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Apply: Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) 2017 Postgraduate Scholarship


Apply: Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) 2017 Postgraduate Scholarship

The Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) announces its first Postgraduate Scholarship programme for Nigerians. The objective of the scheme is to provide an opportunity for qualifying students from any state and the federal capital territory to acquire a Master’s Degree in courses that are relevant to the oil and gas industry, with specific focus on Geotechnical Engineering and Hydrography at renowned universities in the United Kingdom.
Apply: Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) 2017 Postgraduate Scholarship
Apply: Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) 2017 Postgraduate Scholarship
Apply: Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) 2017 Postgraduate Scholarship
Apply: Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) 2017 Postgraduate Scholarship
Apply: Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) 2017 Postgraduate Scholarship

SNEPCo, in partnership with three universities, namely the University of Birmingham, Newcastle University and University of Plymouth, will award three (3) scholarships for one year M.Sc, studies for the academic year commencing September 2017.

2017 Shell Nigeria Exploration and Producing Company (SNEPCo) Postgraduate Scholarship Programme

The following courses qualify for award of scholarships at the three institutions:

University of Birmingham                                                                          M.Sc Geotechnical Engineering

Newcastle University                                                                                      M.Sc Geotechnical Engineering

University of Plymouth                                                                                M.Sc Hydography

Eligibility
To qualify for the scholarship, applicants must:

Display intellectual ability and leadership potential
Meet the University’s English language requirements (usually at least 65 in IELTS, with a minimum of 5.5 in each element, or a minimum of C6 grade in English Language in SSCE (WAEC/NECO), or equivalent TOEFL, score valid for Sept 2017 admission)
Be aged below 28 years by 30/09/201 7
Possess a university degree equivalent to a UK Second Class Upper (Honours Degree) at a minimum Not hove studied previously in the UK or any other developed country
Have a valid Nigerian passport valid to December, 2018
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 the Nigerian Consultant;
Not be a spouse, child or ward of staff of Shell Companies in Nigeria or the Nigerian Consultant
Be of Nigerian nationality (proof of this will be required)
Currently reside in Nigeria
Be prepared to return and take up permanent residence in Nigeria after completion of the proposed programme of study

How to Apply

Submit application for admission to the any of the prospective universities for any of the above 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 endorse eligible candidates to attend an interview before being considered for final selection
Completed scholarship application forms must reach participating universities not later than 30th June 2017.
Follow the links below to reach participating universities:

University of Birmingham
Newcastle University
University of Plymouth

Note

The scholarship will cover full tuition fees, one return flight ticket from Nigeria to the UK and a contribution towards living expenses only*.
*Please not that the stipends are based on the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) published living rates and are limited to this only
Application Deadline 30th June, 2017.

 

Study for a University of South Wales UK degree with a UNICAF scholarship, and pay only a fraction of the cost.

 

Study for a University of South Wales UK degree with a UNICAF scholarship, and pay only a fraction of the cost.

UNICAF offers you the opportunity to earn a degree from one of the UK’s largest universities, the University of South Wales, with up to 80% of your tuition fees covered by a scholarship.
UNICAF is one of the most generous scholarship programmes available today. With the financial support of a UNICAF scholarship and by utilising the UNICAF state-of-the-art digital learning platform, students in sub-Saharan Africa, and almost anywhere in the world, can have access to internationally recognised higher education.
UNICAF partners with USW in the UK, University of Nicosia in Europe and Unicaf University in Africa to offer online, quality undergraduate and post graduate degrees, to the benefit of thousands of students in Africa and all other continents.

Over 35 million USD worth of scholarships have been awarded to eligible students so far. More than 9000 people have managed to make their dreams come true, thanks to UNICAF.

Why Study with UNICAF?

Low Cost – through the UNICAF Scholarship Programme you pay only a small portion of the fees
Accreditation – you earn an internationally recognised undergraduate or postgraduate degree from reputable UNICAF partner universities
Easy Access – you have 24/7 online access to course material, via the state-of-the-art, very easy to navigate UNICAF digital platform
Easy Registration – you apply, receive admission and a UNICAF scholarship, (if eligible) and can commence your studies.
And as an extra bonus, every registered student receives a FREE Windows 10 tablet, upon payment of the required deposit.
What are you waiting for? Click HERE to apply now!

Apply: David Oyedepo Foundation 2017 Scholarships in Nigeria – for Non-Nigerian Students

Apply: David Oyedepo Foundation 2017 Scholarships in Nigeria – for Non-Nigerian Students

David Oyedepo Foundation is offering full tuition scholarship for African students to study at the Covenant University and Landmark University for undergraduate degrees.

Application Deadline: 15th June, 2017

Offered Annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: The scholarships are open to citizens and residents of African Countries

To be taken at (country): Nigeria

Schools: Covenant University or Landmark University

Field of Study: Programs covered by the DOF Special Scholarship Award are: Chemical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Information & Communications Technology, Petroleum Engineering, Architecture, Applied Biology and Biotechnology, Microbiology, Computer Science, Economics, Accounting, Animal Science, Soil Science, Crop Science, Agricultural And Biosystem Engineering, Electrical And Information Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biochemistry

About the Award: The David Oyedepo Foundation scholarship program is our major platform for promoting the Foundation’s vision and goals. The scholarship program awards full ride scholarships to qualified individuals who are indigenes and residents of African countries. The scholarship seeks to develop youth leaders who are ready to put their learned skills to work in leading organizations, communities and their local countries. The scholarship grants students the opportunity to study at Covenant and Landmark University, Nigeria.

Offered Since: 2015

Type: Scholarship is available for pursuing undergraduate program at the Covenant University and Landmark University.

Eligibility: The David Oyedepo Foundation Special Scholarship Award is open to Young Africans who:

Are eligible to commence undergraduate studies in 2017.
Are citizens and permanent residents of any African Nation
Are not Nigerian citizens
Are eligible to receive a Nigerian student visa
Are proficient in oral and written English
Have a record of exceptional performance at the secondary school level which is benchmarked by:
70% recorded average or 3.5GPA/5.0 in Secondary/High School Transcript
Already have begun admission applications to Covenant or Landmark University (Scholarships would not be awarded until proof of admission to Landmark University is provided at the end of the competition).
In good health.
Not already enrolled in undergraduate degree programs.

Selection Criteria: Selection panels will use the following criteria to evaluate applications (not in order of importance):

A proven record of satisfactory scholastic ability
Displayed financial need
Outstanding character
A proven record of leadership and community involvement.
A commitment to influence home country with skills learned and capacities developed.
Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Program:

Full academic tuition as stipulated by school for selected course.
1 round trip ticket throughout duration of study
Monthly upkeep allowance

Duration of Program: The scholarship is for 4 or 5 years (subject to the university’s stipulated time for course completion).

How to Apply: Read the application instructions and complete the online applications. http://davidoyedepofoundation.org/portal/scholarship. Applicants must submit the application form and all required documents stated on the webpage.

All essays and required submissions must be completed by the applicant.

Under no circumstance is any third party expected to write essays on behalf of applicants.

Each applicant must be available for online interviews that would be scheduled upon completion of application.

Proof of Admission to Landmark University is required only at the point of award.

Hence applications can be submitted before admission letters have been received.
Sponsors: The David Oyedepo Foundation

Apply: Japanese Government Undergraduate And Postgraduate Scholarships 2017

Apply: Japanese Government Undergraduate And Postgraduate Scholarships 2017

Applications are invited from International students who wants to obtain an undergraduate, Masters or PhD degree at any Japanese Institution.

This scholarship program will cover the following:

– Monthly Allowances
– Tuition fees
– Transportation to & fro
– Other fees

Eligibility

– Applicants must be International students.

– Applicants must be in good health

– Applicants must have applied for a course in any Japanese Institution.
– Applicants must be proficient in English Language

Application Process

Click here to Visit Undergraduate Application Page

Click here to Visit Postgraduate Application Page

Completed MEXT scholarship application forms can be submitted by hand or by post to:

The Information and Culture Section,
Embassy of Japan office,
No.9 Bobo Street (off Gana Street) Maitama, Abuja (PMB 5070, Wuse, FCT)

Note: If you are not a Nigerian, Kindly visit this link to access your country application page.

Application Deadline

The application deadline for this scholarship program is 9th June 2017.

For More Information Visit The Official Website

NHEF 3rd Annual Scholarship Essay Competition 2017 (How to Apply)

NHEF 3rd Annual Scholarship Essay Competition 2017 (How to Apply)

This year, the Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEF) is inserting itself in relevant conversations going on in Nigeria, and globally. Through the 3rd edition of the Annual Essay Competition, the NHEF is giving the Nigerian youth a voice and a platform to participate in these socially-relevant debates.

After much consideration, the NHEF is pleased to announce the following topics guaranteed to spur critical thinking and awakening in the participants. Our topics are themed around Gender, The Nigerian Economy, and Information Privacy:

“There is a problem with gender as it is today and we must do something to fix it.” Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

“The Nigerian economy is achieving projected diversification for growth and development.” Discuss

“The proliferation of online platforms is in constant tension with the right to privacy: one must give way for the other to thrive.”

NHEF Essay Competition Eligibility.

All students enrolled in their penultimate year at any NHEF Partner University are qualified to participate in the essay contest.

* NHEF Partner Universities include Ahmadu Bello University, Bayero University, University of Ibadan, University of Nigeria, Nsukka and the University of Port Harcourt.

NHEF Essay Competition – Contest Price.

Grand prize winner of the 2017 Essay Competition will be awarded a cash prize of N100,000 with a year of paid tuition. First runner-up will be awarded a cash prize of N75,000 with a year of paid tuition. Second runner-up will be awarded N50,000 with a year of paid tuition.

NHEF Essay Competition – Criteria & Submission procedure.

All essays must comply with the following contest rules before submission:

• No literary form other than an essay will be accepted.
• Each piece of writing must reflect the contestant’s ability to explore and discuss ideas and ethical concepts.
• Essay must demonstrate the conduct of research and a sufficiently detailed summary.
• Essays must be 2000 words in length, double-spaced, (12pt Times New Roman), and numbered pages with one-inch margins excluding bibliography & title page.
• Each essay must include a Title Page, a Bibliography and a scanned copy of the contestant’s current student ID. The student’s registration ID# must appear at the header section of each page.
• Entries must be submitted in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
• References in the essay should be included and clearly identified.
• All entries must be submitted via e-mail to essay@thenhef.org by 11:59 p.m. (WAT) on May 15th , 2017.
Students are encouraged to study rules on how to avoid plagiarism as the essays will be checked for intellectual authenticity. This link contains a helpful guide.

Note: Enrollment will be verified with the University’s registrar.

Disclaimer: Submitted essays will become the property of the NHEF. The NHEF may reprint the essays in its mediums and publications. Appropriate citations will be given to all the writers.

*Students enrolled in their penultimate year are third year undergraduates of a 4-year degree program or Fourth year undergraduates of a 5-year degree program. NHEF will verify enrollment of each contestant with the University Registrar.

NDDC 2017 Post-Graduate Foreign Scholarship for Masters and Ph.D forms.nddc.gov.ng

NDDC 2017 Post-Graduate Foreign Scholarship for Masters and Ph.D forms.nddc.gov.ng

Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) was established in 2000 with the mission of facilitating the rapid, even and sustainable development of the Niger Delta into a region that is economically prosperous, socially stable, ecologically regenerative and politically peaceful.

As part of our Human Resource Development initiatives, the Niger Delta Development Commission 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.

Applications are invited for:
2017 Post-Graduate Foreign Scholarship Programme (Ph.D)

Description
The scheme is for suitably qualified applicants with relevant Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree from recognized Universities in the following professional disciplines:
Agricultural Sciences
Engineering
Geosciences
Information Technology
Law
Environmental Sciences
Management Sciences
Medicine

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.
Member of National Assembly/State House of Assembly
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).

2017 Post-Graduate Foreign Scholarship Programme (Masters)
Description

The scheme is for suitably qualified applicants with relevant Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree from recognized Universities in the following professional disciplines:
Agricultural Sciences
Engineering
Geosciences
Information Technology
Law
Management Sciences
Environmental Sciences
Medicine
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.
Member of National Assembly/State House of Assembly
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).

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.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply
1.) Application must be made on-line 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 HERE

For Further Enquiry, Please Contact:
Director, Education, Health and Social Services (NDDC) gochua.okejoto@nddc.gov.ng , seledi.thompson@nddc.gov.ng Tel: 084668158

Application Deadline: 27th May, 2017.

Application for Commonwealth Scholarships in Low and Middle Income Countries 2017

Application for Commonwealth Scholarships in Low and Middle Income Countries 2017

These Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships allow successful applicants to benefit from the expertise provided by universities in low and middle income countries around the Commonwealth. They are majority funded by the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP).

The scholarships give talented students – who can be from any Commonwealth country other than the host country – the opportunity to gain a Master’s degree while developing new skills and experiencing life in another country.

The scholarships

The scholarships are fully-funded. They provide full tuition fees, a return economy flight, an arrival allowance, and a regular stipend (living allowance).
They are for Master’s courses only and are not applicable to distance learning courses.
Eligibility

Applicants must be a citizen of a Commonwealth country other than the host country.
Applicants must hold a Bachelors degree of at least upper second level.

2017 scholarships

Six scholarships are currently on offer – four in South Africa and two in Sri Lanka – at ACU member institutions in these countries.

South Africa, four scholarships available – find out more

Universities
Scholarships are tenable at:

Cape Peninsula University of Technology
Durban University of Technology
University of KwaZulu-Natal
University of Pretoria
University of South Africa
University of the Western Cape
North-West University
Rhodes University
Stellenbosch University
Tshwane University of Technology
University of Cape Town
University of Johannesburg
University of the Witwatersrand Johannesburg
University of Venda
Subjects
Research Masters in fields linked to:

Birds as Key to Biodiversity Conservation
Climate and Earth Systems Sciences
Food Security
Invasion Biology
Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
Tree Health Biotechnology
The scholarships
Four scholarships are available, starting in January/February 2018
The scholarships provide full tuition fees, a return economy flight, an arrival allowance and a regular stipend (living allowance)
The scholarships are for Master’s study only and are not applicable to distance learning courses
The scholarships are for new students only and cannot be used to fund a course you have already started
No additional funding will be provided for applicants with families
Scholarships are for a maximum of two years
SRI LANKA
Eligibility
Applicants must be a citizen of a Commonwealth country other than South Africa and must not be currently resident in South Africa.

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Universities and subjects
Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM) at University of Sri Jayewardenepura

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Institute of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IBMBB) at University of Colombo

MSc Cellular and Molecular Immunology
MSc Molecular Life Sciences
The Scholarships

Two scholarships are available, starting in January/February 2018
The scholarships provide full tuition fees, a return economy flight, an arrival allowance and a regular stipend (living allowance)
The scholarships are for Master’s study only and are not applicable to distance learning courses
The scholarships are for new students only and cannot be used to fund a course you have already started
No additional funding will be provided for applicants with families
Scholarships are for a maximum of two years
Eligibility
Applicants must be a citizen of a Commonwealth country other than Sri Lanka.
Applicants must hold a Bachelors degree of at least upper second level.

How to applyComplete the application form in as much detail as possible and submit it by email to addsec-dev@mohe.gov.lk

David Oyedepo Foundation 2017 Scholarship Scheme

David Oyedepo Foundation 2017 Scholarship Scheme – www.davidoyedepofoundation.org

David Oyedepo Foundation scholarship scheme application form is out.

“I believe education is the key to unlocking the destiny of Africa. A major investment in the education of our people would go a long way in improving the economic situation of many African Nations” – Dr David Oyedepo

The David Oyedepo Foundation scholarship program is our major platform for promoting the Foundation’s vision and goals. The scholarship program awards full ride scholarships to qualified individuals who are indigenes and residents of African countries. The scholarship seeks to develop youth leaders who are ready to put their learned skills to work in leading organizations, communities and their local countries. The scholarship grants students the opportunity to study at Covenant and Landmark University, Nigeria.

David Oyedepo Foundation Scholarship Eligibility & Requirements.

The David Oyedepo Foundation Scholarship program is open to Young Africans who meet the following criteria:

Are citizens and permanent residents of any African Nation

Are between the ages of 18 and 25 at the time of application submission

Are eligible to receive a Nigerian student visa

Are proficient in reading, writing and speaking English

Have a record of exceptional performance at the secondary school level which is benchmarked by:

At least 20 points above JAMB cut off points (for Nigerians only)
80% recorded average or 4.0GPA/5.0 in Secondary/High School Transcript

Already have begun admission applications to Covenant or Landmark University
Note: The application for the scholarship does not guarantee admission to the specified Universities; all admission to the University is to be secured independently by going through the University’s admission process. Hence, award of the scholarship is CONDITIONAL on University admission.

Applicants not meeting the above technical eligibility requirements will not be forwarded to the selection committee.

Financial Provisions of the David Oyedepo Foundation Scholarship.

Full Academic fees for a maximum of 5 years. (In accordance to the University stipulated time for duration of chosen course).

The scholarship does not cover;

Travel allowances

Feeding allowances

Medical/Health Insurance or allowance

Any other fees outside University generated Academic fees for a course at any level.
APPLICATION SUBMISSION DEADLINE

Click Here: www.davidoyedepofoundation.org To Apply

NLNG Post Primary Scholarship Awards 2017

Nigeria LNG Limited supports education through several initiatives. One of them is Scholarships. NLNG has a four-tier scholarship programme which channels support for human capital development and encourage high performance, ultimately growing a pool of high potential students, graduates and professionals with competitive advantage.

NLNG Post Primary Scholarship Awards 2017

The scheme aims at supporting high performing basic six pupils in company’s host communities and the oil-producing states of Nigeria to access post-primary education uninterruptedly.
The scheme kicked off in 2012 with 28 beneficiaries and has grown to a total of 172 beneficiaries by 2015.
Prospective pupils are admitted onto the scheme based on excellent performance at the annual National Examinations Council’s (NECO) Common Entrance Examinations.
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NLNG Undergraduate Scholarship Awards 2017

This was founded as a critical component of education intervention programme for our host communities in 1998 and later opened up to the rest of Nigeria in 2003.
A total of 2,833 undergraduates from various universities in Nigeria have benefited from the scholarship scheme with a spend of over N600 million. The introduction of online application and use of social media (Facebook) for information dissemination in 2012 made the selection process more efficient and cost effective, and increased awareness. The value of the scholarship has been reviewed upward from N100, 000 to N300, 000 per awardee for an academic year and it runs throughout the duration of the student’s course.

Eligibility

– Applicants must be Nigerians

– Applicants must be First year undergraduates and High performing basic 6 pupils.
– Applicants must have good academic students.

Application Process

Click: http://www.nlng.com/Our-CSR/Pages/Scholarships.aspx to apply for the Undergraduate Scholarship
Click: https://connect.nlng.com to apply for the Post-primary Scholarship

  • Application Deadline

The application deadline for this scholarship program is 30th April, 2017.