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  • Energy Industry Scholarship


    • Publication date

    • Fee Status

      International, Rest of UK

    • Subject

      Energy Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy

    • Value

      100% tuition fee scholarship plus monthly stipend

    • Level of Study


    • Mode of Study


    • Start Date

      September 2018

    • Duration

      12 months

    • Helps With

      Living costs, Tuition Fees

    • Country of domicile

      Overseas: Somalia



Applicants must meet the entry requirements detailed on the LLM Mineral Law and Policy Programme page

Upon receiving an offer from the University, applicants are required to provide a 250 word supporting statement directly to Alison Anderson, CEPMLP Administrator – a.e.anderson@dundee.ac.uk

Applicants must also send, along with the supporting statement, a scanned copy of their passport photo page and a statement stating they have no affiliation to Government officials in Somalia.

In addition to completing the course, there are specific obligations on both the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources of Somalia (the Ministry) and the candidate.




Further Information

The following conditions have been set out by the Ministry:

At the conclusion of the course, and in complement to the candidate’s Master’s degree thesis, the candidate is expected to submit a relevant study that relates to the energy sector in Somalia:

  • the scope and delivery timeline of this study is to be agreed between the Ministry and the candidate within the first two months of the scholarship commencing
  • A field trip to Somalia might be organised as part of the research required for successful completion of the study.

The Ministry will endeavour to offer full time employment to the candidate for a minimum period up to 12 months following completion of the scholarship. 

  • the terms and conditions of the employment offered to the candidate will be prepared by the Ministry and agreed between the Ministry and the candidate no later than three months before the end of the scholarship. 
  • employment may be Somalia based or a remote working position.

For the duration of the scholarship, the Ministry will appoint a single focal point to oversee interaction between the Ministry and the candidate; it is expected the Ministry and the candidate will connect on a regular basis for the duration of the scholarship.

Applicants must also agree to their personal information and information submitted as part of the application process being shared with the sponsor of this scholarship programme.

How to Apply

Application deadline is Friday 9 March 2018.

Skype interviews will be held with shortlisted applicants week commencing 29 March 2018.

More information about the programme can be found at https://www.dundee.ac.uk/study/pg/mineral-law-policy/ including the link to apply.

Informal enquiries about the scholarship can be made to Hugh Gunn