Category Archives: Scholarship

How To Apply for 2018/2019 PTDF Scholarship in Germany/France/China

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF),the Federal Government of Nigeria agency with the mandate of developing indigenous human capacity and petroleum technology to meet the needs of the oil and gas industry, invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for Overseas MSc and PhD Scholarships to institutions under its strategic partnership initiative.Successful candidates will be awarded scholarships to study in Germany/France/China commencing in the 2018/2019 academic session.

The Strategic Partnership Scholarship
The Strategic Partnership Scholarship was developed to improve the Funds’ Overseas Scholarship Scheme by offering candidates the opportunity to benefit from a diversified pool of knowledge and the facilities offered by world-class institutions across the globe. In recognition of the fact that the best education can be found on numerous shores, the Fund has sought out strategic partnerships in Germany, France and China where candidates are offered the opportunity to study in English-taught classes and conduct research in world- class facilities where they will also have the opportunity of experiencing new cultures and work environments.

Scholarships in Australia at University of Melbourne for International Students, 2018

Deadline: January 31, 2018

The International Undergraduate Scholarships were established by the University of Melbourne in recognition of the significant contribution made by international students to the diversity of the University’s student population. The University usually awards 50 scholarships per year.

Location: Australia
Benefits

Full Scholarships in China for International Students at Jiangsu University, 2018

Deadline: January 28, 2018.
Applications are open for JSU Presidential Scholarships for the 2018 spring intake. These scholarships are available for international students getting registered for English-taught degree education at Jiangsu University.

Jiangsu University is a highly ranked and prestigious doctoral research university located in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu Province, People’s Republic of China.

Britain’s Top Primary School Bans Hijabs, Says No To Fasting During Ramadan

The top state primary school in UK has banned girls under eight from wearing hijabs as well as fasting among young pupils. St Stephen’s primary school has called on the government to take a firm stand and follow suit rather than leaving schools to create their own rules.

The school in Newham, east London, has demanded that parents don’t allow their children to fast throughout the school day during Ramadan when pupils will have to sit summer exams.

Obasanjo Completes PhD Programme At NOUN

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is among 14, 771 persons expected to receive honours at the 7th convocation of National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Abdalla Adamu, has said.

The former president is expected to receive a doctorate in Christian Theology, Adamu said at a news briefing on the institution’s 2018 convocation scheduled for Jan. 20 at its s headquarters in Jabi, Abuja,Nigeria.

WAEC Releases 2018 Exam Timetable For Private Candidates – See Here

The West African Examination Council, WAEC, has announced that it would be conducting two series of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidate from 2018.

According to a post on the official twitter handle of the council @waecnigeria, the first series will be conducted between January and February, while the 2nd series will be conducted between August and October every year.

Man Graduates With 4.0CGPA In Masters In USA After Being Mocked By Dad’s Friend

A Twitter user who graduated with a perfect 4.0 CGPA shared photos from his Msc graduation ceremony in Texas, USA and narrated how his dad’s friend advised his dad not to send him for his masters in the US because he graduated with less than 2.1 during his B.sc in Nigeria.

Technical University Ibadan: Oyo State-Owned Varsity To Begin Operation January 2018

The Vice-Chancellor of the University said the university would commence academic activities from Sunday, January 7, 2018.

The Technical University in Ibadan is set to begin operation in January 2018 five years after the National Universities Commision, NUC officially recognised the institution.
The Vice-Chancellor of the University Prof. Ayobami Salami while meeting with pressmen announced that the university would commence academic activities from Sunday, January 7, 2018.