UNIPORT (ACE-CEFOR) World Bank Ph.D Form 2021/2022 is Out
World Bank Africa Centre of Excellence in Oilfield Chemicals Research (ACE-CEFOR), University of Port Harcourt (UniPort) Ph.D Programme In Petroleum Studies And Related Disciplines Admission Form for 2021/2022 Academic Session.

The World Bank Africa Centre of Excellence in Oilfield Chemicals Research (ACE-CEFOR), University of Port Harcourt (UniPort) was established in 2013 to support quality postgraduate training and manpower development in Africa.

The ACE-CEFOR offers international graduate programmes for sustainable development in the petroleum industry and is well-positioned to deliver high-quality professional services to the oil and gas sector through capacity building/cutting-edge research for addressing regional development challenges.

In line with the World Bank’s mandate for establishing the African Centre of Excellence in Uniport about 70 students from Nigeria and other African countries are currently embarking on their Ph.D programme. (fully sponsored by the World Bank)


Ph.D PROGRAMME IN PETROLEUM STUDIES AND RELATED DISCIPLINES

The objective of the programme is to commit intelligent and talented young men and women within the African region to solving the diverse problems in the oil and gas, and allied industries.

The doctoral degree  programmes are offered in the following areas:

(1) Petroleum Engineering;
(2) Chemical Engineering;
(3) Petroleum/Energy Economics;
(4) Geosciences;
(5) Environmental Technology and Management
(6) Occupational Health and Safety;
(7) Microbiology;
(8) Oilfield Chemistry,
(9) Plant Science and Biotechnology,
(10) Other related Science and Engineering Courses.

WHO CAN APPLY FOR THE Ph.D PROGRAMME?

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

1. Candidates with the Relevant M.Sc degree of the University of Port Harcourt with a CGPA of 4.0 and above, and a minimum CGPA of 3.0 in their first degree or its equivalent degree from an accredited institution.
2. Candidates must also possess the minimum entry requirements with, at least, a credit pass in Mathematics and English Language in their O’Level certificates.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Interested candidates should:
  1. Visit the website of the school: www.aceceforuniport.edu.ng/admissions to create an account and verify your email address
  2. Click on APPLICATION FEE PAYMENT MENU, SELECT PAYMENT METHOD(BANK DEPOSIT/INTERNET TRANSFER/ONLINE PAYMENT VIA DEBIT CARD) AND PROCEED TO MAKING PAYMENT BY COMPLETING THE PROCESS OF CHECKOUT.  Evidence of payment made via bank transfer/Internet transfer/bank deposit should be sent to [email protected] )
    (ONLINE PAYMENT ENABLES INSTANT ACTIVATION TO FILL THE FORM. BANK DEPOSIT/TRANSFER WILL NEED TO BE CONFIRMED BEORE YOU CAN FILL THE FORM)
  3. Click the APPLICATION FORM MENU TO Fill the Application Form online
  4. Ensure your referees fill your reference form via the link sent to their email. Alternatively you can send our email to your referees ([email protected] or [email protected]) to send your reference as an email message or MS WORD attachment.
  5. Upload the required documents on the website (www.aceceforuniport.edu.ng/admissions) via the UPLOADS MENU
  6. Transcript should be sent to the school through the transcript label sent to your email or electronic copy sent to our mail ([email protected])
  7. Three (3) coloured copies of the Completed application form with your referees remarks reflected plus supporting documents including evidence of payment enclosed should be submitted in person or mail to: The Centre Leader, ACE-CEFOR Office, Opposite Choba Police Station, East-West Road, UniPort on or before Friday, 8th April 2022.

Applicants should visit the institute website  https://www.aceceforuniport.edu.ng/admissions to Pay online, fill the Application form online.


DURATION OF PROGRAMME

Minimum of twenty-four (24) and Maximum of forty-eight (48) Calendar months of intensive modular taught courses and industry-relevant research project.

APPLICATION FEE

A non-refundable application fee of twenty thousand naira (₦20,000.00) or one hundred US dollars (US $100) in certified bank draft or online transfer payable to: CPRT UniPort 2, First Bank of Nigeria Plc, Account Number 2031958677.

IMPORTANT DATES TO NOTE:

  • Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed/present research proposal by April 2022; 
  • List of admitted candidates uploaded on www.aceceforuniport.edu.ng  by April 2022. 
  • Lectures will commence, in May 2022.

WHY ACE-CEFOR UNIPORT?

A Unique & Totally Industry & Research Driven Programme

Learning Environment
The Environment in the Centre is well conducive for Learning & Research

Modern Learning Facilities
Students have access to audio visual aids, research journals, e-learning and unlimited internet facilities.
— All Students have access to EBSCO and Science Direct Journals.

Bag a Ph.D in Record Time
Our Students Graduate in a Record time of 24 Calendar months

COURSES & TEACHING FACULTY

The Teaching Faculty of World Bank ACE-CEFOR Uniport Consists of:
– Lecturers from Uniport
– Other Universities within and outside Nigeria
– Lecturers from Professional Institutions abroad
– Experts from the Industry.

SPONSORSHIP & GRANTS

Sponsorship is highly competitive,apart from the fact that the programme is funded by the World Bank, candidates are also encouraged to seek for other funding sources.
For enquiries, Call the Admin: +234(0)8037100051, +234(0)8120336477 or E-mail: [email protected]

APPLY NOW BEFORE THE FRIDAY Friday, 8th April 2022 DEADLINE

Website: www.aceuniport.org

For Technical enquiries, please, Call: +234(0)7067281841, or E-mail: [email protected]