Thursday, February 26, 2015

LIST OF SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES -2013/2014 NNPC/Total Scholarship

NNPC/Total hereby announces the award of 2013/2014 University Scholarships to students that were successful in the selection test conducted in May 24, 2014 at various centers nationwide. The National Merit Scholarship is sponsored by both TUPNI and Partners for OML 130 Asset as well as TEPNG/NNPC for JV Onshore/Offshore.
Students that participated in the above scholarship are advised to check their names in the list of National Merit Scholarship Awardees which can be viewed below:

CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL LIST OF WINNERS

In addition, all successful candidates will be contacted through the Deans of Student Affairs of their respective Universities, as well as via e-mail.

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Friday, February 20, 2015

Federal Government's 2015/2016 BEA Foreign Scholarship (Undergraduate, Masters & PhD)



Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Scholarship award.

The Federal ministry of education through the Honourable minister of Education Mallam Ibrahim Shekaru (CON) hereby invites interested and qualified Nigerians to participate in the 2015/2016 nomination interview for bilateral education agreement (BEA) scholarship award for:
1) Undergraduate Studies in Russia, Cuba, Morocco, Algeria, Romania, Ukraine, Turkey, Egypt, Japan, Serbia, Macedonia and Hungary.
2) Postgraduate studies tenable in Russia, China, Turkey, Japan, Serbia, Mexico, Hungary, South Korea etc

Fields of Study
A. Undergraduate level – Medicine, Paramedical, Engineering, Geology, Agriculture, Sciences, Mathematics,Languages, Environmental Sciences, Sports, Law, Social Sciences, etc.
B. Postgraduate level (Masters Degree and Ph.D) in all fields.

BEA Countries
Some of the BEA countries at present include the following; Russia, China, Morocco, Turkey, Algeria, Romania, Serbia, Japan, Ukraine, Cuba, Greece, Czech Republic, Syria, Macedonia, Mexico, Egypt, Tunisia etc.

Scholarship Value
The Total scholarship value is scheduled as follows:
• Any of the above countries are responsible for the tuition and accommodation.
• While Nigeria government takes care of the following;
• $500 monthly for supplementation.
• $250 yearly for warm clothing.
• $200 yearly for Health Insurance.
• $500 yearly for medical scholars only.
• $1000 for PG research grant yearly were applicable.
• N100,000 – Take off for PG scholars were applicable
• N60,000 – Take off for UG scholars were applicable

Eligibility Criteria
Applicants must satisfy the following criteria to be eligible:

(A). Undergraduate Scholarship
• All applicants for undergraduate degree courses must possess a minimum qualification of Five (5) Distinctions (As & Bs) in the Senior Secondary School Certificate, WAEC or NECO (May/June) only in the subjects relevant to their field of study including English language and Mathematics.
• Certificates should not be more than Two (2) years old (2013 or 2014)
• Minimum age is 18years and maximum 22 years old at the time of taking up the award.

(B). Postgraduate Scholarship
• All applicants 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 NYSC.
• Age limit is 35 years for Masters and 40 years for Ph.D.

Note: (For all Applicants):
The donor countries are non english speaking. Applicants should therefore be prepared to undertake mandatory one year foreign language of the country of choice which will be the medium of instructions. And For postgraduate applicants for Russian award, the candidate must have obtained his/her first degree Russia.
Application Procedure and interview Criteria
All qualified candidates are advised to
– Visit federal scholarship boards website: www. fsb.gov.ng
– Click on Application Center
– Click on BEA in the Application Centre to access form
– Complete the application form online
– Print the completed application form
– Submit two sets of the completed application forms at the venue of the interview as scheduled.
NOTE/WARINING: double entries will be disqualified.
All eligible applicants are to report for interview at the venues nearest to them as scheduled for their respective states of origin. Two sets of completed application forms should be submitted at the various interview centres with the following attachments:
– Two authenticated photocopies of Educational Certificates and Testimonial of previous school attended in two envelopes with their originals for sighting
– Only one Certificate will be accepted ie WAEC or NECO
– Two copies of Birth Certificate from national population commission (NPC) only
– State of Origin Certificate duly signed, stamped and dated.
– Four passport sized colour photographs on white background
– Data page of current International Passport, and
– Academic transcripts and NYSC certificate will be required from applicants for postgraduate studies.

Venue
The 2015 – 2016 Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Award Venues and Dates can be found on the official website. The interview would take place from March 9th to March 13th 2015 by 9.00am daily.
NB: Candidates nominated and finally selected by the awarding BEA Countries will be required to submit to federal scholarship board the following:
– Authenticated copies of academic certificates and
– Specified medical reports and police clearance certificate.

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Thursday, February 12, 2015

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: N500 / 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)

Disclaimer: Please NOTE that you should report and ignore any message (on SCHOLARSHIP BOOST IT!) that is not coming from SCHOLARSHIP NIGERIA (Admin), olseyconsult@yahoo.co.uk or our web page (www.scholarship-nigeria.com )

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

2014 / 2015 Nigerian Agip Oil Company Tertiary Scholarship Scheme

2014/2015 NAOC TERTIARY SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME: APPLICATION/EXAMINATION

Agip: www.scholarship-nigeria.com
The Nigerian Agip Oil Company Limited (NAOC) Joint Venture in pursuance of its corporate Social Responsibility invites suitably qualified applicants for its 2014/2015 Session Tertiary Scholarship Scheme, effective February 9 to March 9, 2015.

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
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
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 and Geosciences are eligible for the National Merit Award.
DeadlineClosing date for receipt of e-applications is strictly March 9, 2015.


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Saturday, January 31, 2015

2015 NDDC Postgraduate Foreign Scholarship

NIGER DELTA DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
(NDDC)
167 ABA ROAD, PORT HARCOURT
NIGER DELTA DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
2015 POST-GRADUATE FOREIGN SCHOLARSHIP
INTRODUCTION

As part of our Human Resource Development initiatives, NDDC is embarking on a Post-Graduate Foreign 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:
  • Engineering
  • Medical Sciences (M.Sc. Public Health excluded)
  • Computer Science/Technology
  • Geology
  • Geosciences
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Agriculture
  • Environmental or Gas/Oil Law
  • Project Management
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
  • 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.
  • Applicants must have gained admission for a Post Graduate Programme in any of the listed disciplines above, in a foreign University.
  • Applicants who have already enrolled in overseas’ universities are NOT eligible to apply.
  • Guarantor’s written consent of good conduct of the applicant from any of the following persons from the applicant’s community/clan.
  • a. Member of National Assembly
  • b. Chairman of the LGA.
  • First class traditional ruler.
  • High Court Judge
  • Persons with evidence of cult membership or criminal record shall not be considered for the award.
  • Applicants must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service (NYSC).
  • Applicants must have a valid Admission Letter from a Foreign University.
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 (PG) admission letter from Overseas University.
  • Relevant Degrees from recognized University.
  • N.Y.S.C Discharge Certificate
  • Successfully completed application form will be assigned a registration number automatically.
  • Print the hard copy of the on-line generated acknowledgement for ease of reference.
  • All shortlisted applicants will be posted on NDDC website.                                        
DURATION:
All completed applications must be submitted on or before Friday 28th   February, 2015

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

NPDC/SEPLAT: 2014/2015 List of Shortlisted Candidates



This is to inform all candidates who applied for the 2014/2015 Nigerian Petroleum Development Company Limited and Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc (2014/2015 NPDC/SEPLAT National Scholarship Scheme) that the list of shortlisted candidates has been released as outlined below.
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Congratulations.
  
List of Shortlisted Candidates for 2014/2015 NPDC/SEPLAT National Scholarship Scheme
 
1. Abdulkareem Olarenwaju – Lagos State University
2. Abigail Poluyi – University of Lagos
3. Adetunji Ayobami – Obafemi Awolowo University, ile ife
4. Agatha Osadebamwen Oyegbeda – University of Benin
5. Aikoriogie Osaheni Louis – University of Benin
6. Airuoyuwa Oghogho – University of Benin
7. Aisosa Osadolor – University of Benin
8. Akele Lucky – University of Port-Harcourt
9. Ammed Omokhaphe Udomoh – University of Benin
10. Basil Amarah Apaokwueze – University of Benin
11. Bettyna Usochukwu Michael – University of Benin
12. Bruno Etarerhi Okpako – University of Benin
13. Charles Abuede – University of Benin
14. Chinedu Unadike – University of Benin
15. Chinedum Ferdinard Onyegwu – University of Benin
16. Damilola Afolabi – Obafemi Awolowo University, ile ife
17. Dedenne Chukwuebuka – Evan Enwerem University, Owerri
18. Eformachukwu Nkechukwu Iwerumoh – University of Benin
19. Efosa Martins Bazuaye – University of Benin
20. Ejokpa Mark – Delta State University, Abraka
21. Emmanuel Junior Omorowa – University of Benin
22. Erharuyi Nelson – University of Benin
23. Eseoghene Onomor – University of Port-Harcourt
24. Eucharia Omoregbe – University of Benin
25. Ezeilo Justin Chibuike – Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
26. Gideon Ezegbu – University of Port-Harcourt
27. Ibraheem Abdulganiyu – Obafemi Awolowo University, ile_ife
28. Ibrahim Adigun – University of Ibadan
29. Ismaila Akolade – University of Lagos
30. Israel ljesurobo Osagie – University of Benin, Uniben
31. Jeremiah Bello – University of Benin
32. Joseph Ojighoro – Delta State University, Abraka
33. Julian Ighodalo – Abia State University Uturu
34. Kenneth Ezema – University of Nigeria, Nsukka
35. LoughIan Eghonghon Oakhu – University of Port-Harcourt
36. Margaret Mary Ogbechi – University of Ilorin
37. Milicent Ohonsi – University of Benin
38. Moses Obaro – University of Ilorin
39. Obiomah Abigail – University of Port-Harcourt
40. Ogheneovo Smith Akperhe – Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun
41. Oghogho Osagie – University of Benin
42. Oguntuyaki Akinade – Federal University of Technology, Akure
43. Onyinyechi Miracle – University of Port-Harcourt
44. Opara Cletus – Evan Enwerem University, Owerri
45. Opia Nwaogelenya – Obafemi Awolowo University Ile, Ife
46. Osaro Osadolor – University of Benin
47. Oghenemine Onobrudu – Delta State University, Abraka
48. Ogbemudia Uwoghiren – University of Benin
49. Opia Nwaogelenya – Obafemi Awolowo University IIe, Ife
50. Oshinonebo Pamela Oluwayemisi – University of Lagos
51. Presley Ojevwe Eyakwaire – University of Port-Harcourt
52. Promise Ayadike – University of Benin
53. Rita Teryila Ugande – University of Port-Harcourt
54. Rukevwe Ovwighose – University of Port-Harcourt
55. Taiwo Funso-Adu – Obafemi Awolowo University Ile_Ife
56. Tobenna Anyaezu – University of Benin
57. Tobias Osemgbe Odion – University of Benin
58. Uche Nwosu – Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka
59. Uhawha Ochuko – University of Port-Harcourt
60. Ukwueze Kingsley – University of Nigeria, Nsukka
61. Onajite Rueben Otokpen – University of Benin.


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Friday, December 5, 2014

2015/2016 Romanian Government Scholarships for Foreign Students

Romanian Government Scholarships for Foreign Students, 2015-2016Applications are invited for Romanian Government scholarships available for citizens of non EU countries. Up to 85 scholarships are awarded for undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Romania. The monthly amount is granted to the students of the 1st (licenta) and 2nd (master) cycle throughout the whole academic year, the winter and spring vacation included, but not during the summer vacation. For full-time students of the 3rd cycle (doctorate), the monthly amount is granted throughout the whole calendar year. The deadline for submitting the application files is established by each diplomatic mission.


The application deadline Foreign diplomatic missions is 15 March 2015.

Study Subject(s): Priority will be given to the candidates applying for: political and administrative sciences, education studies, Romanian culture and civilization, journalism, technical studies, oil and gas, agricultural studies, veterinary medicine, architecture, music, arts, music.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Romania.
Scholarship Provider: Romanian Government
Scholarship can be taken at: Romania

Eligibility: Citizens of non EU countries (irrespective of their country of residence). Priority is given to citizens from non EU states with which Romania does not have cultural and education cooperation agreements. Mention should be made that foreign citizens of Romanian origin and those belonging to the neighbouring historic Romanian communities benefit from other scholarship programmes offered by the Romanian state.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Citizens of non EU countries (irrespective of their country of residence) can apply for these Romanian government scholarships.

Scholarship Description:
Romanian Government Scholarships for Foreign Students, 2015-2016
Scholarships offered by the Romanian State to foreign citizens through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in keeping with Government Decision No 288/1993 for the 2015- 2016 academic year. 85 scholarships for under- and post-graduate studies in Romania, by means of selection of application files organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) and the Ministry of National Education (MNE), in keeping with Romanian current legislation. Citizens of non EU countries (irrespective of their country of residence). Priority is given to citizens from non EU states with which Romania does not have cultural and education cooperation agreements. Mention should be made that foreign citizens of Romanian origin and those belonging to the neighbouring historic Romanian communities benefit from other scholarship programmes offered by the Romanian state. The scholarships are granted for three levels of study:

-for the first cycle (licenta): This scheme is dedicated to graduates of high schools or of equivalent pre-university systems, as well as to candidates who require the equivalent of partial studies and the continuation of their studies in Romania. The complete cycle of university studies lasts for 3 to 6 years, according to the specific requirements of the chosen faculty, and ends with a final examination (licenta);
-for the 2nd cycle (master): This scheme is dedicated to graduates of university/post graduate studies; it lasts for 1,5 to 2 years and ends with a dissertation;
-for the 3rd cycle (doctorate): this scheme is dedicated to the graduates of university/postgraduate studies (i.e. master); it lasts for 3-4 years, in keeping with the specific requirements of the chosen faculty, and ends with a doctor’s thesis.

Number of award(s): Up to 85 Romanian government scholarships are awarded.
Duration of award(s): The monthly amount is granted to the students of the 1st (licenta) and 2nd (master) cycle throughout the whole academic year, the winter and spring vacation included, but not during the summer vacation. For full-time students of the 3rd cycle (doctorate), the monthly amount is granted throughout the whole calendar year. The scholarships will be suspended if the student in any education cycle repeats a year due to poor results. It may be resumed in the following academic year, after the student has successfully graduated the repeated year. The students who repeat an academic year must pay the full study fees and accommodation. The number of scholarship years will not be bigger than the respective education cycle.
What does it cover? The scholarship consists of :
-free-of-charge tuition,
-free-of-charge accommodation (depending on availability, accommodation will be offered free-of-charge in students hostels, in keeping with the higher education regulations and within the limits of the sums available for this purpose),
-financial support – a monthly amount representing :
-the equivalent in Romanian currency of 65 EURO per month, for the under-graduate students (1st cycle),
-the equivalent in Romanian currency of 75 EURO per month, for post-graduate students (master degrees and specialization) 2nd cycle
-the equivalent in Romanian currency of 85 EURO per month, for post graduate students (doctor’s degree) 3rd cycle.
-These scholarships do not cover food, international and local transport. The candidates must be prepared to support personally any other additional expenses.
Selection Criteria: The selection criteria are: the candidates’ competence (former scholar performances, mentioned in his/her study papers) and the chosen priority field of study. The Boards will approve the list of 85 accepted candidates and a waiting list, in case any selected candidates give up the scholarship.
Notification: The selection results will be announced by 25 June 2015 to each diplomatic mission that submitted application files.
How to Apply: To get all necessary information about the scholarships (conditions, necessary documents, enrolment calendar) and to submit their application files, the candidates should apply directly to:
– the Romanian diplomatic missions accredited to the candidate’s country of origin or of residence or to
– the diplomatic mission of candidate’s state of origin accredited to Bucharest
Application files submitted by post or directly to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) or to the Ministry of National Education (MNE), as well as application files received after the announced deadline will not be taken into consideration. Applications files should contain documents in English or French language. If the application files contain documents in other foreign languages than English or French, they must be accompanied by authorized translations in one of the following languages: Romanian, English or French. Generally, Romanian universities may require that all enrolment documents should be accompanied by authorized copies and authorized translations in Romanian. It is of utmost importance to fill in correctly all forms. Foreign diplomatic missions accredited to Bucharest must send the application files with a Verbal Note to Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Public, Cultural and Scientific Diplomacy Directorate (MFA – PCSDD).

Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for submitting the application files is established by each diplomatic mission. The candidate should enquire at the diplomatic mission about the enrolment calendar, starting 3 December 2014. The application deadline for Foreign diplomatic missions is 15 March 2015.

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Thursday, December 4, 2014

2014 NCC Essay Competition

ncc-essay-competition
The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC is inviting interested and qualified members of the public to her 2014 Undergraduate Essay Competition.


Essay Topic: Broadband a Catalyst for National Development.

Objectives of the NCC Essay Competition.

  • Increase Awareness of the Subject Matter
  • Engage and Enhance Research skills
  • Encourage competition and academic excellence
  • Build capacity of undergraduates

Methodology - NCC Essay Competition.

  • Undergraduates will submit essays not more than 2500 words.
  • The essays must have an Abstract, Introduction, Main body and Conclusion with references.
  • Essay must have references.
  • Participants must sign an undertaking stating the originality of their essays.
  • First 500 entries representing undergraduates from the Institutions (Private and Public) across the country.
  • Winning essays will be selected based on content, grammar and style.
  • The winning essays will be announced by the First Quarter 2015.

How To Apply

Entries should be sent to: essay@ncc.gov.ng
For more enquires, visit the Facebook channel – www.facebook.com/nigerian.communications.commission

Prizes.

1st Prize
  • N500,000.00 cash prize, Branded NCC Laptop and Printer
2nd Prize
  • N300,000.00 cash prize
3rd Prize
  • N200,000.00 cash prize

Application Deadline.

All entries must be sent in on, or before 13th January 2015.

NCC Essay Competition

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Monday, November 17, 2014

YouWin Business Competition - YouWin 4

YouWiN! stands for Youth Enterprise with Innovation in Nigeria. It is an innovative business plan competition aimed at job creation by encouraging and supporting aspiring entrepreneurial youth in Nigeria to develop and execute business ideas. The accomplishments of the 1,200 YouWiN! awardees were celebrated at the Presidential Villa on April 12, 2012. YouWiN! Women was the second edition of the entrepreneurial scheme, which was designed for only female entrepreneurs aged 45 years or less. The third edition, YouWiN! 3, which support both male and female entrepreneurs in Nigeria, recently announced the 1500 awardees. With the upcoming launch of YouWiN! 4, the President of Nigeria will have fulfilled his promise to financially support over 3,600 Nigerian youths to develop their entrepreneurial ideals and plans through the YouWiN! program. YouWiN! 4 is open to both male and female entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 - 45 years. 

Who Can Apply?

To be eligible for the Business Plan Competition you must satisfy the following criteria
  • You must be a proven citizen of Nigeria no older than 45 years (proof of identity: International passport/Drivers License/National ID/Voters card required)
  • You must have a post-secondary school qualification
  • Your proposed business venture must be within the national borders of Nigeria, and with the intention of employing Nigerian citizens.
  • Your proposed venture must not entail the production or distribution of weapons, alcoholic beverages, tobacco or/and gambling, or any activities in contradiction with the Nigerian constitution
  • You must prepare an innovative business concept summary
You must choose to participate in one award pool. There are 6 regional pools on the basis of geo-political zone as identified by market in which you want to do business.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 30th January 2015.

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Thursday, November 6, 2014

2015 NLNG Post-Graduate Scholarship Scheme.

Nigeria LNG Limited is pleased to call for applications from qualified candidates into the NLNG Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme for entry into Masters Programmes in the United Kingdom in September 2015. The scheme is administered by British Council Nigeria.

Criteria for Award
Potential beneficiaries must:
be entering into a Masters programme in Engineering, Geosciences, Environmental Sciences, Management Science, Information Technology, Law and Medicine
possess a 2nd Class Upper degree in a relevant field of study
have completed the NYSC programme
be no more than 30 years of age
be Nigerian nationals resident in Nigeria
provide identification documents from their L.G.As
must possess an international passport valid for travel at least one year from September 2015
provide evidence that they are available to travel in September 2015 if selected.

The Application Process
Application forms for the scholarship can be downloaded from www.britishcouncil.org.ng
Completed application form, along with an attached colour passport photograph of applicant should be submitted via email to nlngpgscholarship@nq.britishcouncil.org

Please do not attach any documents to the completed application form. Only application forms accompanied by a single passport photograph will be considered.

Applications into the Nigeria LNG Post Graduate Scholarship Scheme will be received only via email; if you do not have regular access to the internet, you can download the form onto your personal computer and email it back after you have completed it. Only applications sent to nlngpgscholarship@ng.britishcouncil.org will be considered.
Exceptions will only be given to applicants with 'special needs'

Application deadline is midnight on Friday, 21st November 2014.
Applications received after this time will not be accepted.

The Selection Process
Candidates whose application are successful will be invited to sit for a test. On the basis of the results of the test, applicants will be invited for interviews from which the final selection will be made.
Please note that only those who make it into the various stages of the selection process will be contacted.

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Friday, October 10, 2014

2014 NNPC/ESSO Foreign Postgraduate Scholarship Awards


In continuation of efforts to provide opportunities for developing careers in the petroleum industry, Esso Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited (EEPNL) is offering Scholarships to outstanding Nigerian graduates wishing to pursue International post-graduate studies in the under listed disciplines:
  • Geosciences
  • Engineering (Petroleum, Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Electronics, Civil/Structural, Marine and Subsea)

Eligibility:
To qualify, applicants MUST:
1. Must be a graduate from a Nigerian University
2. Must possess a Bachelor's degree with a minimum of second class upper division in any of the listed Engineering and Geosciences disciplines.
3. Must have provisional admission to undertake full-time postgraduate study at a reputable foreign University (MSc or MEng) in the 2014/2015 academic session.
4. Specialization in Geophysics would be an advantage.

The NNPC/ESSO scholarship award applies to tuition, books, accommodation and living expenses for the duration of the selected course of study.

Before you start this application
1. Ensure you have clear scanned copies of the following documents:
  • Passport photograph (with white background not more than 3 months old)
  • Valid ID card
  • Proof of provisional admission for Postgraduate Study into any reputable university
  • First Degree Certificate
  • Birth Certificate
2. Ensure you label these scanned documents accordingly, to avoid mixing up documents during upload.

3. Ensure you attach the appropriate documents when asked to upload.

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Please note:
  • Application closes Midnight, Tuesday 24th October, 2014.
  • Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted with details of the qualifying test via SMS text and Email.
  • Employees of ExxonMobil Subsidiary companies in Nigeria and their dependents are not eligible for this Scholarship
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