NLNG Scholarships for Nigerians; Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) scholarship – Apply for a Masters scholarship to study in the UK.

Each year, the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) group offers 10 graduate students the chance to study for a Masters qualification at a UK university.

The Nigeria LNG Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme, is an overseas programme aimed at supporting the emergence of indigenous experts, professionals or entrepreneurs especially; but not exclusively, within the oil and gas industry.

The post graduate scholarship program is part of NLNG’s Community Development programme which aims to contribute to long-term socio-economic development in its host communities and Nigeria at large.

The Nigeria LNG Limited is pleased to call for applications from qualified candidates into the NLNG Post-Graduate Scholarship Scheme for entry into Masters Programmes in the United Kingdom in September.

The Scheme is now currently administered by British Council Nigeria.

Eligibility Criteria:

Recipients of the scholarship must:

  • Be Nigerian nationals residing in Nigeria
  • Be entering into a Masters Degree programme in Engineering, Geosciences, Environmental Sciences, Management Sciences, Medicine, Information Technology and Law
  • Possess a 2nd Class Upper degree in a relevant field of study
  • Have completed the National Youth Service Corp programme
  • Not be more than 30 years of age
  • Provide identification documents from their Local Government Area.
  • Provide evidence that they are available to travel in September 2014 if selected.

Eligible Groups for NLNG Scholarships for Nigerians

Graduates nationals of Nigerian origin

Participating Institutions in the NLNG Scholarships for Nigerians

All leading universities in the United Kingdom.

NLNG Scholarships for Nigerians – Fields of study

A wide range of courses will be covered, including those listed below:

  • Geosciences (Geophysics, Geology)
  • Engineering (Petroleum Engineering, Oil and Gas Engineering, Petrochemical Engineering, Subsea Engineering, Chemical Engineering)
  • Law (the various specialist areas)
  • Medicine (the various specialist areas)
  • Environmental Studies
  • Management Sciences (Economics, Accountancy, Banking & Finance
  • Information Technology

Please note that scholars will NOT be allowed to work during their studies. They will be required to concentrate on completing their studies during the specified time duration and return home. However, engaging in course related internships are encouraged during the course of study where appropriate.

Nigeria Scholarships Benefits

The Scholarship will cover full tuition fees, a monthly stipend towards living expenses and, one return ticket from Nigeria to the United Kingdom.

Method of Application:

Download Application Forms and fill in completely and correctly. (See links below)

All completed forms, along with ONE SINGLE scanned attached coloured passport photograph of the applicant should be submitted via email to nlngpgscholarship [at]

Please do not attach any documents to the completed application form. Only application forms accompanied by a single passport photograph will be considered.

Applications into the Nigeria LNG Post-Graduate Scholarship Scheme will be received only via email; if you do not have regular access to the Internet, you can download the form onto your personal computer and email it back after you have completed it.

Only applications submitted through the above email will be considered. Exceptions will only be given to applicants with ‘special needs’.

For full scholarship description, schoalrship application contacts and other requirements: NLNG Scholarships for Nigerians