Thursday, March 28, 2013

2013 ODUA Investment Company Scholarship

Odu'a Investment Company Limited - As part of our contribution to human capital development of our nation, Odu'a Investment Company Limited, is again offering scholarships to indigent but brilliant students under our Odua Scholarship Award Scheme "Nurturing the Leaders of Tomorrow" .

Criteria for Application
  • Applicants must be an indigene of any of the following Odu'a states: Oyo, Ogun, Ondo, Osun and Ekiti.
  • Applicants must be in their second year or above and must have a good record of conduct (OMOLUABI) in the University. Candidate found to be involved in any misconduct, cultism or misdemeanor will have his/her application cancelled. 
  • Applicants must have a minimum CGPA of second class upper division.
  • Applicants must currently be an undergraduate student in a Nigerian Federal or State University and must be studying any of the following courses:
    • Accounting
    • Agricultural Sciences
    • Social Sciences
    • Pharmaceutical Sciences
    • Technology or Engineering Sciences
    • Veterinary Medicine
    • Environmental Sciences
    • Insurance
    • Law
    • Medicine
    • Yoruba
SCHOLARSHIP: N100,000 per annum

How to Apply
Interested candidates should click the below link:

Only successful candidates would be notified through their email addresses and Phone Numbers for an aptitude/selection test.

Application Deadline: 8th April 2013 

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Monday, March 11, 2013

2013/2014 PTDF Scholarships in Nigeria & Overseas (UK & France) for Undergraduate, Masters & PhD

The PTDF Scholarship scheme 2013/2014 is now open for application for Undergraduate, Masters and PhD students to study in Nigeria and Overseas

Eligible Field of Study
List Of Approved Courses For  Sponsorship 

A. MSc
Scholarships will be offered for admission into the under listed courses (for overseas MSc). Candidates are advised, to apply for admission into Universities in the UK and France that offer these courses, while applying for the Petroleum Technology Development Fund Scholarship.
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
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 (France)
23.  Fluid Mechanics and Energetics (France)

B. PhD Priority Research Areas
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 & Marine Technology.

Scholarship Type: Undergraduate, Masters and PhD scholarships in Nigeria and Overseas

Selection Criteria and Eligibility
A.    UNDER GRADUATE  (Nigeria Only)
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).

B.     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  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)

C.     PhD
I.               Applicants must be in the academics in Nigerian Institutions, teaching an oil and gas related discipline;
II.               Applicants must possess minimum of 2.2 in their first degree and a good second degree certificate;
III.               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;
IV.               Applicants must include a valid admission letter;
V.               Applicants must not be over 40 years of age; and;
VI.               Applicants must include their masters degree project
Number of Scholarships: Several
Value of Scholarship
Full fee financial award and expense
Duration of Scholarship: for the duration of the degree programme
Eligible Countries
To be taken at (country): Overseas and Nigerian higher institutions

List of Nigerian Universities:
  • African University of Science and Technology – Petroleum Engineering
  • Institute of Petroleum Studies, Port Harcourt
  • University of Port Harcourt- Gas Eng
  • University of Ibadan- Petroleum Eng
  • University of Nigeria Nsukka- Geology
  • University of Benin- Chemical Engineering
  • University of Jos- Mining & Geology
  • University of Maiduguri – Geology
  • Ahmadu Bello University – Chemical Eng
  • Usman Dan Fodio University – Industrial Chemistry
  • University of Uyo – Chemical & Petroleum Eng
  • Bayero University Kano – Electrical Eng
Application Deadline
Closing date for applications is 5th April 2013.
Offered annually? Yes

How to Apply
Application Forms can be accessed online at APPLICATION WEBSITE .
Documents To Scan And Attach To The Application Form
Applicants are advised to scan copies of the following documents and attach to their online application forms:
  1. First Degree Certificate or Statement of Result
  2. NYSC discharge certificate
  3. WAEC/GCE/SSCE/NECO Results or provide PIN numbers on the application forms to enable PTDF view the results on the relevant website.
  4. Recent Passport Photograph
  5. Local Government Identification Letter
  6. Master’s Degree Certificate (PhD Applicants only)
  7. Admission Letter (PhD Applicants)
The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF)

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Monday, March 4, 2013

2013 Total E & P Nigeria National Merit Scholarship Application

Over the years, Total Upstream Companies in Nigeria have demonstrated a high level of commitment towards the educational development of Nigerian Students. This commitment has been demonstrated in several ways, one of which is the annual award of scholarships to deserving Nigerian students in secondary and tertiary institutions as well as those in postgraduate studies. The programme is aimed at promoting academic excellence and qualitative manpower development in our host communities and the nation.
The company hereby invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for its 2012/2013 National Merit Scholarship Awards for undergraduate students currently in their 1st and 2nd year of studies in recognized Nigeria Universities.

The NNPC/TEPNG National Merit Scholarship Award is open to duly admitted, recognized full time Nigerian students, pursuing undergraduate programmes in recognized universities, who are in their first or second year of studies and who are NOT beneficiaries of any other scholarships. In addition to the above conditions, applicants must show:
- Proof of SSCE or equivalent certificate,
- Proof of UME scores and
- Admission to the course of study

- Accounting
- Agricultural Sciences
- Business Administration
- Banking & Finance
- Engineering
- Computer Sciences
- Environmental Sciences
- Pure and Applied Sciences
- Land & Quantity Surveying
- Law
- Medical Sciences


Scholarship Application closes on the 23rd April 2013.
Selection tests will hold on a latter date at designated centres nationwide.
Please note that only short listed candidates would be contacted for the tests.

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