Applications are invited for Oyu Tolgoi scholarship from Mongolian students to obtain masters degrees in fields related to the mining industry at the University of British Columbia, Canada and Curtin University, Australia commencing in July 2016. Applicants should have a TOEFL (80 and above) and/or IELTS (6.5 and above) English language proficiency score relevant to the English language requirements of intended school of study. The application deadline is 9 October, 2015.
Study Subject(s): Scholarship is awarded in following fields of study: Mining engineering, Mechanical engineering, Geology, Electrical engineering, Mineral processing/metallurgy engineering, Geosciences, Occupational health and safety and Environment.
Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing masters programme at the University of British Columbia, Canada and Curtin University, Australia.
Scholarship Provider: Oyu Tolgoi, Mongolia
Scholarship can be taken at: Canada and Australia
-Be a citizen of Mongolia
-Have a minimum GPA of 3.4 or higher (on a 4.0 scale)
-Have a TOEFL (80 and above) and/or IELTS (6.5 and above) English language proficiency score relevant to the English language requirements of intended school of study (test results must be valid until April 2016)
-Must not hold other scholarships except for Oyu Tolgoi scholarship
-Must not hold fulltime employment contract with Oyu Tolgoi LLC
-Be a recent graduate (must have graduated within the last three years) and hold Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education, OR
-Be a fourth year fulltime student at an accredited Mongolian university.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Students from Mongolia can apply for this Oyu Tolgoi scholarship.
Scholarship Description: Oyu Tolgoi encourages and strongly values education, development and the pursuit of excellence. As per the Investment Agreement and the Memorandum of Understanding between Oyu Tolgoi LLC and the Ministry of Education of Culture and Science on professional training and education, Oyu Tolgoi LLC administers since September 2011 the International scholarship program for assisting in the education of Mongolian nationals. Oyu Tolgoi International scholarship program is designed to financially assist selected applicants in obtaining Master degree in fields related to the mining industry from at the University of British Columbia, Canada and Curtin University, Australia commencing in July 2016.
What does it cover? Scholarship benefits include:
-University application fee
-Contribution to purchase study materials
-Monthly living allowance
-International student health insurance
-Visa and travel fees
-Scholarship holders will be given an opportunity to do an internship at Oyu Tolgoi LLC. Upon successful completion of the program, the scholars are expected to return to Mongolia.
Selection Criteria: Not Known
Notification: Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview.
How to Apply: Applications should be submitted by post. Applicants should submit:
-A completed application form;
-An official academic transcript with an official English translation;
-Certified copy of a Bachelor’s degree diploma with transcript (with an official English translation) for graduate applicants;
-Certified copy of an official TOEFL or IELTS exam result (test results must be valid at least until April 2016);
-Certified copy of GRE exam result, if available;
-Two letters of recommendation from university professors and/or current employer.
-Statement of Academic Goals- please attach an essay in English within 500-600 words describing your intended field of study, your career objectives and how you can contribute to the mining industry of Mongolia through the newly acquired knowledge and skills from your study overseas.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 9 October, 2015.