Rivers State RSSDA Overseas Post-Graduate Scholarship Programme for 2013/2014 Academic Session

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Information reaching the DailyschoolNews.com editorial team today, is that the Rivers State Sustainable Development Agency (RSSDA) is inviting applications from all suitably qualified candidates for selection into the Governor’s Special Overseas Postgraduate Scholarship Programme for 2013/2014 academic 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
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★ Medical Imaging Technology
★ Anaesthetic Technology

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4. Nursing
★ Paediatric Nursing.
★ ENT Nursing.
★ Pre-operative Nursing.
★ Ophthalmic Nursing.
★ Accident/Emergency Nursing.

Who Can or Should APPLY:
★ All applications Must be of Rivers State Origin.
(That is they must submit a copy of LGA identification)
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★ All Applicants must be a Graduate of a recognised University with not less than a Second Class Upper honour’s degree (2:1) at the undergraduate level.
★ All Applicants must not be below 21 years or above 35 years old.
(Also note that the confirmation of age required,preferably by birth certificate)
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★ You must have completed NYSC.

★ You must have gained admission into any of the listed universities in the relevant field of specialization for the Masters programmes.

★ All PhD candidates must have a Masters degree, which must not be below Merit, and a good Bachelors degree (not below Second Class Upper)
While the Fields of Study and Eligible Universities are mentioned below.

United Kingdom
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,
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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

United State Of America USA
Medical Sciences:
1. Harvard University,
2. John Hopkins University,
3. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia,
4. Stanford University,
5. Baylor College of Medicine, Houston
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Town, Urban and Regional Planning
1. Harvard University,
2. University of South Carolina,
3. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia,
4. Cornell University,
5. Rutgers University.

Canada: Medical Sciences.
1. University of Alberta,
2. University of British Columbia,
3. University of Toronto,
4. University of Manitoba,
5. McGill University
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Town, Urban & Regional Planning:
1. Concordia University,
2. McGill University,
3. Queen’s University,
4. Simon Fraser University

How To Apply
Please note that all online applications can be completed at www.rssda.org

Manual Applications:
★ Application forms can be downloaded from our website.
★ Application forms can also be collected 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 credentials will be sighted during the interview of shortlisted candidates.

Application Deadline: May 24, 2013

To apply online or download the form online, BY CLICKING HERE.
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