Applications are currently submitted for the Fully-funded Shell SNEPCo Postgraduate Scholarship for Nigerian Students to study in UK 2018-2019 academic session. Applicants to to satisfactorily meet up with the eligibility criteria so as to ensure qualification for this program.
What you need to know about shell snepco scholarship:
The Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) announces its first Postgraduate Scholarship programme for Nigerians. The objective of the scheme is to provide an opportunity for qualifying students from any state and the federal capital territory to acquire a Master’s Degree in
courses that are relevant to the oil and gas industry, with specific focus on Geotechnical Engineering and Hydrography at renowned universities in the United Kingdom.
SNEPCo, in partnership with three universities, namely the University of Birmingham, Newcastle University and University of Plymouth, will award three (3) scholarships for one year M.Sc, studies for the academic year commencing September 2018.
The scholarship will cover full tuition fees, one return flight ticket from Nigeria to the UK and a contribution towards living expenses only.
To qualify for the scholarship, applicants must:
Display intellectual ability and leadership potential
Meet the University’s English language requirements (usually at least 65 in IELTS, with a minimum of 5.5 in each element, or a minimum of C6 grade in English Language in SSCE (WAEC/NECO), or equivalent TOEFL, score valid for Sept 2018 admission)
Be aged below 28 years by 30/09/2018
Possess a university degree equivalent to a UK Second Class Upper (Honours Degree) at a minimum Not hove studied previously in the UK or any other developed country
Have a valid Nigerian passport valid to December, 2018
Be neither current nor former employees (who have left employment less than 5 years before) of SPDC, the Royal Dutch Shell Group of Companies or the Nigerian Consultant;
Not be a spouse, child or ward of staff of Shell Companies in Nigeria or the Nigerian Consultant
Be of Nigerian nationality (proof of this will be required)
Currently reside in Nigeria
Be prepared to return and take up permanent residence in Nigeria after completion of the proposed programme of study.