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2017/2018 PTDF Scholarship Scheme for MSc & PhD Programs (Oversees & Local)



About 2017/2018 PTDF Scholarship Scheme for MSc & PhD Programs (Oversees & Local) Application is currently ongoing for the 2017/2018 PTDF Scholarship Scheme for MSc & PhD Programs (Oversees & Local). The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) is a parastatal under the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources established by law for the purpose of developing and promoting petroleum technology and for ... Continue Reading

About 2017/2018 PTDF Scholarship Scheme for MSc & PhD Programs (Oversees & Local)

Application is currently ongoing for the 2017/2018 PTDF Scholarship Scheme for MSc & PhD Programs (Oversees & Local).

2017/2018 PTDF Scholarship Scheme for MSc & PhD Programs (Oversees & Local)

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) is a parastatal under the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources established by law for the purpose of developing and promoting petroleum technology and for creating the human resource needs of the oil and gas industry through research and training of Nigerians.

To ensure a steadfast implementation of this mandate, PTDF is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates for Overseas and in-country MSc and PhD Scholarships. The PTDF Scholarship Scheme Awards will be granted for studies in the 2017/2018 academic session in the United Kingdom  , Germany, Brazil, France (through Campus France), Top Institutions in the United States of America as well as Federal Universities and Centres of Excellence in Nigeria.

Application Deadline

December 31, 2016

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants for OSS must be in possession of the following:

  1. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)(USA)
  2. G.R.E (Graduate Record Examination) (USA)
  3. GMAT –for Management related courses (USA)
  4. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) (UK)

MSc.

  1. A minimum of Second Class Upper (2.1) in an Oil and Gas related field OR a 2.2 with oil and gas industry experience;
  2. National Youth Service (NYSC) certificate;
  3. Applicants must be computer literate;
  4. Possession of O/level with Credit in English Language; (At least C6 in WAEC/SSCE or C4 and above in NECO); and
  5. Applicants must not be above 30 years of age.

PhD

  1. A minimum of Second Class Upper (2.1) in an Oil and Gas related field OR a 2.2 with oil and gas industry experience;
  2. National Youth Service (NYSC) certificate;
  3. Applicants must be computer literate;
  4. Possession of O/level with Credit in English Language; (At least C6 in WAEC/SSCE or C4 and above in NECO); and
  5. Employment in the academics in reputable Nigerian Institution, teaching oil and gas related disciplines;
  6. A minimum of 2.2 in their first degree and a minimum of merit as a second degree certificate in an oil and gas related discipline;
  7.  Submit a research proposal relevant to the oil and gas industry (of not more than 5 pages) to include: Topic, introduction, objective, methodology relevance to the industry and mode of data collection;
  8.   Possess a valid admission letter; and
  9.   Must not be over 40 years of age

How to Apply

Application forms for the 2017/2018 PTDF Scholarship Scheme can be accessed online here using an ATM card or through purchase of a scratch card from designated main branches of First Bank Nigeria Plc in all the 36 States and FCT upon payment of a non-refundable sum of N1,000 (One Thousand Naira).

Applicants are advised to scan the following documents and attach to their online application forms:

  1. First Degree Certificate or Statement of Result;
  2. NYSC discharge certificate;
  3. WAEC/GCE/SSCE/NECO Results;
  4. 2 Recent Passport Photographs;
  5. Local Government Identification Letter;
  6. Masters’ Degree Certificate (PhD Applicants only); and
  7. Admission Letter (PhD Applicants).

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE POSSESSION OF A VALID UNIVERSITY ADMISSION LETTER IS COMPULSORY FOR LSS (UNDERGRADUATES, MSC & PHD) APPLICANTS.

For the Split-Site PhD Programme, please click on this link (Split PhD)

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT:

  1. RECIPIENTS OF OTHER SCHOLARSHIP MUST NOT APPLY FOR THE PTDF SCHOLARSHIP.
  2. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DURATION OF THE PHD AWARD IS LIMITED TO A MAXIMUM OF THIRTY-SIX (36) MONTHS ONLY.
  3. APPLICANTS WHO ALREADY POSSESS A MASTER’S DEGREE NEED NOT APPLY FOR MSC PROGRAMME, BUT ARE QUALIFIED TO APPLY FOR THE PHD.
  4. THE PTDF AWARD WILL TAKE EFFECT FROM SEPTEMBER 2017
  5. PHD APPLICANTS WHO WOULD HAVE ALREADY COMMENCED THEIR PROGRAMMES BY SEPTEMBER 2017 NEED NOT APPLY.
  6. CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 31 DECEMBER 2016.

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