Mpn/Nnpc Scholarship 2013 For Undergraduates@ nnpcmpn.com.ng


Company Profile: Since 1974, ExxonMobil upstream affiliates in Nigeria – Esso Exploration and production Nigeria Limited (EEPNL) and Mobil Producing Nigeria (MPN) have supported the education of thousands of Nigerian students through the Companies’ various scholarship schemes.

These schemes include:

Undergraduate Scholarship Awards

This program is funded by Mobil Producing Nigeria, operator of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)/MPN Joint Venture. Since 1998, a total of 500 undergraduate scholarships are awarded annually. This is a significant increase on the 13 awards offered at inception of the scheme in 1974.

The awards are made to suitably qualified students from every state of the federation, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). However, about 62 per cent of the total NNPC/MPN Undergraduate scholarship awards are allocated to students who are indigenes of the operational communities/ States – Akwa Ibom (50%) and Rivers States (12%).

There is also a merit award (10%) to the best 50 candidates in the selection tests. The remaining places go to students from other states including the Federal Capital territory (FCT), based on merit and fair geographical spread.
UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

As part of its support to educational development and human capacity building, Mobil Producing Nigeria (MPN), operator of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)/MPN Joint Venture awards annual scholarships to qualified undergraduate students in Nigerian Universities.

Applications for NNPC/MPN Undergraduate National Scholarship Awards are based on the following criteria:
GEOGRAPHICAL COVERAGE

Awards will be made to qualified and suitable students who are currently admitted in Nigerian Universities irrespective of state of origin including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

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DISCIPLINES

Applications in the following list of approved disciplines are considered:
Petroleum Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical/Electronic Engineering
Civil Engineering
Geology/Geophysics
Medicine (MBBS Only)
Agricultural Science (and related fields)
Computer Science

ELIGIBILITY

Candidates must be holders of the SSCE or its equivalent with at least six subjects passed at a sitting
Applicants must be registered full-time undergraduates in their 1st or 2nd year of study in any accredited Nigerian University
Students who are currently on similar scholarship awards from other oil and gas companies should not apply.

METHOD OF APPLICATION

If you are qualified and interested, please read carefully through the “How it works” section then proceed to apply via the “Apply Now” section at the sidebar of this website and submit as instructed.
Shortlisted candidates should be prepared to take a screening test to be held on the 6th & 7th of September, 2013 strict compliance with our guidelines is advisable, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications not received by Thursday, 22ndth of August 2013 will not be accepted. Names of short-listed candidates for the qualifying test will be published in national dailies. Shortlisted candidates will also be contacted with details of the screening test via SMS text and email.

Employees of ExxonMobil subsidiary companies in Nigeria and their dependents are not eligible for this scholarship.

PLEASE NOTE: ExxonMobil Upstream Affiliates in Nigeria (Esso Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited and Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited) do not use placement agencies that charge scholarship applicants an advance fee of any kind (e.g. application fees, placement fees, test fees, etc.)

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