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Seplat Petroleum Development Company Graduate Scheme for Nigerian Students 2018

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Seplat Petroleum Development Company PLC invites applications for its 2018 Graduate Scheme (GS).

Application Deadline: 23rd November, 2017.
Eligible Countries: Nigeria
To Be Taken At (Country): Nigeria
About the Award: The Graduate Scheme is a 4-6 year programme designed to attract, retain and accelerate the development of young, talented and ambitious graduates through a combination of on-the-job training and structured learning and development programme. The GS will equip participants with the appropriate competencies and provide experiences that will facilitate their integration into a challenging business environment and enable them to unleash their potential in a truly rewarding work environment that we provide. Throughout this campaign we aim to provide a world-class candidate experience that will enable us to secure the best talents and enhance our reputation as an ‘employer of choice’.

Type: Internship/Job
Eligibility: Prospective candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • A minimum of Second Class (Upper Division) degree obtained in any of the following NOT EARLIER than 2012.
    1. Engineering; Materials, Chemical, Mechanical, Civil, Petroleum, Electrical/Electronics, Process, Industrial and Oil and Gas
    2. Geology, Geophysics, Petro-Physics
    3. Industrial Chemistry, Chemistry
    4. Finance, Accounting
    5. Law
    6. Business Administration, Finance
    7. Mass Communication, Economics, and other Social Science disciplines (A relevant professional qualification is an added advantage)
  • A minimum of 5 credits (including Mathematics and English) in one sitting in the
  • Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE).
  • Graduates participating in the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) must be on schedule to complete national service in 2017 to be eligible for consideration.
Selection Criteria: Prospective candidates should also be able to demonstrate the following attributes:
  1. Determination to be the best.
  2. Strong passion for excellence.
  3. Ability to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced business environment.
  4. Excellent interpersonal and team-working skills.
  5. Strong analytical and presentation skills.
  6. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  7. Good problem-solving focus, with a great appetite for learning.
Number of Awards: Not specified
Duration of Program:  4-6 years
How to Apply: 
  • Eligible applicants who meet the criteria stated above should apply via:
  • All candidates should provide the following details in their resume:
    1. Name
    2. Date of Birth
    3. State of Origin
    4. Local Government Area
    5. Community (If applicable)
    6. Functional email address and valid GSM number(s) through which they can be reached at all times during the course of the selection exercise
    7. Education Qualification and Class of Degree
    8. NYSC Completion Date
    9. Work experience (If applicable)
    • Information provided by applicants will be treated in strict confidence.
    • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted and invited for an Aptitude Test.
    • Aptitude test notifications will be sent via email and SMS.
    • All educational qualifications presented by applicants will be verified.
Visit the Program Webpage for Details
Award Providers: Seplat Petroleum Development Company PLC

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FUAM Postgraduate Forms Now on Sales 2017/2018

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The Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi Postgraduate Forms for 2017/2018 Academic Session is Now on Sales

The Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi has began sales of forms for admission into various postgrauate programs for the 2017/2018 Academic session. 

Candidates wishing to apply for any of the postgraduate programs are to follow the instructions for the application procedure. 

  • Applicants are required to submit two (2) copies of the completed form to Postgraduate School with their academic credentials attached.
  • Applicants must arrange for thier academic transcripts to be submitted at the Postgraduate School before closing date for sales of form.
  • To find out about the admission requirements, click on the Requirement tab to view general requirement for the various degree programs offered by the University. The details of requirements for the programs are at the department website.
    To apply for any of the available programs, click on the How to Apply tab. You will be guided through the process to ensure your application is submitted for consideration. You can also track the state of your application at any point in time after submission.
    If you encounter any difficulty in applying for the program of your choice, you can contact the ICT support center via the following details
    Or the Postgraduate school
     Postgraduate Diploma
    1. Graduates of the University of Agriculture, Makurdi or other recognized Universities in relevant areas.
    2. Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) with minimum pass at credit level or equivalent in relevant areas from recognized institutions.
    Degree of Masters:
    1. Candidates who possess a Bachelor's Degree in relevant areas from University of Agriculture, Makurdi or other recognized universities with a minimum of Second Class Honours.

    2. Candidates with Third Class Honours Degree or HND (in relevant areas) with appropriate Postgraduate Diploma of the University of Agriculture, Makurdi or from other recognized institutions with minimum CGPA of 3.5 (or at least Upper Credit in the Postgraduate Diploma). In addition, the holders of HND, PGD/PGDE Certificates should satisfy the basic School Certificate or GCE Ordinary Level entry requirements (credit in five relevant subjects) for admission into Bachelors Degrees of the respective departments.

    3. For M.Sc. Environmental Science, graduates with good honours degree in any of the following disciplines are also qualified: Natural Sciences, Science Education, Relevant Agricultural Sciences, Engineering, Environmental Science, Health Sciences, and other Relevant disciplines from University of Agriculture, Makurdi or other recognized institutions of higher learning.
    Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D.)
    1. Holders of Master's Degree of the University of Agriculture, Makurdi or other recognized Universities with a minimum CGPA of 3.50 on a 5- point scale provided that satisfactory research work formed part of the degree. 
    Check here for Avaliable Programmes 

    How to apply

    • Create an account online by providing your emails and chosing a password (if you have not done that previously).
    • Upon creation of account, a unique application number will be issued. Copy the application number in a save place (Do not delete the email that will be sent to you). It is your reference number through out your application.
    • Make payment of non-refundable fee of N15,350 online using your debit card (MasterCard, Verve) or generate your RRR on the portal and visit any branch of the Commercial banks nationwide
    • A comfirmation slip will be issued to you containing a 14-digit unique number as Payment Identification Number (PIN) which will enable you continue your application. Please ensure this number is on the slip printed for you before leaving the bank.
    Creating your account
    • To create the account, enter your Email Address. This will be used as your user name. We will also use this email address to contact you regarding your application.
    • Type in the security code (case-sensitive). This helps protect our online application service.
    • Enter your password. Select a password that is easy for you to remember, but is not obvious to others.
    • It must be at least six characters long, and should contain numbers and letters.
    • Finally click the "Create Account" button. You will be asked to confirm your password.
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    FUAM Sandwich Admission List is Out- 2017/2018

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    Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi Sandwich Admission List for 2017/2018 Academic Session is Out.

    The management of the Federal University of Agriculture has release the 2017/2018 Admission list for the Sandwich programme.

    How to Check

    • Login to
    • Provide your application/reg number at the box provided
    • Click on Check Admission Status
    Good luck

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    International Masters Scholarships At University Of Oulu, Finland- 2018

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    Applications are invited for the University of Oulu, Finland scholarship programs which is awarded to International students who are willing to pursue a masters degree program at the Institution.

    This scholarship program covers the costs of tuition. The tuition fee does not cover the living costs such as accommodation, meals, and transportation. All students are required to finance their living costs by themselves.


    - Applicants must be International students.

    - Applicants must have applied or applying to University Of Oulu, Finland.

    - Applicants must have completed their bachelors degree program in any recognized institution.

    - Applicants must have outstanding grades.

    Application Process

    There is no separate application for the International Finland Scholarships. All applicants for University of Oulu Master’s degree programmes need to complete the Student Application Form.

    Those applicants who are applying for the University of Oulu International Master’s Scholarship have to additionally complete the “Application for Scholarship,” which can be found at the end of the Student Application Form.

    The International Master’s Scholarship application form cannot be completed and/or submitted without the Student Application Form.

    Application Deadline

    The application deadline for this scholarship program is on 24th January 2018.

    For More Information Visit The Official Website.
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    Apply for SPDC-JV University Scholarship Scheme For Nigerians - 2018

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    Applications are invited for the SPDC-JV University Scholarship Scheme which is offered by The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (Operator of the NNPC/SPDC /TEPNG/AGIP Joint Venture).

    This scholarship program is provided to Nigerians who have interest in pursuing an Undergraduate degree program in any Nigerian University.

    This scholarship is in two categories – the National Merit Award (NM) and the Areas of Operation Merit Award.

    (i) National Merit Award (NM) Open to all Nigerians.

    (ii) Areas of Operation Merit Award For Nigerians who are indigenes of SPDC’s operational area in Abia, Bayelsa, Delta, Imo and Rivers States


    - Applicants must be citizens of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

    - Applicants must be registered FULL TIME undergraduates in

    - Applicants must be a student of an accredited and approved University in Nigeria

    - Applicants must have a minimum of five credits, at one sitting, including O/Levels Mathematics and English

    - Applicants must have a minimum of 200 score in UTME

    - Applicants must be in 200 level with a minimum grade CGPA of 2.5

    Application Process

    Interested applicants are advised to take the following:

    - All applicants should have their personal valid email account (for consistent communication).

    - All applications must be done online, via to apply

    - Scanned copies of letters of identification, (which must be duly stamped and signed) by:
    i)The Paramount Ruler of the Community;
    ii)The Chairman of the Community Development or Executive Council (CDC or CEC).

    This is also required of applicants for the Operational Area Awards. The letters should be addressed to The Manager, Social Investment, Shell Petroleum Development Company, Port Harcourt.

    Please Note:-

    a) There will be no selection test (selection is based on combined academic performance) and ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted
    b) Shell does not demand payment from applicants and does not assign ‘agents’ or ‘representatives’ to assist applicants.
    c) Maximum document size must be 200KB and image format must be JPEG.

    Application Deadline: Wednesday December 20, 2017.
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    JAMB Form Sales 2018; To Commence 22nd November

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    The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced the date for the commencement of the 2018 sales of registration form.

    This was disclosed by Prof. Oloyede during a meeting in Abuja with the heads of tertiary institutions and other stakeholders involved in the conduct of the UTME exam.

    According to him, the 2018 sales of UTME Form will begin by November 22nd, 2017 and will run till January 22, 2018.

    The Board also announced that its mock exams will run from between January 22 and 27, 2018.

    JAMB encouraged candidates interested in mock exam to register on or before December 31 and also indicate interest during the registration so they could be allowed to sit for the mock exam.

    The registration fee for Nigerian candidates is fixed at Five Thousand Naira (N5000) while the registration for foreign candidates has been slashed from over 100 dollars to 20 dollars.

    He mentioned that some changes have been put in place to strengthen the credibility of the exam system.

    “For instance, the Board has eliminated the use emails during registration and replaced it with the use of telephone numbers for easy and secured interaction with the candidates.” He added.

    He noted that the Board has penciled down about 620 Computer Based Centres (CBT), for the registration of candidates.
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    50 Durham University Business School Scholarships for International Students 2018/2019

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    Durham University Business School is delighted to offer scholarships for International students, available across all MSc programmes for the 2018/2019 academic session.

    Application Deadline: 31st May, 2018
    Eligible Countries: International
    To be taken at (country): UK
    Type: Masters
    • International applicants for MSc programmes in 2018/19
    • Candidates must hold an academic offer for an MSc programme by 31st May, 2018
    • Successful recipients will be expected to contribute to the wider marketing and outreach activity of Durham University Business School.
    Number of Awardees: 50

    Value of Scholarship: Up to £5,000 – applied against academic tuition fees
    Duration of Scholarship: One year
    How to Apply: Candidates will be automatically considered for this scholarship; no separate scholarship application is necessary.
    Visit Scholarship Webpage for details
    Award Provider: Durham University Business School
    Important Notes: Successful recipients will be informed by 23 June 2018. The scholarships will be awarded to outstanding candidates displaying exceptional academic merit. The successful recipient will be expected to contribute to the wider marketing and outreach activity of Durham University Business School.
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    Felix Trust Masters Scholarship for Students from Developing Countries 2018/2019 – University of London

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    Thanks to the generosity of the Felix Scholarship Trust, one Felix Scholarship will be available to a national from a developing country with a first class undergraduate degree to pursue a Taught Masters programme for entry in September 2018.

    Application Deadline: 29th January 2018.
    Offered annually? Yes
    Eligible Countries: Developing countries
    To be taken at (country): The University of London School of African Studies (SOAS), UK
    About the Award: This scholarship is aimed primarily at candidates who are  nationals of Sub-Saharan African countries living in their country of origin.
    Eligible Programmes
    • Any SOAS taught masters programme.
    • Part-time programmes are not eligible.
    Type: Masters
    • Candidates must be nationals of a developing country and not currently be living or studying outside of  their country. This scholarship is aimed primarily at candidates who are nationals of a Sub-Saharan  African Country living in their Sub-Saharan African country of origin.
    • Candidates must not have previously studied for one year or more outside of their country.
    • Candidates must have a first class Bachelor’s degree from a University or comparable institution.
    • Candidates who already hold a Master’s degree cannot apply for a Master’s degree scholarship.
    • Candidates must demonstrate financial need.
    • Graduates are expected to return to work in their home country.
    • Candidates must have submitted a complete application for admission by the scholarship closing date of 29th January 2018.
    • Candidates must have an offer of admission by the time shortlisting takes place in early March 2017.
    • Applicants must meet the English language condition of their offer of admission to study at SOAS as soon as possible but no later than 1 June 2018. If your offer is conditional on English, please arrange your English test and ensure you meet the English requirements as soon as possible.
    • Candidates will be assessed on academic merit by an Advisory Panel, consisting of three academic members. Financial need is also relevant.
    • The assessment of your application will be based on the information provided in your scholarship application and in your on-line admission application for admission. Selectors will be looking at the degree results and also at academic references, statement and other relevant information.
    • Only those who have been accepted for admission will be considered for short listing by the SOAS Selection Panel. Shortlisting at SOAS will take place in March 2018
    Number of Awardees: 1

    Value of Scholarship: The Felix scholarship covers the full cost of tuition fees; living costs (£15,560 in 2017-18) and a return air fare. This Masters scholarship is shared with International Students House, which provides free accommodation and breakfast. The accommodation cost will be deducted from the living cost of £15,560.
    Duration of Scholarship: Duration of programme
    How to Apply: 
    • Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
    • You must submit a complete online application to your programme as soon as possible and then submit an electronic application for the scholarship. Applicants applying for scholarships must also submit an application for admission well in advance. A complete application for admission includes transcripts, an explanation of the grading system for any degrees obtained outside of the UK, two references, CV, and a personal statement. The panel will be considering your scholarship application TOGETHER with your online application for admission. Please note that complete application for admission can take up to 4 weeks to be considered by the Department, although this duration can vary depending on the time of year. You should be prepared to wait up to 6 weeks in busy periods.
    You must follow two steps:

    STEP 1:  Apply for your programme
    Applicants must submit a COMPLETE on-line application for admission. You can use this on-line link to apply for for a Master’s degree. Applicants must have submitted a complete admission to a Master’s programme at SOAS by the scholarship application deadline, 29 January 2018. A complete application for admission includes transcripts, an explanation of the grading system for any degree obtained outside of the UK, two references, CV, and a personal statement. The panel will be considering your scholarship application TOGETHER with your online application for admission.  Please note that complete application for admission can take up to 4 weeks to be considered by the Department, although this duration can vary depending on the time of year.  You should be prepared to wait up to 6 weeks in busy periods.

    STEP 2:  Apply for the scholarship
    You must apply for this scholarship via the on-line Felix Non-Indian Scholarship application form available here. Please submit no later than 17:00 (UK local time) on 29 January 2018.

    Visit Scholarship Webpage for details
    Award Provider: The donor for the Felix Scholarship wishes to remain anonymous.  The administration of the Scholarship is conducted by the three partner universities (SOAS University of London, University of Oxford and University of Reading), with the support of the Felix Trustees and their agents in London.
    Important Notes: Successful candidates will be notified by end of June.  If you have not heard from us by the end of June, you should assume that your application was unsuccessful

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    Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters and PhD Scholarships for Study in Europe 2018/2019

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    The Erasmus Mundus Joint Scholarships, funded by the European Union, are exclusively awarded to students coming from both EU and non-EU countries that have been selected to attend one of the Erasmus Mundus Joint Programmes at Masters or Doctorate level.

    Application Deadline: Most consortia will require applications to be submitted between October and January, for courses starting the following academic year.
    Offered annually? Yes
    Eligible Countries: EU and Non-EU Countries
    To be taken at (country): European Universities/Institutions participating under approved Erasmus Mundus Action Joint Programmes.
    Eligible Fields of Study: See links below
    About the Award: About 116 Masters courses and 8 Joint Doctorate courses are supported by the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees (EMJMDs) and the Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorates (EMJD) scholarships. The field(s) of study covered are usually: Agriculture and Veterinary, Engineering, Manufacture and Construction, Health and Welfare, Humanities and Arts, Science, Mathematics and Computing, Social Sciences, Business and Law.

    Type: Masters and PhD Degree
    Eligibility: Erasmus Mundus Joint Programme defines its own selection criteria and admission procedures. Students or scholars should contact the Consortium offering the Masters /Doctoral  Programmes for more information.

    Number of Awardees: Not specified.
    Value of Scholarship: The programme offers full-time scholarships and/or fellowships that cover monthly allowance, participation costs, travelling and insurance costs of the students.  Scholarship amounts can vary according to the level of studies, the duration of studies, and the scholar’s nationality (scholarships for non-EU students are higher than for EU students).
    Duration of Scholarship: 
    • EMJMDs last between 12 and 24 months.
    • EMJDs have up to three years of doctoral activities.
    How to Apply: Students, doctoral candidates, teachers, researchers and other academic staff should address their applications directly to the selected Erasmus Mundus masters and doctoral programmes (Action 1) and to the selected Erasmus Mundus partnerships (Action 2), in accordance with the application conditions defined by the selected consortium/partnership
    You are advised to consult in advance the websites of each of the Erasmus Mundus Joint Programmes that interest you. There you will find all necessary information concerning the content of the course, its structure, the scholarship amounts as well as the application and selection procedures.
    Deadline varies depending on the programme but falls around December to January.
    It is important to visit the official website (link below) and an EMJMD site for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
    Visit Scholarship Webpage for details
    Award Provider: European Commission
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    Leventis Foundation Training Program in Modern and Sustainable Agriculture 2018

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    Applications are open for the Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) one year Training Program in Modern and Sustainable Agriculture.

    Application Deadline: 24th November, 2017
    Screening/Examination: Saturday 25th November, 2017
    Eligible Countries: Nigeria
    To Be Taken At (Country): Nigeria

    About the Award: The Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) is a charitable company dedicated to the training of farmers in modern and sustainable agricultural practices and rational use of natural resources.
    The Foundation has been running agricultural training for youths and farmers since 1987 and currently has six schools in the different agro-ecological zones in Nigeria. The schools are located in the FCT, Osun, Kaduna, Kano and Gombe States are co-financed by Leventis Foundation and the respective State Governments. All the schools offer training to young people (male and female) desirous of making a good career in farming. The comprehensive one-year training exposes the participants to several areas of agriculture and other farm businesses.
    In addition to the regular one-year training, all Leventis (Nigeria) schools offer a variety of vocational targeted short courses in several aspects of farming e.g. poultry production, vegetable production, bee-keeping, honey production, fish farming, mushroom production e.t.c.
    Type: Training
    Eligibility: Applicants should fulfill the following conditions among others;
    • Be physically fit
    • Ability to read and write in English (evidence of minimum of junior secondary school may be required)
    • Age between 18 and 40 years.
    • Pass both written and oral test prior to final selection
    • Should demonstrate perceivable interest in agriculture
    •  Proof of farming background is an advantage.
    Number of Awards: Not specified
    Value of Award: 

    • The objective of the training, which is FREE OF ALL COSTS, is to create in Nigeria, generations of committed young practical farmers who will act as catalysts for agricultural revolution in their communities.
    • Admission is open to both male and female candidates. Tuition and boarding (including feeding) is provided free of charge for successful candidates throughout the duration of the course.
    Duration of Program: 1 year
    How to Apply: Application in applicant’s own hand writing including concrete information in respect of each of the above requirements together with a letter signed by the Chairman or Secretary of the candidate’s Local Government of Origin, or an attestation letter from a Justice of Peace (JP), two (2) recent passport size photographs, three (3) references and photocopies of academic qualification(s) or relevant documents should be forwarded to any of the addresses below, preferably, to the school of choice.
    (1) Leventis Foundation/ Osun State
    Agricultural Training School
    Imo, P.M.B. 5074 Ilesa
    Osun State
    (2) Leventis Foundation/ Kaduna State
    Agricultural Training School
    Dogon Dawa, Birini Gwari LG,
    P.M.B 1047, Zaria Kaduna State.
    (3) Leventis Foundation/ Kano State
    Agricultural Training School
    Panda, Albasu Local Government
    P.M.B. 3555, Kano State
    (4) Leventis Foundation/Gombe State
    Agricultural Training School
    Tumu, Akko Local Government
    Gombe State.
    (5) Leventis Foundation /FCT
    Agricultural Training School
    Yaba, Abaji Area Council
    P.M.B. 001, Abaji,
    (6) The General Manager (Technical and Training)
    Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) Ltd/Gte
    2, Leventis Close, Central Business District
    P.O.Box 20351, Garki Abuja, FCT.
    Visit the Program Webpage for Details
    Award Providers: Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) Ltd
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