Tullow Oil Scholarship Scheme



Eligibility Guidelines
To qualify for the scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:·         Must be a citizen and be legally resident in participating country (Preference will be given to candidates that are ordinarily resident in Tullow’s operational areas and in the country of application)

·         Must have a minimum of Bachelor’s degree or Licence Professionnelle (second class lower or better) or an HND (second class upper or better)

·         Must have a track record of success in their field of endeavour including but not limited to work experience in the area linked to their chosen course. Applicants from Tullow’s operational areas click here for more information

·         Must not previously studied abroad or received an international scholarship

·         Must have ambition, a strong personality, entrepreneurial and creative spirit and leadership skills

·         Must demonstrate commitment to return to country and contribute to the future development of the country

·         Must demonstrate a high level of competence in management, strategy and the ability to train and develop others

Please note that applicants with second class upper and first class Bachelor degrees may be rated higher for admission purposes.

Employees of Tullow Oil and British Council as well as contractors, 3rd party contractors, consultants or their direct dependents are not eligible to apply for a Tullow scholarship. Employees from other Oil and Gas companies or companies that have a contract with Tullow are not eligible. If you need further clarification, please contact your local British Council office.

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Further Information
Applicants from Tullow’s operational areas in Ghana, Uganda and Kenya may need to provide the following documents which will be requested at a later stage from shortlisted applicants only.Eligibility Criteria

·         Proof of Residency for a minimum of 5 years (e.g. birth certificate, primary education, secondary education, work (pay slips) or parentage from the district).

·         All assertions of residency must be backed with verifiable documents, i.e. academic transcripts and certificates (with translations if relevant )

·         Up-to-date information regarding employment background

·         Proof of working in the Region (employment documents, etc.)

·         Proof of special interest within the Region, i.e., business and other development interests, etc.)

·         National identification card

·         Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume

·         Valid Passport

·         Passport Photograph

Activities in your Community

As part of the scholarship recruitment process, specific events will take place in your communities to provide further guidance on the application processes.

·         Support sessions with officials from the British Council to help explain ‘how to complete the online application process’

·         One on one counselling sessions to assist potential applicants with application submission

·         Verification interviews to ascertain an applicant’s indigenous link to the community

·         Group assessments in Regional capitals or in locations closest to your community

·         Road shows, publicity drives and community events to provide more information on the scheme


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