Hon. Dakuku Peterside Overseas Post-Graduate Scholarship 2014/2015


This is to inform the general public and especially indigenes of the Andoni and Opobo/Nkoro Local Government Areas, Rivers State that the Andoni-Opobo-Nkoro Economic Zone Development Foundation is inviting them to participate in the Hon. Dakuku Peterside Overseas Post-Graduate (12-month Masters Degree) Scholarship Programme for 2014/2015 academic session.

List of Institutions and Courses

University of Aberdeen, United kingdom

  • Energy and Environmental Law
  • Oil and Gas Engineering

Kingston University, London

  • Architecture (Design)
  • Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Environmental Law and Sustainability

University of Bristol, United Kingdom

  • Economics/Public Policy
  • Translational and Cardiovascular Medicine

University of London

  • Education and Technology

University of Bedfordshire

  • Applied Computing and Information Technology
  • Information Management and Security

Anglia Ruskin University

  • Civil Engineering
  • Electronic/Electrical Engineering
  • Information and Communication Technology

University of Kent, United Kingdom

  • Reproductive Medicine

Scholarship Requirements

  • Candidate must be an indigene of Andoni or Opobo/Nkoro Local Government Area of Rivers State
  • Not above 35 years of age
  • Graduate of a recognized University with not Less than Second-Class Lower Division at the under-graduate Level in the courses Listed above
  • Year of graduation not earlier than 2004 academic session
  • Must have gained admission to study any of the courses in the institutions listed above for the 2014/2015 academic session

Scholarship Application Closing Date
9th May, 2014

Scholarship Method Of Application

  • Application forms can be physically collected and submitted at the designated points listed below:
S/NDesignated PointContact PersonPhone Number
1Office of the Chairman,
Andoni Local Government Council, Ngo Town, Rivers State
Callistus w.Oke08139210901
2Office of the Secretary,
Opodo-Nkoro Local Government Council, Opobo Town, Rivers State
Sunny J. Pepple08033096204
3Room 342, Old Pan African Bank Building, 3 Azikiwe Road, Port HarcourtChief Gad Harry Ekpirikpo08033401416
4Faculty of Technical and Science Education, Annex 1, RSUT, Port HarcourtDr. (Mrs) Boma I. Dambo08033415678
5Foisi Global Investment Ltd., 2nd Floor, 55 Old Aba Road (Behind Shandee’s Fast Food), Rumuomasi, Port HarcourtEmmanuel Sampson08032389555
  • Candidates are required to register their names and sign in the notebook provided at the submission centres (for manual submission of forms only)
  • Candidates are advised to ensure that active contact phone number(s) and/or email addresses are stated in the application form

Important Information on Application Timeline

S/N. InformationTimeline
1. Collection of application formsMonday, 18th November, 2013 – Friday 17th January, 2014
2. Return of completed Application formMonday, 24th February, 2014 – Friday 9th May, 2014

Candidates should attach photocopies of the following documents:

  • Local Government Identification Certificate
  • Letter of Identification from Applicant’s Traditional Ruler
  • Birth Certificate/Age declaration
  • Secondary School Certificate
  • Degree Certificate
  • 2014/2015 Post Graduate Admission Letter

for further enquires, please contact:
Barr. Njideka Amadi-Oparaeli (Programme Manager)
08030658869, Email:



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