A well-established and respected engineering foundation based in a prominent first generation Federal University in South West Nigeria has three ( 3) openings for PHD scholarships in Electric Power Systems development and practice.

Eligibility Criteria

  • a minimum of BSc (Electrical /Electronic Eng) (Second Class Upper Division ) from an accredited institution approved by COREN.
  • S/He must have verifiable key project experience or researchable interests in Electric Power Systems .
  • S/He must pass specified competitive written /oral screening tests .
  • Equal opportunities are available to male /female candidates.

Areas of special interests include but not limited to:

  • Transmission /Distribution Network Optimization,
  • Technical Loss Reduction Strategies,
  • Network Performance and Monitoring,
  • Rate Base Computation and Optimized Tariff Models,
  • Power System Protection (High Impedance Faults, Relay Co-ordination , Impedance Matching, etc),
  • Power Sector Regulation,
  • Transformer Performance Monitoring and Maintenance Strategies (Online Diagnostics and Condition-Based Evaluation of Networks and Substation).

The candidates shall attach a 500-word proposal on his /her PhD aspiration and be prepared to sign a mutually -agreed bond to gauge efficiency and effectiveness over the project life cycle.

Scholarship Application Deadline: April 25,2019.

For further enquiries,please direct SMS to 09098985557 and email your CV /Credentials /Proposal to sekesomolu.foundation@gmail.com and emma.akweng@gmail.com . Only shortlisted candidates would be invited for further screening within four(4) weeks of close of applications.