Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) Prize for Science 2018 ($USD 100,000 prize)

Application Deadline: May 25, 2018.

This is to inform the general public that the NLNG Prize for Science 2018 application process has started (The Nigerian Prize). Interested applicants should follow the guide on how to successfully apply below.

This annual prize for Science is endowed by Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) to recognise outstanding scientific achievements by Nigerians and non-Nigerians alike for advancing scientific solutions to prescribed problems afflicting Nigeria as captured by the theme for the year.


The theme for the 2018 competition is: innovation in Electric Power Solutions.
Entries are therefore invited from, researchers for work that contribute to the electric power solution especially from a Nigerian perspective.


  • The award is open to all Nigerians and non-Nigerians involved in application of science to proffer solutions to the malaria challenges confronting Nigeria.
  • The work should be of outstanding merit and should have advanced the frontiers of knowledge and /or provided a solution in the area of malaria control.
  • The material for consideration must be original and indicate the specific area of merit; and all submissions must relate to that particular area.
  • The materials for award must not be under consideration for any other award.

Application Procedure:

  • All entries must be made through The Nigeria Prize for Science application form located on the Nigeria LNG website. The form should be downloaded, completed and sent back by email along with the supporting documentation to [email protected]
  • All materials in support of such entry must be uploaded and sent to the email address.
  • In cases where the applicant(s) desire to submit hard copy documents, six (6) copies of bound application and documents should be sent to any of the provided Nigeria LNG addresses. All such entries must be accompanied with the completed and printed application form, downloaded from the Nigeria LNG website.
  • As the intention is to recognise the most relevant and effective solution to specific Nigerian problems, works of collaboration by two or more persons are also welcome.
  • Only one entry per contestant(s) is permitted per competition year
  • No entry previously submitted for this competition may be considered at a later date.
  • Entries not submitted by the stated deadline and according to stated conditions shall not be considered.
  • Members of the Advisory Board or Panel of Judges or their relatives are not allowed to enter their works for the Science prize during their year of service as well as the following year.
  • Members of staff of NLNG or their family members are ineligible to enter for the prize.

Winner(s) will be announced in October and presented to the public at a later date.


The Nigeria Prize for Science
External Relations Division
Nigeria LNG Limited
INTELS Aba Road Estate
Km 16, Port Harcourt-Aba Expressway
PMB 5660, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria.


The Nigeria Prize for Science
External Relations Division
Nigeria LNG Limited
4th floor, Heron House
10 Dean Farrar Street
London, SW1H ODX.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the NLNG Prize for Science 2018 


  1. […] The Nigeria Prize for Science and The Nigeria Prize for Literature are sponsored by Nigeria LNG Limited. The prizes are aimed at bringing Nigerian scientists and authors to public attention and celebrating excellence in scientific breakthroughs and literary accomplishments in the nation.​NLNG believes that the science prize will provide leaders with answers to crucial issues in development; improve the standards of living and re-energise the scientific community to seek solutions to national problems. […]


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