CNOOC Uganda Limited Scholarship Opportunities 2023

Deadline: Friday 4th August 2023 at 5:00 PM.

CNOOC Uganda Limited Scholarship Opportunities 2023

CNOOC Uganda Limited is a subsidiary of China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC). CNOOC Uganda Limited is delighted to offer education opportunities to local talent. Grow your career with CNOOC Uganda Limited and join our experienced team of professionals. Are you focused, committed, passionate and ready to take on new challenges?

Then this could be your opportunity to make a valid contribution to the development of the oil and gas sector in Uganda.


CNOOC Uganda Limited yet again, is pleased to announce scholarship opportunities for young Ugandans to improve their knowledge and skills in Oil and Gas. Applications are now open for four (4) Ugandan nationals to undertake a bachelors degree of Petroleum Engineering at the China University of Petroleum, East China (

This Bachelors Program will be for a duration of four (4) years and will be undertaken in English language. The scholarship will cover tutition fees, medical insurance, accomodation at student’s residence, monthly living allowances and return airticket.

Eligibility Criteria;

  • Ugandan Nationals
  • Should be between 18-24 years
  • Should have their A LEVEL Certificate with outstanding grades in science subjects
  • Female applicants and applicants from the host districts of Kikuube and Hoima are encouraged to apply
  • Applicants should be committed to returning to Uganda after their studies.

Selection Criteria

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted and the applicants will undertake a number of interviews with CNOOC and the host university. The Final selected applicants should be ready to travel to China therefore should have a valid passport. National Identity card, Covid 19 certificate, yellow fever card and other relevant travel documents.

How to apply

To apply, submit a cover letter explaining why you should be considered for the scholarship, a CV with your contact information, Nationality, Home district and copies of your school certificates to and

Deadline for receiving applications is Friday 4th August 2023 at 5:00 PM.