BW offshore Nigeria is delighted to announce its Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme for four (4) Nigerian applicants intending to study select engineering courses at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). The objective of the scheme is to provide financial support to Nigerians intending to further the education in courses that are relevant to the FPSO / Oil and Gas industry at the University.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must:

  • Have gained full time post-graduate admission into the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).
  • Be a citizen of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and currently reside in Nigeria
  • Have obtained a University degree in Engineering or Sciences from a Nigerian
  • University with a minimum of 3.5/5.0 CGPA
  • Be less than 30 years of age by 31/12/2019
  • Display sound intellectual ability and leadership potential
  • Have a valid Nigerian international passport
  • Not have previously studied at a Post Graduate level
  • Not be a beneficiary of any other scholarship or giant

The following courses qualify for award of scholarships at the NTNU:

  • MSc Marine Technology
  • MSc in Petroleum Engineering
  • MSc in Petroleum Geosciences
  • MSc in Natural Gas Technology

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates will be nominated by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) following an assessment of the candidate’s academic qualifications and strength of each individual application.

All nominated candidates will be contacted directly by BW Offshore, using only official BW Offshore email address ( and requested to submit the following documentation via email:

  • Copy of NTNU Admission Letter
  • Completed Scholarship Application Form
  • Copy of data page of international passport
  • Passport Photograph (white background; not older than three months).
  • Court Affidavit in a case of any mismatch of name in any presented documentation.
  • Academic/Work Reference from candidates’ Head of Department or Supervisor / Line Manager.
  • Short Essay of no more than one A4 (8.5″ x 11″) page. Font Arial; Font size 11). The essay should address the following:
    • Why have you chosen Engineering as a career?
    • Why do you feel you are deserving of receiving the BW Offshore Scholarship?


  • Following the review of candidate’s documentation and essay, shortlisted candidates will be invited for a short online interview with a BW Offshore panel before the final decision is made.
  • The scholarship will cover tuition fees accommodation and one economy return flight ticket from Nigeria to Norway and a contribution towards living expenses only.