July (previous), you should get ready in order to apply on time for 2020.

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