Looking for information on how to apply for chevron scholarship?, this article is for you. Due to the high demand of education, and the incessant rise of economic decay in Nigeria, the need to give grants, education and study aids to students in Nigeria can’t be overlooked. And this is basically what the Chevron scholarship is aimed at, to assist students from poor backgrounds to achieve their education goals.
Chevron in joint venture partnership with the Nigerian petroleum corporation (NNPC) has awarded a large number of scholarships to suitably qualified undergraduates in Nigerian universities. This has been on-going for a while now, and though might not be the only existing scholarship in Nigeria, for Nigerian university students and beyond, the chevron scholarship seem to be the most generous scholarship in the Nigerian education system.
And not just good in terms of generosity, the social proof and standard that follows anyone who attains any educational qualification to earn a chevron scholarship is considered a great achievement.
Nigerians And Chevron Scholarship
Before we get down to how and why scholarships exist, and why chevron is willing to invest in the Nigerian educational system, let’s look at what Chevron is to Nigeria and her economy.
Chevron is no doubt one of the major oil producers and dealers in the country. With over 100 years of existence in the Nigerian soil, and more than 10 billion barons of oil produced. And well invested in the health, education and economic development of Nigeria.
So because of the deep rooted origin of Chevron’s investment in Nigeria, and a way to give back to the community, every year, Chevron grants financial aid to students who qualify for these scholarships.
In 2009 alone, more than 15,800 students benefited from the Chevron and Agbami intuitive called Medical and Engineering Professionals scholarship program, with more than 300 students graduating with a first class.
The scholarship is only taken in all Nigerian Universities. meanwhile, international students can still apply for the scholarship.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates are expected to follow these steps.
- visit there official site www.scholastica.ng
- locate and click on apply now
- register and create account
- check email for activation
- click on the link found in the email received, this will take you back to the scholarship site.
- there you have to follow the instructions to complete the application
Qualifications for Chevron Scholarship
1. You must be a university undergraduate who have attained the status via a legitimate way.
2. You must be in your second year of study, not less than or beyond the second year of study.
3. You must be a full citizen of Nigeria or an international students STUDYING IN NIGERIA, or have
gained citizenship in regards to the Nigerian law on immigration
4. The scholarship is not open to all department of a Nigerian university, rather the below listed
Agricultural Engineering/Agricultural Science
Computer Science/Computer Engineering/System Engineering
Mechanical/Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
5. An earlier participation in any of the Agbami scholarship will automatically disqualify you from
participating in the NNPC/Chevron Scholarship
6. You MUST be in possession of, and ready to disclose these documents once needed
Jamb Admission Letter stating your admission
A passport photograph clearly was taken and not older than three months
A result statement duly signed by the HOD or the School stating the last session CGPA
A sworn affidavit in the case of mismatch in names or age
Your School identity card which identifies you as a students
7. For a chance to be considered, applicants are required to upload scanned copies of relevant documents to ascertain the genuineness of their claims.
Once all documents must have been provided, and applications submitted via the web address provide as the only true way of applying for the application, then you wait for a call-up for invitation for a computer-based qualifier test at marked examination centres round the country.
This is usually done via email and SMS text messages, so it is strongly advised that you register with a valid email address, and a functional phone number.
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