The British Council Tanzania is now accepting applications for BG scholarships. The scheme offers Tanzanian graduates the opportunity to pursue postgraduate education at four universities in the UK.
The BG Tanzania International Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme for Geoscience and Engineering is aimed at Tanzanian graduates who want to complete their postgraduate education in the UK and access future employment opportunities in the energy and related sectors.
BG Group is a British multinational oil and gas company headquartered in Reading, United Kingdom. It has operations in 25 countries across Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe, North America and South America and produces around 680,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day.
If English is not applicants first language, it is essential that their English language skills are good enough for them to undertake an intensive and challenging academic course that is taught and examined in English.
Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing master degree level at the Aberdeen University, Heriot Watt University, Imperial College London and Robert Gordon University.
Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded in the field of Geoscience and Engineering.
List of subjects: Oil & Gas Engineering, Safety & Reliability Engineering for Oil & Gas, Subsea Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Reservoir Engineering, Geophysics, Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering & Construction Management, Construction Project Management, Logistics & Supply Chain Management with Shipping & Ports Management, Petroleum Geoscience, Petroleum Engineering, Reservoir Evaluation & Management, Concrete Structures, General Structural Engineering, Engineering Geology, Systems Engineering & Innovation, Transport, Soil Mechanics, Analogue & Digital Integrated Circuit Design, Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Advanced Materials Science & Engineering, Advanced Chemical Engineering with Process System Engineering, Oil & Gas Engineering, Drilling & Well Engineering, Petroleum Production Engineering, Offshore Oil & Gas Engineering, Instrumental Analytical Sciences – Oilfield Chemicals and Construction Project Management
Scholarship Award: Scholarship awards are granted for a maximum period of 12 months, for courses starting in September 2016. The awards are comprehensive, covering academic tuition fees and related administrative expenses, registration fees, field work costs, living expenses, a return airfare, support with visa applications, and pastoral care while in the UK.
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
Eligibility: Applicants should:
-be a Tanzanian national
-be able to meet the relevant course entry requirements set by the participating universities (please consult the university and websites for details)
-have completed a relevant graduate degree in geoscience, engineering or a related subject area
-be able to demonstrate an adequate standard of English language comprehension.
Nationality: Tanzanian students can apply for BG scholarships.
English Language Requirement: If English is not first language, it is essential that English language skills are good enough for applicant to undertake an intensive and challenging academic course that is taught and examined in English.
Supporting Material: Please attach latest CV, academic certificate, academic transcript and two letters of reference, preferably academic ones. Without these documents application will not be considered.
How to Apply: The scholarship application forms must be sent via post.
Step 1: If applicants are interested in applying, applicant first have to submit an application for a place to study to one of the universities and for one of the courses included in the Scheme.
Step 2: If and when applicants have received an offer for a place from one of those universities, applicants can apply by downloading the application form. The link can be found below.
Step 3: Applicants can submit their completed application pack to British Council Tanzania. Conditional offers are acceptable, if the only outstanding conditions are funding and proving an appropriate level of English language comprehension.
Application Deadline: The deadline for a scholarship award under this scheme is 15th March 2016. By this date, completed applications should have reached the British Council office in Dar es Salaam.