Monday, April 7, 2014

International Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme for Geoscience and Engineering

This scheme, launched in January 2014, offers 10 scholarships each year to Tanzanian graduates to study for Masters of Science degrees in UK universities.


A range of 28 taught courses relevant to the oil and gas sector are available at three UK universities; Imperial College London, Aberdeen University and Robert Gordon University.

The scholarships – funded by BG Tanzania and administered in partnership with the British Council – cover the cost of academic fees, travel, living expenses and pastoral support while the graduates are in the UK. Successful candidates will be provided support when applying for a visa.

Eligibility
Tanzanian nationals who are able to meet the relevant course entry requirements set by the participating universities. Applicants are advised to consult the respective university and course websites.
Minimum requirements include a relevant graduate degree in geoscience, engineering or a related subject area and being able to demonstrate an adequate standard of English language comprehension.

Scholarships are granted for a maximum period of 12 months, for courses starting in September 2014.

Upon successful completion of one of the courses included in the scheme, beneficiaries have the potential to qualify for participation in BG Group’s International Graduate Development Programme.

Application deadline
The deadline for applying for a scholarship award under this scheme is 30 April 2014. By this date, completed applications should have reached the British Council office in Dar es Salaam. The selection of successful candidates and notification of awards will be announced in early June 2014.


For more information and application please visit the International Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme for Geoscience and Engineering page.

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