PTDF Scholarship 2019/2020- Apply for PTDF Overseas Postgraduate Scholarship-

PTDF Postgraduate Scholarship 2019/2020- The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the Overseas MSc and PhD Scholarships to institutions under its UK, Germany and France strategic partnership initiative.

Successful candidates will be awarded scholarships to study in these countries commencing in the 2019/2020 academic session.

Scholarship Type: Masters, PhD

Selection Criteria and Requirements: 

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, and relevant publications (where available) to be referenced by applicants
  • Awards for leadership and/or academic excellence (where available).
  • 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 oil & gas industry and its expected impact on national development.

Requirements for PTDF Postgraduate Scholarship ( M.Sc and Ph.D)

For MSc

  1. A minimum of Second Class Upper (2.1) qualification in their first degree or a Second Class Lower (2.2) with relevant industry experience
  2. Must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service (NYSC)
  3. Must be computer literate
  4. Possession of 5 O/level credits including English Language.

For PhD

  1. Must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service (NYSC)
  2. Must be computer literate
  3. A minimum of Second Class Lower (2.2) in their first degree and a good second-degree certificate;
  4. Must submit a research proposal relevant to the oil and gas industry (of not more than 5 pages) to include: Topic, introduction, objective, methodology and mode of data collection (Click here for a sample of Ph.D. research proposal format)
  5. Applicants must also include their master’s degree project

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Number of Scholarships: Several

Duration of Scholarship: for the duration of the degree programme

How to Apply For The PTDF Postgraduate Scholarship 2019/2020

List of Approved Courses  for apply

Candidates may select up to 3 different courses (1st,2nd and 3rd choice) in any University within a particular country.

For more information, Visit the official Scholarship webpage

Also Read- How to Successfully Apply, Prepare, Write and Pass Any Scholarship Examination or Interview

Application Closing Date:

31st  December 2018


PTDF Scholarship 2019/2020- Apply for PTDF Overseas Postgraduate Scholarship (MSc and PhD Scholarship)-

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