2018 PTDF Scholarship For Undergraduate And Postgraduate Nigerian Students

Masters, Undergraduates

Applications are currently invited from qualified Nigerians to apply for the 2018/19 Scholarship For Undergraduate And Postgraduate Nigerian Students of the Federal Universities. 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.

Their mission is to train Nigerians to qualify as graduates, professionals, technicians and craftsmen in the field of engineering, geology, science and management in the oil and gas industry in Nigeria and abroad. See details below for more information on how to apply.

Scholarship Type:

Scholarships are awarded to pursue an Undergraduate, Masters and PhD

Field Of study:

It is awarded in the field of oil and gas.

Host Country Of Scholarship:

Nigeria.

Country Eligible For The Scholarship:

Nigerian students are welcome to apply.

Eligibility For The Scholarship For Undergraduate And Postgraduate Nigerian Students:

To be eligible, the following must bemet:

(LSS) Undergraduate Requirements for application:

  • Applicants must be full time students in any of the Federal Universities
  • Applicants must be in their second year of study
  • Applicants course of study should be related to oil and gas industry
  • Applicants must have been admitted into the University in 2017/18 academic year only
  • Applicants must possess 5 credits in WAEC/SSCE/NECO including English Language and Mathematics
  • Applicants must 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
  • Must provide their transcripts for the first year of study.

(LSS) MSc. Requirements for application:

  • Applicants must possess full time admission letter into any of the Federal Universities
  • Applicants must possess 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;
  • Must possess at least 5 credits in WAEC/SSCE/NECO results;
  • Applicants must have a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) certificate or Letter of exemption;
  • Applicants must be computer literate;

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;
  • Must possess at least 5 credits in WAEC/SSCE/NECO results,
  • Must have National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) certificate or Letter of exemption;
  • Applicants must be computer literate;
  • Must possess 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
  • Must have a viability of the study/research plan

How To Apply For The Scholarship:

Undergraduate applicants who meet the eligibility criterias 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

Master applicants who meet the eligibility criteria are to upload the following documents:

  • 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

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.

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 NYSC 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 PhD 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:

PhD RESEARCH AREAS:

PhD research areas have been provided to enable applicants chose areas of research (see application drop box)

Organization and Structure of PHD Proposal

Application Forms can be obtained via this link www.ptdf.flexisaf.com  However applicants are advised to read through the requirements below before applying.

Application Closing Date:

Friday, 16th November, 2018

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