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Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) Scholarship 2019 for Undergraduate & Post Graduates

PTDF Scholarship
Written by sparkgist

This is to inform the general public and interested candidates that the 2019 PTDF scholarship for Undergraduate, Postgraduates degree is now available for application. This post will guide you on how to apply for the petroleum technology development fund scholarship (PTDF).

What you should know before applying

  1. Application is restricted to Federal Universities only.
  2. Possession of valid admission letter into the University is compulsory for all applicants.
  3. Postgraduate applicant’s admission letter should be within a validity period of 12 months.
  4. Postgraduate applicants who meet the requirements shall be shortlisted for interviews before final selection of successful candidates.
  5. Undergraduate applicants must have completed their first year and are currently in their second year of studies.
  6. Only undergraduate applicants undertaking studies in oil and gas related fields will be considered and the final selection shall be based on the grades on their transcripts.
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ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

A). (LSS) Undergraduate:

  • Applicants must be full time students in any of the Federal Universities
  • Applicants must be in their second year of study
  • Course of study should be related to oil and gas industry
  • Students must have been admitted into the University in 2017/18 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 scale of 5 or 3.0 on a scale of 4 which is equivalent to 2.1 in the first year for the 2017/18 batch of students
  • Applicants should provide their transcripts for the first year of study
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Undergraduate applicants who meet the above requirements are to upload the following documents:

  • Evidence of statement of WAEC/SSCE/NECO results with at least 5 credits, including English Language and Mathematics
  • Letter of admission into the University
  • First year academic transcript(s)
  • Evidence of state of origin and local government
  • Personal statement of a minimum of 100 words stating reasons for undertaking the course of study
  • Recent passport photograph
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B). (LSS) MSc. (Requirements for application):

  • Applicants must possess 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;
  • Possess at least 5 credits in WAEC/SSCE/NECO results;
  • National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) certificate or Letter of exemption;
  • Applicants must be computer literate;
  • Letter of admission into the University;
  • Academic transcript;
  • Evidence of state of origin and local government;
  • Personal statement of a minimum of 1000 words stating reasons for undertaking the course of study;
  • Recent passport photograph

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

  • Applicants must possess 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;
  • Possess at least 5 credits in WAEC/SSCE/NECO results,
  • National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) certificate or Letter of exemption;
  • Applicants must be computer literate;
  • 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;
  • Valid admission letter of not more than one year;
  • Academic transcripts;
  • Evidence of state of origin and local government;
  • Research area must be relevant to the oil and gas industry;
  • PhD research proposal of not more than 6 pages to include topic, introduction, literature review, research question(s), novelty, methodology, mode of data collection(s), expected outcome(s), relevance to the industry and appropriate references
  • Recent passport photograph

DOCUMENTS TO BE UPLOADED BY POST GRADUATE APPLICANTS:

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

  • First Degree Certificates or Statement of Results
  • NYSC Certificate or letter of exemption
  • WAEC/GCE/SSCE/NECO Results
  • Academic Transcript(s)
  • Admission Letter
  • Personal Statement
  • State and Local Government Identification Letters
  • Recent Passport Photograph
  • Additional scanned documents required from Ph.D applicants:
  • Second Degree Certificates or Statement of Results
  • PhD research proposal
  • PhD Applicants are to follow the link provided below on the format of organization and structure for proposal write up

How to Apply for PTDF Scholarships 2019

Visit the PTDF official Site www.ptdf.gov.ng