NLNG Postgraduate Scholarship 2016 Award – How to Apply

Application is currently ongoing for the NLNG
Postgraduate Scholarship 2016 Award and
eligible candidates can now send their
application using the procedure provided in this
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.
Criteria For Award
Prospective beneficiaries must:
Have a provisional admission from select UK
institutions to study any of the following
Environmental Sciences,
Management Sciences,
Information Technology,
Possess a minimum of 2nd Class Upper degree in
a relevant field of study
Have completed the NYSC programme
Be not 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 2016
Provide evidence that they are available to travel
in September 2016 if selected
Not be a spouse, child nor ward of staff of
Nigeria LNG Limited

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