Ok Tedi Development Foundation: 2023 Maritime Cadet Scholarship Program

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Ok Tedi Development Foundation (OTDF) is the legal entity that manages community development benefits from the Ok Tedim MINE operations on behalf of the people of the 158 Community Mine Continuation Agreement (CMCA) villages. ODF is a not-for-profit organization, operating independently of OK Tedi Mining Limited since 2010., and delivers projects and services to communities through a unique partnership between mining, the people and government of Papua New Guinea. OTDF is mandated to ensure wise and sustainable use of the wealth created from mining operations for the betterment of future generation of Western Province.

OTDF is offering 4 scholarship positions (2 Engine Cadets) under our Maritime Cadetship Program OTDF’s Maritime Scholarship Program was initiated in 2013 with the strong vision to increase Ok Tedi Educational footprint in Western Province. This scholarship program is delivered in partnership with Ok Tedi Mining Limited and P&O Services (PNG) Ltd.

Successful candidates will have enormous opportunity to build their career in the maritime industry, enhance interpersonal skills, establish professional networks and expand on career goals. The cadets will be sponsored to undertake studies at he PNG Maritime College and will also undergo sea time experience with P&O and Ok Tedi vessels as part of long term investment prospect for delivering future Marine Captains and Marine Engineers.

 Applications must be strictly from Western Province. Interested applicants must comply with the following:

ENGINEER CADET

The applicant must:

  • Must have successfully completed Grade 12 or Adult Matriculation program between 2018 & 2021.
  • Must have C Grades or above in English, Math A, Chemistry & Physics with GPA of 2.5 and above.
  • Must have a clean police and community behavioural record.

 DECK CADET

The applicant must have:

  • Must have successfully completed Grade 12 or Adult Matriculation program between 2018 & 2021.
  • Must have C Grades and above in English, Maths A/B. Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Geography & History with GPA of 2.5 and above
  • Must have a clean police and community behavioural record.

Submit your application with copies of :

  • Educational qualifications
  • Police clearance report
  • Fully completed and signed OTDF Maritime Scholarship Application Form

Note:

  • We will not accept any students with Gr.10 level of education.
  • We will only accept new students in the Maritime field
  • Female are encouraged to apply for the Maritime Cadetship program
  • Medical checks will be arranged onsite for successful candidates

Applications must be submitted before 19th of August, 2022

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements may collect the application Form from:

The Scholarship Officer (Shemila Kasi)

Community Education Services

Ok Tedi Development Foundation

P.O.Box 21 KIUNGA

Western Province

Email: Shemila.Kasi@otdfpng.org

For more Information contact the OTDF website and Facebook page.

OTDF Facebook Page

www.otdf.org