Matjila has completed her Masters in International Relations from the University of Cardiff and Haidula received her Masters in Petroleum Geoscience from Royal Holloway, University of London. Haidula’s scholarship was co-sponsored by the National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (Namcor).
Chevening is the British Government’s scholarship programme for foreign nationals to do post-graduate studies at universities in the UK.
Chevening via the British High Commission in Windhoek signed a partnership with the Petroleum Training and Education Fund (Petrofund), offering two jointly funded scholarships in the field MSc. Petroleum Economics and LLM Oil and Gas for two Namibian scholars.
The application cycle for the UK government funded scholarship for the academic year 2016/16 is still open and closes on 3 November 2015. An M Sc in Petroleum Economics or an LL M in Oil and Gas can be done at Robert Gordon University, the University of Aberdeen or the University of Dundee.