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Thursday, 9 October 2014

NNPC/ESSO National Postgraduate Scholarship Awards 2014/2015

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Esso Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited (EEPNL), in partnership with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) offers the NNPC/ESSO International Postgraduate Scholarships to qualified Nigerian students.

This International Scholarship is in continuation of its efforts to provide opportunities for developing careers in the petroleum industry, to outstanding Nigerian graduates who wish to pursue their dream of postgraduate masters studies abroad in the disciplines listed below.

Eligibility
Essential requirements include:
1.Must be a graduate from a Nigerian University

2.Must possess a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of second class upper division in any of the Engineering and Geosciences disciplines listed below.

3.Must have provisional admission to undertake full-time postgraduate study at a reputable foreign University (MSc or MEng) in the 2014/2015 academic session.

NOTE:
Employees of ExxonMobil subsidiary companies in Nigeria and their dependents are NOT eligible for this scholarship.

Eligible groups
Citizens of Nigeria ONLY (who meet the eligibility above)

Participating Institutions
All accredited Universities abroad (outside the shores of Nigeria)

Fields of study
Scholarships are to outstanding Nigerian graduates in the following disciplines:
• Geosciences
• Engineering (Petroleum, Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Electronics, Civil/Structural, Sub-sea and Marine)

Sponsorship duration
Will last throughout the duration of the masters program

Scholarship benefits
The EEPNL Scholarship award applies to tuition, books, accommodation and living expenses for the duration of the selected course of study.


Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click Here To Apply Online

Shortlisted candidates will be required to upload the following documents along with their application, in the portal:

*Valid Identification Card
*Admission letter for postgraduate study
*Bachelor’s Degree Certificate
*Official Statement of Results from the University (Official Transcript would be obtained prior to award to the successful candidate)
*WAEC results

Names of short-listed candidates for the qualifying test will be published in National Dailies. The candidates will also be contacted with details of the qualifying test via SMS text and email.

Employees of ExxonMobil subsidiary companies in Nigeria and their dependents are not eligible for this scholarship.

EEPNL, subsidiary of ExxonMobil is operator of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation Oil Mining Lease (OML) 133 and the Erha Project Its co-venturer on the block is Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCO)


Application Deadline
Friday, October 24, 2014.

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