Agbami Scholarships for Nigerian Undergraduate in Medical and Engineering Field 2016


Agbami Undergraduate Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Medical, Health, Engineering
Course Level: Undergraduate
Provider: Chevron Oil & Gas
Country to Study in: Nigeria

Scholarship Description
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.

See the initial and first call in 2011 for this scholarship programme here: Agbami Undergraduate Scholarships 2011.

Eligibility (Scholarship Grant Criteria)
Applications are invited from FULL-TIME, 100 and 200 level undergraduates from any state of the Federation, studying any of the under listed courses in universities within Nigeria. The applicant must have gained admission either during the 2015/2016 or 2014/2015 academic session respectively.

Please note that applicants for the Agbami scholarship are ineligible to apply for any other scholarship program sponsored by “STAR” or any of its Co-venturers, including the NNPC/CNL JV scholarship program published simultaneously with the Agbami scholarship program.

Eligible groups
Citizens of Nigeria ONLY

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.


  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


  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


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


  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
If you meet the requirements for the scholarship award (see ‘Eligibility’ above), please complete the application form accessible from the online application link on the official website.

Visit the official website and click on “Register” to create an account, activate your account via your email and return to the official website to complete your user profile. Ensure you click 2016 AGBAMI Scholarship to open scholarship page. Then click “Apply” in the top right hand corner of your screen to apply. Please note these following points carefully:

1). 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
  7. Local Government Area Letter of Identification

2). Ensure the documents are named according to what they represent to avoid mixing up documents during upload.

3). Ensure you attach the appropriate documents when asked to upload.

You are strongly advised not to patronize anyone by cash or kind. This award is strictly based on merit and meeting the award criteria. Note: Please ensure you understand the Instructions carefully before you start this application to avoid errors and disqualification.

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) to commence your application.

The application deadline is strictly Midnight, 9th March, 2016. Students are encouraged to submit their applications well in advance of the deadline

Selected students will be invited for computer-administered qualifying tests in selected examination centers nationwide. Short-listed candidates for the qualifying test will be invited by email and SMS text messages. All applicants are therefore advised to ensure that valid GSM telephone numbers and personal email addresses are properly entered into the e-forms on the web site.

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.

Application Deadline: 9 March 2016
Open to International Applicants: No (ONLY Nigerians)

Application Link

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