2014 / 2015 NNPC / ESSO National Postgraduate Scholarship Awards

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10 Oct, 2014

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Scholarships in Nigeria

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in continuation of efforts to provide opportunities for developing careers in the petroleum industry, Esso Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited (EEPNL) awards scholarships to qualified Nigerian graduates who wish to pursue full time post-graduate studies in Nigerian Universities.

2014/2015 NNPC / ESSO National Postgraduate Scholarship Awards

Applications in the underlisted disciplines are considered:

  • Geosciences (Geology or Geophysics)
  • Engineering (Chemical, Civil/Structural, Electrical, Electronics, Marine, Mechanical, Petroleum and Sub-Sea):

Essential Requirements:

  • Must be a graduate of a Nigerian University.
  • Must possess a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of second class upper division in any of the Engineering or Geosciences disciplines.
  • Must have provisional admission into an accredited Nigerian University for postgraduate study (M.Sc or M.Eng) in the 2014/2015 academic session.
  • Specialization in Geophysics will be an added advantage.

The NNPC/ESSO scholarship award supports payment of tuition, books, accommodation and up-keep expenses for the selected course of study and for a maximum duration of two (2) years

Application Closing Date
Friday, October 24, 2014.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to Apply online

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

  • Valid Identification Card
  • Admission letter for postgraduate study
  • Bachelor’s Degree Certificate
  • Official Statement of Results from the University (Official Transcript would be obtained prior to award to the successful candidate)
  • WAEC results

Names of short-listed candidates for the qualifying test will be published in National Dailies. The candidates will also be contacted with details of the qualifying test via SMS text and email.

Employees of ExxonMobil subsidiary companies in Nigeria and their dependents are not eligible for this scholarship.

EEPNL, subsidiary of ExxonMobil is operator of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation Oil Mining Lease (OML) 133 and the Erha Project Its co-venturer on the block is Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCO)

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

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