Good news to any Nigerian who wishes to further his/her education. The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the Overseas Master’s Degree (M.Sc) Scholarships (M.Sc Degree) to specific programmes at selected Institutions in the United Kingdom.
Selection Process & Criteria
PTDF scholarships are highly competitive and only candidates who are outstanding across the board are selected. A selection committee 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.
- Membership of professional bodies
- The viability of the study/research plan.
- Applicants are required to make a case for their scholarship by submitting a statement of purpose (maximum 500 words) stating the reason(s) they want to undertake the study, the relevance of the proposed study to the industry and its expected impact on national development.
Requirements for the PTDF Scholarship (MSc)
- A minimum of Second Class Upper (2.1) qualification in their first degree or a Second Class Lower (2.2) with relevant industry experience
- Must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service (NYSC)
- Must be computer literate
- Possession of 5 O/level credits including English Language.
Documents Needed for the MSc PTDF Scholarship
- First Degree Certificate or Statement of Result
- NYSC discharge certificate
- WAEC/GCE/SSCE/NECO results as well as the PIN numbers on the application forms to enable PTDF view the
- O’level results on the relevant website).
- Recent Passport Photograph
- Local Government Identification Letter
- Evidence of membership of professional associations
List of Approved Universities and course
Applicants are to select on of the below listed universities during the online registration
- Imperial College, London
- University College, London
- Cranfield University
- Robert Gordon University
- Heriot-Watt University
- University of Salford
- Portsmouth University
- University of Dundee
- Kings College, London
- University of Birmingham
- University of Nottingham
- University of Southampton
- Newcastle University
- University of Manchester
- University of Liverpool
How to apply for the 2018 PTDF MSc Scholarship
To apply Click www.ptdf.gov.ng
NOTE– Candidates who successfully scale through the first round of screening will be requested to submit their transcripts; all applicants are therefore advised to prepare their transcripts for submission in anticipation of such a request.
4 weeks from the date of this publication.