2022/2023 PTDF Overseas Scholarship Scheme in the UK, Germany, France and Malaysia

2022/2023 PTDF OVERSEAS POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME IN THE UK, GERMANY, FRANCE & MALAYSIA



The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), 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, invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for Overseas MSc and PhD Scholarships to institutions under its strategic partnership initiative. Successful candidates will be awarded scholarships to study in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, and Malaysia commencing in the 2022/2023 academic session.

Application Process

Application Forms can be obtained on the scholarship portal (scholarship.ptdf.gov.ng).

Selection Process, Criteria & Requirements

PTDF scholarships are highly competitive and only applicants 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 the 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).

Requirements

A). 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

- Statement of purpose (maximum 500 words) stating the reason(s) for the proposed study, its relevance to the oil and gas industry and its expected impact on national development.

- Possession of 5 O/level credits including English Language.


B). PhD

- Must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service (NYSC)

- Must be computer literate

- A minimum of Second Class Lower (2.2) in their first degree and a good second-degree certificate;

- 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

- All lecturers must produce a letter from their Vice Chancellor confirming that they are not in receipt of any other scholarships

Required Documents

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

- National Identity Number (NIN)

- 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

- Master’s Degree Certificate (PhD Applicants only)

- Evidence of membership of professional associations

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


PLEASE NOTE THAT THE CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS Six (6) WEEKS FROM THE DATE OF THIS PUBLICATION.


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