Ongoing NNPC/ADDAX Scholarships 2021-2022| Updated

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NNPC/ADDAX Scholarships: Are you searching for ongoing scholarships for undergraduate students in Nigeria? Then, NNPC/ADDAX Scholarships 2021-2022 is for you.

The NNPC in a joint venture with ADDAX is glad to announce their annual scholarship for the year 2021/2022.

NNPC/ADDAX Scholarships is a National Merit Scholarship Awards Scheme open to 100level students taking a course in any of the Nigerian Tertiary institutions.

Nevertheless, this NNPC scholarship for undergraduates helps to give hope

to those students who never thought of completing their university education because of financial constraints.

After our article on MTN foundation scholarship 2021-2022,

many of our readers were asking some questions about this year NNPC/ADDAX Scholarship:

  • Is NNPC/ADDAX Scholarship Form Out
  • How can I apply for NNPC/ADDAX Scholarship
  • What are NNPC/ADDAX Scholarship Requirement
  • Which Field of Study is required for the NNPC/ADDAX Scholarship
  • NNPC/ADDAX Scholarship Deadline.

Well, in this article, I have put together full details of the 2021 NNPC/ADDAX scholarship for undergraduate students.

That being said, there are different categories for this scholarship.

What are the APDNL Scholarships 2021 Categories?

There are two major categories for the  Addax Petroleum Development (Nigerian) Limited scholarships. Namely

  • The Host Communities Merit Award 
  • The National Merit  Awards

The Host Communities Merit Award 

This category of NNPC scholarship for undergraduates is only open to students from APDNL Host Communities. 

That is to say, if you are an indigene of the following APDNL Host Communities state (Rivers, Akwa Ibom, and Imo State) you are eligible to apply for the NNPC/ADDAX Host Communities Merit Award. 

The National Merit  Awards 

As the name suggests, it is a scholarship open to all nationals. The National Merit  Awards is awarded to non-indigene,

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.

Impotant Facts About NNPC/ADDAX scholarship

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

To contribute to the Nigerian community, the introduction of the NNPC Student Scholarship has been a welcome development that has produced bright and talented Nigerian students with no hope of graduation over the years.

Study Level: This scholarship is open to undergraduates in 100level in any course of study

Host Nationality: The scholarship is to be in Nigeria, if you are a Nigeria or international student studying in Nigeria, you are eligible to apply.

NNPC/ADDAX scholarship worth:

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).

General Eligibility for the  NNPC / ADDAX Scholarship Awards

To apply for this NNPC / ADDAX Scholarship, Candidate:

  • Registered Full-TIME undergraduates in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions
  • Certified 100 level students at the time of application (Only students admitted in 2021/2022 academic session)
  • For OND students, the award will be for 2 years only

NOTE: The following categories of students should not apply:

  • 200 level students and above
  • HND students
  • Current beneficiaries of similar Awards from other Companies and Agencies

Step By Step Guide on How To Apply for the NNPC / ADDAX  Scholarships

Over the years, students applying for this scholarship typically send their applications and documents to an email address provided, but this is not the case this year. The application method has changed and we want you to carefully follow the steps below.


STEP 1: 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

STEP 2: Make sure these documents listed above are labelled accordingly to avoiding things when uploading them.

The STEP 3: Ensure you attach the appropriate documents when asked to upload.

STEP 4:  Ensure to provide valid Email and Phone Contact for effective communication.

What to Do when You Are on the SCHOLASTICA.NG website

1.    Click on “Apply Now” tab.

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2.    Click on “Register Now” to create an account.

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3.    Proceed to your email box to activate your account
4.    Click on return to Scholarship site
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.

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7.    Ensure the name used in the 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 a SMS that confirms your application was successful.
13.  Return to, 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.  If the National Identification Number (NIN) number was not available in step 6, to obtain your National Identification Number (NIN)

  • Visit 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 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 and update application with National Identification Number (NIN) to ensure completion

NNPC / ADDAX Scholarship Important Note:

  • Applications for the scholarship award without all the credentials stated above will be rejected.
  • Any candidate currently a beneficiary of a Scholarship of any kind Is not eligible to apply.
  • Dependants of employees of Addax are not eligible to apply.
  • Multiple applications attract a disqualification penalty from the Scholarship Board
  • Obtaining NIN is not compulsory in order to complete your application

NNPC/ADDAX Scholarships Aptitude test venues

Applicants must indicate their preferred center for the test Centers are

  1. Abuja
  2. Lagos
  3. Owerri
  4. 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 scholarships Application Closing date

All applications for the NNPC / ADDAX Tertiary Institutions National Merit Scholarship and Host Communities Merit Award will close on 26th May 2021.

Free NNPC/ADDAX Scholarships Past Questions Paper

Based on previous exams of the NNPC-ADDAX scholarship, we have carefully documented the various exam history questions that can serve as an effective means of learning and preparing for the exam.

These final exam questions include verbal and quantitative thinking questions, the English test, general knowledge, industrial learning, and current affairs. You can download these old questions for free. Click the DOWNLOAD BUTTON BELOW

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