Nigeria LNG Limited invites applications from qualified candidates for the NLNG Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme for entry into Masters Programmes in the United Kingdom in September 2017.
The scheme seeks to grow a pool of high potential graduates and professional with competitive advantage.
NLNG OVERSEAS POST GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
This scheme was launched in October 2012 and is being managed by the British Council. The first 10 beneficiaries and second 13 beneficiaries left to the United Kingdom for their studies in 2013 and 2014 respectively.
The scholarship is valued at between $60,000 and $69,000, depending on the course, and is tenable for programmes in top academic institutions in the UK. Courses covered by this scheme include Environmental Studies, Engineering, Management, Accountancy, Economics, Information Technology, Geology, Banking, Law and Medicine.
The first and second sets of beneficiaries have completed their studies and returned to Nigeria. The 2015 set of 15 beneficiaries has commenced their programmes in various UK universities.
NLNG POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY.
Prospective beneficiaries must:
Have a provisional admission from Select UK institutions as in thee-Application online form to study any of the following discipli nes: Engineering, Geosciences, Environmental Sciences, Management Sciences, Information Technology, Law and Medicine.
Possess a minimum of second class [upper division] in a relevant field of study
Have completed NYSC programme
Not less than a 8.0 IELTS
Not be more than 30 years of age
Be Nigerian nationals resident in Nigeria
Provide identification document from their LGA
Possess an international passport valid for travel, at least, one year from September 2017
Be able to obtain UK Tier-4 students visa upon being successful
Provide evidence that they are available to travel in September 2017 if selected
Not a direct relative to staff of Nigeria LNG Limited
HOW TO APPLY FOR NLNG POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP.
Interested persons should visit www.nigerialng.com to apply. Click on the “Our CSR” menu to select “Education” from the drop down menu, then click on Scholarship link on the page to access the application portal. All applications MUST include the following scanned copies as attachments:
International Passport bio-data page
Frist degree certificate
Provisional admission letter from select UK Institutions.
LGA Letter of identification
Entry closes May 12th, 2017.
To fill in valid contact details as these will be used to communicate status of application
Only shortlisted applicants shall be invited for the selection interview/test. Applicants are therefore advised to check their mailbox from time to time and on the NLNG website
Application will be disqualified:
For incomplete attachments
Non-adherence to criteria for award