power engineering | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans

Government of the UAE, IRENA Scholarship Programme for International Students: Chemical Engineering, Computing and Information Science, Electrical Power Engineering, Engineering Systems and Management, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Microsystems Engineering, Water and Environmental Engineering.

The Programme extends to the eight Master of Science Programmes offered at MASDAR Institute. All IRENA scholars are entitled to generous benefits and are offered IRENA’s exclusive Lecture Programme, which will provide IRENA’s scholars with an overview of the current state of renewable energies.

In the following text, interested students can find all necessary information and specifics or useful links to further sources that explain the MSc Programmes, entry requirements and the selection process. Extensive information can be retrieved from IRENA’s and MASDAR Institute’s websites

During these two years Programmes, IRENA’s MSc scholars will work on a research project and can select between the below listed MSc Programmes. The study is completed with a Master thesis. Research project and Master thesis shall be relevant to renewable energies

Scholarship Application Deadline: 31 May 2011

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UWIG Academic Scholarship 2011-2012, USA: Power Engineering

Scholarship Description: The Utility Wind Integration Group (UWIG) Board of Directors has established as one of its goals furthering the education of students enrolled in accredited college or vocational schools in programs related to power engineering, wind energy, or the maintenance of wind turbines. Towards this end, each year UWIG may award up to three scholarships each. Up to two $2,000 scholarships will be granted to undergraduate students enrolled in accredited engineering schools who are pursuing a career in power engineering with a focus on or major in wind generation, and one $1,000 scholarship will be granted to a student enrolled in an accredited wind technician program. The scholarships cover a single academic year and are not renewable.

Application Instructions

The UWIG Board will determine the winner of each scholarship based on grade point average as well as a short essay explaining why the student is pursuing a career related to wind generation. The recipients of these scholarships will be recognized at UWIG’s Annual Membership Meeting each spring.

To apply, complete the application form and submit it, along with a short essay explaining why you are pursuing a career related to wind generation. The essay should also include a discussion of your participation in any extracurricular activities while in school, and future educational and career plans. The essay should be approximately 500 words and no longer than 1000 words.

Please note that the engineering scholarships will be targeted towards students enrolled in undergraduate programs. It is expected that recipients will maintain their academic major during the term covered by the scholarship. You should be prepared to provide upon request a transcript to verify grade point average. Applications submitted without an essay will not be accepted.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 28 January 2011

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