Total E&P Postgraduate Scholarship for Nigerian Students 2017/2018


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Total E&P Nigeria Limited through the  Institute of Petroleum Studies, University of Port Harcourt is offering scholarships to Postgraduate Nigerian students of the University of Portharcourt for Post Graduate Diploma in Petroleum Technology programme 2017/2018.

Application Timeline:

  • Deadline: 14th July 2017
  • Aptitude Test: July 26, 2017.
  • Oral interview: August 23, 2017 at IPS Park
  • To be taken at (country): Nigeria

About the Award: The aim of this operations-oriented Post Graduate Diploma in Petroleum Technology programme, sponsored by TOTAL E&P NIGERIA LIMITED, is to improve the technical competence and skills of graduates from the communities in which they operate to make them effective and competitive for recruitment in the petroleum industry.

On completion of this programme, the graduates will among other skills, be able to:

  • Effectively use Petroleum Engineering Softwares
  • Supervise drilling operations, develop wells and carry out drilling optimization programmes
  • Supervise, and evaluate well completion, Workover and well stimulation programmes
  • Operate onshore and offshore oil and gas production facilities
  • Carry out well performance enhancement programmes

Type: Postgraduate

Eligibility: Candidates must possess a  minimum  of  Second Class  Honours  (Lower Division), Bachelor’s Degree in any branch of Engineering and the Physical/Chemical Sciences and should have completed their NYSC. There shall be written test and oral screening to further determine suitability of candidates.

Number of Awardees: Not specified

Value of Scholarship: 

  • Award of Diploma: Successful students, at the end of the programme, shall receive a Diploma of the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
  • Professional Certification: Students may be exposed to programmes and presented with Associate Environment Practitioners (AEP) Certification (NREP, USA).

How to Apply:  A non-refundable application fee of Fifteen Thousand Naira (#15, 000) in certified bank draft shall be made payable to the Institute of Petroleum Studies, University of Port Harcourt. Applicants should include a pre-paid FedEx envelope with the draft and collect the form in person. Forms can be filled online from IPS website and also make payment online.

Names of short-listed candidates will be displayed on IPS website:
Short-listed candidates will also be contacted by e-mail
Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Award Provider: Total E&P Nigeria Limited

Important Notes: Note that sponsorship of candidate(s) by any of the  participating companies does not guarantee recruitment of such candidate(s) into their Employment at the end of the programme)



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