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NLNG Postgraduate Scholarship for Nigerian Students, 2019/2020



Application Deadline: 13th May, 2019

NLNG Postgraduate Scholarship is currently available for Nigerian Students. This NLNG Postgraduate Scholarship 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. Interested candidates should see the requirements and method of application below.

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NLNG Postgraduate Scholarship Details and FAQs

Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) invites applications from qualified candidates for the NLNG Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme for entry into Masters Programmes in the United Kingdom in September 2019.

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.

When is the application deadline?

13th May, 2019

Is the scholarship/opportunity offered annually?

Yes

Which countries are eligible for the scholarship?

Nigeria

In which host country will the awardees be studying?

Scholarships are available in the following 3 UK Universities: University of Aberdeen, University of Cranfield and the University of Manchester.

What are the eligible courses and fields of study?

Courses covered by this scheme include

  1. Environmental Studies
  2. Engineering
  3. Management Sciences
  4. Information Technology
  5. Geosciences,
  6. Law
  7. Medicine.

What is the category of this opportunity?

Masters

How do I know if I’m eligible for the scholarship?

Prospective beneficiaries 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
  • Possess a minimum of 2nd Class Upper degree in a relevant field of study
  • Have completed the NYSC programme
  • Not less than a 8.0 IELTS
  • Be no more than 30 years of age
  • Be Nigerian nationals resident in Nigeria
  • Provide identification documents from their LGAs
  • Possess an international passport valid for travel at least one year from September 2018
  • Be able to obtain a tier-4 visa upon being successful
  • Provide evidence that they are available to travel in September 2018  if selected
  • Not be a direct relative of staff of Nigeria LNG Limited

How many scholarship awards are available?

Several

What are the benefits of the scholarship?

The scholarship is valued at between $60,000 and $69,000, depending on the course.

How long will the scholarship last?

Tenable for programmes in top academic institutions in the UK

How to Apply for the NLNG Postgraduate Scholarship Programme:

Please Note: All requested documents must be attached. Only shortlisted applicants shall be invited for the selection interview. Applicants are therefore advised to be on the lookout for the short list on the NLNG website.

It is important to go through the Application Requirements and note all necessary documents before applying.

Apply Here

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2 Comments

  • Umar Isah

    am an nce postgraduate yet in nc2,and we are yet to recieve our scholarship,please what happened.a cadidate from i.k.c.o.e. Dutsin-ma katsina state nigeria.thank for you asistant am from chemistry department c/combination chem/bio

  • Umar Isah

    am so greatfull for the award of scholarship goten by our friend