Here is a complete guide to applying for 2020/2021 Agbami Scholarship Programme for Undergraduate Nigerian Students.
Included in this guide are eligibility groups, application procedures, application deadline, and few other tips to help one apply and get shortlisted.
Understandably, being a Nigerian Undergraduate, is very tasking, especially with little or no financial funding.
Agbami and its partners have come up with an annual scholarship programme to provide financial assistance to Medical and Engineering Undergraduates studying in any Nigerian University.
About The Programme
Agbami Field is an oil field in Nigeria which discovered in late 1998. It was the second major deep-water oil field discovered off the Niger Delta, the first being Bonga Field by Shell.
The operator of the field is Star Deep Water Limited, an affiliate of Chevron. Also involved in the field are Famfa Oil, an indigenous oil company owned by the Alakija Family of Lagos, Petrobras (Brazil), Statoil, and NNPC (the national oil company of Nigeria).
Star Deep Water Petroleum Limited, a Chevron company, and operator of the Agbami Field, in its continuous support for capacity building in the health and engineering sectors as a strategic feed into the national workforce pool, is offering several University Scholarship Awards to qualified Nigerian students of ALL the states of the Federation.
The Agbami Medical and Engineering Professionals Scholarship(AMEPS), funded by Star Deep and its Agbami partners, is a significant component of the Agbami partners’ Social Investment in the strategic development of health and education in Nigeria and the Niger Delta in particular.
The Agbami partner’s strategic support for health development is a three-pronged approach of health infrastructural development, support for primary science education, and training of medical professionals through this scholarship program.
The eligible groups for the 2020/2021 Agbami Scholarship Programme application are undergraduates of Medicine, Engineering, and other approved courses who are currently in their 100 or 200 level of studies in any Nigerian recognized tertiary institution.
The Scholarship is solely for Nigerian Undergraduates. Being a Nigerian citizen and studying any of the approved courses already qualifies you for the application.
All recognized tertiary institutions of learning in Nigeria including State, Federal and Private Universities
The Eligible Courses include the approved fields of study for the 2020/2021 Agbami Scholarship Programme for Undergraduate Nigerian Students are:
Engineering (All Fields of Engineering which includes, Mechanical, Civil, Petroleum, Electrical, and other engineering courses.)
Number of awards
The provider has not specified the number of awards at the time of publishing this guide.
Scholarship winners currently in their 100 or 200 level of studies will get the sum of One hundred thousand naira (100,000) for Engineering students and Two hundred thousand naira (200,000) for Medical students.
How to Apply For The 2020/2021 Agbami Scholarship Programme
Having known the groups eligible and the scholarship benefit, you may want to kick-off your application. We advise that you carefully read the application procedures below so as not to miss out on any vital information which might cost you the application.
Application is open to fresh candidates who are currently not beneficiaries of similar scholarships.
Before commencing your application, ensure you have clear scanned copies of the following documents:
Passport photograph with white background not more than three months old (450px by 450px not more than 200kb)
School ID card
O’ Level result
Ensure that the documents are named according to what they represent to avoid mixing up documents during upload.
Ensure you attach the appropriate documents when asked to upload them.
Applications are to be submitted through the link below www.scholastica.ng.
Click on the above link and follow the procedures listed here for ease in application.
Click on the “Apply Now” tab.
Click on “Register Now” to create an account.
Proceed to your email box to activate your account
Click on www.scholastica.ng/Schemes/Agbami to return to Scholarship site,
Enter your registered email and password to upload your information.
Enter your personal information, National Identification Number (if available), educational information, other information, and upload required scanned documents.
Ensure the name used in the application matches the names on all documentation in the same order. Upload an affidavit or certificate if otherwise.
Ensure you view all documents after uploading, to eliminate errors during uploading.
When asked to upload a photo, upload a passport photograph with a white background.
Recheck application information to avoid errors
Click “Apply Now” to submit information
You will receive an email or an SMS that confirms your application was successful.
Return to www.scholastica.ng, enter your Email and Password to download your profile, and proceed to have your Head of Department sign the document.
Upload a scanned copy of the signed profile; this would be used for verification.
If the National Identification Number (NIN) number was not available as mentioned in the steps above, to obtain your National Identification Number (NIN):
Visit http://ninenrol.gov.ng to register and learn more about the National Identity Number
Click “Create Account” and fill in the required fields
Login with your Email address and password to complete the form
After completion, schedule a date for photo and fingerprint capture
Visit any of the 37 capture centres across Nigeria follow this link to complete the registration www.nimc.gov.ng/pages/general/enrolmentcentres.htm) to complete the registration process and obtain your National Identity Number.
You can also do your complete registration at the NIMC office
Return to www.scholastica.ng/Schemes/Agbami and update application with National Identification Number (NIN) to ensure completion.
Multiple applications attract a disqualification penalty from the Scholarship board.
This application is for only Fresh Applicants, current beneficiaries from previous Agbami Schemes should kindly click www.scholastica.ng
Application Deadline For The 2020/2021 Agbami Scholarship Programme :
It is good that you apply long before the application deadline to help you stand a better chance of being shortlisted.
Eligible applicants should proceed to APPLY. To learn more about the application deadline, do visit the official information portal.
We hope that this guide is helpful if you desire to know more about the 2020/2021 Agbami Scholarships Programme for Undergraduate Nigerian Students visit the official website through the contact details below;
Official Application portal.
Contact email: email@example.com
Phone number: 07088609791, 07011962033
For inquiries and complaints log on to your Scholastica Profile at www.scholastica.ng
The application is not open to international applicants.
What should I do after Applying?
If you have successfully submitted your application for the Agbami Scholarships Programme for Undergraduate Nigerian Students and received a confirmatory email, keep checking your email for a message on the screening exam venues and time.
Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for the screening examination.
After applying, you can start preparing for the screening test using the past questions of previous years, to help you get familiar with the likely exam questions and prepare ahead of time.
NOTE: If your current course of study wasn’t listed as one of the eligible fields of study, do not apply as that will only be a waste of time.
But we have a list of other Scholarship Opportunities that you might be eligible for.
Check out our Scholarship Page for more.