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NLNG Postgraduate Scholarships 2019/2020 for Nigerian Students to Study in UK


 Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) invites applications from qualified candidates for the NLNG Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme for entry into Masters Programmes in the United Kingdom in September 2019.

Application Deadline: 13th May, 2019.

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Nigeria

To be taken at (country): Scholarships are available in the following 3 UK Universities: University of Aberdeen, University of Cranfield and the University of Manchester.

Eligible Field of Study: Courses covered by this scheme include

  1. Environmental Studies
  2. Engineering
  3. Management Sciences
  4. Information Technology
  5. Geosciences,
  6. Law
  7. Medicine.

About the Award: 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.
Type: Masters

Eligibility Criteria: Prospective beneficiaries must –

  • Have a provisional admission from select UK institutions to study any of the following disciplines: Engineering, Geosciences, Environmental Sciences, Management Sciences, Information Technology, Law, Medicine
  • Possess a minimum of 2nd Class Upper degree in a relevant field of study
  • Have completed the NYSC programme
  • Not less than a 8.0 IELTS
  • Be no more than 30 years of age
  • Be Nigerian nationals resident in Nigeria
  • Provide identification documents from their LGAs
  • Possess an international passport valid for travel at least one year from September 2018
  • Be able to obtain a tier-4 visa upon being successful
  • Provide evidence that they are available to travel in September 2018  if selected
  • Not be a direct relative of staff of Nigeria LNG Limited

Number of Scholarships: Several

Value of Scholarship: The scholarship is valued at between $60,000 and $69,000, depending on the course.

Duration of Scholarship: Tenable for programmes in top academic institutions in the UK

How to Apply: It is important to go through the Application Requirements and note all necessary documents before applying.

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Important Notes: All requested documents must be attached. Only shortlisted applicants shall be invited for the selection interview. Applicants are therefore advised to be on the lookout for the short list on the NLNG website.


    i will to do my masters abroad.

  2. Emmanuel Okeoghene Efeonah says

    is the IELTS the only test for the scholarship, n wat if someone has an IELTS score.

  3. Esther says

    I want to know if there are scholarships for those in Arts

  4. remi says

    Please are medical doctors (with MBBS degree) eligible? Since some of us desire to av a masters and probably a Ph.d in some paramedical courses. Thank you.

  5. remi says

    Can medical doctor be a partaker of this? I want to hold my masters and postgraduate studies in UK.pls reply to my inbox.thanks

  6. engr says

    how do i apply?

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