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NLNG Overseas Post Graduate Scholarship 2019/2020

The Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) is Nigeria’s major liquefied natural gas producing company. Apart from the gas production, the company also partakes in community initiatives.  One of those good initiatives is the NLNG Overseas Post Graduate Scholarship award.


Aim of the NLNG Overseas Post Graduate Scholarship

This scheme was launched in October 2012 and is being managed by the British Council. The first 10 beneficiaries and second 13 beneficiaries left to the United Kingdom for their studies in 2013 and 2014 respectively.
The scholarship is valued at between $60,000 and $69,000, depending on the course, and is tenable for programmes in top academic institutions in the UK. Courses covered by this scheme include Environmental Studies, Engineering, Management, Accountancy, Economics, Information Technology, Geology, Banking, Law and Medicine.
The first and second sets of beneficiaries have completed their studies and returned to Nigeria. The 2015 set of 15 beneficiaries has commenced their programmes in various UK universities.

Location of scholarship

The scholarship is available in three Universities in the United Kingdom

  1. University of Aberdeen
  2. University of Cranfield
  3. University of Manchester


Filed of study covered by award

These award is available for the following field of study:

  1. Environmental Studies
  2. Engineering
  3. Management Sciences
  4. Information Technology
  5. Geosciences
  6. Law
  7. Medicine


Type of degree



Eligibility criteria

  • Have a provisional admission from select UK institutions to study any of the following disciplines: Engineering, Geosciences, Environmental Sciences, Management Sciences, Information Technology, Law, Medicine
  • Possess a minimum of 2nd Class Upper degree in a relevant field of study
  • Have completed the NYSC programme
  • Not less than a 8.0 IELTS
  • Be no more than 30 years of age
  • Be Nigerian nationals resident in Nigeria
  • Provide identification documents from their LGAs
  • Possess an international passport valid for travel at least one year from September 2018
  • Be able to obtain a tier-4 visa upon being successful
  • Provide evidence that they are available to travel in September 2018  if selected
  • Not be a direct relative of staff of Nigeria LNG Limited


Scholarship slot available

Scholarship slot is many. Many students will be offered scholarship


Value of Scholarship

$60,000 to $69,000 depending on the course of study.


How to apply for the NLNG Overseas Post Graduate Scholarship

Follow the steps below to apply for the Overseas Post Graduate Scholarship:

1. Visit the scholarship portal

Using a computer or mobile phone, visit the Scholarship portal

2. Register

Once at the portal you will see option to register. Click and register. The information that will be required are basic. Such as: Your name, email, username and password

3. Login and apply

After successful registration, login again into the portal to apply

All requested documents must be attached. Only shortlisted applicants shall be invited for the selection interview. Applicants are therefore advised to be on the lookout for the short list on the NLNG website.



13th May, 2019



The website for the NLNG scholarship award for Overseas Post Graduates is

You can visit the website for more details and information

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