Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Imomoh Scholarship 2020/2021 for African Students

Imomoh Scholarship 2020:- The Imomoh Scholarship was endowed to the SPE Foundation by Egbert Imomoh to support excellence in education for students from the Africa Region.

Recipients of the Imomoh scholarship will be awarded a single payment of USD 2,000.

About Egbert Imomoh

Non-Executive Chairman and co-founder, AFREN PLC
2013 SPE President

Egbert Imomoh is the Non-Executive Chairman and co-founder of Afren plc. His petroleum industry career began in 1968, when he joined Shell as a petroleum engineer in Nigeria after completing training in The Netherlands.

During his career, Imomoh has worked in Nigeria, the UK, and The Netherlands. He rose to the position of Deputy Managing Director of Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria, a position he held until his retirement in February 2002. He then worked with Shell International, London, as a Senior Corporate Adviser on Nigeria during 2002-04.

Imomoh has been a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers since 1972 and was a founding member of the local SPE organization in Nigeria.

He was Chairman of SPE Nigeria Council during 1988-89, became an SPE Distinguished Member in 1989, and was named an Honorary Member in 2011.

Imomoh served as the first Africa Region Director on the SPE Board of Directors during 2000-03, chairing the Board Committee on Membership, Education, and Professional Activities in 2002-03. He was chairman of the SPE Nigeria Council Board of Trustees from 2007 to 2011.

Imomoh holds a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Birmingham, England. He was given a national award, Commander of the Niger, in 2011 and a honorary doctorate degree by the University of Port Harcourt in 2012.

Application Deadline: 15th April 2020

Eligible Countries: African countries included in the SPE African Region list (See in link below)

To be taken at (country): USA

Field of Study: 

Petroleum Engineering and other related Degrees related to the oil and gas industry. The Gus Archie Scholarship is restricted to first-year petroleum engineering students.

Type: Masters

Imomoh Scholarship 2020 Eligibility: 

  • Must be pursuing a master’s degree in petroleum engineering
  • Must be from a country in the SPE Africa Region
  • Comply with sanction policy (View in link below)
  • Complete the electronic application submission process

Number of Awardees: Not specified

Award Provider: Egbert Imomoh

Value of Scholarship: USD 2,000

Duration of Scholarship: single payment

How to Apply for the  Imomoh Scholarship 2020: 

  • Submit the online application form by noon CDT (UTC-5) on 15 April.
  • You must submit at least one recommendation and documentation for entry exams (if applicable).

Official Website:

For More Information Visit Scholarship Webpage Here

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