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Application for Scholarship (5th Phase)-(Science & Technology Scholarship Scheme) at MTN Nigeria Foundation

MTN Nigeria Foundation

Science & Technology Scholarship Scheme

Application for Scholarship (5th Phase)

The MTN Nigeria Foundation Limited by Guarantee (MTNF Ltd/ Gte) was established by MTN Nigeria Communications Limited, in July 2004 to drive MTN Nigeria’s Corporate Social Investment (CSI) initiatives aimed at improving the quality of life in communities across the country.

Project Description and Location

Under the MTNF Science and Technology Scholarship Scheme, the Foundation has awarded scholarships to over 3,536 Science & Technology students in public universities, polytechnics and colleges of education across the six geo­political zones in Nigeria from Inception to date. The scholarship award is worth N200,000.00 (Two hundred Thousand Naira only) per student for the duration of one(l) academic year and it covers tuition, book allowance and stipend.

Application for the 2013/2014 session is now open and 500 successful applicants will receive their awards during the 2013/2014 academic year.

Scholarships will also be renewed for the existing 1,087 students who have maintained a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.5 or its equivalent (second class upper/upper credit).

Project Objective

The MTN Foundation Science & Technology Scholarship seeks to attract high performing second year students studying full time in public tertiary institutions in Nigeria. The scholarship is aimed at recognizing and rewarding academic excellence while providing financial assistance to students who might otherwise be unable to pay for their tertiary education.

Geographic Coverage

New Scholarships will be made available to qualified and successful candidates in all states across the Federation including the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.


1.       Applicants from public Universities and Colleges of Education in Nigeria must be full time undergraduates in 200 level/2nd year.

2.       Applicants from public Universities and Colleges of Education must have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) score of 3.5 or its equivalent (2:1)

3.       Applicants from public Polytechnics must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 (upper credit) from the Ordinary National Diploma (OND) programme and must have secured admission into the Higher National Diploma programme (HND).

4.       Direct entry level students must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 (upper credit) from the OND programme and must have secured admission into 200 level/2nd year in a public University

Only applications from students studying one of the under listed courses will be considered:

1.       Accountancy/Accounting

2.       Agric. Extension and Rural Development

3.       Agricultural Science

4.       Agronomy

5.       Animal Breeding and Genetics

6.       Animal Nutrition

7.       Animal Production and Health

8.       Aquaculture and Fisheries Management

9.       Applied Physics

10.     Architecture

11.     Chemical Engineering

12.     Civil Engineering

13.     Computer and Electronics

14.     Computer and Information Science

15.     Computer and Mathematics

16.     Computer Engineering

17.     Computer Science

18.     Electrical Engineering

19.     Electrical/Electronics Engineering

20.     Electronics and Computer Technology

21.     Electronics Engineering

22.     Engineering Physics

23.     Industrial Mathematics

24.     Industrial Physics

25.     Information Technology

26.     Mathematics

27.     Mathematics Engineering

28.     Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

29.     Petroleum and Gas Engineering

30.     Physics Electronics

31.     Geophysics

32.     Physics/Computational Modeling

33.     Pure/ Applied Physics

34.     Statistics

35.     Statistics and Computer Science

36.     System Engineering

Method of Application

Interested students who meet the above criteria should please visit our website at to complete and submit an online application form:

  • The application portal opens on Monday, April 14, 2014 and closes on Sunday, May 04, 2014. Applicant’s details will be verified and shortlisted candidates will be invited for an assessment test .They will be required to come with two recent passport photographs, as well as the original and photocopy of the following documents listed below:
  • Valid student identity card
  • Any other means of identification (National ID, International passport or Driver’s license
  • Duly signed letter from the relevant Head of department in your school
  • Admission letter from JAMB and Institution of study
  • Admission letter for the HND programme(applies to Polytechnic students only)

General Instructions

  • Applications for the MTN Nigeria Foundation Science and Technology Scholarship Scheme can only be done online at
  • Application closes on Sunday, May 04, 2014.
  • Incomplete applications will be disregarded and cancelled
  • Upon receipt of applications from interested students, MTNF shall evaluate and shortlist qualifying students who will be subsequently invited for an assessment test.
  • Names of successful candidates after the assessment test will be published in some National newspapers and they will also be contacted by the MTN Foundation via email.

Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted and MTNF shall be solely responsible for final selection of successful awardees.

For more information please visit our website at

Fraud Alert:

Please note that the MTN Foundation does not use any placement agency and we do not charge applicants an advance fee of any kind (.e.g. application fees, placement fees, test fees e.t.c)

2075/2014 Post Graduate Scholarship Award Scheme at Nigerian Agip Exploration Company Limited

Nigerian Agip Exploration Company Limited 


Operator of the NNPC/NAE/OANDO PSC

2075/2014 Post Graduate Scholarship Award Scheme

Nigerian Agip Exploration Limited (NAE), on behalf of the NNPC/NAE/OANDO PSC, is committed to the training and development of manpower as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme.

In pursuance of this, NAE invites applications from suitably qualified and interested Nigerian graduates for the 2013/2014 Post Graduate Scholarship Award Scheme. The award is in two categories – Nigerian and Overseas


To qualify, applicants must:

  • Possess a minimum of Second Class Upper Bachelors degree from a recognized Nigerian University.
  • Must have secured admission into a Nigerian or Overseas University (based on the category being applied for) for a one year Master’s Degree programme in any of the disciplines listed below.
  • Not above 25 years of age by December 2013.

Course of Study

Only candidates with offer of admission following areas should apply:

  • Geosciences
  • Engineering (Petroleum, Mechanical, Civil, Sub Sea, Electrical, Marine, Chemical)
  • Petroleum Economics
  • Oil and Gas
  • Law


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

  • Birth Certificate
  • Passport photograph (with white background)
  • Bachelor’s Degree Certificate
  • Proof of Provisional Admission
  • Successful candidates will be contacted with details of the qualifying test via SMS text and email.

Please note:

  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to take an aptitude test
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the aptitude test
  • Strict compliance with above guidelines is required
  • Employees of NAE and  other affiliate companies and their dependents are not eligible for this scholarship

Method of Application

If you are qualified and interested, please visit our scholarship website at:

This advertisement shall not be construed as a commitment on part of nae, nor shall it entitle Applicants to make any claims whatsoever and/or seek any indemnity from nae and/or any of its Partners by virtue of such Applicants having responded to this Advert.


2014/15 SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME at Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF)

Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF)


The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) is a Parastatal   of   the   Ministry   of   Petroleum   Resources established by Decree 25 of 1973 for the purposes of development,   promotion   and   implementation   of petroleum technology and manpower needs through research and training of Nigerians.

The Fund’s Scholarship Application website will be open between 2nd and 23rd October, 2013 for 2013/2014 and 2014/2015 applicants


The website is open to all applicants for the 2013/2014 academic session that experienced difficulties uploading relevant documents to their online application to attach and submit their documents. However, those who successfully applied and uploaded their documents need not apply again.


The Fund is also inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates for MSc and PhD Scholarships. A combined aptitude test will be conducted for both 2013/2014 and 2014/2015 MSc applicants as well as oral   interview   for PhD   applicants. Scholarships will be awarded to candidates that meet the selection requirements for both 2013/2014 and 2014/15 in September 2014.

Application Forms can be accessed online using an ATM card or through purchase of a scratch card from designated main branches of First Bank of Nigeria Plc in all the States and FCT, upon payment of a NON-REFUNDABLE sum of N1.000 (One Thousand Naira Only). Instructions on how to access the form online are clearly stated on the backside of the cards.

Applicants may please note that only those who meet the requirements below shall be shortlisted and invited for Electronic Aptitude Test, in the case of Masters Degree candidates, while oral interview will be conducted for PhD (full time) on dates to be announced later.

M.Sc (Overseas)

1.       A minimum of Second Class Upper.(2-1)- in an Oil and Gas related field OR a 2.2 with oil and gas industry experience

2.       National Youth Service (NYSC) certificate

3.       Applicants must be computer literate

4.       Possession of O/level with Credit in English Language in WAEC/SSCE(C6) or NECO (C4);

5.       Applicants must not be above 30 years of age

Applicants without credit in English language as in (4) above but possess any of the following may apply

i.        Test of English language as a foreign language (TOEFL)

ii.       G.R.E (Graduate Record Examination)

iii.      GMAT -for Management related courses

iv.      International English Language Testing System (IELTS)


1.       Applicants must be in Nigerian Institutions, teaching oil and gas related disciplines;

2.       Applicants must possess minimum of 2.2 in their first degree and a good second degree certificate,

3.       Applicants must submit a research proposal relevant to the oil and gas industry (of not more than 5 pages) to include: Topic, –   introduction, objective, methodology and mode of data collection;

4.       Applicants must include a valid admission letter;

5.       Applicants must not be over 40 years of age; and;

6.       Applicants must include their Masters Degree project


A.    MSC

Scholarships will be offered for admission into the under listed courses

1.       Asset Management (Engineering Asset Management)

2.       Basin Evolution and Dynamics

3.       Diving and-Underwater Technology

4.       Energy Systems Engineering

5.       Environmental Engineering

6.       Environmental Remote Sensing

7.       Fire & Explosion Engineering

8        Health Safety and Environment

9.       Marine Computational Fluid Dynamics

10.     Maritime Operations

11.     Occupational Health and Safety

12.     Offshore and Ocean Technology

13.     Offshore Engineering

14.     Pipeline Engineering and Security

15.     Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

16.     Refinery Design and Operations

17.     Subsea Engineering

18.     Thermal Power (Gas Turbine Option)

19.     Welding Engineering

20.     Design of Rotating Machines

21.     Control Systems

22.     Hydraulic Engineering

23.     Fluid Mechanics and Energetic



B.      PhD Priority Research Area

The PhD research areas in addition to the afore-listed M.Sc program areas may also include any of the following related areas:

1.       Environmental Studies and HSE (Health, Safety and Environment).

2.       Marginal Fields Development.

3.       Flow Assurance and Pipeline Engineering.

4.       Geology and Petroleum Geology.

5.       Civil and Marine Engineering.

6.       Renewable Energy.

7.       Reservoir Engineering/Production Technology.

8.       Refining Technology.

9.       Ship Building & Marine Technology


(I)               Candidates whose disciplines are not related to the above need not apply.

(II)            Selection will be based strictly on performance in the aptitude test and Oral Interview.