Scholarship grants can help those that can’t afford an education at the moment to enjoy it, However, Education is one of the best legacies that every responsible parent can offer to their children, being educated does not mean that one must have attended a university, rather one can be educated either through institutions or self-education.

Some factors can make one not to obtain a university degree, and some of these factors includes

  • Losing of ones parents at early stage of childhood
  • Inability of the parents to finance their children’s education due to lack of finance
  • Sickness of either of the parents etc


But even in the midst of this hurdles, getting a degree certificate in Nigeria or even in ivy league universities abroad can still be achieved through scholarship, In this article , we will be outlining the 7 best scholarship opportunities available for Nigerian students in different higher institutions in the country in 2022.

This scholarship opportunities for  undergraduates in Nigerian universities, polytechnics and colleges of educations and other tertiary institutions can be described as best opportunities for those that can’t afford the university school fees and other related payments to obtain a better degree certificate that can make them employable anywhere in the world.

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The seven best scholarship opportunities for Nigerian students in 2022 are as follows


The MTN scholarship is an annual award that seeks to recognize and reward brilliant students that performed very well in their various institutions across the country, it is a scholarship under the youth development cause, it is solely sponsored by the mobile telephone network MTN

MTN Science and Technology Scholarship, currently in its 12th year, is open to  eligible 300 level students studying Science & Technology-related courses, in Nigerian Public Tertiary Institutions (Universities, Polytechnics, and Colleges of Education). 300 successful students are awarded scholarships worth N200,000.00 annually till graduation if they maintain the required grades.

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MTN Scholarship for Blind Students in its 10th year is targeted at qualified 200 level blind students studying any course in Nigerian Public Tertiary Institutions (Universities, Polytechnics, and Colleges of Education). 60 successful blind students are awarded scholarships worth N200,000.00 annually till graduation if they maintain the required grades. for more about MTN scholarship click Here.

  1. NNPC/ExxonMobil scholarship 2022/2023

The NNPC/Exxon Mobil scholarship 2022/2023 is a scholarship sponsored by Mobil producing Nigeria (MPN), operator of its joint venture (JV) with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) .This scholarship award is designed to rich at least 500 Nigerian undergraduate students in different higher institutions in the country,

It is one of the best scholarship opportunities available for Nigerian students in 2022 .

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The Nigerian LNG limited scholarships program  is a scholarship program that was established in 1998 to primarily provide educational intervention funds to members of host communities, right now the program has expanded it operations to all Nigerians. This means that if you are not from any oil producing  Community you can still apply and get the needed fund to support your education.

This scholarship program of Nigerian liquid natural gas company is fully funded by the company for the benefit of all Nigerian students that qualify for it.

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This scholarship is sponsored by star deep water petroleum limited ,a Chevron company, and operator of the Agbami Field, in its continuous support for capacity building in the health and engineering sectors as a strategic feed into the national manpower pool, is giving out a great number of university scholarship awards to qualified Nigerian students from ALL states of the Federation.

The scholarship program, funded by Star and its Agbami co-ventures, is a major component of their Social Investment in the strategic development of health and education in Nigeria.

The Scholarship is designed for Nigerian  Undergraduate students in their 200l and 100l.The scholarship is to be taken in Nigeria

For  more details click here .

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The Olusegun agagu foundation scholarship was Founded in Nigeria in 2014 after the passing of the late Dr. Olusegun Agagu (CON),  some of the reasons for  establishing the foundation is  to:

Immortalise the name and legacy of the late Dr. Olusegun Agagu
Live up to and seek to actualise his personal credo which was ‘to leave things better than he met them ‘
– Further the ideals he lived by and worked passionately towards, particularly intellectual excellence, good governance and national development

The foundation has given scholarships and funded the education of over 200 economically disadvantaged students and indigenous people.

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Chevron Nigeria Limited, in collaboration with its Joint Venture partner, the( NNPC ) Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation are delight to invite applications for its NNPC/CHEVRON university undergraduate scholarship for Nigerian students

This fully funded  national undergraduate scholarship is one of the current scholarships for Nigerian students.

It is a yearly scholarship aimed at helping brilliant Nigerian undergraduates by rewarding their academic brilliance

NNPC/Chevron National University Scholarship Awards 2020/2021 invites students using the e-applications system. It is only open for 200 Level students in some of the schools approved by the scheme

More details click here

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The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) is the Federal Government agency with the mandate of developing indigenous human capacity and petroleum technology to meet the needs of the oil and gas industry. The Fund hereby invites applications from qualified Nigerians to apply for the 2021/22 Undergraduate, Masters and PhD scholarships for students in Nigerian Federal Universities, this scholarship program is fully funded by the petroleum trust fund (ptdf) .

This scholarship program is open to undergraduate students in Nigerian federal universities.

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