Nigeria Liquified Natural Gas Prize For Science.

This is to notify the general public and interested persons that they can now apply for the Nigeria Liquified Natural Gas(NLNG) Prize for Science 2019 for which the application form is out.

This is an opportunity for scientists who have contributed in one way or the other through science for the betterment of their societies. This prize will serve as a way of recognizing and appreciating the hard works of scientists and also as means of encouraging them to not lose sight of their dreams.


Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Limited invites entries for The Nigeria Prize for Science, in line with its vision of helping to build a better Nigeria. 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 of the year. The winner(s) would receive an award of one hundred thousand US dollars ($100, 000.00).

The Nigeria Prize for Science Theme.

The theme for the 2019 competition is: Climate Change: Erosion, Drought and Desertification.

Entries are therefore invited from researchers for works that contribute to dealing with issues arising from Climate Change especially Erosion, Drought and Desertification-especially from the Nigerian perspective.

The Nigeria Prize for Science Eligibility.

  • The award is open to all Nigerians and non-Nigerians involved in the application of science to proffer a novel solution to remediate the impact of Climate Change especially Erosion, Drought and Desertification. These works can be cumulative in nature covering all of these of areas or specific to any of the topics listed.
  • The work should be of outstanding merit and should have advanced the frontiers of knowledge and/or provide an innovative solution in the area of Climate Change.
  • The submission for consideration must be original and must indicate the specific area of merit; and all submissions must relate to that particular area.
  • The submission for award must not be under consideration for any other award.
  • All material in support of the entry must be submitted within the time stipulated.
  • Entries, including the supporting documents, must be submitted in six (6) copies, for hard copies.

The Nigeria Prize for Science Panel of Judges & Advisory Board.

  • A Panel of Judges shall be appointed for The Nigeria Prize for Science by the Advisory Board.
  • The appointment of judges shall, as far as possible, reflect and represent a multi-disciplinary approach relevant to the theme. Persons appointed as judges are those who have wide experience, peer recognition, good public image and command respect nationally and internationally.
  • The decision of the process shall be final.


  • Professor Alfred A. Susu, FAS, NNOM – Chairman
  • Professor Barth Nnaji, FAS, CON, NNOM – Member
  • Dr. (Mrs) Nike Akande, CON – Member
  • Professor Michael Adikwu, FAS – Member

The Nigeria Prize for Science Submission Procedure.

  • Applicants must complete and submit their entries online accompanied by an application form obtainable online from the NLNG website.
  • Hard copy submissions are also acceptable but must be accompanied by the printed copy of the completed application form.
  • 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.
  • NLNG staff or their family members are ineligible to enter for the prize.
  • The prize will be awarded for no other reason than excellence

How To Enter The Nigeria Prize for Science.

Entries shall be sent to:

The Nigeria Prize for Literature
External Relations Division
Nigeria LNG Limited
Intels Aba Road Estate
Km 16 Port Harcourt-Aba Expressway
RM.B 5660, Port Harcourt
Rivers State, Nigeria.


The Nigeria Prize for Literature
External Relations Division
Nigeria LNG Limited
4th Floor, Heron House
10 Dean Farrar Street
London, SW1H 0DX.


All entries must be received by May 03, 2019. Late entries will not be entertained.

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