Here is an update on how to apply for and secure the Agip Undergraduate Scholarship 2020 for 100 level undergraduates studying in any recognized Nigerian Tertiary institution.
The Nigerian Agip Oil Company NAOC popularly known as Agip the Operator of the NNPC/NAOC/Phillips Joint Venture, in pursuance of its Community Development Programme partners with other reputable Oil Companies have provided a Scholarship Scheme to help Undergraduate Nigerian Students in different tertiary institutions in Nigeria by providing them with financial support.
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Irrespective of claims, inadequate funding can limit one’s academic throughput, resulting in lower graces and educational dissatisfaction.
But when one is funded, more efforts will be put into studies, looking back as nothing like needs and wants as a student.
History has it that there is no better time to take actions than now, so far, career and future is the primary aim.
As a student who strives for best means to raise funds, to complete your stays in the school, or even to start, getting a scholarship will never be a bad idea.
when an excellent academic degree is obtained, it helps the individual:
- Make a better job choice
- Build Network for Business
- Challenge the mental strength and
- Upgrade his or social profile.
In as much as we preach against the entitlement mentality, it is also noble to note these core importance of pursuing an academic career, most notably at the early ages.
The Agip Scholarship 2020 is one of those rare opportunities for students in Nigeria, to fund their educational paths throughout the tertiary institution periods.
Exceptional candidates are also given further opportunities to continue with their masters abroad, through this and other study opportunities out there.
The Agip Undergraduate Scholarship 2020, also known as Tertiary Institutions Scholarship Awards Scheme is for Nigerian students who are currently studying to obtain their first degrees in any registered Nigerian Tertiary Institution.
The Agip Undergraduate Scholarship 2020 categorized into two phases:
- Host Communities Merit Award: For applicants strictly from NAOC host communities, which includes Bayelsa, Delta, Imo, and Rivers states.
- National Merit Award: For applicants from non-host communities; this consists of every state in Nigeria.
The countries eligible for The Agip Undergraduate Scholarship 2020 award is Nigeria. Unspecified by the scholarship provider at the time of publication.
Before applying for The Agip Undergraduate Scholarship 2020, ensure you meet the requirements listed below:
- Applicants must be Full time Registered 100 level Students in a recognized Nigerian tertiary institution.
- Applicants must provide the following during application;
- Passport photograph with white background not more than three months old (450px by 450px not more than 200kb)
- School ID card
- Admission letter
- Proof of Local Government Area of Origin
- JAMB Result
Ensure to name the documents according to what they represent to avoid mixing up records during upload. Also, consider cross-checking all the documents before hitting the button by ensuring the appropriate materials on the right columns before uploading them. Also, ensure to provide a valid Email and Phone number for efficient communication
a). The student’s levels listed below, should not apply for the scholarship program:
200 level students and above
Current and previous beneficiaries of similar awards
Spouse/relatives of employees of NAOC, NAE, AENR, and NACPFA
b). Only indigenes of NAOC host communities (Bayelsa, Delta, Imo, and Rivers states) are to apply for the Host Communities Merit Award.
c). Only candidates who are currently studying any of the eligible courses approved by The Agip Undergraduate Scholarship 2020 board, which are; Engineering, Geology, Geosciences, and Agricultural Sciences are eligible to apply for the National Merit Award.
Eligible Courses for The Agip Undergraduate Scholarship 2020
For the ‘Host Community Merit Award,’ applicants studying an accredited course or field of study are eligible to apply.
For the ‘National Merit Award,’ Only applicants studying Engineering, Geology, Geosciences, and Agricultural Sciences are eligible to apply.
The scholarship providers have not specified the length of sponsorship for selected candidates at the time of this publication.
Having read the application requirements and eligible groups, if you qualify for the application, then carefully read the application procedures and go ahead with your FREE use.
To qualify, candidates should have completed the free online application before the deadline. This should be done by following all the procedures found in this article.
Applicants are to submit applications through the link below www.scholastica. ng.
- Visit the official website and follow the procedures listed here for easy application.
- Click on the “Apply Now” tab.
- Click on “Register Now” to create an account.
- Go back to your email for the activation of the account
- Click on www.scholastica.ng/Schemes/Agip to return to Scholarship site.
- Type in your registered email and password to upload your information.
Type in your personal information, National Identification Number, fill other educational information and then upload the necessary documents into the portal.
Ensure the name used in the application matches the name on all the provided documents in the same order. Upload an affidavit or certificate if otherwise.
Note: The passport should appear in 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.
Go to www.scholastica.ng, enter your Email and Password to download your profile, and proceed to have your Head of Department sign the document.
Return to www.scholastica.ng/Schemes/Agip . This time, to update the application with National Identification Number (NIN) ( in case it was not in your account).
The application procedure stated above is only for New Applicants; Previous Agip Undergraduate Scholarship applicants should kindly click www.scholastica. ng, log in with their registered email address and Password. Print The Agip Undergraduate Scholarship 2020 application form to be signed by their Heads of Department, after which they can upload the signed document to the same portal.
Application Deadline For The Agip Undergraduate Scholarship 2020:
The Agip Undergraduate Scholarship 2020 application is open between August 1st to August 31st, 2020.
Please Note that Multiple applications attract a disqualification penalty from the Scholarship board.
The aptitude test will take place at designated centres to be communicated to applicants at a later date, and applicants are to fully bear the cost of transportation to and from Aptitude test centres.
Please ensure you understand the Instructions carefully before you start the application to avoid errors and disqualification.
For More Scholarship opportunities and updates on the Agip Undergraduate Scholarship 2020, frequently visit our Scholarship Portal.