Apply For 2015 Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) Niger Delta Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme

    The Shell Petroleum Development Company of
    Nigeria (SPDC) is delighted to announce the
    sixth 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 five years of this programme, 50 students
    have so far benefitted from the opportunity to
    study at top rated Universities in the UK on an
    all expenses paid scholarship.
    For the academic year commencing September
    2015, SPDC will award ten scholarships for one
    year MSc studies in partnership with three
    Universities in the UK – Imperial College London,
    University College, London and the University of
    The following courses qualify for the scholarship
    at the three institutions:
    Imperial College London
    *.MSc Petroleum Engineering
    *.MSc Petroleum Geoscience
    *.MSc Petroleum Geophysics
    University College London
    *.MSc Chemical/Process Engineering
    *.MSc Mechanical Engineering
    *.MSc Civil Engineering
    University of Leeds
    *.Msc Exploration Geophysics
    *.MSc Electronic/Electrical Engineering
    Eligibility Criteria
    To qualify for the scholarship, applicants must:
    *.Display intellectual ability and leadership
    *.Meet the individual University’s English
    language requirements (usually at least 6.5 in
    IELTS score valid for Sept 2015 admission).
    Please note that TOEFL is no longer recognised
    by most UK universities. Candidates are advised
    that failure to meet each University’s English
    language requirement first time at the time of
    selection will invalidate their application.
    *.Be aged between 21-28 years by 30th
    September, 2015
    *.Be an indigene of Rivers, Delta or Bayelsa
    States (documentary proof of this will be
    *.Currently reside in Nigeria
    *.Return to Nigeria on completion of the
    proposed programme of study
    *.Have obtained a university degree (at least of
    equivalent standard to a UK Second Class Upper
    (Honours Degree)
    *.Not have studied previously in’ the UK or any
    other developed country
    *.Have a Nigerian international passport valid to
    end December 2016
    *.Be neither a current nor former employee (who
    has left employment less than 5 years before) of
    SPDC, the Royal Dutch Shell Group of
    Companies, SCS or Karamat ltd;
    *.Not be a spouse, child or ward of staff of Shell
    Companies in Nigeria, SCS or Karamat ltd
    Application Closing Date
    Completed scholarship application forms must
    reach participating Universities not later than
    23rd January, 2015
    Method of Application
    *.Submit application for admission to the
    respective University for any of the qualifying
    *.Application forms for the scholarship will ONLY
    be available through the websites of the
    participating universities following an offer of
    admission by the University
    *.Universities will process applications and
    select candidates to attend an interview with a
    Consultant before being considered for final
    *.The scholarship will cover tuition fees, one
    return flight ticket from Nigeria to the UK and a
    contribution towards living expenses only
    info@nigerdeltaschola r.orgor 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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