Talisman Energy Inc. offers scholarship program for young professionals in early or mid-career to pursue postgraduate study at University of Alberta in Canada. The scholarship is to undertake a Master’s degree in petroleum related fields. Vietnamese citizens not more than 35 years of age are eligible for this scholarship. English proficiency and GMAT score are required. Students must have excellent academic record and Industry experience would be a plus point. Download the complete application and send form via post by April 30, 2013.
Study Subject(s):Scholarships are for full-time postgraduate Master’s programs in Integrated Petroleum Geo sciences, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (focus on Geology), Physics (focus on Geophysics), Eng in Civil and Environmental Engineering (specialization in Petroleum Engineering, Structural Engineering, or Geo technical Engineering), Chemical and Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or MBA with specialization in Natural Resources, Energy and Environment.
Course Level:This scholarship is for pursuing postgraduate degree level.
Scholarship Provider: Talisman Energy Inc.
Scholarship can be taken at: Canada
Eligibility:-Only Vietnamese citizens who are currently living in Vietnam and not older than 35 years old are eligible for this scholarship
-display intellectual ability and leadership potential;
-meet minimum English language standards – IELTS band score 6.5 (with not less than 5.0 in any skill) or paper based TOEFL minimum score of 550 (paper-based) or a total score of 88 with a score of at least 20 on each of the individual skill areas (internet-based).
-If you apply for MBA degree, in addition to the English Language skills evidence above, you need to provide either GMAT score minimum 600 (paper-based) or 100 (internet-based) with at least 20 on each of the individual skill area or GRE 1100 total (verbal 450 and quantitative 650) and will normally be expected to:
-Have a good academic record. Only candidates with an “excellent” (gioi or xuat sac – 8.0+) or “good” (kha – 7.5+) first degree will be considered.
-not already have received or be currently receiving financial benefit from a previous Government-Funded Scholarship;
- not already had the chance of studying in Canada or another developed country;
-not already been awarded a university doctorate from another academic institution;
-Industry experience would be a plus
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The students of Vietnam can apply for this scholarship.
Scholarship Description: Talisman Energy Inc. is an independent upstream oil and gas company headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Talisman has operations in Canada and its subsidiaries operate in the UK, Norway, Southeast Asia, North Africa and the United States. Talisman subsidiaries are also active in a number of other international areas. Talisman has a strong commitment to its stakeholders and to maintaining high standards of excellence in corporate citizenship and social and environmental responsibility, wherever its business is conducted.
Number of awards offered: Two scholarships are offered.
Duration of award(s): Scholarships are available for study of maximum two-year full-time postgraduate Master’s programs.
What does it cover? Each scholarship provides tuition fee at the U of A, a stipend to cover living costs (for one person only) for maximum two years and return air travel to Vietnam (the return flight must be taken within three weeks of completion of the program of study).
Selection Criteria: The information that the applicant provide in the scholarship application form will be a major factor in determining the short-list for interview. The final decision to make an award will be influenced by candidate’s performance in the interview.
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: The mode of applying is by post.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application closing date is April 30, 2013.