To support excellence in education for African students, Society of Petroleum Engineers 2013 President Egbert Imomoh has established a scholarship available to those pursuing a master’s degree in petroleum engineering.

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Worth of Award

Two students from Nigeria and two students from other countries in SPE’s Africa Region will be awarded a one-time scholarship payment of $2000.

To qualify students must be enrolled in a master’s level petroleum engineering curriculum and be a citizen of a country in SPE’s Africa region regardless of location of study.

How to Apply

  • Applying for the scholarship begins in October/November yearly.
  • Applications are completed electronically and include grade reports from all universities attended, letters of recommendation and a statement of interest / essay.
  • The application and specifics of the selection process are located at [email protected]

Deadline: The deadline for application is April 15 with final selections announced June 15.

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