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Apply for the 2017 NLNG Overseas Postgraduate Scholarships For Nigerian Students

Application Deadline: May 12, 2017

Applications are currently ongoing for the 2017 NLNG Overseas Postgraduate Scholarships For Nigerian Students. See details below.

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Scholarship Description

This scheme was launched in October 2012 and is being managed by the British Council. The first 10 beneficiaries and second 13 beneficiaries left to the United Kingdom for their studies in 2013 and 2014 respectively. 

The scholarship is valued at between $60,000 and $69,000, depending on the course, and is tenable for programmes in top academic institutions in the UK. Courses covered by this scheme include Environmental Studies, Engineering, Management, Accountancy, Economics, Information Technology, Geology, Banking, Law and Medicine.

The first and second sets of beneficiaries have completed their studies and returned to Nigeria. The 2015 set of 15 beneficiaries has commenced their programmes in various UK universities.

Application Deadline

The application deadline for this scholarship program is on 12th May, 2017.

Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) is offering the NLNG Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme to Nigerians who wants to pursue a Master’s degree program in the following UK Universities:

  • University of Aberdeen
  • University of Cranfield
  • University of Leeds
  • University of Strathclyde
  • University of Liverpool.

Scholarship Benefits

This scholarship program is worth between $60,000 and $69,000, depending on the course.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must be Nigerians
  • Applicants must have completed their bachelors degree program in any recognized Institution with a minimum of 2nd Class Upper degree in a relevant field of study
  • Applicants must have a provisional admission from select UK institutions to study any of the following disciplines: Engineering, Geosciences, Environmental Sciences, Management Sciences, Information Technology, Law, Medicine
  • Applicants should not be than 30 years of age
  • Applicants must have completed their NYSC program.
  • Applicants should be able to obtain a tier-4 visa upon being successful.
  • Applicants must possess an international passport valid for travel at least one year from September 2017.

How to Apply

Click here to apply

See Postgraduate Advert

Scholarship Official Website

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