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Scholarships and education programmes
Shell’s support for educational development involves assisting host communities to provide sustainable and qualitative education that ultimately reaches all the people. This involves active consultation at all stages of development planning, implementation and evaluation, with all stakeholders.
SPDC has a number of professorial chairs in Universities with the objectives of promoting teaching and research, providing research grant for academia, enhancing the quality of graduates in the selected disciplines and promoting technological development in Nigeria.
SPDC’s elaborate educational programme in the Niger Delta entails Scholarship Schemes including one specifically targetted at physically challenged students, Leadership Training for school prefects, Peace and Citizenship Education for youth, amongst others.