Friday, March 28, 2014

GNPC Oil and Gas Learning Foundation – Call For Application

GNPC OIL AND GAS LEARNING FOUNDATION ( GNPC FOUNDATION)  is an autonomous entity set up to ensure the training of citizens of Ghana for the development of national capacity in all aspects of petroleum operations. The GNPC FOUNDATION is now calling for applications from eligible Ghanaians who wish to benefit from its scholarships programme.
APPLICATION PROCESS
APPLICATION  FOR MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMMES
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Applicants for Master’s Degree Programme Must:
  • Be a citizen of Ghana
  • Ideally have a minimum of Second Class Upper Division, Bachelor’s Degree
  • Have obtained admission into a recognized University to pursue a course of study in Geosciences; Petroleum / Engineering, and Oil and Gas related disciplines
  • Not be a current beneficiary of Scholarship administered by another Institution
  • Not be more than 35 years old as at the date of starting the programme
  • Demonstrate commitment to return to Ghana upon completion of the programme (if programme is undertaken outside Ghana)  to contribute to national development
  • Have successfully completed the National Service Programme
Documentary evidence of continuing / enrolment in the academic programme would be required from the Registrar of beneficiary’s University during the period of the programme.
Note: The Eligibility criteria are subject to Modification without notice.

APPLICATION  FOR DOCTORAL [PHD] PROGRAMME
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Applicants For Doctoral [PhD] Degree Programme Must
  • Be a citizen of Ghana
  • Have Master’s Degree in relevant discipline
  • Have secured admission into a recognized university to pursue a course of study in Geosciences; Petroleum / Engineering, and Oil and Gas related disciplines.
  • Not be a current beneficiary of Scholarship administered by another Institution

  • Note more than forty [40] years of age as at the date of starting the programme
  • Have successfully completed the National Service Programme
  • Have a letter of consent from a proposed supervisor
  • Demonstrate commitment to return to Ghana upon completion of the programme (if programme is undertaken outside Ghana)  to contribute to national development
An applicant for a doctoral programme may be required to submit a research proposal.
Documentary evidence of continuing / enrolment in the academic programme would be required from the Registrar of beneficiary’s University during the period of the programme.
Note: The Eligibility criteria are subject to Modification without notice.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must provide the following
  • Application Letter for Scholarship/Financial Assistance signed by applicant. Application must itemize the costs, and indicate the total cost of attending he Programme.
  • Copy of Admission Letter – from University / Institution applicant plans to attend.
  • Photocopy of Academic Certificate(s)
    Bachelor’s Degree Certificate, for applicants enrolling on Masters’ Degree programme
    Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree for applicants enrolling on PhD programme
  • A photocopy of applicant’s Bio-date page of passport
  • A copy of the National Service Certificate
  • Applicant’s Resume/Curriculum Vitae [CV]
  • Details of all Course related Costs as provided by the University /  Institution
  • Copy of Course Modules  or Programme Segments [also provide Links to University website]
  • Statement of Purpose: Choice of Academic Programmes, and relevance to local eceonomic / environment; Career Objective and how participation in the academic programme will contribute to the achievement of career objective; an outline of plan to apply or transfer new/specific knowledge and skills acquired – upon completing the programme -  to create incremental growth in sphere of work
  • Letter of consent/support from present employer  - if employed or if on study leave. The letter should indicate that applicant will be returning to his/her present employer at the end of the programme.
  • Shortlisted applicants would be required to present the following documents at an interview for verification:
Originals of:
  • Academic Certificate(s)
  • Transcript of Academic Record ( in a sealed envelope sent from Applicant’s University, directly to the GNPC Foundation)
  • Passport
  • National Service Certificate
Successful applicant will be required to provide additional information/materials, including two passport pictures. Execution of a BOND would also be required from successful applicants
SCHOLARSHIP BENEFITS
The scholarship will cover tuition fees and other expenses
APPLICANTION SUBMISSION AND CONTACT DETAILS
ALL APLICATIONS SHOULD BE ADDRESSED TO:
THE EXECUTIVE SECRETARY,
GNPC OIL AND GAS LEARNING FOUNDATION

BY REGISTERED POST TO:
P.O. BOX CT 8387, CANTONMENTS (ACCRA), GHANA.
OR BY EMS TO:
NO. 20 ORPHAN CRESCNET, LABONE, ACCRA
Near Churchees Restaurant; and opposite Sisimbo Beach Ressort, and Gambaga Forex Bureau

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATONS
APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED NOT LATER THAN CLOSE F BUSINESS ON 30TH APRIL 2014.

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