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NNPC/ESSO International Postgraduate Scholarship Awards

NNPC/ESSO International Postgraduate Scholarship Awards

In continuation of its efforts to provide opportunities for developing careers in the petroleum industry, Esso Exploration and  Production Nigeria Limited  (EEPNL) is offering International Scholarships to outstanding Nigerian graduates wishing  to pursue International post-graduate studies in the under listed disciplines.



Engineering (Petroleum, Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Electronics, Civil/Structural, Marine and Sub sea).



1.         Must be a graduate from a Nigerian University

2.         Must possess a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of second class upper division in any of the listed Engineering and Geosciences disciplines.

3.         Must have provisional admission to undertaken full-time postgraduate study at a reputable University (M.sc or M.Eng) in the 2011/2012 academic session.


The EEPNL scholarship award applies to tuition, books, accommodation and living

expenses for the duration of the  selected course of study.


Method of Application:

If you are qualified  and interested, please place you application at our website  at:



Application not receive by Tuesday, June 14, 2011, will not be accepted. Shortlisted

candidates will be contacted with details of the  qualifying test via SMS text and email.


Fraud Alert Notice

ExxonMobil Upstream Affiliates in Nigeria (Esso Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited and Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited) don not use placement agencies that charge scholarship applicants an advance fee of any kind (e.g application fees, placement fees, test fees, etc).

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

Further Scholarship Infomation and Application