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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

MTN Foundation Scholarship 2014

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
Please read carefully before completing this form. Be sure that the information you provide is accurate.
·         Applicants from public Universities and Colleges of Education in Nigeria must be full time undergraduates in 200 level/2nd year.
·         Applicants from public Universities and Colleges of Education must have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) score of 3.5 or its equivalent (2:1)
·         Applicants from public Polytechnics must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 (upper credit) from the Ordinary National Diploma (OND) programme and must have secured admission into the Higher National Diploma programme (HND).
·         Direct entry level students must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 (upper credit) from the OND programme and must have secured admission into 200 level/2nd year in a public University
·         Current Beneficiaries of the MTN Foundation Science & Technology Scholarship award are not eligible to apply
·         The MTN Foundation reserves the right to cancel or suspend a scholarship award if it is discovered that an applicant /awardee provided false information.
·         Names of successful candidates will be published in National Dailies
        Closing date for receipt of application is Tuesday May 4th 2014

       Please note that all information provided will be verified and persons with fraudulent information will be held accountable.

·         Please note that this portal is the only mode of application
·         Only applications from students studying one of the under listed courses will be considered:

·         Accountancy/Accounting
·         Agric. Extension and Rural Development
·         Agricultural Science
·         Agronomy
·         Animal Breeding and Genetics
·         Animal Nutrition
·         Animal Production and Health
·         Aquaculture and Fisheries Management
·         Applied Physics
·         Architecture
·         Chemical Engineering
·         Civil Engineering
·         Computer and Electronics
·         Computer and Information Science
·         Computer and Mathematics
·         Computer Engineering
·         Computer Science
·         Electrical Engineering
·         Electrical/Electronics Engineering
·         Electronics and Computer Technology
·         Electronics Engineering
·         Engineering Physics
·         Industrial Mathematics
·         Industrial Physics
·         Information Technology
·         Mathematics
·         Mechanical Engineering
·         Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
·         Petroleum and Gas Engineering
·         Physics Electronics
·         Geophysics
·         Physics/ Computational Modeling
·         Pure/ Applied Physics
·         Statistics
·         Statistics and Computer Science.
        System Engineering.
     To complete this application, please visit the MTN Foundation website or Click here >>>>

Sunday, February 02, 2014

2014/2015 Chevron/NNPC Undergraduate Scholarships.



CHEVRON NIGERIA LIMITED
R. C. 6135
Operator of the NNPC\CHEVRON Joint Venture
                           2014/2015 NNPC/CHEVRON JV NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS
Chevron Nigeria Limited, in collaboration with its Joint Venture partner, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), is offering a number of University Scholarship Awards to suitably qualified Nigerian students.
E-applications are invited from full-time SECOND YEAR (200 LEVEL) degree students of the under-listed courses, in Nigerian Universities:
1.   Accountancy

2.   Agricultural Engineering/Agricultural Science

3.   Architecture

4.   Business Administration / Economics


5.   Chemical Engineering


6.   Civil Engineering


7.   Computer Science                       
8.   Electrical/Electronic Engineering

9.   Environmental Studies/Surveying

10. Geology/Geophysics

11. Law


12. Mass Communication/Journalism


13. Mechanical/Metallurgical & Materials Engineering

14. Human Medicine/Dentistry/Pharmacy

15. Petroleum Engineering

Please note that we will accept applications through this web site address only. Hard copies of any document submitted will not be processed. All interested students are advised to click on
How it Works tab to proceed..
In line with our e-scholarship administration system, selected students will be invited for computer-administered qualifying tests in selected examination centers nationwide. Short-listed candidates for the qualifying test will be invited by email and SMS text messages. All applicants are therefore advised to ensure that GSM telephone numbers and personal email addresses are properly entered into the e-forms on the web site.
ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.
Deadline: Closing date for receipt of e-applications is strictly February 21, 2014.
ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.
This application is for only Fresh Applicants, current beneficiaries from previous NNPC/ CHEVRON JV Schemes should kindly click  www.scholastica.ng.
1. Before you start this application, ensure you have clear scanned copies of the following documents
Passport photograph with white background not more than 3 months old (450px by 450px not more than 200kb)
***** School ID card
***** Admission letter
***** Birth certificate
***** O’ Level result
***** JAMB Result
2. Ensure the documents are named according to what they represent to avoid mixing up documents during upload
3. Ensure you attach the appropriate documents when asked to upload
‡To apply, follow the steps below:
1.    Click on Apply Now tab.

2.    Click on
Register Now to create an account.

3.    Proceed to your email box to activate your account.

4.    Click on 
http://www.scholastica.ng/Schemes/cnlawards to return to Scholarship site.

5.    Enter your registered email and password to upload your information.

6.    Enter your personal information, National Identification Number (if available), educational information, other information and upload required scanned documents.

7.    Ensure the name used in applications matches the names on all documentation in same order. Upload a sworn affidavit or certificate if otherwise.

8.    Ensure you view all documents after uploading, to eliminate errors during uploading.

9.    When asked to upload photo, upload a pass-port photograph with a white background.

10.  Recheck application information to avoid errors.

11.  Click
Apply Now to submit information.

12.  You will receive an email and a sms that confirms your application was successful.

13.  Return to 
www.scholastica.ng, enter your Email and Password to download your profile and proceed to have your Head of Department sign the document.

14.  Upload a scanned copy of the signed profile, this would be used for verification.

15.  
If National Identification Number (NIN) number was not available in step 6, to obtain your National Identification Number (NIN)
*** Visit http://ninenrol.gov.ng to register and learn more about the National Identity Number
*** Click Create Account and fill in the required  fields
*** Login with Email and Password to complete the form
After completion, schedule a date for photo and finger print capture
*** Visit any of the 37 capture centres www.nimc.gov.ng/pages/general/enrolmentcentres.htm  to complete the registration process and obtain your National Identity Number
*** You can also do your total registration at the NIMC office

16. Return to http://www.scholastica.ng/Schemes/cnlawards and update application with National Identification Number (NIN) to ensure completion
Note: Multiple applications attract a disqualification penalty from the Scholarship board
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Sunday, January 26, 2014

Diamond Bank Centenary Challenge


Will you like to win an iPad Mini and cash prizes? You’d love that, right?
Enter for the Diamond Bank Centenary challenge and stand the chance to win mouth-watering prizes.
How ?
WRITING COMPETITION PROCEDURE:
Write short article in not more than 100 words on what makes you a true Nigerian
Send your entries with your name and phone number to diamondgames@diamondbank.com
Closing date for entries; 7 February 2014 at 11:59 pm.
All entries will be reviewed by our esteemed panel of judges and the five (5) best articles will be selected for the final round.
Visit http://9eb.bc/dbcc for more details.

Thursday, November 28, 2013

THE INTEL STUDENT PARTNER PROGRAM


THE INTEL STUDENT PARTNER PROGRAM: OPEN TO UNIVERSITY STUDENTS IN KENYA, NIGERIA AND SOUTH AFRICA.

What is the Intel Student Partner Program?

The Intel Student Partner Program – Africa is an opportunity for students to act as liaisons between Intel and their universities.


These partners:
Learn about innovative Intel products and programs.
Plan and host fun events on campus.
Act as a campus contact for Intel teams.
Help Intel better understand each university’s culture.

Why was it created?

The program was developed enable Intel to engage more actively and more effectively with large student bodies across Africa.

How do you apply?

Program Participants (Participants) can apply to be part of the Intel Student Partner Program (Program) by submitting an application here. Application deadline is December 15th, 2013. 

During the Phase 1 Participants will need to demonstrate the following values in their application:
University status: Participants must be enrolled in a full time program at a recognized university in Kenya, South Africa or Nigeria (Recognized and Registered as an Institution of Higher Learning by a Government Body).
Academic excellence: Participants must have a grade point average of minimum B (or equivalent) from their university. Proof of grade point average in the form of academic transcripts is required.
Leadership experience: Participants must demonstrate that they have previously organized and led other students in running or implementing a project or event that is of value to the University community. Proof for this should be provided in the form of reference letters from the organization for which they implemented the program.
Intel Developer Zone: Participants must be registered members of the Intel® Developer Zone (IDZ). IDZ membership will be verified by including IDZ username in the application process.

Program Duration

Starting from November 15th 2013 Participants can apply at any time during the duration of the Program and will be notified within 1 month of their application date regarding the status of their application. Intel, at its sole discretion, may determine the end date of the Program.

Partner Benefits

Partners will receive the following benefits:

Profiling within the Intel® Developer Zone (within regional sections dedicated for Africa as a Partner).
Opportunity to participate in certain Intel events locally and internationally. For any event that requires travel, Intel will cover all associated, reasonable costs (transport, accommodation and board) on behalf of the Partner based on actually incurred costs only which must be supported by a valid proof of payment.
Sneak peeks at some development tools, and industry-defining software applications that are public but may not be readily available in your specific market.
Access to mentors within Intel to support Partners to build their global network and career skill-set.
Monthly stipend of $50 (Stipend) payable in equivalent local currency. The Stipend will only be available for months of Partners’ full time enrollment at the University, excluding University holiday months, (Eligible Months). The Stipend will be subject to additional contractual obligations to be signed by the Partners with the Agency.
Branded Intel merchandise (Merchandise): 1 branded jacket, 1 branded T-shirt, 1 branded laptop bag, 1 branded laptop cover of a total value of approximately $200.

Partner Obligations during Partnership Year
The Partners will be required to:
Spend at least 2 hours a week meeting, talking and promoting Intel programs on Campus. The Partners will be required to send weekly reports providing work breakdown of how the 2 hours were spent.
Disclose that their activities are supported by Intel.
Provide weekly update to Intel on any university events in which they took part during the previous week and on upcoming events which the university is conducting that could be of interest to Intel.
With prior notice from Intel, arrange for a tour at the university for Intel visitors to showcase Partners initiatives at the university.
Be available to assist with planning and logistics whenever Intel has major events in Partner’s country. For such assistance standard daily rates will be paid, equivalent to the rates paid to regular promoters (Event Assistance Pay).
Provide content such as one blog entry of at least 200 words , every 3 months, for the Intel Student Partner program website. The provided content should, for example, include information regarding recent events they have participated in.

In addition Partners activities on-campus will include:
Setting up a booth that showcases Intel technologies and programs locally. Intel will provide physical booth, as well as the items to be shown.
The Partners will be responsible for arranging an introduction meeting between Intel representatives and a relevant person at the university to facilitate obtaining of any required permissions for the space use at the university campus.
Running “What’s New” sessions to inform students about the latest news from Intel.
  1. Arranging a periodic meeting between Intel representatives and university faculties leaders with the aim to discuss possible collaboration areas. At a minimum there should be 1 meeting per quarter.

All activities that incur costs will need a prior approval from Intel and a valid proof of payment.
Intel may, at its sole discretion, refuse to cover any costs which were not explicitly approved by Intel or for which there is no proof of payment.

Monday, November 25, 2013

Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) Essay Competition 2013


The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) hereby calls for entries for its Undergraduate Essay Competition

The objectives of the Competition are:
·         Increase Awareness of the Subject Matter.
·         Engage and Enhance Research skills.
·         Encourage competition and academic excellence.
·         Build capacity of undergraduates.

Theme
The Effect of Mobile Number Portability on Telecom Services and Usage in Nigeria.

Organizer
Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC).

Prizes
1st Prize: N500,000.00 cash prize, Branded NCC Laptop and Printer
2nd Prize: N300,000.00 cash prize
3rd Prize: N200,000.00 cash prize

Deadline
16 December, 2013.

Guidelines
·         Undergraduates will submit essays not more than 1000 words, and not less than 500 words on the essay topic
·         First 500 entries representing undergraduates from the Institutions across the country.
·         Winning essays will be selected based on content, grammar and style
·         The winning essays will be announced by the First Quarter 2014.
·         Participants are expected to register with their personal details and a signed authentication as genuine Nigerian undergraduates.
·         All entries must be sent in on, or before 16th December 2013.
·         Entries should be sent to: tawusaku@ncc.gov.ng
·         To accompany your essay is your filled contest registration form here.

Inquiries
Got a question? Send it to +23494617000.

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