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1 Sep 2014

Beatrice Ongode & Flavia Nalubega, in Oil in Uganda

Tullow Oil awards scholarships to Ugandans for further studies in oil disciplines in UK

"Uganda’s oil resources double, Tullow awards more scholarships"

...Tullow Oil, in partnership with the British Council in Uganda, have awarded 11 Ugandans scholarships to study different oil disciplines in the United Kingdom. The beneficiaries, according  to  Tullow’s General Manager, Jimmy Mugerwa, emerged the best out of the 2,000 applications received this year under the Tullow Group Scholarship scheme. They will undertake Masters programs in Pollution and Environmental Control , Engineering with Finance , Water and Environmental Engineering , Ecology and Environmental Sustainability, Advanced Computer Science Computer Systems Engineering, IT for the Oil and Gas Industry,  Commercial Law, Geospatial Intelligence, Geotechnical Engineering and Hydrology and Climate Change at top universities in United Kingdom. According to Mugerwa, the scholarships are part of the  investments being made to develop the skills set required prior to oil production.