Sunday, September 16, 2018

2018 NSE Essay Competition


The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) is pleased to announce the commencement of the 2018 edition of its annual Essay Competition.  The NSE Essay Competition, themed "Building a Sustainable Capital Market", is one of the Exchange's financial literacy and inclusion initiatives aimed at building a financially savvy generation.

Essay Topic: 
Discuss how technology can promote financial literacy and encourage investment habit among youths
How to Enter:​​
Essay Deadline:​​​
October 5, 201​8
Prizes:
 ​Recipient 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place
Student
           
           
*N250,000 worth of shares
*N500,000 scholarship fund for university education
* Laptop
* Certificate of achievement
* Headline Closing Gong ceremony at the NSE​​
*N200,000 worth of shares
*N400,000 scholarship fund for university education
* Laptop
* Certificate of achievement
* Participation in a Closing Gong Ceremony at the NSE
*N150,000 worth of shares
*N300,000 scholarship fund for university education
 *Laptop
* Certificate of achievement
* Participation​ in a Closing Gong Ceremony at the NSE
School *Trophy
* Three PCs and a printer
*Trophy
* Two PCs and a printer
*Trophy
* A PC and a printer
Consolation Prizes: Mini Laptops for 7 Runners-up​
Rules​
  • The Competition is open to only students in Senior Secondary Schools
  • Entries must be written in English and be the original work of the writer
  • Entrants must submit essay on the  entry form and complete all the mandatory fields
  • The maximum word-counts are 1000 words
  • Entries will be disqu​alified if they fail to meet these requirements
Notes for Guidance
  • Entries must be the original work of the writer.  This does not rule out input or assistance from others
  • Entrants are encouraged to be creative in their response to the topic​
  • Award-winning entrants are expected to show originality, focus on topic and competent use of English as a written language.  This includes correct spelling, a good standard of punctuation and neat presentation



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Friday, September 14, 2018

GET REGISTERED ON SCHOLARSHIP NIGERIA'S DATABASE (THE "BOOST IT")


Sit back relaxed and let the scholarships locate you.

SCHOLARSHIP NIGERIA/OLSEY CONSULT is currently creating a database of Nigerian (Udergraduate and Postgraduate) Scholarship applicants.

This program covers both LOCAL/FOREIGN and UNDER/POST-GRADUATE scholarship opportunities for applicants in the following (3) Categories:

1. CATEGORY A: 100/200 Level Undergraduates

2. CATEGORY B: 300 level-to-Final year Undergraduates

                                          3. CATEGORY C: POSTGRADUATE applicants.


In our BOOST IT! database, we will need the following information of prospective applicants:

1. Your Full Name

2. State of Origin (for local/ region-based scholarships)

3. Phone Number (for Mobile Alerts)

4. Email address (for free additional consultancy services).


BENEFITS:

1. SCHOLARSHIP NIGERIA/OLSEY CONSULT will refer and recommend registered applicants on its database (category-wise) DIRECTLY to sponsoring agencies, individuals or organizations for scholarship consideration.

This depends largely on the scholarship type and/or its terms and availability.

2. Every Registered member gets first-hand SMS Alerts on their MOBILE PHONES on latest scholarship opportunities.

3. Registered members get informed on other opportunities (Essay, Call for papers, private/individual sponsorship e.t.c) directly by SMS.

4. Opportunity for FREE technical and professional assistance during application

5. FREE tips on aptitude test types and drafting winning applications.


COST OF REGISTRATION: N 1,000 / Year


MODE OF REGISTRATION: Send an email to olseyconsult@yahoo.co.uk  requesting for payment/registration procedures. (kindly include your phone number in your email)

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Thursday, September 13, 2018

2018 NNPC/SNEPCo National University Scholarship

Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo), its co-venture partners and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) hereby invites applications from qualified Nigerian students for the 2018 NNPC/SNEPCo National University Scholarship Programme.
Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo), its co-venture partners and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) hereby invites applications from qualified Nigerian students for the 2018 NNPC/SNEPCo National University Scholarship Programme. The programme aims to promote academic excellence and improve the skills of young Nigerians. It provides yearly grant to the successful applicants from their second year to the completion of their degree programme.

Courses of study

ENGINEERING SCIENCES OTHERS
Petroleum Engineering Medicine Mathematics/Applied Mathematics
Marine Engineering Agricultural Science Finance
Instrumentation Engineering Physics/Applied Physics Economics
Materials/Corrosion Engineering Geosciences/Geology -
Mechanical Engineering Computer Science -
Civil Engineering Pharmacy -
Computer Engineering Geophysics -
Electrical Engineering - -
Chemical Engineering - -
Metallurgical Engineering - -


Who can apply?

Applicant must:
  • Be a citizen of Nigeria
  • Currently be in their second year of full-time study in a Nigerian University accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC)
  • Have a minimum CGPA of 3.0 in a 5 grade system
  • Not be a beneficiary of any other scholarship (National or International)
How to apply?
  1. Every applicant should have a valid personal email account.
  2. Applications by eligible candidates should be submitted online at https://www.nnpc-snepco-scholarship.shell.com.
  3. Candidates should include personal and educational details in the application.
  4. Applicants should upload scanned copies of the following as part of the application;
  5. A recent passport-sized photograph of the applicant in JPEG format, and not more than 200 kilobytes;
  6. University or JAMB (UTME or D/E) Admission Letter;
  7. Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) Scores;
  8. O' Level Result(s); and 'A' Level /OND /NCE Result(s) as applicable;
  9. Letter of Identification from State of origin indicating applicant's local government of origin; and
  10. Academic results for 100 level.
Deadline
  • Applications should be submitted on or before September 24, 2018.
  • The examination date will be communicated to shortlisted candidates only.

Note

  • Each document submitted online must not exceed 200KB and the image format must be in JPEG.
  • Beware of fraudulent websites when applying for the NNPC/SNEPCo scholarship online. Such websites may ask you to make some payments in the course of the application. These are completely faux sites which should be avoided. NNPC/SNEPCo scholarship application is FREE.
  • SNEPCo will not accept email applications. It is important to visit the official website for detailed information and to access the online application portal.
  • SNEPCo is committed to providing scholarship opportunities that are not associated with application fees.
  • SNEPCo DOES NOT ASSIGN Representatives/Agents to assist applicants.
  • Any candidate found to have presented false documents will be disqualified or withdrawn at any level of the scholarship.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be invited for a computer-based test’


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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

2018 General Electric (GE) Nigeria NYSC Internship for Nigerian Graduates

Role Summary: The role requires working closely with assigned GE Businesses to provide operational support to all aspects of their ongoing and future initiatives being executed/to be executed in Nigeria. This role may also require interface with Government entities, GE customers and with other GE counterparts.

Essential Responsibilities: GE Nigeria interns will receive many benefits including:
  • Challenging work assignments
  • Exposure to a multinational company
  • Developmental feedback
  • Opportunities to network with Leaders and other interns
Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Verified posting/call up letter to Lagos
  • Verified posting by NYSC to GE and completion of the mandatory 3 weeks orientation camp
  • Candidate must be a graduate of Radiography, Radiology or a related clinical field
  • Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of not less than 3.5 (Second Class Upper)
  • Demonstrated leadership ability and initiative
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and influencing skills
  • Passion for technology is an added advantage

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Application Deadline: (Not Stated)


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Sunday, August 19, 2018

2018 Reckitt Benckiser Nationwide Graduate Global Challenge

Reckitt Benckiser is the world’s leading consumer health and hygiene company. Every day, across 60 countries, we work with the best people to challenge conventional thinking and strive to find even better ways to give people innovative solutions for healthier lives and happier homes.
We trust people in what they do and we give full accountability and autonomy to make things happen. That’s how we generate the game-changing ideas that built 19 iconic Powerbrands around the world, such as Nurofen, Strepsils, Mucinex, Dettol, Lysol, Finish and Vanish.
Applications are invited for:

Title: Reckitt Benckiser (RB) Global Challenge 2018
Location
: Nigeria

RB Global Challenge

  • We believe that every business has a responsibility towards the social framework it operates within. This helps us stand out as a Business with Purpose. We want business ideas that have greater social or environmental impact, that address critical issues facing the country, and have the power to bring about positive change.
  • In line with our purpose, RB Global Challenge looks for pathbreaking and self-sustaining ideas with significant social impact from the brightest students.
The Challenge
Round 1: Business Simulation Game:
  • Step into the shoes of an RB General Manager and take the strategic decisions that will help grow your business.
Round 2: Ideation Stage:
  • Made it through the first round? Now, come up with a BIG IDEA that addresses an ongoing issue in the areas of Health and Hygiene in your country. Base your idea on: 1. Product innovation 2. Product Extension 3. Service Innovation of RB Brand. And hey! Your idea must also be financially viable
Round 3: Business Plan Development:
  • Congratulations! Welcome to the National Finale. You have to design an end to end business plan for your idea and present it to the RB Leadership and external jury.
Round 4: Global Finale:
  • Gear up to face the best minds across 17 countries and prove that your idea has what it takes to win. You will get a chance to present your idea to the RB Global Leadership.
Eligibility
  • Participation in RB Global Challenge 2018 is free and open to fresh graduates from all parts of Nigeria.
  • Entries for the 2018 RB Challenge is FREE.
Rules of Participation
  • Form a team of 2-3 members and collectively select your team captain. Once selected, the team composition or captain cannot be changed
  • Once shortlisted, you will be invited to present your idea to a panel of evaluators at the RB Nigeria office.
  • Winning teams will get to present their idea and plan to the RB Nigeria leadership team at the National round.
  • Winners of the national round will be named the RB Global Challenge Nigeria Champions and will go on for the international finals.
  • Choose a team name. This cannot be changed later
  • After registration, you will get an invitation for a Business Simulation Game along with a unique id and password
  • You must win this game to move to the next round
Challenge Prizes/Award
The prize for the National winners for Nigeria are:
  • 1,000,000 cash prize.
  • All-expense paid trip to the UK to represent Nigeria at the Global finale.
  • Work as Management Trainees in RB Nigeria in 2019.
  • For 1st runner up, a cash prize of 250,000.
Other Benefits:
  • RB Mavericks Challenge is an opportunity to present your social impact ideas on an international platform, bring them to life, and contribute towards a real difference within your country.
  • With 18 countries participating this year, the challenge ensures invaluable global exposure and a chance to compete against ideas from the brightest minds
  • As you present your plans at London, your ideas get a chance to be nurtured and mentored by our global leadership
  • Awards to be given out to the finalists who participate in case study.
  • Global winners also get the platform of Young World 2019 to present their ideas to a wider scale of audience. For more information, visit: http://oneyoungworld.com

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click Here to Apply

Application Deadline 25th August, 2018.


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2018 Agbami Medical and Engineering Professionals Scholarship Award

 STAR DEEP WATER PETROLEUM LIMITED
  (A Chevron Company and Operator of the Agbami Field)

APPLICATION FOR 2018 AGBAMI MEDICAL and ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

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, is offering a number of University Scholarship Awards to qualified Nigerian students from ALL states of the Federation.

The scholarship program, funded by Star and its Agbami co-venturers, is a major component of their Social Investment in the strategic development of health and education in Nigeria.

Eligibility Criteria for Chevron Agbami Scholarship

E-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:
Medicine and Surgery
Dentistry
Pharmacy
Engineering

How to Apply for Chevron Agbami Scholarship

Please CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Application closes Midnight 28th August, 2018

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Sunday, July 22, 2018

2018 Gani Fawehinmi Annual Scholarship

Gani Fawehinmi Scholarship Board – Applications are invited from students in tertiary institutions in Nigeria for the 2018 Gani Fawehhnni Annual Scholarship Awards.
Gani Fawehinmi Annual Scholarship Awards 2018
Description
  • The award is for 20 (twenty) students, each of whom will receive One hundred Thousand Naira (N100,000) making a total sum of Two Million Naira (N2,000,000.00).
Criteria for Award
  • Applicants must be poor and indigent.
  • Applicants must be registered students of tertiary institutions in Nigeria i.e Universities, polytechnics and colleges of education.
  • Applicants must have good academic performance.
Award Ceremony
  • Successful candidates will be awarded the Scholarship on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at Nigerian Law Publications House, Otunba Jobi Fele- Way, C.B.D., Alausa Ikeja, Lagos at 12.00 Noon.
Interview
  • Owerri: Applicants will be interviewed on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at ASUU Secretariat, Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO), at 10.00 am.
  • Abuja: Applicants will be interviewed on Thursday, August 30, 2018 at ASUU Secretariat, University of Abuja, Gwagwalada Campus, Abuja at 10.00 am.
  • Lagos: Applicants will be interviewed on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at Nigerian Law Publications House, Otunba Jobi Fele- Way, C.B.D., Alausa lkeja, Lagos, at 10.00 am.
How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit an Application Letter of not more than two (2) pages. The Letter must include the name of the candidate, course and year of study, state of origin and why the candidate believes that he or she should be given the award.
The Application Letter must be accompanied by:
  • A photocopy of the candidate’s current identity Card
  • A letter from the candidate’s current head of Department, including correct information on the candidate’s CGPA for the last academic session
  • A letter from the Registrar certifying that the candidate is a student of the institution
  • A copy of the candidate’s registration form for the current semester; and
  • Two (2) current passport photographs.
The Application Letter with all the supporting documents, should be forwarded (by hand or postal delivery) to:

Gani Fawehinmi Scholarship Board,
Nigerian Law Publications House,
Otunba Jobi Fele- Way,
C.B.D., Alausa lkeja,
P.O. Box 80279, Lafiaji,
Lagos State.


Gani Fawehinmi Scholarship Board
c/o ASUU Secretariat,
Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO),
Owerri,
Imo State.


Gani Fawehinmi Scholarship Board
c/o ASUU Secretariat,
University of Abuja,
Gwagwalada Campus,
Abuja.
 
Application Deadline 14th August, 2018.

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Monday, July 16, 2018

2018 NDDC Foreign Post-Graduate Scholarship

NIGER DELTA DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
(NDDC)
167 ABA ROAD, PORT HARCOURT
NIGER DELTA DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
2018 FOREIGN POST GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
INTRODUCTION


As part of our Human Resource Development initiatives, the NDDC is embarking on Foreign Post Graduate Scholarship Programme to equip Niger Deltans with relevant training and skills for effective participation in the Local content programme of the current Administration as well as compete globally in various professional fields. The scheme is for suitably qualified applicants with relevant Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree from recognized Universities in the following professional disciplines:
  • 1.      Agricultural Sciences
    2.      Engineering
    3.      Environmental Sciences
    4.      Geosciences
    5.      Information Technology
    6.      Law  
    7.      Management Sciences
    8       Medicine
    9.      Education
    10.      Humanities
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

1.     First degree with minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division for those wishing to undertake a Master’s Degree programme and a good Master’s Degree for PhD candidates from a recognized University.

2.    Applicants must have gained admission for a Post Graduate Programme in any of the listed disciplines above, in a foreign University.

3.    Applicants who have already enrolled in Overseas’ Universities are NOT eligible to apply.

4.    Guarantor’s written consent of good conduct of the applicant from any of the following persons from the applicant’s community/clan.
  • Member of National Assembly/State House of Assembly
  • Chairman of the LGA
  • First Class Traditional Ruler
  • High Court Judge

5      Persons with evidence of cult membership or criminal record shall not be considered for the award.

6     Applicants must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service (NYSC).
MODE OF APPLICATION

  • Application must be made on-line at the Commission’s website: (www.nddc.gov.ng). With the following attachments.
  • Recent passport photograph
  • Local Government Identification Letter.
  • Post Graduate Admission Letter from a recognised Overseas University.
  • Relevant Degrees from a recognized University.
  • N.Y.S.C Discharge/Exemption Certificate.

    2. Successfully completed application forms will be assigned registration numbers automatically.

    3. Print the hard copy of the on-line generated acknowledgement for ease of reference.

    4. All shortlisted applicants will be posted on the  NDDC website (www.nddc.gov.ng).

    5. For further enquiry, please contact:
    Director, Education, Health and Social Services (NDDC)
    E-mail:  gochua.okejoto@nddc.gov.ng
    Mobile:  084668158: Email:  seledi.thompson@nddc.gov.ng
    DURATION
    All completed applications must be summited 21 days from the date of publication.
    NOTE:
    • THE COMMISSION WILL NOT ENTER INTO ANY FORM OF COMMUNICATION WITH CANDIDATES WHO WERE NOT SHORTLISTED FOR THE COMPUTER BASED TEST (CBT) OR THOSE WHO WERE NOT INVITED FOR ORAL INTERVIEW OR CANDIDATES THAT WERE NOT SUCCESSFUL AT THE ORAL INTERVIEWS.
    • PREFERENCE WOULD BE GIVEN TO CANDIDATES FROM OIL PRODUCING/BEARING COMMUNITIES/LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS AS LONG AS CANDIDATES MEET THE APPROVED CUT OFF MARK.
    • THE COMMISSION WILL ENSURE A FAIR SPREAD OF COURSES AMONG BENEFICIARIES WITHIN EACH STATE.
    • DEFERMENT, CHANGE OF INSTITUTION AND COURSE ARE NOT PERMITTED.
  • THE COMMISSION RESERVES THE SOLE AND ABSOLUTE DISCRETION TO SELECT APPLICANTS IN LINE WITH THE ABOVE STATED CRITERIA AND ITS INTERNAL CONSIDERATION.  THE DECISION OF THE COMMISSION IN THIS REGARD IS FINAL.


Signed
MANAGEMENT

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

2018 NLNG Undergraduate Scholarship

Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) invites applications from interested first year undergraduates in Nigerian Universities for its 2018 Undergraduate Scholarship Award.
The scheme seeks to promote academic excellence by supporting top-grade students through tertiary institutions.

CRITERIA FOR THE AWARD
Prospective beneficiary must:
- Have very good West Africa Examination Certificate (WAEC) result or National Examination Council result at ONE sitting

- Be a top-scorer at the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) examination

- Be a Full-Time Year One student of any Nigerian University

- Not be on any other Scholarship Award

- Not be souse, child, ward or direct relation of staff of NLNG.

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Deadline: Friday, May 18th 2018

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2018 NLNG Post-Graduate Scholarship Scheme

Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) invites applications from qualified candidates for the NLNG post-graduate Scholarship Scheme for entry into Masters Degree Programmed in the United Kingdom in September 2018.

The Scheme seeks to grow a pool of high potential Nigerian Graduates and Professionals with competitive advantage.

CRITERIA FOR AWARD

Prospective beneficiaries must
1. Have provisional admission from any of these UK institutions
- University of Aberdeen
- University of Leeds
- University of Liverpool
- University of Strathclyde
- University of Cranfield
to study any of the following disciplines: Engineering, Geosciences, Environmental Sciences, Management Sciences, Information Technology, Law and Medicine.

2. Possess minimum of second class (upper division) in relevant field of study

3. Have completed NYSC programme
4. Have not less than 8.0 IELTS score
5. Not be more than 30 years of age
6. Be resident in Nigeria
7. Provide letter of identification from respective local Government Councils
8. Possess international passport valid for travel, at least, one year from September 2018
9. Be able to UK Tier-4 students visa upon being successful
10. Provide evidence that they are available to travel in September 2018 if selected
11. Not be direct relative to staff of Nigeria LNG Limited.

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Deadline: Friday, May 18th 2018

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Monday, April 23, 2018

2017/2018 NAOC TERTIARY SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME: APPLICATION / EXAMINATION

The Nigerian Agip Oil Company Limited (NAOC) Joint Venture in pursuance of its Corporate Social Responsibility invites suitably qualified applicants for its 2017/2018 Session Tertiary Scholarship Scheme, effective from 17th to 30th April, 2018.

Category of Awards
  • Host Communities Merit Award – For applicants strictly from NAOC Host Communities
  • National Merit Award – For applicants from Non-Host communities
To qualify for consideration, applicants MUST be:
  • Registered Full TIME undergraduates in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions
  • Certified 100 level students at the time of application (Only students admitted in 2017/2018 academic session)
NOTE: The following categories of students should not apply:
  • 200 level students and above
  • Current beneficiaries of similar Awards from other Companies and Agencies
  • Dependants of NAOC/NAE/AENR/NACPFA
VALUE OF SCHOLARSHIP: Between $60,000 and $69,000 depending on course of study

Only Indigenes of NAOC Host Communities in Rivers, Bayelsa, Delta and Imo States SHOULD apply for the Host Communities Merit Award.
Only applicants studying Engineering, Geology, Geosciences and Agricultural Science are eligible for the National Merit Award.

Deadline: Closing date for receipt of e-application is strictly Midnight 30th, April 2018.

NOTE: The aptitude test will take place at designated centers to be communicated to applicants on a later date and applicants are to fully bear the cost of transportation to and from Aptitude test centres.


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Monday, March 12, 2018

Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program - Teach Yoruba or Hausa in American Universities

Application opens: January 1

Application Closes: April 30
The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy Abuja invites applications from qualified Nigerians wishing to teach Hausa or Yoruba languages and cultures to American students in U.S. universities and colleges.
The Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) program is a nine month non-degree course funded by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and administered by the Institute of International Education. The objective of the program is to strengthen foreign language instruction at U.S. colleges, universities, and some high schools, while providing future teachers from abroad the opportunity to refine their skills, increase their English language proficiency, and expand their knowledge of U.S. society and culture.  FLTA fellows must return to their home countries upon completion of their programs to teach English at the secondary or university level.
All applications must meet the following criteria:
  • Applications must be completed and submitted online.
  • Applicants should request that the academic office of their institution send a stamped copy of their transcripts in a sealed envelope to: The Public Affairs Section, U.S. Embassy, Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive, Central Area, Abuja, Attention: Cultural Affairs Officer.
  • Other documents to be submitted include academic credentials, signed and stamped letters of reference, and the photo page of a valid Nigerian passport.
  • The application can be accessed at: http://apply.embark.com/student/fulbright/flta.
  • Applicants must be teachers of English or in training to become teachers of English.
  • Applicants must possess a university degree in English, Language Arts, or combined honors.
  • Applicants must be fluent in English, demonstrated by a TOEFL score of 79-80 (Internet based testing) or 6.0 (overall score International English Language Testing System-IELTS).
  • Applicants must be between 21 and 29 years old at the time of application.
  • Applicants must demonstrate maturity, dependability, integrity and professionalism.
  • Applicants must be physically present in their home country throughout the nomination and selection process.
For further inquiries, please contact Cultural Affairs Assistant, U.S. Embassy, Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive, Central Area, Abuja: email: CulturalAbuja@state.gov or U.S. Consulate General, #2 Walter Carrington Crescent, Victoria Island, Lagos;

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Monday, January 29, 2018

2018/2019 Federal Government BEA Scholarship


FEDERAL MINISTRY OF EDUCATION FEDERAL SCHOLARSHIP BOARD 
PLOT 245 SAMUEL ADEMULEGUN STREET CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT, ABUJA
2018/2019 BILATERAL EDUCATION AGREEMENT (BEA) SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS INTERVIEW


The Honourable Minister of Education (HME), Mallam Adamu Adamu, hereby invites interested and qualified Nigerians to participate in the 2018/2019 Nomination Interview for Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Award for:

i)     Undergraduate (UG) studies tenable in Russia, Morocco, Algeria, Serbia, Hungary, Egypt, Tunisia, Turkey, Cuba,

Romania, Ukraine, Japan, Macedonia; and

ii)   Postgraduate (PG) studies tenable in Russia (for those whose first degrees were obtained from Russia), China, Hungary, Serbia, Turkey, Japan, Mexico, South Korea, e.t.c.

         All qualified candidates are advised to:
a.  Visit Federal Ministry of Education’s WEBSITE (here) and click on READ MORE on Federal Scholarship Board ICON on the Home Page:
. b. Read Guidelines and then Complete the Application Form online
c.  Print the completed Application Form
d.   Submit two sets of the Printed Application Forms at the venue  of the interview as scheduled below.

NOTE/Warning: Double Entries will be disqualified!

         FIELDS OF STUDY
a.     Undergraduate level - Engineering, Geology, Agriculture, Sciences, Mathematics, Languages, Environmental Sciences, Sports, Law, Social Sciences, Biotechnology, Architecture, Medicine (very limited), etc; and

b.   Postgraduate level (Masters Degree and Ph.D) in all fields.

4.0 CRITERIA FOR ELIGIBILITY

A.     UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS: All applicants for undergraduate degree courses must possess a minimum qualification  of Five (5) Distinctions (As & Bs) in the Senior Secoundary School Certificates, WAEC (May/June) only in the subjects relevant to their fields of study including English Language and Mathematics. Certificates should not be more than Two (2) years old (2016 & 2017). Age limit is from 18 to 20 years.

B.         POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS: All applicants for Undergraduate degree courses must hold a First Degree with at least 2nd Class Upper Division. The applicants  who are previous recipients of Foreign Awards must have completed at least two (2) years post qualification or employment practice in Nigeria. All applicants must have completed N.Y.S.C. Age limit is 35 years for Masters and 40 years for Ph.D. and only:
i N.Y.S.C discharge or exemption certificates only are accepted;
ii) Evidence of readiness to be released by employer.

NOTE (For all Applicants):

i)    Since the BEA countries are non-English speaking, applicants should be prepared to undertake a mandatory one year foreign Languare course of the country of choice which will be the standard medium of instruction; and
ii)   All applicants for Hungarian Scholarships must visit the official website before 15th February, 2018.
·         Complete the application form online
·         Print the completed form and bring to the interview venue in addition to 2.0 above.

VENUE OF INTERVIEW: All eligible applicants are to report for interview at the venues scheduled for their respective Zones of origin for proper identification. Two sets of completed application forms should be submitted at the various interview centres with the following attachments:


i.            Two sets of Photocopies of Educational Certificates and Testimonials of previous schools attended with the originals for sighting;
ii.           Only one certificate is accepted i.e WAEC of May/June for Undergraduate applicants;
iii.         Two copies of Birth Certificate from National Population Commission;
iv.         State of origin/LGA certificate duly signed, stamped and dated;
v.           Four (4) coloured passport sized photographs on white background; and
vi.         Postgraduate applicatns will be required to submit Academic transcripts and NYSC discharge or Excemption certificates only.

2018/2019 BEA INTERVIEW VENUES AND DATES FROM FEBRUARY 19TH TO 23RD 2018


S
/ N
ZONE/ VENUE
MONDAY FEB 19TH
TUESDAY FEB 20TH
WEDNESDAY FEB 21ST
THURSDAY FEB 22ND
FRIDAY FEB 23RD
1.
NORTH – WEST, FEDERAL POLYTECHNI C, KEBBI

KANO & JIGAWA STATES

KADUNA & KATSINA STATES

SOKOTO & ZAMFARA STATES

KEBBI STATE

COLLATIO N OF RESULT
2.
NORTH- EAST GOVT GIRLS’ SEC. SCH.
DAMATURU
TARABA & ADAMAWA STATES
BAUCHI & GOMBE STATES

BORNO STATE
YOBE STATE
COLLATIO N OF RESULT
3.
NORTH- CENTRAL,
FGBC APO FCT
KOGI & KWARA STATES
BENUE & PLATEAU STATES

NASARAWA & NIGER STATES

ABUJA FCT,
COLLATIO N OF RESULT
4.
SOUTH – WEST, FSTC YABA
LAGOS
ONDO & OSUN STATES
OYO & OGUN STATES

EKITI STATE

LAGOS STATE,
COLLATIO N OF RESULT
5.
SOUTH- SOUTH, BDGS BAYELSA,
YENAGOA
C/RIVERS & RIVERS STATES
A/IBOM & EDO STATES

DELTA STATE

BAYELSA STATE
COLLATIO N OF RESULT
6.
SOUTH-
EAST, FGGC, OWERRI IMO
ABIA & ENUGU
STATES
ANAMBRA STATE

EBONYI STATE

IMO STATE
COLLATIO N OF
RESULT

NB:         Candidates nominated by the Board will be required to submit to Federal Scholarship Board the following:
i)                     Authenticated copies of academic certificates;
ii)                   Data page of current International passport; and
iii)                Specified Medical Reports from Government hospitals.
iv)                Police Clearance Certificate where necessary.

TIME : 9.00 A.M DAILY


PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PARTICULAR APPLICATION  DOES NOT ATTRACT ANY PROCESSING FEE. THEREFORE, BEWARE OF FRAUDSTERS!

SIGNED:
PERMANENT SECRETARY FEDERAL MINISTRY OF EDUCATION 

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