Home » Scholarships » PTDF Scholarship for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Nigerian Students

PTDF Scholarship for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Nigerian Students



Application Deadline: 16th November, 2018

PTDF Scholarship Invitation: Applications are currently ongoing for the PTDF Scholarship for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Nigerian Students to Study in Nigerian Federal Universities. Interested students can see the details and apply if eligible.

SEE The Top 15 Undergraduate Scholarships For Nigerian University Students and Their Worth

PTDF Scholarship Details and FAQs

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) is the Federal Government agency with the mandate of developing indigenous human capacity and petroleum technology to meet the needs of the oil and gas industry. The Fund hereby invites applications from qualified Nigerians to apply for 2021/2022 Undergraduate, Masters and PhD scholarships for students in Nigerian Federal Universities.

Application for 2021/2022 Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) scholarship for undergraduate and postgraduate awards in Nigerian Federal Universities. 

When is the application deadline?

  • Application Closes: August 13, 2021.

Which countries are eligible for the scholarship?

Nigeria

In which host country will the awardees be studying?

Nigeria

What is the category of this opportunity?

Undergraduate, Masters and PhD

How do I know if I’m eligible for the scholarship?:

A) Undergraduate:

  • Applicants must be full-time students in any of the Federal Universities listed.
  • Applicants must be in their second year of study.
  • The course of study should be related to the oil and gas industry as advertised.
  • Students must have been admitted into the University in the 2018/19 academic year only.
  • Possess 5 credits in WAEC/SSCE/NECO including English Language and Mathematics
  • Possess a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.5 on a scale of 5 or 3.0 on a scale of 4 which is equivalent to 2.1 in the first year for the 2018/19 batch of students
  • Applicants should provide their transcripts for the first year of study (transcripts must be signed and stamped by the HOD/Exams Officer or any authorized staff).

B) (ISS) MSc.

(Requirements for application):

  • Applicants must possess a full-time admission letter into any of the Federal Universities.
  • A minimum of Second Class Upper (2.1) in an oil and gas related field or a 2.2 with a minimum working experience of 2 years in the oil and gas industry.
  • The course of study should be related to the oil and gas industry.
  • Possess at least 5 credits in WAEC/SSCE/NECO results (not more than 2 sittings and the two results must precede the first degree) 
  • National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) certificate or Letter of exemption
  • Certificate of indigeneship (evidence of the state of origin and local government)
  • Personal statement of a minimum of 1000 words stating reasons for undertaking the course of study.

C) PhD (LSS) (Requirements for application):

  • Applicants must possess a full-time admission letter into any of the Federal Universities.
  • A minimum of Second Class Upper (2.1) in an Oil and Gas related field or a 2.2 in their first degree with a minimum working experience of 2 years in the oil and gas industry
  • A minimum of merit in a second-degree certificate in an oil and gas-related discipline
  • Possess at least 5 credits in WAEC/SSCE/NECO results (not more than 2 sittings and the two results must precede the first degree)
  • National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)  certificate or Letter of exemption
  • Certificate of indigeneship (evidence of the state of origin and local   government)
  • The research area must be relevant to the oil and gas industry
  • PhD research proposal of not more than 6 pages. The proposal template can be accessed via the applicant’s profile on the PTDF Scholarship Management Portal. 

What are the selection criteria?

A selection panel will be constituted to assess applications using the following criteria;

  • Academic merit as evidenced by quality of degrees, full academic transcripts, other professional qualifications acquired and relevant publications to be referenced by applicants
  • Membership of professional bodies
  • The viability of the study/research plan (PhD applicants only)
  • All applicants are required to make a case for their scholarship by submitting a statement of purpose stating the reason(s) they wish to undertake the study, the relevance of the proposed study to the industry and its expected impact on national development

How many scholarship awards are available?

Not specified

What is the duration of the programme?

Duration of candidate’s course

How to Apply for the PTDF Scholarship

Online application form can be accessed from the PTDF SCHOLARSHIP MANAGEMENT PORTAL: scholarship.ptdf.gov.ng Instructions and Guidelines on how to access the application form is stated on the PTDF Scholarship Management Portal (scholarship.ptdf.gov.ng)

DOCUMENTS TO BE UPLOADED BY UNDERGRADUATE APPLICANTS:

  1. Evidence of statement of WAEC/SSCE/NECO results with at least 5 credits, including English Language and Mathematics (not more than 2 sittings and the first sitting result must be uploaded).
  2. Letter of admission into the University
  3. First-year academic transcript(s) duly signed and stamped by HOD/Exams Officer or any authorized staff.
  4. Certificate of indigene-ship (evidence of the state of origin and local government)
  5. Personal statement of a minimum of 1000 words stating reasons for undertaking the course of study.

DOCUMENTS TO BE UPLOADED BY POSTGRADUATE APPLICANTS:

Applicants are advised to scan copies of the following documents and attach them to their online application forms (all documents must be in pdf except your passport picture and must be in the right file sizes as indicated in the portal):

  1. First Degree Certificates or Statement of Results
  2. NYSC Certificate or letter of exemption
  3. WAEC/GCE/SSCE/NECO Result(s)
  4. Admission Letter (2019/2020 or 2020/2021 session)
  5. Personal Statement
  6. Certificate of indigene ship (evidence of the state of origin and local   government)

Additional scanned documents required from PhD applicants:

  1. Second Degree Certificates or Statement of Results
  2. PhD research proposal (The proposal template can be accessed via the applicant’s profile on the PTDF Scholarship Management Portal)

Programme Webpage


Sharing is caring!

Share Tweet Email WhatsApp
13

Want to be notified anytime there's a new post? Subscribe here to get the latest opportunities delivered to your email address by Google Feedburner.


See More Under:


37 Comments

  • Please can Rivers State University apply for this opportunity?

    Reply
    Like
  • Please I'll like to know if medical students are eligible to apply for PTDF

    Reply
    Like