Team Total Grants

Team Total 2018 – OPENS 7 SEPTEMBER

Bring your student projects to life with a grant from Team Total! The new edition of Team Total opens on 7 September 2017. Student teams and student associations can submit applications for a share of €80 000 in funding from Team Total, across 4 different grant categories.

About Team Total

Team Total is Total’s annual grants program supporting projects, challenges and educational activities organized by student teams and associations around the world.


Team Total helps students with their studies, extra-curricular fun and humanitarian projects and enables student associations and student chapters to organize a range of activities, including field trips and participating in international conferences.


For 2018, there will be 4 different Team Total grant categories, worth a total of €80,000 of funding

  • PUSH YOUR LIMITS – Funding to take part in a sporting competition, adventure challenge or cultural event
  • INNOVATE – Support for student organizations with a passion for innovation or sustainable energy who want to bring a new idea to life
  • MAKE IT BETTER* – Funding for projects which aim to improve living standards in your community or overseas (*known as ‘Outreach’ in previous editions of Team Total)
  • DISCOVER* – Support for geosciences and petroleum engineering student associations to complete study trips, international conference participation or professional development activities (*known as ‘Dream Ticket’ in previous editions of Team Total)

Team Total 2017

2297 students registered for Team Total in 2017. Find out more about selected grant recipients across the 4 2017 categories (Outreach, Innovate, Push Your Limits and Dream Ticket):


Team Total 2017 grant recipients:


  • Arvana, Makerere University, Uganda. A platform that enables people without physical addresses to seamlessly generate digital addresses using their smartphone for fast & convenient service delivery.
  • PRE, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Project Reward Excellence (PRE) provides solar rechargeable reading lamps to outstanding students living in slums and off-grid communities across the country.
  • Spark Engineering Camp, University of Queensland, Australia. Spark Engineering Camp is a non-profit, Youth Without Borders initiative that provides an opportunity for secondary school students to experience university life and engineering.


  • Banda’s Clean Water, Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology, Indonesia. Providing clean water for Banda Island using an eco-distillator for sea water with a solar photovoltaic pump.

Push Your Limits

  • CCE 49 – Mines Douai, Ecole des Mines de Douai – EMD Douai, France. A crew of 8 engineering students want to participate in the 49th Course Croisière EDHEC sailing regatta.
  • Music’All, EDHEC Business School, France. Creating and staging a musical for children with learning difficulties, to help them develop their skills through an enjoyable learning experience.
  • Swim the Channel 2017, Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon – INSA Lyon, France. Preparing and guiding a French student to swim the English Channel from Dover to Calais in July 2017 for scientific purposes.

Dream Ticket

  • “Discover Conventional and Unconventional Energy of Ancient Mahakam Deltaic Environment Through Field Observation in Sanga”, Veteran National Development University of Yogyakarta, Indonesia. A field trip to study conventional nature gas and CBM unconventional energy in the Sanga-Sanga area of Indonesia, to learn more about the Ancient Mahakam Deltaic Environment.
  • “Geo-excursion Iran”, Utrecht University, Netherlands. This enthusiastic group will organize an excursion for 23 Master students to the beautiful and resource rich country of Iran! During this excursion, the group will visit Iranian companies, and will get hands-on experience with the geology of Iran thanks to mine visits and field trips.
  • “Hydrocarbons in Romania”, St. Kliment Ohrid Sofia University, Bulgaria. A field trip to Romania’s oil and gas fields and exchange opportunity with students from the Bucharest AAPG Student Chapter.
  • “Imperial SPE International Field Trip”, Imperial College London, Great Britain. Field trip to Brazil to give MSc and PhD students first-hand exposure to the various roles and responsibilities across the petroleum industry, including company visits.
  • “Increasing Graduate Attributes of Students and Improving Our Community”, Institut Français du Pétrole – IFP School, France. Series of events and activities in the IFP School Conference Hall to increase both hard and soft skills of students, including ‘Ted Talks’ style lectures on topics delivered by local industry leaders.
  • “Intergenerational link and Field Trip in the Anti-Atlas Mountains of Morocco”, Université Montpellier 2 Sciences et Techniques, France. A field trip to the Anti Atlas Mountains of Morocco, and an intergenerational link between primary school children, university students and experienced geologists.
  • “Participation in the 79th EAGE Conference & Exhibition 2017 – Students Programmed”, Makerere University, Uganda. Research in the Ugandan Albertine Graben, an important location of oil and gas reserves, to be presented at the 79th EAGE Conference and Exhibition in Paris, in June 2017.
  • “Petroleum Geology and Engineering field trip to give a diverse group of students exposure to the oil and gas industry”, Curtin University of Technology, Australia. A petroleum geology and engineering field trip to the remote mid-west of Western Australia to give a diverse group of students exposure to the oil and gas industry.
  • “V Petro-Sul”, Federal University of Pelotas, Brazil. A project to attend Petro-Sul, a student-organized annual event that presents the most recent innovations and trends in the oil and gas industry, held in the Federal University of Pelotas, Brazil, in 2017.


Audience Appreciation Prize and Dream Ticket Special Prize Winners

  • Outreach – CPEELSA, University of Ibadan, Nigeria, project: Reward Excellence (PRE)
  • Innovate – Banda Neira, Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology, Indonesia, project: Banda’s Clean Water Project
  • Push Your Limits – Les Voiles des Mines, Ecole des Mines de Douai, France, project: CCE 49 – Mines Douai


We’re also very pleased to announce that the Dream Ticket special prize goes to Team MAK EAGE SC from Makerere University, Uganda whose project received more votes than any other Dream Ticket project, from the global Total Campus audience. They will receive a camera to document their adventures at the EAGE Conference & Exhibition 2017.

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