NNPC/ADDAX Scholarship 2018/2019 | Addax Petroleum Scholarship


NNPC/ADDAX Scholarship 2018/2019 which is a Tertiary Institutions National Merit Scholarship Awards Scheme, invites qualified candidates (100 level undergraduates) for its National Merit Tertiary Institution scholarship Awards Scheme.

Undergraduate students in different tertiary institutions have frequently requested and made inquiries from us about the nnpc/addax scholarship 2019 application.

nnpc/addax scholarship 2019

Check the FAQs about the scholarship and let us know of further inquiries;

Below are answers to the inquires above, so please take time to read carefully before applying for the nnpc/addax scholarship 2019.

Categories of Addax Petroleum scholarships 2019

There are two major categories for the Addax Petroleum scholarships. Namely,

  1. The Host Communities Merit Award
  2. The National Merit Awards

The Host Communities Merit Award

This is ONLY open For applicants strictly from APDNL Host Communities. Only Indigenes of APDNL Host Communities in Rivers, Akwa Ibom, and Imo States SHOULD apply for the Host Communities Merit Award.

The National Merit Awards | NNPC scholarship for undergraduates

This is a National merit current scholarships for Nigerian undergraduates open to non-indigenes of the host communities. Therefore if you are not from Rivers state, Akwa Ibom or Imo state, you are eligible to apply for this category of the scholarship scheme.

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation(NNPC) is the oil corporation through which the federal government of Nigeria regulates and participates in the country’s petroleum industry.

Therefore as a way of contributing to the Nigerian community, introducing the NNPC/ADDAX scholarship for undergraduate was a welcome development which has over the years see intelligent and talented Nigerian students without hope of finishing their higher education go through school.


The scholarship is worth N 100,000 annually throughout your study year for university students but for polytechnic students, it’s only for the OND Ordinary National Diploma(2years).

Eligibility for the NNPC/ADDAX Scholarship Awards:

However, To apply for this NNPC / ADDAX Scholarship, Candidate must be:

  1. Registered Full-TIME undergraduates in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions
  2. Certified 100 level students at the time of application (Only students admitted in 2018/2019 academic session)
  3. For OND students, the award will be for 2 years only

Moreover, the following categories of students should not apply:

  1. 200 level students and above
  2. HND students
  3. Current beneficiaries of similar Awards from other Companies and Agencies

How To Apply for the NNPC/ADDAX Scholarships

Applications for this scholarship was previously done by sending email to the scholarship host official mail. But this time, nndc/addax scholarship 2019 application is done through form filling online.

Kindly, read the steps on how to apply.

NOTE: Application is open to 100 level students only.

1. Therefore, before you start this application, ensure you have clearly scanned copies of the following documents

  • Passport photograph with white background not more than 3 months old (450px by 450px not more than 200kb)
  • School ID Card
  • O’level Certificate
  • Admission Letter
  • Birth Certificate
  • Proof of Local Government Area of Origin
  • Letter from Community Leader (Only Applicants for Host Communities Merit Award)
  • JAMB Result

2. Also. ensure the documents are named according to what they represent to avoid mixing up documents during upload.
3. Ensure you attach the appropriate documents when asked to upload
4. Ensure to provide valid Email and Phone Contact for effective communicat.ion

Steps To Apply For NNPC/ADDAX Scholarship 2019-2020:

1. Click on Apply Now tab tiio visit scholarship application portal.
2. Click on “Register Now” to create an account.
3. Proceed to your email box to activate your account.
4. Return to Scholarship site to Log In.
5. Enter your registered email and password to upload your information.
6. Enter your personal information, National Identification Number (if available), educational information, other information, and upload required scanned documents.
7. Ensure the name used in application matches the names on all documentation in the same order. Upload a sworn affidavit or certificate if otherwise.
8. Ensure you view all documents after uploading, to eliminate errors during uploading.
9. When asked to upload a photo, a passport photograph with a white background is preferable.
10. Recheck application information to avoid errors.
11. Click “Apply Now” to submit information.
12. You will receive an email and SMS that confirms your application was successful.
13. 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.
14. Upload a scanned copy of the signed profile, this would be used for verification.

15. NOTE: If the National Identification Number (NIN) number was not available in step 6.

To obtain your National Identification Number (NIN);
  • Kindly, 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 Email and Password to complete the form.
  • After completion, schedule a date for photo and finger print capture.
  • Visit any of the capture centers https://www.nimc.gov.ng/?q=nin-registration-centres to complete the registration process and obtain your National Identity Number.
  • You can also do your total registration at the NIMC office.

16. Return to www.scholastica.ng/schemes/addaxscholarship and update application with National Identification Number (NIN) to ensure completion.

However, please Note:

  • Multiple applications attract a disqualification penalty from the Scholarship Board.
  • Obtaining NIN is not compulsory in order to complete your application

Disqualification For NNPC/ADDAX Scholarship Important Note:

  1. Applications for the scholarship award without all the credentials stated above will be rejected.
  2. Any candidate currently a beneficiary of a Scholarship of any kind Is not eligible to apply.
  3. Dependants of employees of Addax are not eligible to apply.

NNPC/ADDAX Scholarship Aptitude test venues

Applicants must indicate their preferred center for the test Centers are

  • Abuja
  • Lagos
  • Owerri
  • Port Harcourt

NOTE: The aptitude test will take place at designated centers to be communicated to applicants on a later date and applicants are to fully bear the cost of transportation to and from Aptitude test centers.

NNPC/ADDAX Application Closing date

However, all applications for the NNPC / ADDAX Tertiary Institutions National Merit Scholarship and Host Communities Merit Award will close on 26th May 2019.

Scholarship FAQs

1. How do I apply for the 2018/2019 Addax Petroleum Scholarship Award?
If you meet the requirements for the scholarship award, please complete the application form accessible from online application link inside the scholarship advert.

2. Who is eligible for the 2018/2019 Addax Petroleum Scholarship Award?
The application is open to university and polytechnic undergraduates in 100 Level only. The applicant must have gained admission either during the 2018/2019 academic session respectively.

3. Is it compulsory to get my NIN before I submit my application?
No. You are advised to apply before the application deadline and update your profile later after you have obtained your NIN.

4. I am a current Addax scholarship beneficiary, do I still need to apply? No. Current Addax beneficiaries should not apply for this scheme.

5. I am a current scholarship beneficiary from an International Oil and Gas Company, do I still need to apply? No. Current beneficiaries of an International Oil and Gas scholarship schemes are expected to benefit from only one scholarship scheme. Hence, are not be eligible to apply to this scheme.

6. What do I major in to apply for the scholarship? The application is open to all university and polytechnic undergraduates irrespective of their course of study.

7. Do I need to be accepted into a particular institution, before I apply for the scholarships?
Applicants must have gained full-time admission into any recognized Nigerian University.

8. Can I send an open application?

No. Application is strictly done through the application portal.

9. Will you confirm receipt of my application?
Once you submit your online application form you will be sent an automated email acknowledging receipt of your application. You will subsequently be contacted if you make the Aptitude test shortlisted, if not you will be notified at the end of campaign.

10. What happens to my online application?
Applications are stored in a database; after the closing date they are evaluated and a shortlist is compiled of qualified applicants. Applicants who did not qualify for the scholarship will be notified at the end of the scholarship campaign.

11. How do I create my profile?
Visit www.scholastica.ng and click on Register to create an account, activate your account via your email and return to www.scholastica.ng to complete your user profile. Ensure you click 2018/2019 Addax Petroleum Scholarship to open scholarship page. Then click “Apply” in the top right hand corner of your screen to apply.

12. Can I change my profile details?
Yes, you can. You are responsible for the correctness of the details provided. To correct errors after submission of your application, kindly log on to your scholastica profile, click on “My Account”, a drop-down appears, then click on “My Messages”. You will be directed to a page where you can directly send a message to the scholarship administrator stating your corrections. The corrections will be effected and a mail sent to you confirming it.

13. Can I change the course (programme) or institution in my application and can I add information to my application after submitting?
You cannot make any changes or additions to your application once submitted, and the deadline has passed. Applications that are not complete when submitted will be cancelled and will not be considered. However, if the application deadline has not passed, you can edit / make changes to your application online. Refer to question 11 on how to do this.

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  1. Please is there any specific school undergraduates or every school in nigeria. Please inform me 08103447296

    • Thanks for your request @deborah

      Every undergraduate from all accredited institution in Nigeria can apply.
      The Host Communities Merit Award
      This is ONLY open For applicants strictly from APDNL Host Communities. Only Indigenes of APDNL Host Communities in Rivers, Akwa Ibom, and Imo States SHOULD apply for the Host Communities Merit Award.

      The National Merit Awards | NNPC scholarship for undergraduates
      This is a National merit current scholarships for Nigerian undergraduates open to non-indigenes of the host communities. Therefore if you are not from Rivers state, Akwa Ibom or Imo state, you are eligible to apply for this category of the scholarship scheme.


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