West Africa Scholarships

NNPC/TOTAL Scholarship For Undergraduate 2020/2021

NNPC/TOTAL scholarship for Nigerian Undergraduate for the 2020/2021 session is out. In order to apply for the scholarship, you must be a certified 100 or 200 level student at the time of application.

The deadline of application is  31st October, 2020.

The scholarship is fully funded and the worth is N150,000 per Student per Academic Year.

Latest Update: The list of the successful candidates for the NNPC/Total Scholarship has been released.

About NNPC/TOTAL Scholarship

Annually, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), and Total Upstream Companies in Nigeria (TUCN): Total Exploration & Production Nigeria Limited (Total E&P Nig Ltd) and Total Upstream Nigeria Limited (TUPNI), together with their venture partners, award undergraduate scholarships to deserving Nigerian students in the tertiary institutions in the country.

Eligibility Criteria for NNPC/TOTAL Undergraduate Scholarship

  1. Be a Registered FULL TIME undergraduate in a recognized Nigerian University
  2. Be a certified 100 or 200 level student at the time of application
  3. Show proof of SSCE or Equivalent Certificate.
  4. Show proof of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) score.
  5. Show proof of Admission letter from the University and Matriculation Number
  6. Show proof of A-level or Equivalent Certificate (for direct entry students)

Read: Tips NNPC/TOTAL Scholarship And Past Questions


  • Students with less than 200 score in UTME need not apply
  • Students with less than 2.50 CGPA of 5-point scale, or equivalent
  • 300 level students and above need not apply
  • Current beneficiaries of similar awards from the oil industry need not apply.

How to apply for NNPC/TOTAL Scholarship

  • NNPC/Total Scholarship application Forms are available https://scholarships.totalcsredu.com/scholarship-application-form/ and the form must be completed online.
  • Selection tests will hold on a date to be announced at designated centers nationwide which will be communicated to shortlisted candidates only.
  • Candidates will fully bear the cost transportation to test venue as no reimbursement shall be made.

Note: Candidates are therefore advised to choose a test center closest to them.

  1. Personal Information: Enter your name, date of birth and permanent home address Upload your recent passport photograph.
  2. Contact Information: Enter your email and mobile phone information. Only use an active email and mobile phone number.
  3. Origin: Enter your state and local government of origin data. You are required to upload a certificate or proof of origin from your local government or state.
  4. University Information:Select your university, course and year of study. You will be required to upload your JAMB/University admission letter.
  5. Result Information: Input your JAMB score or CPGA. You are required to upload your JAMB statement of result and university CPGA. For year two medical students, your JAMB score suffices.
  6. Review Application: Review your application ensure all fields have been correctly entered. Upload all the documents required:
  1. Conclusion: Attest that all info given is true. Accept terms and condition. On screen alert will confirm that you have successfully completed the application. You will receive an email to confirm this too.

Conditions of NNPC/TOTAL Scholarship award 

  • The CSR-Education Department, TUCN implements the National Merit Scholarship program in line with approved Procedure
  • The National Merit Scholarship Award Scheme is an educational assistance for undergraduate students in recognized Nigeria universities
  • All matriculated undergraduate regular students in their first or second year of study in recognized Nigerian universities are eligible to apply for the scholarship tests
  • All candidates must supply their matriculation numbers and other relevant information from their Universities to be eligible for the award
  • No scholarship is awarded to students on part time/sandwich programs
  • The award is made to only those who are not holding similar scholarships from the industry
  • The award is based on the result of a selection test to be administered by a National Examination body (WAEC or its equivalent)
  • The award is effective for the current session of award but renewable for the remaining duration of the students’ program
  • The award is only renewable upon the presentation of academic performance of a CGPA of not less than 2.5 on a 5 point scale or equivalent (e.g 50% of a 4 or 7 point scale), obtained in the previous academic session
  • All awardees shall open an account in a Nigerian bank in their own name through which the scholarship payments shall be made. No awardee shall be paid in cash

Important Notes:

  1. This scholarship scheme application is best used on the following web browsers: IE9+, Chrome, Firefox and Safari.
  2. Ensure that you have entered all details correctly. You understand that making a false statement on this application will disqualify you from this scholarship scheme. Your scholarship if you are successful, will be withdrawn, if at any time it is discovered that you have given false statements on this application. And such false statements may constitute fraudulent activity.

Bolarinwa Olajire

An associate lecturer with demonstrated history of working in the education industry. Skilled in analytical skills, C++, Fortran, and Entrepreneurship. Strong education professional with a M. SC focused in condensed matter from University of Ibadan and PhD student at FUNAAB.


  1. Please what is the nature of the current affairs section… is it based on general or on oil sector?… thanks in advance

        1. There is no website for checking the list. You will only be contacted via your e-mail address if you are shortlisted.

          1. Those that are shortlisted for NNPC/TOTAL scholarship exam have been notified via their e-mail address.

  2. Please what if an 100 level student doesn’t have his/her GPA yet as of the closure date?

  3. Pls any update on nnpc/total scholarship list for 2020/2021? Since after my exam on 5th December, I didn’t see any update again

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