2018 TOTAL/ QUAI D’ORSAY International Master’s Degree Scholarship

TOTAL, in partnership with NNPC and its corporate partners, selects and sponsors young Nigeria scholars for Masters degree programs in Engineering and Geosciences (Oil and Gas related) in top universities in France. The award is full board.

Suitably qualified candidates are invited to apply for:

2018 NNPC/TOTAL/QUAI D’ORDSAY International Scholarship

Offer ID: 11645BR
Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Employment type: Sponsorship
Proposed Start Date: Summer 2018

Contexte and Environment

  • Candidates are advised to start applying to the following programme with the listed institutions. You must choose a field of studies in direct relation with your first degree.

IFP School (Petroleum Engineering)

1.) Master / MSc:

  • Specialized Master in Petroleum Geosciences Geology
  •  Specialized Master in Petroleum Geosciences Geophysics
  • Specialized Master in Reservoir Geoscience and Engineering


  • 12 month academic program + 4-6 month internship

2.) Master / MSc:

  • Specialized Master in Processes and Polymers
  • Specialized Master in Petroleum Economics and Management
  • Specialized Master in Petroleum Data Management


  • 11 month academic program + 4-6 month internship

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Ecole des Mines d’Ales
Master / MSc:

  • Specialized in Disasmet Management, environnement, human and social sciences, Information et Communication Technologies


  • 18 month acadamic program + 6 month internship , Possibility of doing it in home country or in France

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Ecole Centrale de  Nantes (Engineering)
Master / MSc:

  • Master in Mechanical Engineering: Advanced Manufacturing, Computational Mechanics or Materials, Processes and Technology of Composites
  • Master in Control and Robotics: Signal and Image Processing, Advanced Robotics & Control Systems


  • 3 academic semesters + 6 month internship

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Ecole des Mines de Nantes (Engineering and environment)
Master / MSc:

  • Master in Project Management for Environnemental and Energy Engineering (PM3E)


  • 3 academic semesters + 6 month internship

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Institut Supérieur d’Électronique de Paris (ISEP) (Electronics)    
Master / MSc:

  • Master in Software Engineering and Wireless Telecommunications and Internet of Things (IoT)


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INSA Toulouse (Engineering)
Master / MSc:

  • Master in Fluids Engineering for Industrial Processes
  • Master in Industrial and Safety Engineering


  • 3 academic semesters + 6-month internship

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Candidate profile
Eligibility criteria:

  • Applicants must be Nigerian
  • Must hold a university degree (minimum second class upper) obtained between 2013 and 2017
  • Must have completed the mandatory NYSC programme
  • French proficiency is not required but can be an advantage.
  • All master programmes are taught in English

Experience level required:


  • General R & D Responsibilities, Upstream R&D, Process R&D, Materials Sciences R&D, Applications/Systems R&D, HSE R&D

Deadline: 29th March, 2018.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Tips for Navigating the TOTAL Careers Website

  • Click Here to Start Application
  • If the page defaults in French, click on “English” at the top of the page to change the language.
  • On the navigation bar, click “APPLY TO TOTAL
  • Navigate to “Our offers” and “select” your language preference
  • Click on “Advanced Search
    • ln the “Country” text box type ‘Nigeria’
    • ln the “Functional discipline” option box select ‘Research Innovation & Development
    • Then click “Search” to display the advertised Scholarship program in Nigeria.
  • Click on the “Total International Scholarship” to view details of the application. You can then complete an online application form by clicking on ‘Apply to job’ at the bottom of the page.
  • You will be requested to create an account if you do not have an existing one. This is mandatory.
  • Please fill the form accordingly
  • It is compulsory to attach your CV where it is required in the application form

What your CV should contain
Your CV must include the following details in the order listed:

  • Name, first name, other names (where applicable)
  • Date of birth
  • Contact address stipulating road/street number(s) only
  • Functional email address. Please Note : ALL communication will be by email only
  • State of origin
  • Details of tertiary education; institution, degree obtained, class of degree, period of study
  • Details of secondary education: institution, certificate, period of study
  • Details of primary education: institution, certificate, period of study


  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • TOTAL does not take responsibility for any careers/job/training vacancies placed outside the TOTAL careers website www.careers.total.com

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