NLNG Undergraduate Scholarships 2022/2023
This is to announce that one of the Nigerian leading oil company NLNG undergraduate scholarships
2022/2023 is out. Nigeria LNG Limited supports education through several initiatives. One of them is
NLNG has a four-tier scholarship programme which channels support for human capital
development and encourage high performance, ultimately growing a pool of high potential students,
graduates and professionals with competitive advantage.
Nigeria LNG Limited was incorporated as a limited liability company on May 17, 1989 to harness
Nigeria’s vast natural gas resources and produce Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and Natural Gas Liquids
(NGLs) for export.
The establishment of NLNG is backed by the NLNG Act.
The company is owned by four shareholders, namely, the Federal Government of Nigeria, represented
by Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (49%); Shell (25.6%); Total Gaz Electricite Holdings France
(15%) and Eni (10.4%).
It has wholly–owned subsidiaries: Bonny Gas Transport (BGT) Limited and NLNG Ship Management
With six trains currently operational, NLNG’s plant, on Bonny Island in Rivers State, is capable of
producing 22 Million Tonnes Per Annum (MTPA) of LNG, and 5 MTPA of NGLs (LPG and Condensate)
from 3.5 Billion (standard) cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) of natural gas intake. NLNG’s near term expansion
plans include construction of a seventh train to complement the existing six train structure, which when
in operation will up the company’s total production capacity to 30 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) of
As the arrowhead of Nigeria’s efforts to eliminate gas flaring, NLNG’s operations have helped reduced
Nigeria’s Flaring Profile from 65% to below 25%. The company also supplies about 40% of the annual
domestic LPG (Cooking Gas) consumption.
In all its business and social activities, NLNG’s driving force remains its vision to help in building a better
NLNG Post Primary Scholarship
The scheme aims at supporting high performing basic six pupils in company’s host communities and the
oil-producing states of Nigeria to access post primary education uninterruptedly.
The scheme kicked off in 2012 with 28 beneficiaries, and has grown to a total of 172 beneficiaries by
Prospective pupils are admitted onto the scheme based on excellent performance at the annual
National Examinations Council’s (NECO) Common Entrance Examinations.
NLNG Undergraduate Scholarships
This was founded as a critical component of education intervention programme for our host
communities in 1998 and later opened up to the rest of Nigeria in 2003.
A total of 2,833 undergraduates from various universities in Nigeria have benefited from the scholarship
scheme with a spend of over N600 million. The introduction of online application and use of social
media (Facebook) for information dissemination in 2012 made the selection process more efficient and
cost effective, and increased awareness. The value of the scholarship has been reviewed upward from
N100, 000 to N300, 000 per awardee for an academic year and it runs throughout the duration of the
student’s course. Interested applicants should click here www.nigerialng.com
NLNG Overseas Post Graduate Scholarship
This scheme was launched in October 2012 with an annual intake of 15 beneficiaries to study in leading
UK universities with an award value ranging between N9 and N11 million, depending on the course of
study and course duration. The scheme covers listed disciplines: Environmental Studies, Engineering,
Management, Accountancy, Economics, Information Technology, Geology, Banking, Law and Medicine.
The 2017 set has commenced their programmes in various UK universities. 56 persons have so far
benerfited from the scheme. Interested applicants should click here www.nigerialng.com
NLNG Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Scholarship
The security situation in North Eastern Nigeria has unfortunately created a large population of
vulnerable persons. This scheme was instituted to complement Federal Government’s effort in
rebuilding Nigeria’s North-Eastern region through award of scholarships to 30 candidates (10 from each
of the IDP camps in the three states worse hit by insurgency – Adamawa, Borno and Yobe). This award is
to take the set of students through secondary education. Beneficiaries under this scheme are currently
in their second year of post primary education. Interested applicants should click here
Wish you all the best as you apply for this NLNG undergraduate scholarships in different level of interest.