Applications are now being accepted into the Nigeria LNG Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme for entry into Masters Programmes in the United Kingdom in September 2015.
Application form for the scholarships can be downloaded here. Completed application form, along with an attached coloured passport photograph of the applicant should be submitted via email to [button size=”normal” type=”info” value=”email@example.com” href=”#”]. Please click here for Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs).
Criteria for Award
Potential beneficiaries must:
- Be entering into a Master’s programme in Engineering, Geosciences, Environmental Sciences, Management Sciences, Information Technology, Law and Medicine.
- Possess a 2nd Class Upper degree in a relevant field of study
- Have completed the NYSC programme.
- Be no more than 30 years of age
- Be Nigerian nationals resident in Nigeria
- Provide identification documents from their LGAs
- Possess an international travel passport valid for at least one year after September 2015
- Provide evidence that they are available to travel in September 2015 if selected
The Application Process
The application form is to be completed and submitted along with a coloured recent passport photo of the applicant. Documents are not to be attached to the form as these will not be accepted. Applications into the NLNG Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme will be received only via email at [button size=”normal” type=”info” value=”firstname.lastname@example.org” href=”#”]. Exceptions will be given only to applicants with ‘special needs’.
Midnight on Friday, 21st November 2014. Applications received after this time will not be accepted.
The Selection Process
Candidates whose applications are successful will be invited to sit for a test. On the basis of the results of the test, applicants will be invited for interviews from which the final selection will be made.
Please note that only those who make it into the various stages of the selection process will be contacted.
INFORMATION SOURCE: THE GUARDIAN THURSDAY, NOV 6, 2014, BRITISH COUNCIL NIGERIA
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