SPDC Niger Delta Scholarships 2017 for Nigeria Students in UK
SPDC Niger Delta Scholarships 2017 for Nigeria Students in UK

Postgraduate Scholarships 

Fully Funded Scholarships for Nigeria Students (Bayelsa, Delta, Rivers States)

2017 / 2018 Scholarships in UK

SPDC Niger Delta Scholarships 2017

The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) Niger Delta is offering scholarships for Nigeria students from Bayelsa, Delta and Rivers states.  These scholarships are offered for those students who want to pursue their postgraduate study program in UK Universities.  These scholarships are offered in UK partnership with three internationally recognized universities in the United Kingdom:

  • Imperial College London
  • University College London
  • The University of Leeds

Field of Study / Subjects

Applicants can choose any fields for postgraduate program that are relevant to the oil and gas industry under this scholarship scheme. The eligible fields are:

  • Imperial College London:
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Petroleum Geoscience
  • Petroleum Geophysics
  • Engineering Geology
  • University College London:
  • Chemical / Process Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • University of Leeds:
  • Exploration Geophysics
  • Electronic/Electrical Engineering

Other latest Scholarships in UK are also offered for different degrees and subjects all over the UK.

Number of Scholarships

Under the SPDC Niger Delta postgraduate scholarship scheme 10 scholarships are awarded annually.

Duration of Scholarship

The duration is one year for postgraduate study under the SPDC scholarship scheme.

Scholarship Description / Details

Scholarships provide many grants for the applicants, these grants are:

  • Cover tuition fees
  • One return flight ticket from Nigeria to the UK
  • Living expenses only
  • Compulsory field trip costs will be covered

Eligibility Criteria

In to be considered for this scholarship, applicants must fulfill some criteria:

  • Applicant must be show or display intellectual ability and leadership potential
  • Proficiency in English language such as: 6.5 in the international English Language Testing Scheme
  • Applicant age must be between 21-28 years
  • Applicant must be indigenes of Bayelsa, Delta or Rivers States provide documentary evidence therefore and currently reside in Nigeria
  • Intend to return and take up permanent residence in Nigeria after completion of the proposed program of study
  • Applicant have obtained a degree or at least equivalent standard to a UK Upper second Class
  • BE neither a current nor former employee (who has left employment less than 5 years before) of SPDC or the Royal Dutch Shell Group of Companies or Wider Perspectives Limited, or current employee’s relatives
  • Not previously have studied in the UK or other developed country
  • Have a Nigerian international passport

How to Apply / Download Scholarship Form / Documents Required

Applicants can apply for this scholarship, must follow some steps:

  • Applicant should submit the only Application forms through the participating universities
  • Completed application forms must reach participating universities no later than 30th January 2017

Contact us:

  • Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd
  • Plot 461, Constitution Avenue
  • Central Business District
  • Nigeria
  • Tel:  +234 (0) 8070260165, +234 (0) 8070260134
  • Email: info@nigerdeltascholar.org

Last Date to Apply / Deadline: 30th January (annual)

Official Website: Visit official website.