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AGIP Postgraduate Scholarships for Young Nigerian Students (Study in Nigeria & Overseas) 2017/2018

The Nigerian AGIP Exploration Limited, Operator of the NNPC/NAE/Oando PSC Is Offering 2017/2018 Postgraduate Scholarship Award Scheme for Nigerian graduate students to study in Nigeria and Overseas.

Application Deadline: 30th June, 2017

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Nigeria

To be taken at (country): Nigeria and Overseas higher institutions

Eligible Fields of Study: Only candidates with offer of admission in disciplines related to the following areas should apply;

  • Geosciences
  • Engineering (Petroleum, Civil, Structural, Mechanical, Sub Sea, Electrical/Electronics, Marine, Chemical)
  • Petroleum Economics
  • Law (Oil and Gas/Petroleum)

About Scholarship: Nigerian Agip Exploration (NAE) Limited, on behalf of the NNPC/NAE/Oando PSC, is committed to the training and development of manpower as part of its Social Investment programme. Nigerian Agip Exploration (NAE) Limited, has supported the education of hundreds of Nigerian students through its Post Graduate scholarship scheme. Nigerian Agip Exploration (NAE) Limited, along with its PSC partners, initiated this scholarship programme to help build capacities of young and brilliant Nigerians and further boost the pool of qualified manpower for deep offshore activities in the Nigerian Oil & Gas industry.

The award is in two categories: –

1. Overseas – For study in a reputable overseas university
2. Local – For study in a recognized Nigerian university

Type: Postgraduate (Masters)

Selection and Eligibility Criteria: To qualify, applicants MUST:

  1. Possess a minimum of Second Class Upper Bachelors degree from a recognized Nigerian University.
  2. Must have secured admission into a Nigerian or Overseas University (based on the category being applied for) for a one year Master’s Degree programme in any of the disciplines listed below.
  3. Not above 28 years of age by 31 December 2017.
  4. Have completed the one year National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme.

Number of Scholarships: Several

Value of Scholarship: The NAE scholarship award applies to tuition, books, field trips, accommodation, living expenses and a return economy ticket for selected one-year course of study.

Duration of Scholarship: for the period of study. The Computer Based Test for shortlisted candidates shall be conducted on 15th July, 2017.

How to Apply: To apply, candidates should follow the application steps in the Scholarship Webpage (Link below)

Visit Scholarship Webpage for Details

Sponsors: Nigerian AGIP Exploration Limited

Important Notes:

ONLY Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the aptitude test.
2. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted with details of the qualifying test via SMS and Email (Ensure to provide valid email and phone contacts).
3. Employees of NAE and other affiliate companies and their dependents are not eligible.
4. Current and past beneficiaries of similar awards from NAE, other companies and agencies are not eligible.
5. Please ensure you understand the Instructions carefully before you start this application to avoid errors and disqualification.
6. Strict compliance with above guidelines is required.
7. Application closes midnight, 30th June, 2017.

Completion of the application form and test invitation shall NOT be construed as a commitment on the part of the NNPC/NAE/OANDO PSC nor shall it entitle applicants to make any claims whatsoever and/or seek any indemnity from NAE and/or any of its partners by virtue of responding to this invitation to apply for Post Graduate scholarship award.

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