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Are you interested in obtaining a degree from any recognized Nigerian university or a reputable overseas university?

The Nigerian Agip Exploration (NAE) Limited, on behalf of the NNPC/NAE/Oando PSC invites applications from reputable applicants who has interest in pursuing a degree program at any recognized Nigerian university or a reputable overseas university.

This scholarship program is provided to help build capacities of young and brilliant Nigerians and further boost the pool of qualified manpower for deep offshore activities in the Nigerian Oil & Gas industry. It is committed to the training and development of manpower as part of its Social Investment programme.

Application Deadline: 30th June 2017

Eligible Countries: Nigerians

To be taken at (country):Nigeria

Eligible Field of Study: .
Geosciences.Engineering (Petroleum, Mechanical, Civil, Subsea, Electrical/Electronics, Marine, Chemical)*.Petroleum Economics

*.Law (Oil and Gas/Petroleum)

Type: Postgraduate

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Program: This scholarship program will cover tuition, books, field trips, accommodation, living expenses and a return economy ticket for selected one-year course of study.

Duration of Program:One year

Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship program, applicants must:

*.Be Nigerians

*.possess a minimum of Second Class Upper division in any of the relevant disciplines from a recognized Nigerian university.

*.NOT be above 28 years of age by December 31st, 2017.

*.have completed the one year National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme.

*.have secured admission into a Nigerian or Overseas university for a one year Master’s Degree programme in any of the disciplines listed above.

How To Apply: 

The following are required during application:

1. Candidates should have the following clearly scanned documents before starting the application process:

a. Passport photograph (450 × 450 pixel) with white background not more than 3 months old

b.Provisional admission letter for post graduate studies 2017/2018 session into any reputable university – Local/Overseas. This admission letter must be for the course stated on the candidate’s application.

c. First Degree Certificated. NYSC Discharge Certificatee. Valid ID card (Driver’s license, Voter’s card, National Identity card)

f.Valid International Passport Data Page for Overseas category only (Valid for travel at least one year from September 2017)

g.Birth Certificate from Local governmenth. Current Curriculum Vitaei. NAE Compliance Declaration Form

2.All candidates are required to fill and sign the NAE compliance declaration form.

To download the NAE compliance declaration,

click Here  http://dragnetonlinetraining.com/form_download.php

3.Label the scanned documents accordingly, to avoid mix up during upload.

4.Attach the right documents in the appropriate upload section.Click here to begin application process Please note:

1.ONLY Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the aptitude test.

2.Shortlisted candidates will be contacted with details of the qualifying test via SMS and Email (Ensure to provide valid email and phone contacts).

3.Employees of NAE and other affiliate companies and their dependents are not eligible.

4.Current and past beneficiaries of similar awards from NAE, other companies and agencies are not eligible.

5.Please ensure you understand the Instructions carefully before you start this application to avoid errors and disqualification.

6.Strict compliance with above guidelines is required.

7.Application closes midnight, 30th June, 2017.

The Computer Based Test for shortlisted candidates shall be conducted on 15th July, 2017.


In pursuance of this, NAE Limited invites applications from suitably qualified and interested Nigerian graduates for the 2017/2018 Post Graduate Scholarship Award Scheme. The award is in two categories:
Overseas - For study in a reputable overseas university
Local - For study in a recognized Nigerian university

Eligibility 

To qualify for 2017/2018 NAE Post Graduate Scholarship Award scheme, applicants MUST:
Possess a minimum of Second Class Upper division in any of the relevant disciplines from a recognised Nigerian university.
Have secured admission into a Nigerian or Overseas university for a one year Master’s Degree programme in any of the disciplines listed below.
Not be above 28 years of age by December 31st, 2017.
Have completed the one year National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme.

Course of Study

Only candidates with offer of admission and BSc degrees in disciplines related to the following areas should apply;
Geosciences
Engineering (Petroleum, Mechanical, Civil, Subsea, Electrical/Electronics, Marine, Chemical)
Petroleum Economics
Law (Oil and Gas/Petroleum)

Closing Date: June 30, 2017.

Test Date: July 15, 2017

TO APPLY
Visit : https://scholastica.ng/schemes/naescholarships
UNN JUPEB Programme!!! Get Direct Entry Admissions into University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN and other JUPEB-affiliated universities in Nigeria and other Universities Abroad. Candidates with JUPEB results can apply for Direct Entry admission into 200 Level instead of the 100 Level for UTME.

The University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) invites application from suitably qualified members of the public for Admission into the university Joint University Preliminary Examinations Board (JUPEB) programme for 2017/2018 session.

CANDIDATES ELIGIBLE FOR UNN JUPEB.
Eligible candidates must possess minimum of 5 Credits at maximum of two sittings in at least 5 subjects (inclusive of English Language) relevant to the candidates desired course of study in the University

DURATION OF UNN JUPEB PROGRAMME.
The duration of the programme is a minimum of one academic session of two semesters.

UNN JUPEB SUBJECT COMBINATIONS.


Option/Fields
Subject Combinations
Arts
History/Literature/Christian Religious Studies (HLCRS)
Economics/History/Literature in English (EHL)
History/Igbo/CRS (HICRS)
Igbo/Literature/CRS (ILCRS)
History/Igbo/French (HIF)
Social Sciences
Government/Economics/Mathematics (GEM)
Government/ Economics /Government (GEG)
Literature/Economics /Government (LEG)
Biology/Economics/ Government (BEG)
Government/Literature in English/Christian Religious Studies (GLCRS)
Biology/Government/CRS (BGCRS)
Management
Sciences
Business Studies /Accounting/Mathematics (BAM)
Mathematics/Accounting/Geography (MAG)
Mathematics /Economics / Business Studies. (MEB)
Sciences
Agricultural Science/Biology/Chemistry (ABC)
Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics (PCM)
Physics/Chemistry/Biology (PCB)


Candidates are to note that the above listed subject combinations meet the requirements (as applicable) for admission into Degree Programmes in the Arts , Social Sciences, Management Sciences and Sciences courses in all JUPEB-affiliated universities in Nigeria including University of Nigeria. Nsukka

UNN JUPEB METHOD OF APPLICATION.
Pay the application fee of N20,000.00 through Remita payment platform at any bank. You are to generate a payment invoice which contains a remita number; the invoice printout will enable you to make your payment at the bank. (Please note that Bank charges apply and must be paid)

Visit unnportal.unn.edu.ng/
Click on the fill JUPEB, Inter University Forms
Click on Generate Payment Invoice under JUPEB
Enter your telephone number and click on submit
Enter your Surname, First name, Middle name and click on submit
Print out your invoice and proceed to the bank
After making payments at the bank visit the portalunnportal.unn.edu.ng
Click on the Fill JUPEB, Inter University FormsClick on fill Joint Universities Preliminary Admissions Board programme
Enter your Remita # and click on submit
Fill the form and attach your passport
Color passport photograph with white background.
The passport photograph must be recent (not earlier than 3 months before the time of the application) and the size should not be more than 100KB.
Complete the form and click on submit
Print out your acknowledgment slip:
UNN JUPEB GENERAL INFORMATION.
i. Applicants into 2076/2018 preliminary programme are advised to be checking our website from time to time for the actual date of the entrance examination and other relevant information.

ii. All candidates are required to register for 2018 direct entry UTME during the programme.

iii. All Candidates are required to use valid e-mail addresses and PERSONAL Telephone Numbers.

iv. The forms must be filled and submitted online either immediately or within two weeks of accessing the website. No downloaded or printed copies of forms will be accepted.

v. Applicants are to note that 2017/2018 entrance examination shall hold at the University of Nigeria Nsukka, Campus within the 1st week of September, 2017.

vi. Candidates are advised to follow the Application Instructions very carefully and ensure they select the Correct SUBJECT COMBINATIONS. Failure to do so may adversely affect the Candidate

For further enquiries, call:  09098127029, 08096854714. E-mail: jupeb@unn.edu.ng

Submission of online forms will close on FRIDAY, 18th August 2017 at 11.59pm.

University of Ibadan, UI has been shut down after students protested alleged insensitivity on the part of the university management.
The management of the University of Ibadan on Monday 29th May shut the institution and directed the students to vacate the campus on or before 6 p.m.
The students had earlier taken to the streets of Ibadan in protest, alleging insensitivity on the part of the university management.

In a broadcast today, the Vice Chancellor, Professor Idowu Olayinka stated that the closure followed protest by students and forestall breakdown of peace on campus.

The Institution had earlier fixed first Semester examination for June but the examination will now commence on July 17th.

The Vice Chancellor however said that postgraduate students can continue with their lectures.

The students at a congress on Saturday passed a resolution to disrupt the forthcoming examinations if the university fails to issue it ID cards which were paid for last session and this session at the rate of 650 and 1,300 respectively.

They also asked the authorities to constitute the Students’ Welfare Board as well as allow use of cooking appliances that had been banned in the halls of residence.
2017 JAMB Result is Out...Procedure to check your result on yourself  without the use of scratch card.



This is to inform all that candidates that  participated in the Joint Admission and Matriculations Board (JAMB) 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) that they can now check their results online few hours after writing the exam.

According to JAMB, results are being released within 24 hours after the examinations.

To access your 2017 JAMB UTME Results kindly follow the steps outlined below.

Follow the 4 simple steps below to check your 2017 JAMB UTME result online without scratch card  FREE!

1. Go to JAMB result checking portal : http://www.jamb.org.ng/ResultChecker/CheckUTMEResults

2. Input your registered email address/JAMB Registration Number in the required column.

3. Click on ‘Check My Results’ to access your UTME score.


See the Release status of JAMB results below for each Jamb dates :
13th May UTME Exam – Results are Out ✓
15th May UTME Exam – Results are Out ✓
16th May UTME Exam – Results are Out ✓
17th May UTME Exam – Results are Out ✓
18th May UTME Exam – Results are Out ✓
19th May UTME Exam – Results are Out ✓
20th May UTME Exam – Results are Out ✓

PLEASE NOTE : If the portal returns with ‘You Do Not Have Any Result Yet’, that SIMPLY MEANS your result is not yet ready.You will have to check back later..

Re printing your jamb slip is not as complicated as it sounds,you don't necessarily need a proffessional to do it for you,simply login to the email you registered with and access the portal for printing your jamb slip through a mail sent to you by Jamb.Follow the steps below and have your slip printed.in case you can't find the mail from Jamb,do check your junk/spam folder.

Step 1: Login to your email you registered with on JAMB portal.

Step 2: Check your inbox or Spam folder for a mail from JAMB with the subject “UTME Examination Slip”
Step 3: Check the attachment for a file like “Examination_slip_name”
Step 4: Save or Download the attachment JAMB Exam slip

Step 5: Open the download file and you will get the information of your exact date your examination including time and venue.

Step 6: Click to print the JAMB slip via your printer or just press ‘ctrl’ and then ‘P’ on your keyboard.

If you have question or difficulties,feel free to contact us on admin@nigerianstudentsblog.com and we will assist you print your jamb slip successfully.

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The Barclays Rising Eagle Graduate Program is a programme that allows young graduates to spread their wings and ascend to greater heights. A nest that feeds your passion and puts you on a path of growth. Welcome to a programme where visionaries emerge ready to take on the world.
Barclays has openings crosswise over Africa. Wherever you join from, and in whatever part, you'll be working close by the best in the business – run getting achievers with high as can be yearnings quite recently like yours. You'll be tested. You'll be motivated to spread your wings. What's more, you'll characterize where your aspirations exist in its dynamic, worldwide association. Expect the Rising Eagles Graduation Programme, with its many great benefits, to nurture your passion for ideas and help make them come alive.

Barclays is a British multinational banking and financial services company headquartered in London.  Barclays traces its origins to a goldsmith banking business established in the City of London in 1690. James Barclay became a partner in the business in 1736. In 1896 several banks in London and the English provinces, including Backhouse's Bank and Gurney's Bank, united as a joint-stock bank under the name Barclays and Co. Over the following decades Barclays expanded to become a nationwide bank.

Entry Criteria:

A postgraduate qualification (minimum NQF Level 8) in any of the disciplines that we recruit from, obtained before January 2018.
There is an exception for Tanzania whereby a three year degree will be accepted.
Less than 24 months’ permanent work experience (this excludes temporary work during full-time studies).

What to consider when applying:
  • Barclays recruits graduates from each country in which it operates. You will need to be a citizen of the country in which you are applying. If you are not a citizen in the country where you are applying, you will need to ensure you are eligible to work in that country, as well as obtain the necessary work permits and/or documentation to allow you to work in that country (you will need to obtain these prior to your application).

Eligible Countries :
Botswana, Ghana, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda


Program Areas

Barclays has a wide variety of career opportunities within its organisation including:
Corporate and Investment Banking
Retail and Business banking
Africa Technology
Group Functions
Wealth and Investment Management & Insurance
This Program will last for 12 months.



Number of awards

Not specified
Scholarship benefits
The Programme has many great benefits that include:
1). Training and Development:

Rising Eagles offers a blended approach to training and development that combines classroom training, group activities, assignments and e-learning. The programme is enhanced with specific events where we host specialist speakers to deliver key topics that affect our business and your role. Whichever one of our business areas you join, you’ll be guided, moulded and trained for 12 months– building up the skills and experience you’ll need to become a leader for our future. Every step of the way, our training and support will keep your development on track.
2). Support:
You won’t be on this journey alone. From the day you arrive, you’ll have a buddy on hand – a previous graduate – to offer guidance, advice and support – who’ll always be there to share their experience and expertise with you.
3). Additional training:

We know the more clued up you are, the better you’ll perform. Which is why, as your career with us develops, we’ll continue to support your personal and professional development. There’s a vast array of training opportunities available from talks, projects and competitions to practical skills sessions. Not to mention the 300+ online learning modules available through our Learning for Africa portal.



HOW TO APPLY

There are various part alternatives open to you, so before you apply it merits discovering more. So present to us your thoughts and we'll give you access to our Rising Eagles Graduate Program, a stage that can cause breath life into them. The application procedure experiences 4 stages:


1). Online application


Applications are screened to ensure they meet our minimum academic requirements. How you approach and answer the application questions will also play a role in our selection process.
2). First round interview

As a quick way to get to know you, interviews will be done over the phone or face-to-face.
3). Psychometric assessment


An online assessment will be sent to you to complete.
4). Assessment centre

Depending on the business area you have been shortlisted for, you’ll be invited for further assessments, which may include a variety of group exercises, role-plays, case studies and interviews.
It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on this training programme.


Program Level:

 Training
Provider:
 Barclays Plc

Country to Work in:
 Africa (several countries)



Due dates: 

Enlistment for the 2018 graduate admission begins on the tenth April 2017 and applications close on the eleventh August 2017


PLEASE NOTE : This program is only available for Africans

For More Details Of This Scholarship please CLICK HERE

orth Dakota State University (NDSU) offers the Academic and Cultural Sharing Scholarship to all degree-chasing undergrad global understudies who meet all requirements for confirmation at North Dakota State University.

This NDSU grant program empowers effective candidates to get a rate educational cost waiver of the Non-Resident Base Tuition rate, whose esteem is resolved for every scholastic year.
Prospective international undergraduate student applicants must qualify for admission at NDSU, hold F-1 student status, and continue on a semesterly basis to uphold the necessary academic and cultural sharing requirements.

Eligibility:


  1. Hold (or will hold) valid F-1 student status (with a valid I-20). Students eligible for tuition rates other than Non-Resident are not eligible to apply for the scholarship.
  2. Maintain a 2.50/4.0 or higher cumulative GPA (grade point average) after each semester
  3. Register and maintain at least 12 undergraduate credits each semester
  4. Complete 10 hours of qualified cultural sharing each semester (see examples under 'Qualified Hours' on official website). Students graduating in May or December of each year are required to submit 10 hours for that semester to remain eligible to keep the scholarship for that term.
  5. You have never been found to be in violation of the NDSU Student Code of Conduct
  6. Timely report your service hours to the Office of International Student & Study Abroad Services (ISSAS) no later than the last day of final examinations each semester
Eligible Country : 
Any nation of the world(EXCEPT as stated in 'Eligibility' above)

Number of awards:
NOT SPECIFIED

Host :
North Dakota State University (NDSU), Fargo, North Dakota. USA


Fields of study

Scholarship is awarded for studying all the subjects offered by the university


Duration Of Scholarship :

Once awarded, scholarships are renewable as long as the NDSU student maintains the following requirements:
  • Attend the entire International Student Orientation during your first semester at NDSU.
  • Attend a scholarship informational session at the beginning of each semester.
  • Hold F-1 student status (with a valid I-20).
  • Maintain a 2.50 or higher cumulative GPA (grade point average) after each semester.
  • Register and maintain at least 12 undergraduate credits each semester.
  • Complete 10 hours of qualified cultural sharing or volunteer services each semester. (See examples of qualified services at the bottom of the official scholarship webpage.) Students graduating in May or December of each year are required to submit 10 hours for that semester to remain eligible to keep the scholarship for that term.
  • You have never been found to be in violation of the NDSU Student Code of Conduct
  • Timely report your service hours to the Office of International Programs by the last day of each fall and spring semester.

Course Level: Undergraduate (Bachelors)

OTHER BENEFITS:
offers worldwide college understudies the capacity to get an educational cost waiver of half of the Non-Resident Base Tuition rate, as of now an investment funds of about $9,028 for the 2017-2018 scholastic year.

HOW TO APPLY

Prospective international undergraduate students are invited to apply for the 
Academic and Cultural Sharing Scholarship
 by completing the application. The application will be reviewed as soon as it is received and a decision will be made after you have been regularly admitted to NDSU.
Prospective candidates may begin their applications by accessing the official application page here, however, it is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information and guide on how to apply.

APLICATION DEADLINES:
Eligible term(s) are Fall (August start) and Spring (January start) each year. 

The deadline is June 1 or November 1 for students applying from outside the U.S. and July 1 or December 1 for students currently applying from a school inside the U.S. 
The deadline date for students outside USA to apply are 1 November, 2017 (for January 2018 start class) or 1 June, 2017 (for August 2017 start class)

PLEASE TAKE NOTE:

Given the nature of the scholarship, recipients are expected to share their cultures with U.S. students, faculty, staff and members of the community in activities that are both academically and culturally beneficial. This will enable people to increase their knowledge of the cultures and countries where the scholarship recipients come from and gain a better sense of the global society. In turn, the recipients gain a better understanding of themselves and of American culture. Examples of qualified services for reporting hours can be found on the official scholarship webpage under the 'Qualified Hours' link.
North Dakota State University of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, more commonly known as North Dakota State University (NDSU), is a public university in Fargo, in the U.S. state of North Dakota. The institution was founded as North Dakota Agricultural College in 1890 as a land-grant institution. NDSU is part of the North Dakota University System.

Are you in 200-LEVEL? Civil Engineering or Building Department to be precise? Are you also on a 3.5CGPA? If you are,consider applying for the 2017 Federation of Construction Industry National University Scholarship Awards.
The Federation of Construction Industry (FOCI) formerly known as Federation of Building and Civil Engineering Contractors (FOBACEC) is the umbrella body for Construction Companies in Nigeria. FOCI inaugurated the Murtala Ramat Muhammed Scholarship Fund in 1976 in memory of late General Murtala Muhammed.
The Murtala Ramat Muhammed Scholarship Fund is part of FOCI’s social investment for capacity building in the Building and Civil Engineering sectors which act as strategic feed into the Construction Industry. FOCI, through the Murtala Ramat Muhammed Scholarship Fund, is offering a number of University Scholarship Awards to suitably qualified Nigerian Students.
Eligibility :
e-Applications are invited from Full-Time SECOND YEAR (200 level) degree students studying any of the under-listed courses in State and Federal Universities in Nigeria. Applicants must have a minimum Grade Point Average of 3.5 to be considered:
1. Civil Engineering.
2. Building Technology.
Please note that only applications submitted through this website will be considered.

How to Apply :

To obtain scholarship form,Interested and qualified candidates should visit:
DEADLINE: e-Application closes by midnight May 23rd 2017.
ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.
Fadama III AF Graduate Unemployed Youth and Women Agro-preneur Support (Fadama-Guys) Programme – The National Fadama Coordination Office (NFCO) now invites interested unemployed graduates youth (male and female) for:


Title: Fadama III AF Graduate Unemployed Youth and Women Agro-preneur Support (Fadama-Guys) Programme.

“Fadama” is a Hausa name for irrigable land-usually low-lying plains underlay by shallow aquifers found along Nigeria´s major river systems. Such lands are especially suitable for irrigated production and fishing, and traditionally provide feed and water for livestock. The enormous potential of this land is only very partially developed. The Fadama I and II projects successfully refined approaches for improved utilization of these lands.

The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) has received Additional Financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Third National Fadama Development (Fadama III) Project, to support ramping up of production of four (4) prioritized staple crops (rice, cassava, sorghum and tomatoes). The Project intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to support graduate unemployed youth and women to become agro-preneurs in line with the FGN Green Alternative – Agriculture Promotion Policy (APP).

The Project Development Objective (PDO) is to increase the incomes for users of rural lands and water resources within the Fadama Areas in a sustainable manner throughout the Recipient’s territory.



The additional financing is fully dedicated to scaling up all the six components of the parent Project namely

Component 1: Capacity Building, Communications and Information Support;
Component 2: Small-Scale Community- owned Infrastructure;
Component 3: Advisory Services and Support for Acquisition of Farming Inputs;
Component 4: Support to the Agricultural Development Programs, Sponsored Research and On-Farm Demonstrations;
Component 5: Matching Grant Facility for Assets Acquisition through groups; and
Component 6: Project Management, Monitoring and evolution
Rules and Guidelines for Interested Individuals (Please review carefully)



Eligibility Criteria for application are:

The applicant is a Nigerian, resident in any of the following participating States (1st Phase): Abia, Adamawa, Akwa lbom, Anambra, Bauchi, Bayelsa, Benue, Ebonyi, Ekiti, FCT, Jigawa, Katsina, Kebbi, Kogi, Niger, Ogun, Ondo, Osun, Oyo, Plateau, Sokoto & Taraba.
The applicant is between the ages of 18 and 35 years old as at the tire of submitting application.
The candidate has a demonstrable passion for agriculture and is willing to become an agro-preneur. This should be indicated through a written statement in the application form;
The applicant is a graduate of any institution of higher learning (including Secondary School Leaving Certificates holders who have practiced farming and/or enterprise of choice for at least 5 years);
The applicant must have access to land and/or place where his/her agri-enterprise interest of choice would be located;
Having computer knowledge and skills would be an added advantage;
The Fadama Ill AF funding must be requested for utilization on eligible costs or activities based on a business plan to be submitted after successful application and proposed training.
Note: Any application that does not follow the rules and guidelines presented below will NOT be considered.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should follow the steps given below:

Log on to the Fadama GUYS Portal at: http://guys.fadamaaf.net and create an account
Check your mailbox for confirmation of account creation and login details to the Portal;
Complete and submit the Application Form;
Application Closing Date
15th May, 2017.

List of Documents to be Provided During On-line Registration
In addition to filling up the Application Form, the candidate must submit the following additional documents:

Scanned original copy of primary school certificate;
Scanned copies of valid Federal Government of Nigeria issued means of identification (such as international passport, INEC Permanent Voters Card, National identity card or drivers license, etc);
Scanned copy of the candidate’s original highest educational qualification certificate;
Note



The attention of interested Individuals is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrower, Revised January 2011 and 2014 setting forth the World Bank policy on Conflict of Interest.
The submission deadline will be the closing date stated above at mid-night West Africa Time (GMT+1 hour). No application will be allowed after the deadline.
Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours [from 08 hours to 1600 hours] Monday through Friday (Except Public Holidays) from the Project Officer:

National Project Coordinator,
National Fadama Coordination Office (NFCO),
No 1 Eldoret Close,Off Aminu Kano Crescent,
Wuse II,
Abuja – Nigeria.
Email: guys@fadamaaf.net



All appears set for the conduct of this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) as the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) yesterday directed candidates to check for their examination centres with effect from tomorrow on its website.

Head of Media and Information of the board, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, who disclosed this in a telephone interview ahead of the board examination billed to commence on Saturday, May 13 assured that necessary machinery has been put in place to ensure a hitch free exercise.

“We are good to go, every machinery has been put in motion, we enjoined parents and candidates to give us their support and on our part, we are assuring of a level playing filed for everyone.”


Benjamin disclosed that the board had so far registered more than 1.7 million candidates for the 2017 UTME across the country.
The board concluded the sale of 2017 UTME application document in a grand style recording over 1.7 million candidates at the close of the site by 12 midnight on Friday, May 5, 2017.
The JAMB’s spokesman who described the figure as unprecedented however assured that adequate facilities had been put in place to accommodate the upsurge in the number of candidates.
He said, “In 2016, about 1.2 million candidates wrote the examination. It was the same in 2015 and that was why we projected for 1.5milion candidates this year. Although registration period was reduced from six weeks to one month, despite this, we have recorded 1.7million candidates. This shows the effectiveness of our processes. It also shows that whenever you have a setback you should not give up.
“We have put everything in place to ensure the success of the examination. We have the capacity to accommodate 1.7million candidates. In 2016, we used 510 computer-based centres, including six foreign centres for 1.2million candidates. This year, we are making use of 633 centres. There is an increase of more than 100 centres to take care of the additional candidates.’’
To assist intellectually brilliant students in research work, engender capacity building, strengthening of post-graduate students training in the University, open the doors to several other benefits, the School of Postgraduate Studies instituted a Postgraduate Trust Fund which was officially launched on Thursday, 7th July, 2016 in the University Main Auditorium during its 2015/2016 Academic Session Annual Lecture.

Following the approval for the disbursement of the Funds by the Board of Postgraduate Studies, the School hereby requests interested Ph.D. students to apply for it.

ELIGIBILITY STATUS

Applicant must fulfill the following criteria;


  • Be a registered Ph.D. candidate and full-time student.
  • Be registered for the year in which the application for grant is being made.
  • Must have not spent more than 3 year before application.
  • Must have completed Course Work with minimum of 4.50 grade point average approved by Senate.
  • Presented his/her first seminar (Pre-Field).
  • Show relevance of Ph.D. work to National Development.
  • Be recommended by both Supervisor and Departmental Postgraduate Committee.
  • Present a 500-word Proposal, which will be followed by Oral Interview.
Modalities for UNILAG Postgraduate Grant Disbursement.

a)Grant will be disbursed in three installments (in the ratio 40:40:20), which will be determined by evidence of work done.


  • Once grant is approved (1st tranche will be released)
  • When the candidate is about to go to APC (2nd tranche will be released).
  • Before the candidate’s viva (3rd tranche will be released).
  • b)Candidate must commit the work within three years from the date of award, otherwise the remaining part of award will be withdrawn.


c)Pre-field, post-field and post Academics Programme Committee (APC) Progress Reports will be required until the work is completed.

PROCESSING OF FORM

Application Form is obtained from the Office of the Deputy Registrar/ Administrative Secretary, School of Post Graduate Studies effective from 4th May, 2017.

Completed Application Form MUST be returned on or before 18th May, 2017. Applicants should note that there will be penalty for misinformation and distortion of facts presented and that completed form not returned within the stipulated period will not be processed.
Nigerian Air Force Direct Short Service Cadets (DSSC) Recruitment form for the year 2017. Online Registration starts on 18 May, 2017 and closes 15 June, 2017. Application is free

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) is enlisting graduates and post-graduates for training as Direct Short Service Cadets.
 Eligibility Status.

All applicants must be Nigerians, not less than 1.66m tall for male and not less than 1.63m tall for female. Applicant should be between 22 and 30 years by 31 December 2017 (22-35 for Consultants).

Qualifications.

Interested applicants must possess Bachelor’s Degree with second class Upper division or HND with Upper credit in the following fields: B Ed in Mathematics, English, Guidance & Counselling (Female), Physics, Chemistry and Computer Science, BSc/BA Electrical Electronic Engineering (IT Specialist), Peace & Conflict Resolution, Sociology, Psychology and Physical and Health Education; Medical Doctors (Consultants, Medical officers and Dental Officers, BSc Nursing (Any other qualification in Nursing field such as ICU, A&E, Theater, Ophthalmic and Anesthetic will be an added advantage. Candidate must have current Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria license.)

CANDIDATES WITHOUT ANY OF THE ABOVE LISTED QUALIFICATIONS ARE NOT TO APPLY.

How to Apply for Nigerian Air Force DSSC Recruitment.


  1. Interested applicants are to apply free of charge online at www.airforce.mil.ng
  2. Applicants are to print out the under listed documents after completion of application online;


  • Local Government Indigenship Form.
  • Attestation form.
  • Acknowledgment Form.
  • Serving Military personnel are to note that documents listed in a – c above are not applicable to them, however the special attestation form is to be filled by their current Unit Commander.


ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS:


  • Online Registration Starts on 18 May 2017 and closes on 15 June 2017.
  • Zonal Enlistment Exercise will hold from 1-8 July 2017.
  • Multiple online application will be disqualified.
  • NAF online Registration and all other enlistment processes are free of charge and no payment should be made at any point throughout the Exercise.
  • The Attestation Form must be accompanied by the passport photograph of the signee. The signee is also to endorse his name and signature on the bock of his passport photograph and that of the applicant.
  • For further information, call the following support lines: 09 8708475, 09 8704817 and 08078406568 or Email: recruitment@airforce.mil.ng.
Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro HND  programmes admission form now available for sale for the 2017/2018 academic session

The management of the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro invites applications form suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro for Full-Time Programmes leading to the award of Higher National Diploma (HND) qualification for programmes in the following schools:


Higher National Diploma (Full-Time) – Available Programmes.


  • SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Departments: Office Technology and Management (Secretarial Studies),
  • SCHOOL OF APPLIED SCIENCE: Departments: Computer Science, Food Technology, Hospitality Management (Hotel and Catering Management), Statistics and Science Laboratory Technology with options in: (Chemistry, Physics with Electronics, Environmental Biology, Biochemistry and Microbiology).
  • SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES: Departments: Accountancy, Banking and Finance, Business Administration & Management and Marketing.
  • SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING: Departments: Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical/Electronics Engineering with options in: (i) Electrical Power and Machines, (ii)Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering, (iii) Instrumentation, Mechanical Engineering with options in: (i) Plant and Power Engineering Technology,
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology.
  • SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES: Departments: Architectural Technology, Building Technology, Estate Management and Valuation, Quantity Surveying, Urban and Regional Planning and Surveying and Geo-informatics.

Duration of all Programmes: 4 Semesters (Full Time)

Higher National Diploma (Full-Time) – Entry Requirements.

Applicants seeking HND (Full Time) Admission must possess:


  • A good National Diploma not below Lower Credit (with CGPA not less than 501 and basic requirements for the National Diploma Programme in the discipline.
  • A minimum of One Calendar year Post National Diploma relevant Industrial Experience.
  • Academic Transcripts which should be sent (directly) by the student’s last Institution under confidential cover to: The Registrar, Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro. NO CANDIDATE WILL BE REGISTERED BEFORE THE RECEIPT OF THE ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPT
  • A good performance in the screening exercise to be conducted by the Polytechnic.
  • Possession of the specific SSC requirements i.e WAEC/NECO/NABTEB/GCE O’level for the course for which the candidate is applying.
  • All candidates are expected to consult the institution’s prospectus on the website or in hard copy to ascertain their qualification for courses for which they are applying. Candidates should not register for courses for which they do not have the requirements. The admission of the Federal Polytechnic Ilaro is provisional; ANYTIME it is discovered that a candidate registered for a programme for which he is not qualified; the admission would be withdrawn.

Steps to Apply for Federal Poly Ilaro HND Admission.


  • The closing date for the submission of HND Application Form is Friday 4th August, 2017.
  • To obtain the admission form, visit the Institution’s website federalpolyilaro.edu.ng and click on portal
  • On the portal, click on Applicant, then click on General Invoice.
  • Take invoice to the bank for payment and obtain Confirmation Order Number
  • Return to the portal, click on Applicant, then click fill application form.
  • Direct enquiries to this email address: admissions@federalpolyilaro.edu.ng
Federal Poly Ilaro HND Admission Screening Exercise.

Screening exercise for HND (Full-Time) Programmes would hold as follows:

SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Thursday 10th August, 2017
Office Technology and Management (Secretarial Studies)

  • SCHOOL OF PURE AND APPLIED SCIENCES 

Thursday 10th August, 2017
Computer Science
Food Technology
Hospitality Management
Mathematics and Statistics
Science Laboratory Technology

  • SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING 

Friday 11th August, 2017
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

  • SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES 

Friday 11th August, 2017
Architectural Technology
Building Technology
Estate Management and Valuation
Quantity Surveying
Surveying and Geo-informatics
Urban and Regional Planning

  • SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES 

Saturday 12th August, 2017
Accountancy
Banking and Finance
Business Administration and Management
Marketing
Venue of the screening exercise is the Polytechnic ICT Unit, West Campus.

Time: 10.00 a.m. each day.

SCREENING EXERCISE REQUIREMENTS

All candidates are required to bring the following to the screening centre:

Original and photocopy of the printout of the acknowledgement and examination slips.
2D Pencil.

PLEASE NOTE: The entrance examination is computer based.




Course(s) Offered: Several fields
Course Level: Undergraduate (post-secondary, foundation)
Provider: Newcastle University Foundation
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
Newcastle University and INTO Newcastle University invites applications for the Newcastle University Foundation Scholarships for International students.

The scholarships have been created to assist international fee-paying students, who need to complete a Foundation programme before enrolling on a Newcastle University undergraduate degree programme.

Successful completion of the appropriate Foundation pathway (subject to meeting specified grades for entry) guarantees students progression onto a wide range of undergraduate degree programmes at Newcastle University.

Eligibility
Any INTERNATIONAL fee-paying student from any nationality, who needs to complete a Foundation programme before enrolling onto an undergraduate degree programme at Newcastle University i eligible to apply.

The following are eligible:
All international fee-paying students
Students who have completed 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades
Students must have a minimum English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.5 for specified degree programmes.
Students must be a minimum of 17 years old.
Eligible groups
Citizens of ANY country (EXCEPT UK)

Participating Institutions
Newcastle University and INTO Newcastle University (both in the UK)

Fields of study
The scholarships are for the following programmes: 
Number of awards
10 scholarships in total will be granted

Sponsorship duration
Covers the length of the Foundation programme

Scholarship benefits
Each scholarship is to the value of £17,500, or £17,900 for the Architecture pathway.

The first half of the scholarship, £8,750 (or £8,950 for Architecture) will be deducted from your International Foundation tuition fees. Upon successful completion (and subject to achieving specified grades for entry), scholarship students entering degree programmes at Newcastle University as international students will receive a further scholarship valued at £8,750 (or £8,950 for Architecture), towards Year 1 tuition fees.

Method of Application
You can apply using the online application forms. INTO Newcastle University has more than 10 years' experience supporting international students just like you, and the School wants to help make this process as simple as possible.

Apply for one of the International Foundation programmes above at INTO Newcastle University via the online application form. Once you have received an unconditional offer to study with the School, please complete the scholarships application form(pdf) and return it by e-mail to into@newcastle.ac.uk.

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on how to apply for this scholarship

DEADLINES: 
INTO Newcastle University recommends that you apply early in case courses fill up quickly, but in most cases they can accept students right up to when the courses begin. Thus, deadlines vary greatly for the various courses. Check when specific course are due to start on the official website

NOTE:
INTO Newcastle University's academic programmes have been carefully designed with the University to help give the highest quality preparation for undergraduate and postgraduate study. A range of programmes and courses are offered to international students who need additional support to meet the academic and English language requirements for direct entry to university.

Small class sizes, cutting edge technology, countless learning resources, and the very best teachers make studying at INTO Newcastle University both fruitful and fun. INTO University ensures that you will get the individual attention you need during your classes.

Application Deadline: Rolling
Open to International students: Yes

Scholarship Details and Application

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