Total/NNPC International Scholarship for Master’s Degree Programs in France

By | September 28, 2023

Total Nigeria is partnering with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to invite applications from young Nigerian scholars to apply for Master’s Degree programs scholarships in Arts, Management Sciences, Social Sciences, Engineering and Geo-sciences (Oil & Gas related) to be taken in top universities in France.

Company Profile

Total E&P Nigeria is the operator of the NNPC/TEPNG Joint Ventures. It produces oil and gas from several onshore and shallow water licenses. With more than 500-plus professions in 130 countries across the Globe, Total offers high safety and environmental standards, strong ethical values, an innovation culture and wide-ranging career development. You are invited to be part of the global team whose mission and objective is shared by 100,000 employees so as to make energy better for  all and at all times.

Scholarship Details

Application Opens: 14th March 2019
Title: Total International Scholarship
Division: Operations/Exploitation, Research Innovation & Developpt
Interview Location: PORTHARCOURT – PLOT 124 (NGA) Nigeria
Scholarship Locations: France
Application Closes: 28th March, 2019

Scholarship Description

Every Year, Total E&P Nigeria in partnership with NNPC and its other corporate partners, offers scholarships to young Nigerian scholars for Master’s Degree programs covering Arts, Management Sciences, Social Sciences cources, Engineering and Geosciences – Oil & Gas related subjects to be taken in top universities in France. The award is fully funded.

Eligible Schools

Total accepts applications from suitably qualified young Nigerian scholars for any of the programmes in the following eligible schools.

1. IFP School (Petroleum Engineering): 

A. One year of classes and six month internship

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

B. Eleven months of classes and Six month internship

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

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2. Ecole des Mines d’Ales IMT
Disaster Management, environment, human and social sciences, Information and Communication Technologies (Eighteen month academic program + six month internship, with the Possibility of doing it at home country or in France)

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3. Ecole des Mines de Nantes IMT Atlantique (Engineering and environment)
A. Masters in Project Management for Environmental and Energy Engineering (PM3E) – two years
B. Masters in Process and Bioprocess Engineering – Project Management for Environmental & Energy Engineering (PM3E) two years
C. MSc Management and Optimization of Supply Chains & Transport (eighteen month academic program + six month internship)

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4. Ecole Centrale de  Nantes (Engineering)  – 2 years
A. Master in Applied Mechanics on Computational Structural Mechanics Master in Applied Mechanics on Design of Production and Systems
B. Masters in Applied Mechanics on Metallic and Composites Complex Assemblies
C. Masters in Control Engineering and Production Systems on Automatic control, Robotics, Signal and  mage

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5. Institut Supérieur d’Électronique de Paris (ISEP)

A. ISEP Engineering Masters Degree in computer Science – two years

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6. INSA Toulouse (Engineering)

A. Masters in Fluids Engineering for Industrial Processes – two years
B. Advanced Masters in Safety Engineering and Management – one year
C. Advanced Masters on Innovative and secure IoT systems – one year

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7. ICSI Toulouse (HSE)
Masters in Safety Engineering and Management (HSE) – two years

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8. Arts et Metiers ParisTech – One year
A. Petroleum Geosciences & Engineering/forage and Production
B. Master of Science in Knowledge Integration in Mechanical Production
C. Masters Degree in Materials and Engineering Sciences

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9. ENSG Lorraine – Two years
Masters Subterranean Reservoirs of Energy: Hydrodynamics Geophysics – Modeling

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10. ENSGTI Pau – 2 years
A. Chemistry International Study (Chem.I.St)
B. International Masters in Simulation and Optimization of Energy Systems (SIMOS)

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11. ENSIC Nancy
Chemistry International Studies – 2 years

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A. One year program

  • Mécanique et energétique
  • Masters CyberSecurity (CySec)

B. Two years program

  • MSc in Electrical Engineering for Smart Grids and Buildings
  • Mechanics: Fluid Mechanics and Energetics – FME
  • Masters in Sciences and Materials Engineering
  • Electrochemistry and Processes
  • Masters in Sustainable Industrial Engineering
  • Masters MSE – Program Bio-refinery and Bio-materials
  • MSc in Integration, Security and TRust in Embedded systems
  • Masters of Science in Industrial and Applied Mathematics (MSIAM)
  • Masters in Hydraulic and Civil Engineering

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13. HEC Paris (Business) – Ten months academic program + six months internship

  • Master of Science in Sustainability and Social Innovation
  • Master of Science in International Finance (MIF)
  • Master of Science in Strategic Consulting
  • Master of Science in Managerial and Financial Economic

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14. EDHEC Business School – two academic semesters + 3-6 months internship

  • Master of Science in International Accounting & Finance
  • Master of Science in Finance
  • Master of Science in Management Studies
  • Master of Science in Entrepreneurship & Innovation Management

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15. ESC Rennes (Business) – 15 months academic programme including a 4 months internship

  •     Master of Science International Management
  •     Master of Science Global Business Management
  •     Master of Science International Finance

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16. Sciences Po Paris (Political Science, Law and Business)
A. 1 year

  • LLM in Transnational Arbitration & Dispute Settlement
  • Master in Corporate Strategy
  • Master in Financial Regulation and Risk Management

B. 2 years

  • Master in Public Affairs
  • Master in International Energy
  • Master in International Management and Sustainability
  • Master in Environmental Policy

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17. Université de Cergy-Pontoise – One year

  • LL.M in Law and Business Ethics
  • Masters (LLM) M. in Business and Taxation Law

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18. CNAM –  One year

  • Masters of Science in Telecommunications and Networks
  • Masters of Business Administration

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19. Polytechnique Palaiseau – Two years

  • MSc Internet of Things: Innovation and Management
  • MSc Ecotechnologies for Sustainability and Environment Management
  • MSc  Energy Environment: Science Technology and Management – STEEM

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20. ESCP Europe (Energy Management)

  • MSc in Energy Management (MEM) – three academic semesters (London-Paris-London) + 4-6 months internship

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21. University of Lyon – One year

  • MSc Synthesis, catalysis and sustainable chemistry – one year

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22. EM LYON Business School

  • Quantitative Finance – One year

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23. Université de Grenoble Alpes –  Two years

  •     MSc in Chemistry  – five specialties
  •     MSc  in Earthquake Engineering & Engineering Seismology

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Required Qualification for Total/NNPC International Scholarship for Master’s Degree Programs

Interested applicants must have obtained a university degree (minimum of second class upper) not earlier than five (5) years ago and must have completed the compulsory NYSC programme.

How to Apply for Total/NNPC International Scholarship for Master’s Degree Programs

The method of application is online application. Interested candidates should: Click here to apply online. When the page opens, in the search keyword box enter “Nigeria”. Then, Click on the “Total International Scholarship” to view details of the program. You can then complete an online application form by clicking on ‘Apply to job’ button at the bottom of the page.

Candidate will be requested to create an account if you are a new applicant. You are required to fill the form accordingly. It is mandatory to attach your CV where it is required on the application form online.

Required Content for Your CV

It is required that your CV should contain the following details in the order listed:

  1. Name, surname, other names (where applicable)
  2. Date of birth
  3. Contact address stipulating road/street number(s) only
  4. Functional email address. Please Note: ALL communication will be by email only
  5. State of origin
  6. Details of tertiary education; institution, degree obtained, class of degree, period of study
  7. Details of secondary education: institution, certificate, period of study
  8. Details of primary education: institution, certificate, period of study


  • Only candidates shortlisted will be contacted.
  • Application forms must be completed online. Paper applications will NOT be accepted.
  • TOTAL is not responsible for any careers/job/training vacancies placed outside the TOTAL careers and recruitment portal/website:


    The selection exercise is to take place in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, in the month of April, 2019.


Application Deadline/Closing Date

28th March, 2019.

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