Tullow Oil Scholarship Scheme for Postgraduate Students in UK and Europe, 2014/15

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Applications are invited for Tullow Scholarship Scheme for pursuing postgraduate education at Universities in UK, Ireland and France (Europe). Scholarship is available to those who are committed to making a contribution to their own country’s development. The Scheme gives candidates a chance to receive a high standard of education from internationally recognised institutions, which can then be applied in the scholar’s home country. This Tullow scholarship is limited to citizens who are resident and working in the participating countries onlyThe application deadline is 28th February 2014.

Study Subject (s): A wide range of courses will be covered, including those listed as follows: Engineering and technology, Environment and Geosciences, Oil and Gas Economics, Business, Journalism, Logistics and Supply Chain, Law and legal courses and other (oil and gas related) applied sciences apart from medicine.
Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing postgraduate education.
Scholarship Provider: Tullow Group and British Council
Scholarship can be taken at: UK and Europe (Ireland and France)

Eligibility: To qualify for the scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
-Be a citizen and legally resident in participating country;
-Have a minimum of a bachelor degree or Licence (second class lower or better) or an HND (second class upper or better);
-Be resident in participating country at the time of application;
-Have work experience with a track record of success in their field of endeavour;
-Have not previously studied abroad or received an international scholarship;
-Have a strong personality as well as ambition, entrepreneurial and creative spirit and leadership skills;
-Demonstrate commitment to return to their country and to make a contribution to its future development; and
-Demonstrate a high level of competence in management, strategy and ability to train and develop others.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Students of Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritania, Ivory Coast, Suriname, Uganda and Uruguay can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: The Tullow Group Scholarship Scheme aims to build capacity in areas where Tullow’s host countries experience significant skills gaps, especially, but not exclusively, around their oil and gas industries. The Scheme is aligned with Tullow’s aim of supporting long-term socio-economic development in countries where it operates. Scholarships are available to those who are committed to making a contribution to their own country’s development. The Scheme gives candidates a chance to receive a high standard of education from internationally recognised institutions, which can then be applied in the scholar’s home country. The Scheme is managed by the British Council, which has a great deal of experience in running similar programmes.

Number of award(s): The number of awards/scale of investment in the Scholarship scheme for each country is appropriate to the phase (the project life cycle) of Tullow’s business in that country at present. The number of awards may vary this year depending on the quality of the applications received. The countries and number of awards may also change in subsequent years in order to maintain alignment with our business priorities.

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? The scholarship will cover:
-full tuition fees;
-a monthly stipend;
-travel costs;
-warm clothing; and
-baggage allowance
The cost of the package per scholar is in the region of $60,000 per annum.

Notification: The scholarship process will take approximately 6 months. The applicant will be sent an initial email acknowledging the application and a further email, within 6 weeks, with information regarding the application. Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted after the closing date of applications. Any applicant not contacted one month after the application closing date should consider their application unsuccessful.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 28th February 2014.

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