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[attachimg=1] The Rivers State Sustainable Development Agency [RSSDA] invites applications from suitably qualified candidates of Rivers State origin for selection in the State Government’s Special Overseas Postgraduate Scholarship Programme for 2011/2012 session.

COURSES AVAILABLE:

•   Engineering
•   Medical Sciences
•   Natural Sciences
•   Oil and Gas
•   ICT related courses

WHO SHOULD APPLY:

•   Must be of Rivers State origin [should submit a copy of LGA identification]
•   Graduates of recognised universities with not less than second class upper honours degree at the undergraduate level
•   Not below 21 years or above 35 years old (Confirmation of age, preferably by birth certificate)
•   Must have completed NYSC
•   Must have gained admission into any of the listed universities in the relevant fields of specialization for Masters and PhD programmes.

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ELIGIBLE UNIVERSITIES AND COUNTRIES OF STUDIES

1. UNITED KINGDOM   

Field of Study:

Medicine
Engineering
Natural Sciences   

Eligible Universities:

Cambridge University
Imperial College London
Oxford University
University of Manchester
University of Edinburgh


2. CANADA   

Field of Study:

Engineering
Natural Sciences
Geology   

Eligible Universities:

University of Toronto
McGill University of Technology
University of British Columbia
University of Alberta, Calgary
University of Waterloo

3. U.S.A.   

Field of Study:

Engineering
Natural Sciences
Geology   

Eligible Universities:

Massachusets Institute of Technology (MIT)
University of California, Berkeley
Stanford University
Princeton University
Harvard University

4. CHINA   

Field of Study:

Engineering
Agricultural Engineering
Power and Steel   

Eligible Universities:

Tsingua University
Peking University
Shanghai Jia Tong University
Fudan University
Xian Jiaotong University

5. INDIA   

Field of Study:

Medicine
ICT   

Eligible Universities:

Jawaharlal Nehru University
University College Medical School Delhi
St. John's Medical College Bangalore
India Institute of Technology Rookee
Jaypee University of Information Technology

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HOW TO APPLY:

1. Online Applications: Applicants can apply online: http://www.rssda.org

2. Manual Applications: Application forms can be downloaded from the website or through the link below:

Special Overseas Postgraduate Scholarship Programme for 2011/2012 session: Paper Application Form

Application forms can also be physically collected and submitted at No. 1 Igbodo Street, Old G.R.A, Port Harcourt. River State

INTERVIEWS:
•   Shortlisted candidates will be contacted through SMS, emails, or notices posted on RSSDA website and in all Local Government Council Secretariats
•   Originals of credentials will be sighted during the interview of shortlisted candidates

DEADLINES:

Entries Open: March 1st, 2011
Entries Close: June 30th, 2011

Please note that the forms are not for sale!!! Photocopies are acceptable.

Source: Rivers State Scholarship

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