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Geoscience, Petroleum Engineering or Environmental Science
Petroleum Infrastructure Programme - Expanded Offshore Support Group Fund
Both EU and non-EU citizens to study MSc degree courses
The Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment (WIT) is offering MSc Petroleum Scholarship Scheme for undertaking one year taught MSc degree courses on topics of direct relevance to the development of Ireland’s petroleum resources. Scholarships under the Petroleum Scholarship Scheme are open to both EU and non-EU citizens and studies may be undertaken in universities outside of Ireland. Funding for the Petroleum Scholarship Scheme is being made available from the Petroleum Infrastructure Programme - Expanded Offshore Support Group Fund which is managed by the Department.
Subjects covers : Geoscience, Petroleum Engineering or Environmental Science.
Scholarships valued up to up to a maximum of €12,000 of necessary course related costs e.g. university tuition fees, fieldwork, travel and consumables. Scholarship will not be available for accommodation costs or other living expenses.
Applicants must have either successfully completed a relevant honours primary degree course or will complete a relevant honours primary degree course.
For masters programs, applicants must have undergraduate degree with a minimum average of 68% from a recognized High School/University in India and have no backlogs during the 3/4 years of their degree
English Language proficiency i.e., minimum IELTS score of 6.5
The scholarship is only applicable to new incoming students (first time entrants to WIT- it does not apply to WIT International Graduates)
Demonstration of relevant work experience and willingness to work in a field relevant to the degree, following graduation (relevant for entry to masters courses, in particular when there is a gap between the time applicants finished their degree and when they are applying to study at WIT)
In selecting the successful applicants, consideration will be given to:
the direct relevance of the course to the development of Ireland’s petroleum resources; and
the applicant’s academic achievements and relevant experience.
In evaluating applications the Department may shortlist and/or seek to interview
It is anticipated that scholarship offers will be made in May .
Applications should be submitted in PDF format by email to: EOSGscholarship@dccae.gov.ie
and should include the following information:
a) The applicant’s contact details (email address and phone number);
b) A copy of the applicant’s Curriculum Vitae including the name and contact details of an academic referee;
c) The following details relating to the applicant’s proposed MSc degree course:-
d) A one page statement in the applicant’s own words as to why the chosen taught
MSc. degree course is directly relevant to the development of Ireland’s petroleum
resources (please note selection criteria outlined below).
e) Whether the applicant is interested in availing of a work experience opportunity placement with the Department.
Applicants must clearly demonstrate in their application the direct relevance of their chosen taught MSc degree course to the development of Ireland’s petroleum resources.
Petroleum Affairs Division,
Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment,
Elm House, Earlsvale Road,
Cavan, H12 A8H7,
E-mail: Contact Now
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