NNPC/MPN: Finally we have been told to inform all interested members of the public that the 2015/2016 NNPC/MPN Scholarship full list of shortlisted candidates have been released online and by this information, all applicants who took part in the scholarship examination exercise are hereby implored to check the details of the scholarship here:
“Dear Candidate, you’ve been shortlisted for the 2015 NNPC/MPN scholarship test. Date is 12 December 2015. Full test details will be sent to your email shortly.”
All applicants who must have receive messages similar should take note that they have been shortlisted.
About the NNPC / Mobil 2015/2016 Undergraduate Scholarship
As part of 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.
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).
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.
The current scholarship awards are for disciplines in Engineering (Petroleum, Chemical Mechanical, Electrical/Electronics and Civil,) Geology/Geophysics, Medicine, Agricultural Science (and related fields) as well as Computer Science.
Other schemes sponsored by this partnership include the NNPC/ESSO National and International Postgraduate Scholarship Awards.
These scholarship programs are amongst several initiatives by the ExxonMobil upstream subsidiary companies EEPNL and MPN), along with the respective partners and co-venturer, to help build capacities of young and brilliant Nigerians and further boost pool of qualified manpower for career opportunities in Nigeria and abroad.
NNPC / Mobil 2015/2016 Scholarship Shortlisted Candidates
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