Tullow Group Scholarship Scheme

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
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 Tullow Group Scholarships Scheme will cover the cost of full tuition fees plus additional expenses including travel.

Students from Ghana, Uganda, Gabon, Cote D’Ivoire, Kenya, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Mauritania, Congo Brazzaville, Mauritania, Suriname and French Guiana are eligible for the scheme, which has been developed by Tullow Oil and is managed by the British Council.

The scholarships are open to students from the eligible countries undertaking postgraduate degrees in:
·         Geosciences (Geophysics, Geology)
·         Engineering (Petroleum Engineering, Oil and Gas Engineering,
·         Petrochemical Engineering, Subsea Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Automation Systems, and Electrical Engineering)
·         Agriculture and Agro-based courses
·         Environmental and Forestry Management
·         Hospitality and Tourism Management
·         Marine Sciences (Fisheries, aqua-culture)
·         Logistics and Supply Chain
·         Law
·         Business (Economics, Finance and Management).
·         Any other suitable courses relevant to participating countries

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
Please note that applicants with second class upper and first class bachelor degrees and  may be weighted higher for admission purposes.

Further details on the scheme and application procedures can be found at http://tullowgroupscholarshipscheme.org/

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