Nigeria: Chevron Agbami Undergraduate Scholarships for Medical, Health and Engineering Students

Nigeria: Chevron Agbami Undergraduate Scholarships for Medical, Health and Engineering Students
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Nigeria: Chevron Agbami Undergraduate Scholarships for Medical, Health and Engineering Students

Agbami Undergraduate Scholarships
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 offers University Scholarships to qualified Nigerian students across ALL states of the Federation.

The scholarship program, Agbami Undergraduate Scholarships (also, Agbami Special Medical and Engineering Scholarship), funded by Star Deep and its Agbami partners, is a major component of the Agbami partners’ Social Investment in the strategic development of Health and Education in Nigeria and the Niger Delta in particular.

Course(s) Offered: Medical, Engineering
Course Level: Undergraduate
Provider: Chevron Oil & Gas
Country to Study in: Nigeria
Eligibility (Scholarship Grant Criteria)
This Current 2015 Scheme Is Open To Unregistered Existing Awardees ONLY. Carefully read the information on this page and also the Frequently Asked Questions pages on the official website (link to it is below) to know if you qualify.

Registered existing awardees need not apply.
Registered existing awardees should log on to their account and update their academic details accurately.

Eligible groups
Citizens of ANY state of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the FCT

Participating Institutions
All recognized institutions of higher learning in Nigeria including State, Federal and Private Universities

Eligible courses:
Approved fields of study are:

  • Medicine/Surgery
  • Dentistry
  • Pharmacy
  • Engineering (All Fields)

Number of awards
Not specified by provider

Sponsorship duration
In line with the Agbami Special Medical and Engineering Scholarship Policies, current awardees who wish to be retained on the scheme MUST satisfy the following requirements throughout the duration of their degree programme.

Medicine/Surgery:

  1. Maintain a mandatory Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 60% or receive a PASS grade at one sitting during clinical years.
  2. Must not fail or re-sit a course
  3. Must remain within a course/program covered by the Agbami Scholarlship scheme

Dentistry:

  1. Maintain a mandatory Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 60% or Pass
  2. Must remain within a course/program covered by the Agbami Scholarship scheme

Pharmacy:

  1. Maintain a mandatory Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 60%
  2. Must remain within a course/program covered by the Agbami Scholarship scheme

Engineering:

  1. Maintain a mandatory Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 60%
  2. Must remain within a course/program covered by the Agbami Scholarship scheme

Scholarship benefits
Awardees receive funding for their studies. Please inquire specific funding details from sponsor (i.e. Star Deep Water Petroleum Limited AND Chevron Nigeria Limited)

Method of Application
This 2015 Scheme Is Open To Unregistered Existing Awardees only for application.

Registered existing awardees need not apply. Registered existing awardees should log on to their account and update their academic details accurately.

Unregistered existing awardees should follow the instructions listed below:

A). Before you start this application, ensure you have clear scanned copies of the following documents:

  1. Passport photograph with white background not more than 3 months old (450px by 450px not more than 200kb)
  2. School ID card
  3. Admission letter
  4. Birth certificate
  5. O’ Level result
  6. JAMB Result

Ensure the documents are named according to what they represent to avoid mixing up documents during upload. Ensure you attach the appropriate documents when asked to upload.

B). Go to www.scholastica.ng to create an account as follows:

  1. Click on “Register Now” to create an account.
  2. Proceed to your email box to activate your account
  3. Return to the www.scholastica.ng to continue your application
  4. Enter your registered email and password to upload your information.
  5. Enter your personal information, National Identification Number (if available), educational information, other information and upload required scanned documents accurately.
  6. Ensure the name used in applications matches the names on all documentation in same order. Upload a sworn affidavit or certificate if otherwise.
  7. Ensure you re-view all information filled and documents uploaded, to eliminate errors.
  8. When asked to upload photo, upload a pass-port photograph with a white background.
  9. Recheck application information to avoid errors

C). Enter the appropriate URL www.scholastica.ng/schemes/agbami20?? to apply to your year.
Where ?? represents the year you were awarded the scholarship.
i.e – for 2010 awardees the url is www.scholastica.ng/schemes/Agbami2010
– for 2011 awardees the url is www.scholastica.ng/schemes/Agbami2011
– for 2012 awardees the url is www.scholastica.ng/schemes/Agbami2012
– for 2013 awardees the url is www.scholastica.ng/schemes/Agbami2013

Alternatively, you can visit the homepage, locate your award year scheme and apply to it

D). Once on the page to apply to your award year

  1. Click “Apply Now” on your corresponding award year to submit information i.e. 2013 awardee to click “Apply now” on www.scholastica.ng/schemes/agbami2013
  2. You will receive an email that confirms your application was successful.
  3. Return to www.scholastica.ng, enter your Email and Password to download your profile and proceed to have your Head of Department to sign on the document.
  4. Scroll up the page, click on My Account on the black tab, Select overview
  5. Under the Undergraduate Verification Status, click download profile
  6. Print the form, append your signature and take to your HOD for signing
  7. Return to this page to upload clear signed form
  8. Upload a scanned copy of the signed profile; this would be used for verification.
  9. If National Identification Number (NIN) was not available in step B5, to obtain your National Identification Number (NIN)
    – Visit https://ninenrol.gov.ng 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 37 capture centres http://www.nimc.gov.ng/?q=nin-registration-centres to complete the registration process and obtain your National Identity Number
    – You can also do your total registration at the NIMC office
  10. Return to www.scholastica.ng and update application with National Identification Number (NIN) to ensure completion

You must read the scholarship award information carefully and provide the documentation requested in the How To Apply section of the official website. It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete details on this award.

DEADLINES:
Closing date for receipt of E-Applications is strictly June 6, 2015

PLEASE NOTE:
This Scheme Is Open To Unregistered Agbami Existing Awardees for application ONLY. Only current Agbami beneficiaries who have not registered on scholastica are required to Register and Apply. Registered existing awardees should simply log on to their accounts and update their academic details accurately.

Agbami Field is an oil field in Nigeria. Discovered in late 1998, it was the second major deep-water oil field discovered off the Niger Delta, the first being Bonga Field by Shell.

The operator of the field is Star Deep Water Limited, an affiliate of Chevron. Also involved in the field are Famfa Oil, an indigenous oil company owned by the Alakija Family of Lagos, Petrobras (Brazil), Statoil, and NNPC (the national oil company of Nigeria).

The Agbami partner’s strategic support for health development is a three-pronged approach of health infrastructural development, support for basic science education and training of medical professionals through this scholarship program.

Contact
For enquiries and complaints log on to your Scholastica Profile at www.scholastica.ng

Application Deadline: 6 June 2015
Open to International Applicants: No (ONLY Nigerians)

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