NNPC/TotalEnergies National Merit Scholarship Scheme 2021/2022

NNPC/TotalEnergies National Merit Scholarship Scheme 2021/2022 TotalEnergies Upstream Nigeria Limited (TUPNI), operator of the OML 130, by virtue of its corporate social responsibility is inviting applications from suitably qualified Nigerian students for:

Title: 2021/2022 NNPC/TotalEnergies National Merit Scholarship Scheme


Open to all freshmen and sophomore full-time students regardless of education, this award aims to help brilliant Nigerian students fund their education. The scheme offers annual scholarships to successful candidates from their year of award (first year or second year) until the completion of their degree.

Eligibility for NNPC/TotalEnergies National Merit Scholarship Scheme 2021/2022
To be eligible for reimbursement, the applicant MUST:

Be a registered FULLTIME undergraduate at a recognized Nigerian university Be a 100 or 200 level certified student at the time of application Show proof of SSCE or equivalent certificate. Show evidence of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) score. Show proof of admission letter from University and Admission Number Show proof of A Level or equivalent certificate (for direct entry students).

Keep in mind that
The following student categories need not apply:

Students with a score of less than 200 in UTME are not required to apply Students with less than 2.50 CGPA of a 5-point scale, or equivalent Students of 300 level and above are not required to apply Current beneficiaries of comparable awards from another company or government agency do not need to apply

Award conditions
Criteria / Rules for award:

The CSR-Education Department, TUCN implements the National Merit Scholarship Program in accordance with the approved procedure. The National Merit Scholarship Award scheme is educational aid for undergraduate students in recognized universities in Nigeria. All enrolled undergraduate regular students in their first or second year of study in recognized Nigerian universities are eligible to apply for the scholarship tests. All candidates must provide their admission number and other relevant information from their universities in order to be considered for the award. No scholarship will be awarded to students on part-time/sandwich programs. The award is made to only those who do not have comparable industry scholarships. The award is based on the result of a selection test to be administered by a National Examination Authority (WAEC or its equivalent). The award is in effect for the current session of the award but renewable for the remainder of the student program. The award is renewable only on the presentation of academic achievement of a CGPA of not less than 2.5 on a 5-point scale or equivalent (e.g. 50% of a 4- or 7-point scale), obtained in the previous academic session. All winners will open an account in a Nigerian bank in their own name through which the scholarship payments will be made. No winner will be paid in cash.

General requirements:

The call for applications will be published in the national newspapers. It is also online on the TotalEnergies website and on the company intranet. All scholarships will be awarded on a merit selection basis after the intended beneficiary has presented themselves, participated in and passed the selection tests at the designated centers across the country. The application process is online. A national examination body administers, conducts and assesses the selection exam and provides the test results in a secure environment. Selection tests are conducted annually for that current academic session. The student verification exercise is conducted from time to time for students on the regulation. An award letter signed by TUCN’s Deputy Director, DMD, is the sole proof of TUCN’s dedication to the winner. The beneficiary must return a fully signed acceptance form committing to the regulations leading to the National Merit Scholarship Scheme. The payment of the prize will be made exclusively to the beneficiary’s personal bank account. The first payments are made within two months of the award while subsequent payments are made upon receipt of the beneficiary’s annual school result. Beneficiaries are strictly first or second year students of tertiary institutions and must have completed all admission procedures and obtained duly signed university admission/offer letter and/or student matriculation number. During the lifetime of the National Merit Scholarship award, no changes in the field of study, location of study, or length of study will be made. Such a change must be communicated in a written application and assessed on its merits. The National Merit Scholarship award is non-transferable and non-renewable. It is not a future Engagement Contract, nor does a student have any Affiliation with the Company during or after the award period.

General procedure:

An advertisement in the national newspapers and online will kick-start the process and invite potential candidates to submit their applications. A nominal period of 4 weeks is allowed for the submission of applications. Award letters are issued after approval. Successful candidates must recognize and abide by the rules underlying the scheme. Due diligence is performed on the successful candidates to confirm all their details including student details and bank account details. The profiles of the successful candidates are recorded in the database .An induction program can be organized for the new winners to further highlight and inform them about the terms of the scheme. Payment will be processed for the winners in accordance with the approved procedure.

Scholarship rate / amount
The following amount applies to the National Merit Scholarships Scheme:

Tertiary Student – N150,000 per student per academic year.

Application closing date
Nov 20, 2021.

How to Apply for NNPC/TotalEnergies National Merit Scholarship Scheme 2021/2022
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to start the application

Application Steps for 2NNPC/TotalEnergies National Merit Scholarship Scheme 2021/2022

Personal information: Enter your name, date of birth and permanent home address. Upload your recent passport photo. Contact information: Enter your email and mobile phone information. Only use an active email address and mobile phone number. Origin: Enter your state and local government information. You must upload a certificate or proof of origin from your local government or state. University Information: Select your university, education and year of study. You must upload your JAMB/University Admission Letter. Result Information: Enter your JAMB Score or CPGA. You must upload your JAMB Result Statement and University CPGA. For second year medical students, your JAMB score is sufficient. Review application: Please check your application and make sure all fields are entered correctly. Upload all required documents: Recent Photo Certificate or Proof of OriginSenior Secondary Certificate of Education (SSCE)UTME ​​ResultJAMB/University Admission Letter1st Year Result with CGPAConclusion: Confirm all information given is true. Accept the terms. The warning on the screen confirms that you have successfully completed the application. You will also receive an email to confirm this.

Important information / notice

Selection test will take place on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at the designated center across the country. Candidates will bear the full cost of transportation to/from the selection test venue. Candidates are therefore advised to choose testing centers closest to them. This scholarship application is best used on the following web browsers: IE9+, Chrome, Firefox and Safari. Make sure you have entered all the details correctly. You understand that making a false statement on this application will disqualify you from this scholarship. Your scholarship if you are successful will be revoked if at any tim
e it is discovered that you have made false statements about this application. And such false statements can constitute fraudulent activity. The application process is FREE. Total does not solicit funds and does not accredit agents to act on its behalf. DO NOT SHARE WITH YOUR MONEY TO ANYONE who promises to help you get this scholarship. There are NO PAST QUESTIONS for this scholarship. The shortlisted exam questions have a different format every year. We are only looking for the brightest students who can deliver results on the ‘spur of the moment’. Please ensure that the email address and phone number used in your application ARE ALWAYS REACHABLE as they will be used to contact you in all future correspondence.

TotalEnergies EP Nigeria Limited (TEPNL) is pleased to announce the offer of its 2021/2022 NNPC/TOTAL National Merit Scholarship awards to deserving Nigerian students in the tertiary institutions in the country.

Annually, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and TotalEnergies Upstream Companies in Nigeria (TUCN): TotalEnergies Exploration & Production Nigeria Limited (Total E&P Nig Ltd) and TotalEnergies Upstream Nigeria Limited (TUPNI), along with their venture partners, award scholarships to deserving Nigerian students in the tertiary institutions in the country.

The program aims at promoting academic excellence and quality manpower development in the country. This is one of the many ways TOTALENERGIES demonstrates its commitment to the educational development of Nigerian students. It is part of TOTALENERGIES’ rich Corporate Social Responsibility.

The application forms for the 2021/2022 National Merit Scholarship are available on this site and will be announced in the papers from October 2021. The form must be completed online. Details of the application process will be provided in due course.

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