October 4, 2013
National Universities Commission (NUC) Scholarship Scheme 2014/2015 Academic Session.
National Universities Commission (NUC) Scholarship Scheme 2014/2015 Academic Session. The PRESSID Implementation Committee now invites applications from qualified candidates for the second edition of the scheme (2014/2015 academic session). National Universities Commission (NUC) Scholarship Scheme / PRESSIDCALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2ND EDITION OF PRESSID
Eligibility Criteria for the Scheme
Interested candidates should:
1.) Be graduates from the 2010/2011 and 2011/2012 academic sessions, who would have completed their National Youth Service by October 2013;
2.) Have obtained First Class Honours degree from any recognised and approved University in the following disciplines and aim at postgraduate degrees in the specified and allied disciplines:
a.) Sciences: Nuclear Physics, Operations Research, Industrial Chemistry, Quantitative Genetics, etc
b.) Basic Medical Sciences: Anatomy, Physiology, Medical Biochemistry, etc;
c.) Special Aspects of Biology: Biometrics, Molecular Biology, etc;
d.) Economics: Econometrics, Development Economics, etc;
e.) Engineering & Technology: Aeronautical Engineering, Mechatronics, Metallurgy, Material Science and Production Engineering, Nanotechnology, Cyber-Security, Software Engineering, etc;
f.) Medicine: Oncology, Human Genetics, Hepatology, Nuclear Medicine, Geriatrics, etc;
In the case of Medicine, candidates must have a minimum of 2 Distinctions in their Part 3 and Part 4 MBBS examinations;
In all cases, candidates must:
a.) Be below 30 years of age by October 2013;
b.) Be computer literate; and
c.) Be ready to be bonded and to work, preferably, as academic staff in any public university or research institute for a minimum period of five (5) years.
Interested applicants should click here to apply online
Please note that universities in the United States of America require candidates to sit for the Graduate Record Exams (GRE) before they can secure admission.
Application Closing Date: 8th November, 2013