The Rivers State Sustainable Development Agency (RSSDA) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for selection into the Governor’sSpecial Overseas Postgraduate Scholarship Programme for 2013/2014 session in the under-listed areas:

Available Courses:

* Agricultural Engineering
* Spatial Sciences
* Town, Urban & Regional Planning
* Medical Sciences
* Biomedical Engineering/Technology
* Medical Statistics
* Plaster Technology
* Dental Technology
* Dental Therapy
* Renal Technology
* Medical Imaging Technology
* Anaesthetic Technology
4. Nursing
* Paediatric Nursing
* ENT Nursing
* Pre-operative Nursing
* Ophthalmic Nursing
* Accident/Emergency Nursing

WHO should APPLY:

* Must be of Rivers State Origin(Should submit a copy of LGA identification)

* Must be a Graduate of a recognised University with not less than Second Class Upper honour’s degree (2:1) at the undergraduate level

* Must not be below 21 years or above 35 years old. (Confirmation of age required,preferably by birth certificate)

* Must have completed NYSC
* Must have gained admission into any of the listed universities in the relevant field of specialization for the Masters programmes

* PhD candidates must have a Masters degree(not below Merit)and a good Bachelors degree (not below Second Class Upper)

Countries, Fields of Study and Eligible Universities

Medical Sciences:
1. Cambridge University,
2. Kings College, London,
3. University of Nottingham,
4. University of Edinburgh,
5. University of Birmingham

Town, Urban & Regional Planning:
1. University of Birmingham,
2. University College, London,
3. Loughborough University

Netherlands: Agricultural Engineering: 1. Wageningen University

China: Agricultural Engineering:
1. China Agricultural University,
2. Nanjing University

India: Medical Sciences:
1. Jawaharial Nehru University,
2. University College Medical School, Delhi,
3. St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore,
4. Medical College, Pune Maharastra

Medical Sciences:
1. Harvard University,
2. John Hopkins University,
3. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia,
4. Stanford University,
5. Baylor College of Medicine, Houston

Town, Urban & Regional Planning:

1. Harvard University,
2. University of South Carolina,
3. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia,
4. Cornell University,
5. Rutgers University

Medical Sciences:
1. University of Alberta,
2. University of British Columbia,
3. University of Toronto,
4. University of Manitoba,
5. McGill University

Town, Urban & Regional Planning:

1. Concordia University,
2. McGill University,
3. Queen’s University,
4. Simon Fraser University

How to Apply

Online applications can be completed at

Manual Applications:

*Application forms can be downloaded from our website.

*Application forms can also becollected and submitted at our Head Office at No.1 Igbodo Street, Old G.R.A, Port-Harcourt.

Aptitude Test and Interview:

*Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for online aptitude test through SMS, emails and notice posted on RSSDA website.

* Original copies of credentialswill be sighted during the interview of shortlisted candidates.

Deadline: May 24, 2013

To apply online, or download form, click here

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