HomeScholarships In NigeriaPTDF 2024 Overseas Postgraduate Scholarships

PTDF 2024 Overseas Postgraduate Scholarships

PTDF 2024 Overseas Postgraduate Scholarships

PTDF 2024 Overseas Postgraduate Scholarships

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) is noe accepting applications from suitably qualified candidates for the 2024 Overseas Postgraduate Scholarships which is funded for specific programmes at selected partner institutions abroad.

For the 2024 award, applications will be limited to PTDF partner universities in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, and Malaysia where the Fund is certain that the scholarship’s high standards can be maintained, and the objectives of the scheme will be best served.

The scheme was developed to offer candidates the opportunity to benefit from a diversified pool of knowledge and the facilities offered by world-class institutions across the globe. Candidates are invited to apply through PTDF to specific programmes at partner institutions.

SEE ALSO: Latest Scholarships in Nigeria

Scholarship Summary:

Scholarship Sponsor(s): Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF)

Host Institution(s): See Partner Universities (below)

Funding Amount: Fully-funded

Number of Awards: Several

Scholarship Level: MSc and PhD

Nationality: International Students

Requirement and Eligibility Criteria for the PTDF Overseas Postgraduate Scholarships:

For MSc Candidates

  • 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 and Mathematics.
  • Statement of purpose (maximum 500 words) stating the reason(s) for the proposed study, its relevance to the industry and its expected impact on national development.
  • Applicants must have a National Identity Number (NIN) and will be required to have verified it (NIMC verification Charges apply) before applying for the scholarship.

For PhD Candidates

  • Must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service (NYSC)
  • Must be computer literate
  • Possession of 5 O/level credits, including English Language and Mathematics.
  • A minimum of Second Class Lower (2.2) in their first degree and a good post-graduate degree
  • A research proposal relevant to the oil and gas industry (of not more than five pages) to include: Topic, introduction, objective, methodology and mode of data collection.
  • All lecturers must produce a letter from their Vice Chancellors confirming that they are not in receipt of any other scholarships
  • Applicants must have a National Identity Number (NIN) and will be required to have verified it (NIMC verification charges apply) before applying for the scholarship.

Partnered Universities

  • United Kingdom,
  • Germany,
  • France and
  • Malaysia

Selection Criteria:

  • Academic merit as evidenced by the quality of degrees, full academic transcripts and other professional qualifications acquired
  • Relevant publications to be referenced by applicant
  • Membership of professional bodies.
  • The viability and relevance of the study/research plan.
  • Relevance of previous studies to the oil and gas industry and the proposed course/research

Benefits for the PTDF Overseas Postgraduate Scholarships:

  • Flight tickets,
  • Payment of health insurance,
  • Payment of tuition and bench fees (where applicable), and
  • Provision of allowances to meet the costs of accommodation and living expenses.

SEE ALSO: Texas Tech University 2024 Freshman Presidential Scholarship Program

Application Procedures for the PTDF Overseas Postgraduate Scholarships (How to Apply):

Interested and eligible candidates seeking for the PTDF Overseas Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme are hereby informed that the Application Forms are available on the scholarship portal: scholarship.ptdf.gov.ng.

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

  • First Degree Certificate or Statement of Result
  • NYSC discharge certificate
  • WAEC/GCE/SSCE/NECO results and the PINs on the application forms to enable PTDF to 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 in professional associations

Application Deadline: March 18, 2024

For more information Visit the Official Website.

RELATED ARTICLES

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Recent Posts