Mechanical | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans

Anglo Platinum Limited Bursary Scheme 2012, South Africa: Mining Engineering, Metallurgy, Chemical Engineering, Geology, Rock Engineering, Analytical Chemistry, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering and Mine Surveying,Finance/Accountancy.

The Anglo Platinum Limited Bursary Scheme is attractive in many respects – not only does it cover all of the financial needs of bursars, but it also provides medical cover and includes a computer allowance. And most importantly, it offers the prospect of a permanent position with the world leader in platinum – Anglo Platinum Limited. Entering the world of Anglo Platinum Limited opens the door to a career path in our operations across southern Africa, and also in the bigger, global Anglo American Group.
The minimum selection requirements are Grade 12 with 60% for both Mathematics and Science. Science is not required for Finance/Accountancy applications. If you have not received correspondence relating to this application from Anglo Platinum Limited by 31 July of the year of application, you can assume that your application has been unsuccessful.
Depending on the bursar’s chosen discipline of study and his or her academic ability, there are three possible study options open to them:
1-Tertiary study at a University – This includes components of practical training prior to, and during, tertiary study.
2-Tertiary study at a University of technology – This includes the component of experiential training as required by the university of technology for the National Diploma, National Higher Diploma or B.Tech degree.
3-Structured practical training programmes – These are supplemented by in-house and/or industry training courses.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 15 May 2011

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Talisman Vietnam Postgraduate Scholarship for International Students, Canada: Petroleum Geosciences,Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Physics, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Chemical and Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Natural Resources, Energy and Environment

With the objectives of contribution to enhancing quality of the local workforce in oil and gas industry of Vietnam, Talisman Vietnam Limited (TVL) is pleased to sponsor two full postgraduate scholarships for fall enrolment of academic year 2011 for Vietnamese professionals wishing to undertake a Master’s degree in petroleum related fields at the University of Alberta (U of A), Canada.

The scholarships aim to provide opportunities for postgraduate study at the U of A for young professionals in early or mid-career, who demonstrate both academic excellence and the potential to become leaders, decision-makers and opinion-formers in Vietnam.

Each scholarship provides tuition fee at the U of A, a stipend to cover living costs (for one person only) for maximum two years and return air travel to Vietnam (the return flight must be taken within three weeks of completion of the program of study).
3. Who is eligible to apply?
Applicants must:
• display intellectual ability and leadership potential;
• meet minimum English language standards – IELTS band score 6.5 (with not less than 5.0 in any skill) or paper based TOEFL minimum score of 550 (paper-based) or a total score of 88 with a score of at least 20 on each of the individual skill areas (internet-based).
• If you apply for MBA degree, in addition to the English Language skills evidence above, you need to provide either GMAT score minimum 600 (paper-based) or 100 (internet-based) with at least 20 on each of the individual skill area or GRE 1100 total (verbal 450 and quantitative 650)
and will normally be expected to:
• have a good academic record. Only candidates with an “excellent” (gioi or xuat sac – 8.0+) or “good” (kha – 7.5+) first degree will be considered.
• not already have received or be currently receiving financial benefit from a previous Government-Funded Scholarship;
• not already had the chance of studying in Canada or another developed country;
• not already been awarded a university doctorate from another academic institution;
• Industry experience would be a plus

Scholasrhip Application Deadline: 30 April 2011

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LeRoy Nosbaum Engineering Scholarship Program, USA

Itron, Inc. has established a scholarship program to assist future engineers who plan to continue their education in college and accept a paid internship with the company. Renewable scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at one of a number of selected institutions in the United States. This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship Management Services®, a division of Scholarship America®. Scholarship Management Services is the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship and tuition reimbursement programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability or national origin.

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:
– Students must be classified as third or fourth year students for the 2011-2012 academic year.
– Be pursuing a degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or computer software engineering.
-Be enrolled in full-time undergraduate study at one of the following universities for the entire 2011-2012 academic year:
o Clemson University
o Eastern Washington University, Cheney
o Minnesota State University, Mankato
o North Carolina Agriculture & Technology State University
o North Carolina State University
o University of California, Berkeley
o Washington State University, Pullman
-Accept a paid internship at an Itron, Inc. research and development location. (Students who do not accept or do not complete the internship with Itron, Inc. will immediately forfeit their LeRoy Nosbaum Engineering Scholarship.)

Scholarship Application Deadline: 22 March 2011

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