The Kenya High Commission Joint Scholarships: Teesside University

In association with the Kenya High Commission for the UK, Teesside University is offering three partial tuition fee scholarships to Kenyan Nationals, whether domiciled in Kenya or from the diaspora.

The three scholarships will be awarded as follows:

  • One to an employee of the Ministry of Education
  • One to an employee of a Kenyan Public University
  • One to a member of the general public

Successful applicants will be either awarded a place to study full time on the MSc in Petroleum Engineering or MSc in Oil & Gas Management courses commencing September 2016. The courses are delivered at Teesside University’s UK campus in Middlesbrough.

Closing date for applications: 16th July 2016

Awardees will be notified by the 30th July 2016.

What does the Scholarships provide?

Each scholarship award is a one third reduction in overseas full fee paying tuition fees for an MSc Petroleum Engineering course or MSc Oil & Gas Management commencing September 2016. This means a scholarship of £3,614 against the full course fee of £10,950, so you pay £7,336 towards your tuition fee.

Guidelines and eligibility for the Kenya High Commission for the UK Scholarship 2016

  1. To be eligible to apply, applicants must:

– Meet the MSc Petroleum Engineering or MSc Oil & Gas Management entry requirements for Teesside University. Applicants should normally have an honours degree (at least 2.2) in an appropriate related discipline – petroleum engineering, geological qualifications, civil engineering qualification, mechanical engineering, geophysics, chemical engineering, petrophysics, physics, mathematics or chemistry. Entry criteria for MSc Oil & Gas Management applicants should normally have an honours degree (at least 2:2) in any management or business related area; Applicants must also fulfill the Standard University English Language requirements.

  • Be a Kenyan National
  •  Be assessed as an overseas full fee paying student
  •  Be from one of the following three categories:
  •  Member of the General Public
  •  Employed by a Kenyan education institution funded by the Ministry of Education
  •  Employed by the Ministry of Energy
  • Be able to provide evidence of having sufficient funds to pay for travel, accommodation and the balance of tuition fees for the duration of the study period.
  1. The scholarship is one third reduction in overseas full fee paying tuition fees, to be awarded for three MSc Petroleum Engineering or MSc Oil & Gas Management courses commencing September 2016.
  2.  Kenya High Commission to the UK Scholarship 2016 Awardees are only entitled to this award and cannot be awarded more than one scholarship. If you are sponsored by your company, government or similar, you are not entitled to apply for the Teesside University international scholarship of £1500.
  3. Applicants must submit a 500 word essay stating either what you have done to benefit Kenya or what you plan to do on completion of your MSc in Petroleum Engineering or MSc Oil & Gas Management to benefit Kenya.
  4. All applications must be made through World Student Advisors.
  5. All applications must be received by World Student Advisors by 16th July 2016
  6. Awardees will be notified by the 30th July 2016

Why study at Teesside University?

Teesside University, located in the heart of North East England, offers a truly international experience. People from all over the world are attracted by our innovative courses, excellent academic facilities and internationally recognised British qualifications.

Teesside University’s library and careers services are ranked first in the world by international students. They are also ranked first in the UK for employability (International Student Barometer 2014, 183 participating universities globally, 54 in the UK)

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The MSc in Petroleum Engineering
The MSc in Petroleum Engineering is a programme of lectures and project work, encompassing a wide range of petroleum fundamentals, pertinent to the modern petroleum industry. Project work provides an opportunity for ideas and methods, assimilated through lectures and tutorials, to be applied to real field evaluation and development design problems. The course is applied in nature and has been designed so that on completion, you are technically well prepared for a career in industry. The full-time course lasts for one year.
MSc in Oil & Gas Management
This course is ideal for graduates intending to pursue a management career in the oil and gas industry, or if you are already working in the sector and would like to develop the skills and knowledge in management at master’s level. In addition to the mandatory modules directly relevant to the oil and gas industry, this course has several optional themes to direct you into specialist areas of knowledge – project management, economics and finance, international human resources management, and environmental management.

How to apply

Please complete the application form in full and submit with your 500 word essay and supporting documents no later than 16th July 2016.

For further help or information on your application please contact Kenya@WorldStudentAdvisors.com

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Teesside University International Scholarship – £1500

If you are not eligible for the Kenya High Commission to the UK Scholarship 2016, or if you are not selected to receive the award, you may still be eligible to receive Teesside University’s scholarship for international students.

This award is available for self-funded international (non-European Union) students studying on foundation, undergraduate or postgraduate programmes (except the International MSc Nursing)

These scholarships are awarded as a fee reduction for every year of full-time study. If you are sponsored by your company, government or similar, you are not entitled to the international scholarship

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