Wednesday, April 16, 2014

2014 MTN Scholarship

MTN (MTN Foundation) invites applications from eligible students from across the country for its 2014 Scholarship program.

  • Applicants from public Universities and Colleges of Education in Nigeria must be full time undergraduates in 200 level/2nd year.
  • Applicants from public Universities and Colleges of Education must have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) score of 3.5 or its equivalent (2:1)
  • Applicants from public Polytechnics must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 (upper credit) from the Ordinary National Diploma (OND) programme and must have secured admission into the Higher National Diploma programme (HND).
  • Direct entry level students must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 (upper credit) from the OND programme and must have secured admission into 200 level/2nd year in a public University
  • Current Beneficiaries of the MTN Foundation Science & Technology Scholarship award are not eligible to apply
The MTN Foundation reserves the right to cancel or suspend a scholarship award if it is discovered that an applicant /awardee provided false information.
Names of successful candidates will be published in National Dailies

WORTH: N200,000 per beneficiary.

DEADLINE: Closing date for receipt of application is Tuesday May 4th 2014
 Please note that all information provided will be verified and persons with fraudulent information will be held accountable.
Please note that this portal is the only mode of application

Only applications from students studying one of the under listed courses will be considered:Accountancy/Accounting
Agric. Extension and Rural Development; Agricultural Science; Agronomy
Animal Breeding and Genetics; Animal Nutrition; Animal Production and Health
Aquaculture and Fisheries Management; Applied Physics
Architecture; Chemical Engineering; Civil Engineering; Computer and Electronics
Computer and Information Science; Computer and Mathematics; Computer Engineering
Computer Science; Electrical Engineering; Electrical/Electronics Engineering; Electronics and Computer Technology
Electronics Engineering; Engineering Physics; Industrial Mathematics; Industrial Physics
Information Technology; Mathematics; Mechanical Engineering; Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Petroleum and Gas Engineering; Physics Electronics; Geophysics; Physics/ Computational Modeling
Pure/ Applied Physics; Statistics; Statistics and Computer Science; System Engineering.


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Friday, April 11, 2014

2014/2015 NNPC/ADDAX Petroleum National Merit Tertiary Institutions Scholarship

Addax Petroleum Development (Nig) Limited invites qualified candidates for its 2014/2015 National Merit Tertiary Institutions Scholarship Awards Scheme.

General Eligibility:
  • Must be a Nigerian.
  • Must be a registered, full time 100 level undergraduate in any Nigerian Tertiary Institution.
  • Must have 5 ’0′ level credit passes in one sitting including English Language and Mathematics.
Aptitude Test
An aptitude test for all applicants will be conducted at the following centres on a later date that shall be communicated to short listed applicants.Applicants should therefore indicate their preferred centre for the test on their applications:
Port Harcourt

Method of Application
To qualify for consideration, applicants MUST submit an application with the following information:
Other Names.
Functional E-mail address and phone number.
And attach scanned copies of original:
Admission letter into institution with information on course of study, year of entry and duration.
SSCE/GCE O’Level Certificate.
Evidence of State of Origin / Local Government.
School ID card or National ID or Driver’s Licence or International passport.

All applications should be submitted with scanned copies of credentials through the following e-mail addresses:
Applications without all the credentials stated above will be rejected.
Any candidate currently a beneficiary of a Scholarship of any kind Is not eligible to apply.
Dependants of employees of Addax are not eligible to apply.

Deadline 25th April, 2014

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Saturday, March 15, 2014


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).


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.


MODE OF REGISTRATION: Send an email to  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), or our web page ( )

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

2013/2014 TOTAL E&P National Merit Scholarship

NNPC/TOTAL hereby invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for its 2013/2014 National Merit Scholarship Awards.

Who Is Qualified To Apply for NNPC/Total Scholarship?
To qualify for consideration applicants MUST be/Show:
  • Registered FULL TIME undergraduates in recognized Nigerian Universities.
  • Certified 100/200 level students at the time of application
  • Proof of SSCE or equivalent certificate
  • Proof of UME scores, Admission letters & Matriculation numbers
Note: The following categories of students should not apply:
  • 300 level students and above
  • Current beneficiaries of similar awards from other companies and agencies

Worth: N150,000 per session

Application Closing Date

All applications for the 2013/2014 NNPC/Total National Merit Undergraduate Scholarship must be submitted not later than 30th March, 2014.

How to Apply

Note: when the page opens, click on Apply to get started with the application process.

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Monday, March 3, 2014

2014 NWAG Scholarships

Each year the Nigerian Women Association of Georgia -NWAG- offers undergraduate Scholarships for 37 Nigerian female students in Nigerian universities on any course of study.
In 2014 NWAG plans to award 37 one-time scholarships, one per state of origin as well as one for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), in the amount of fifty thousand Naira (N50,000) each, to Nigerian female, undergraduate students in Nigerian universities.

Field of Study: Any
Number of Scholarships: Thirty-Seven (37)
Scholarship Worth: Fifty thousand naira (N50,000)
Type of Scholarship: The NWAG scholarship is a onetime financial aid award
How to Apply
Print, complete and submit the NWAG Application Form (see download links below) together with materials and documents specified below under Requirements.
Completed application can be submitted with all required documents either by regular mail to
P.O. Box 14532
Atlanta, GA 30324, USA
electronically via email at .
  • An applicant must be a Nigerian female, undergraduate student in a Nigerian University. All applications must include the following:
  • Proof of State of Origin – Letter of Origination from the university or a letter from your local government office.
  • Two Letters of Recommendation from any two of the following: Church Pastor/Mosque Imam, Village Head, Local Government Chairperson or one of your Lecturers.
  • One Letter of Recommendation from either the Dean of your Faculty/School or your Head of Department.
  • Photocopy of your current university student identification card
  • A current photograph of yourself
  • An explanation of why you need and should receive the scholarship (not more than one-half typed double spaced page).
  • A type-written, double –spaced, two-page essay on:
    "What are the effects of the frequent Nigerian teachers' strikes on student academic performance and learning?"
  • All application entries must be typewritten and double-spaced.
  • All applications must be POST-MARKED or EMAILED by MAY 30, 2013.
  • Late applications will not be accepted. Applications may not be faxed or hand-delivered.
  • Incomplete applications or applications that show evidence of plagiarism will be disqualified and rejected.
Application Deadline
All applications must be Post-Marked or Emailed by May 30, 2014.
Late and/or incomplete applications will not be accepted. Applications may not be faxed or hand-delivered.
Note: Incomplete applications or applications that show evidence of plagiarism will be disqualified.
NWAG Homepage
All electronic submissions MUST BE IN PDF FORMAT

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Saturday, February 22, 2014


The Honourable Minister of Education, Chief (Barr.) Ezenwo Nyesom Wike, is hereby inviting interested and qualified Nigerians to participate in the 2014/2015 Nomination Interview for Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Awards for:
 i) Undergraduate(UG) studies tenable in Russia, Cuba, Morocco, Algeria, Romania, Ukraine, Turkey, Egypt, Japan, Serbia, Macedonia

ii) Postgraduate (PG) studies tenable in Russia, China, Turkey, Japan, Serbia, Mexico, e.t.c

a. Undergraduate level – Medicine, Engineering, Geology, Agriculture, Sciences, Mathematics,Languages, Environmental Sciences, Sports, Law, Social  Sciences, etc
b. Postgraduate level (Masters Degree and Ph.D) in all fields


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 Certificate, WAEC or NECO (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 (2012 or 2013). Age limit is 22 years.

B. POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS: 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. A knowledge of the Foreign language of the donor country is desired particularly for those applying for Russian Award. All applicants must have completed N.Y.S.C. Age limit is 35 years for Masters  and 40 years for Ph.D.
NOTE (For all Applicants): Knowledge of the language of the country of choice is an added advantage.

VENUE OF INTERVIEW: All eligible applicants are to report for interview at the venues scheduled for their respective zones of origin.Two sets of completed application forms should be submitted at the various interview centres with the following attachments:
i. Two authenticated photocopies of educational certificates and testimonial
ii. Only one certificate will be accepted ie WAECO or NECO ( May/June) only
iii. Statement of results must be confirmed by WAEC or NECO and forwarded to the Director/ Secretary, Federal Scholarship Board, Abuja.
iv. Two copies of Birth certificate.
v. State of origin certificate duly signed, stamped and dated.
vi. Eight (8) passport sized coloured photographs on white background
vii. Data page of current International Passport. and
viii. Academic transcripts and NYSC certificates will be required from applicants for postgraduate studies

Original documents should be presented at the interview venues for sighting.
2014/2015 BEA Interview Venues and Dates from March 24th to 28th March 2014.

Applicants are strongly advised to attend the interview at their zones of origin.
NB: Candidates nominated and finally selected by the awarding BEA countries will be required to submit to Federal Scholarship Board the following:
i) Authenticated copies of academic certificates
ii) Medical certificate of Fitness including HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Hepatitis B free certificates and chest x-ray from a Teaching Hospital, General Hospital or National Hospital, Abuja.
OR, any Hospital as designated by the awarding country.
iii) Police clearance certificate with finger prints ( on request)



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.
These 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

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Friday, February 21, 2014


The University Scholarship Scheme is a programme run by SPDC on behalf of the NNPC/Shell/TEPN/Agip Joint Venture.  Invitations for aptitude test emails been sent to the shortlisted students, using the email addresses provided in their respective application documents.

The Aptitude Test is scheduled to take place as follows:
Date: Saturday 22 February, 2014.
  • Abuja: National Centre for Women Development, Better Life Street, Central Area, Garki, Abuja.
  • Enugu: Command Day Secondary School, Abakpa Military Cantonment, Enugu.
  • Lagos: A.D.R.A.O. International School, 28 Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island.
  • Port Harcourt: Command Secondary School, Bori Camp, Port Harcourt.
  • Warri: Main Office Restaurant, SPDC., (Opp. Fed. Govt. College), Warri.
Accreditation Time: 10.00am prompt

Aptitude Test Time: 11.00am prompt.
Invited students are advised to bring to the exam venue;
  1. The invitation for aptitude test,
  2. Writing materials (including HB pencils and erasers),
  3. Braille typewriter (if applicable) and
  4. A recent passport photograph and university identification card.
They are also required to bring the originals and a set of photocopies of ALL of the following:
  1. WASC / GCE 'O' Level / SSCE Statement of Result.
  2. A' Level / NCE / IJMB / Remedial Result (if applicable)
  3. Notification of JAMB Result
  4. JAMB or University Admission Letter
  5. Endorsement letters from Community Development / Executive Council Chairman and Paramount Ruler (if applicable)
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Thursday, February 20, 2014


Anthony Ikazoboh Initiative Scholarship for Medical and Engineering Students

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:


Deadline: Application closes Midnight 26th February, 2014

Contacts:  email:
Phone number: 07088609791, 07011962033

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Thursday, February 6, 2014



The Nigerian Agip Oil Company Limited (NAOC) Joint Venture in pursuance of its corporate Social Responsibility invites suitable qualified applicants for its 2013/2014 session tertiary scholarship scheme.

Category of Awards
  • Host Communities Merit Award - For applicants strictly from NAOC host communities
  • National Merit Award - For applicants of 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 category of students should not apply:
  • 200 level and above
  • Current Beneficiaries of similar awards from other companies and agencies
  • Dependents of NAOC
Only Indigenes of NAOC host communities in Rivers, Bayelsa, Delta and Imo States SHOULD apply  for the Host Communities Merit Award.

Only candidates studying Engineering, Geology and Geosciences are eligible for the National Merit Award.

Deadline: Closing date for receipt of e-applications is strictly March 10, 2014.

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

Application is open to fresh candidates.
1. Before you start this application, ensure you have clear scanned copies of the following documents
      • Passport photograph with white background not more than 3 months old (450px by 450px not more than 200kb)
      • School ID card
      • Admission letter
      • Birth certificate
      • Proof of Local Government Area of Origin
      • JAMB Result
2. Ensure the documents are named according to what they represent to avoid mixing up documents during upload. Ensure you attach the appropriate documents when asked to upload

Note: Multiple applications attract a disqualification penalty from the Scholarship board

Contact email:
Phone number: 07088609791, 07011962033

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Thursday, January 30, 2014


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 Scholarships to qualified Nigerian students from ALL states of the Federation.

The scholarship program, funded by Star Deep and its Agbami partners, is a major component of the Agbami partners' Social Investment in the strategic development of Health and Education in Nigeria and the Niger Delta in particular.


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/Surgery
  • Dentistry
  • Pharmacy
  • Engineering

QUALIFICATION PROCESS: Interested applicants should click on the "How it works" tab to proceed. DEADLINE: Application closes Midnight 28th February, 2014


Contact email:
Phone number:
07088609791, 07011962033

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Chevron Nigeria Limited, in collaboration with its Joint Venture partner, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), is offering a number of University Scholarship Awards to suitably qualified Nigerian students.


E-applications are invited from full-time SECOND YEAR (200 LEVEL) degree students of the under-listed courses, in Nigerian Universities:

1. Accountancy
2.   Agricultural Engineering/Agricultural Science
3.   Architecture
4.   Business Administration/Economics
5.   Chemical Engineering
6.   Civil Engineering
7.   Computer Science             
8.   Electrical/Electronic Engineering
9.   Environmental Studies/Surveying
10. Geology/Geophysics
11. Law
12. Mass Communication/Journalism
13. Mechanical/Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
14. Human Medicine/Dentistry/Pharmacy
15. Petroleum Engineering

In line with our e-scholarship administration system, selected students will be invited for computer-administered qualifying tests in selected examination centers nationwide. Short-listed candidates for the qualifying test will be invited by email and SMS text messages. All applicants are therefore advised to ensure that GSM telephone numbers and personal email addresses are properly entered into the e-forms on the web site.

QUALIFICATION PROCESS: Interested applicants should click on the "How it works" tab to proceed.
Deadline: Closing date for receipt of e-applications is strictly February 26, 2014.


Phone number: 07088609791, 07011962033

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Tuesday, January 28, 2014

NDDC Foreign Scholarship Program - 2014


As part of our Human Resource Development initiative, NDDC is embarking on Foreign Post-Graduate Scholarship Scheme 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 Degrees from recognized Universities in the following professional disciplines:
  • Engineering
  • Medicine ( Public Health Excluded)
  • Computer Science/Technology
  • Geology
  • Geosciences
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Agriculture
Applicants must have gained Post Graduate admission into a recognized university abroad.
  • 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 into a Post Graduate Programme in any of the listed disciplines in a foreign University.
  • Applicants who have not already enrolled in overseas' universities are not eligible to apply.
  • Bond of good conduct from any of the following persons from the applicant’s community/clan.
  • a. Member of National Assembly
  • b. Chairman of the LGA.
  • c. First class traditional ruler.
  • d. 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
Application must be made On-line at the Commission’s website: ( with the following attachments:
  • Recent passport photograph
  • Local Government identification letter.
  • Post Graduate (PG) admission letter from Oversea Universities.
  • Relevant degrees from recognized Universities.
  • NYSC Discharge Certificate

  1. Successfully completed applications will be assigned a registration number automatically.
  2. Print the hard copy of the on-line generated acknowledgement for ease of reference.
  3. All shortlisted applicants will be posted on NDDC website.
For Further Enquiries please contact :
Director, Education Health and Social Services (NDDC)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 28th February, 2014 

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Monday, January 6, 2014

2014 SPDC Niger Delta Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) announces the fifth annual SPDC Niger Delta Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme for applicants from Rivers, Delta and Bayelsa States.

The objective of the scheme is to provide an opportunity for qualifying students from these Niger Delta States to further their education in courses that are relevant to the oil and gas industry.
In the four years since the programme was launched 40 students have benefitted from the opportunity to study at world-renowned institutions.
SPDC will award 10 scholarships for one-year M.Sc studies in partnership with three universities in the UK—Imperial College London, University College, London and the University of Leeds for the academic year commencing September 2014.
The following courses will be offered:
To qualify for the scholarship, applicants must:
  • display intellectual ability and leadership potential
  • meet the University’s English language requirements (usually at least 6.5 in IELTS or equivalent TOEFL score valid for Sept 2014, admission)
  • be between 21-28 years by 30/09/2014
  • be indigenes of Rivers, Delta or Bayelsa States (proof of this will be required)
  • currently reside in Nigeria
  • return and take up permanent residence in Nigeria after completion of the proposed programme of study
  • have obtained a university degree equivalent to a UK Second Class Upper (Honours Degree) at a minimum
  • not have studied previously in the UK or any other developed country
  • have a valid Nigerian passport valid till December, 2015
  • be neither current nor former employees (who have left employment less than 5 years before) of SPDC, the Royal Dutch Shell Group of Companies or Karamat Ltd (copied from
  • not be a spouse, child or ward of staff of Shell Companies in Nigeria or Karamat Ltd.
Application Process
  • Submit application for admission to the respective university for any of the qualifying courses
  • Application forms for the scholarship will ONLY be available through the websites of the participating universities following an offer of admission
  • Universities will process applications and select candidates to attend an interview with a Consultant before being considered for final selection
  • Completed scholarship application forms must reach participating universities not later than January 24, 2014.
The scholarship will cover tuition fees, one return flight ticket from Nigeria to the UK and a contribution towards living expenses only*.
MORE INFORMATION CAN BE OBTAINED AT or through the individual universities.
*Please note that the stipends are based on the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) published living rates and are limited to this only.
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Monday, November 25, 2013

YouWiN Business Competition 2013

YouWin-Business-CompetitionYouWiN – Youth Enterprise with Innovation in Nigeria – is an innovative business plan competition, by the federal government of Nigeria, aimed at job creation by encouraging and supporting aspiring entrepreneurial youth in Nigeria to develop and execute business ideas.
The first round of the competition was awarded in 2011 with 1200 successful businesses.
Here comes 2013 YouWiN.

GRANT:  You can win between 1 Million and 10 Million Naira to fund your business ideas.

Introducing YouWin 3!
The 2013 YouWIN Business competition (third edition) has now been officially launched by the Presidency today, 25th November 2013, for both men and women entrepreneurs in Nigeria (between ages 18 and 40.)

Step 1: See Who is Eligible to 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 40 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.
YouWin Official Site

Stage One Deadline: February 14, 2014. 

UPDATE (2nd April 2014): LIST OF 6000 STAGE ONE WINNERS (Congratulations!)

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Thursday, November 21, 2013

List of Winners - 2013 NLNG Scholarshp

Congratulations to the 2013 winners of the NLNG Undergraduate Scholarship!
The list of winners is now out:
You should receive your letters on or before the 26th of November 2013.

If you are on the list and haven’t received your letter by then kindly call one of the numbers below.
07064058029, 07064045289, 08039053514, 08039055128. [no SMS please.]
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Friday, November 1, 2013

2014 NLNG Post-graduate Scholarship Scheme - UK

Applications are now being accepted into the Nigeria LNG Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme for entry into Masters Programmes in the United Kingdom in September 2014.
Application form for the scholarships can be downloaded here.  Completed application form, along with an attached coloured passport photograph of the applicant should be submitted via email to

Criteria for Award
Potential beneficiaries must:
  • Be entering into a Master’s programme in Engineering, Geosciences, Environmental Sciences,  Management Sciences, 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.A.s
  • Provide evidence that they are available to travel in September 2014 if selected
The Application Process
The application form is to be completed and submitted along with a coloured recent passport photo of the applicant. Documents are not to be attached to the form as these will not be accepted. Applications into the NLNG Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme will be received only via email at Exceptions will be given only to applicants with ‘special needs’.

Please note that due to the large number of applications, we are unable to enter into correspondence with applicants and will contact only those who are successfully shortlisted.

Application deadline is midnight on Friday, 15th November 2013. Applications received after this time will not be accepted.

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Saturday, October 5, 2013

2014/2015 PTDF Scholarship Scheme - Undergraduate and Postgraduate

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) is a Parastatal of the Ministry of Petroleum Resources established by Decree 25 of 1973 for the purposes of development, promotion and implementation of petroleum technology and manpower needs through research and training of Nigerians.
The Fund’s Scholarship Application website will be open between 2nd October, 2013 and 31st October, 2013 for 2013/2014 and 2014/2015 applicants.


The website is open to all applicants for the 2013/2014 academic session that experienced difficulties uploading relevant documents to their online application to attach and submit their documents. However, those who successfully applied and uploaded their documents need not apply again.


The Fund is also inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates for MSc and PhD Scholarships. A combined aptitude test will be conducted for both 2013/2014 and 2014/2015 MSc applicants as well as oral interview for PhD applicants. Scholarships will be awarded to candidates that meet the selection requirements for both 2013/2014 and 2014/15 in September 2014.

Application Forms can be accessed online using an ATM card or through purchase of a scratch card from designated main branches of First Bank of Nigeria Plc  in all the States and FCT, upon payment of a NON-REFUNDABLE sum of N1,000 (One Thousand Naira Only). Instructions on how to access the form online are clearly stated on the backside of the cards.

Applicants may please note that only those who meet the requirements below shall be shortlisted and invited for an Electronic Aptitude Test, in the case of Masters Degree candidates, while oral interview will be conducted for PhD (full time) on dates to be announced later.

1.  Possession of 5 credits in WAEC/SSCE/NECO including English Language and Mathematics
2. Must have concluded the 1st year of their study in any of the PTDF upgraded Federal Universities listed above.
3.   Must have scored a minimum CGPA of 3.0 on scale of 5 or 4.5 on a scale of 7 in their 1st Year.
4.   Must scan and attach a copy of their admission letter
5.  Students admitted into the University through Direct Entry i.e. 200 level must have either of the following:
                i.     Minimum of Upper Credit at the Diploma level
                ii.    Minimum of 10 points in interim Joint Matriculation Board (I.J.M.B) examination.
                iii.   Minimum of 8 points at the Advanced Level General Certificate of Education (G.C.E).
MSc (Overseas)

1.      A minimum of Second Class Upper (2.1) in an Oil and Gas related field OR a 2.2 with oil and gas industry experience.
2.      National Youth Service (NYSC) certificate.
3.      Applicants must be computer literate.
4.      Possession of O/level with Credit in English Language in WAEC/SSCE (C6) or NECO (C4);
5.      Applicants must not be above 30 years of age
Applicants without credit in English language as in (4) above but possess any of the following may apply

i. Test of English language as a foreign language (TOEFL)
ii. G.R.E (Graduate Record Examination)
iii. GMAT –for Management related courses
iv. International English Language Testing System (IELTS)


1.      Applicants must be in Nigerian Institutions, teaching oil and gas related disciplines;
2.      Applicants must possess minimum of 2.2 in their first degree and a good second degree certificate;
3.      Applicants must submit a research proposal relevant to the oil and gas industry (of not more than 5 pages) to include: Topic, introduction, objective, methodology and mode of data collection;
4.      Applicants must include a valid admission letter;
5.      Applicants must not be over 40 years of age; and;
6.      Applicants must include their Masters Degree project


Scholarships will be offered for admission into the under listed courses.

1.      Asset Management (Engineering Asset Management)
2.      Basin Evolution and Dynamics
3.      Diving and Underwater Technology
4.      Energy Systems Engineering
5.      Environmental Engineering
6.      Environmental Remote Sensing
7.      Fire & Explosion Engineering
8.      Health Safety and Environment
9.      Marine Computational Fluid Dynamics
10.  Maritime Operations
11.  Occupational Health and Safety
12.  Offshore and Ocean Technology
13.  Offshore Engineering
14.  Pipeline Engineering and Security
15.  Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
16.  Refinery Design and Operations
17.  Subsea Engineering
18.  Thermal Power (Gas Turbine Option)
19.  Welding Engineering
20.  Design of Rotating Machines
21.  Control Systems
22.  Hydraulic Engineering
23.  Fluid Mechanics and Energetic


The PhD research areas in addition to the afore-listed MSc program areas may also include any of the following related areas:

1.         Environmental Studies and HSE (Health, Safety and Environment).
2.         Marginal Fields Development.
3.         Flow Assurance and Pipeline Engineering.
4.         Geology and Petroleum Geology.
5.         Civil and Marine Engineering.
6.         Renewable Energy.
7.         Reservoir Engineering/Production Technology.
8.         Refining Technology.
9.         Ship Building and Marine Technology

(i) Candidates whose disciplines are not related to the above need not apply.
(ii) Selection will be based strictly on performance in the aptitude test and Oral Interview.

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4. Proceed with your application.
UPDATE (28th November 2013):: 
APTITUDE TEST: Candidates have been shortlisted for PTDF Overseas Scholarship Test.
Date: Saturday, 7th December 2013
Please check your emails or application status if you applied. 

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