Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission


DESOPADEC Bursary Program 2018



Note: Application ended on the 29th midnight of October, 2018.

Shortlisted applicants will be notified via Email.

Criteria For Eligibility

  • Applications must come from DESOPADEC mandate area. That is, they must be either Ijaw, Itsekiri, Urhobo, Isoko and Ndokwa.
  • They must be Students currently in School either University or Polytechnic in Nigeria.
  • They must be from 200 Level and above and
  • They must be full time University or Polytechnic Undergraduates in Nigeria.

Documents to Upload

  • A recent Passport Photograph
  • Student ID Card
  • Letter of Admission
  • Local Government of Origin Identification Certificate
  • A letter of Identification from Student Union Chapter President of their Ethnic Nationality.

Note: The documents must be in .jpg format and should not exceed 1MB each.

Bursary Portal

Note: Application ended on the 29th midnight of October, 2018.

Shortlisted applicants will be notified via Email.


Ifeanyi OkowaGovernor of Delta State, Nigeria

Mission Statement

Our Mission is to put smiles on the faces of the people of the host communities through infrastructure, health care, roads, and waterways facilities, Education, Bursary scholarships and staff training and workshops.

Vision Statement

Our Vision is to remain a truly people based interventionist agency dedicated to ensuring peace, security, abundance, better life and sustainable economic development in the oil-producing communities of the state.

DESOPADEC Governing Board


Hon. Godwin EbosaChairman

Chief Williams MakindeManaging Director/CEO

Bashorun Hon. Askia Ogieh JPExecutive Director, Finance & Admin

Hon Christopher OchorExecutive Director, Social Services

Mr. Philip GbasinExecutive Director, Projects

Engr. Victor Oritsemeyin WoodExecutive Director, Planning Research and Statistics