Tuesday, May 21, 2024
HomeSCHOLARSHIPSMasters ScholarshipsApply Now: 2024 Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) Scholarship

Apply Now: 2024 Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) Scholarship

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), a Federal Government agency tasked with developing indigenous human capacity and petroleum technology to meet the needs of the oil and gas industry, is seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates for Overseas MSc and PhD scholarships to specific programmes at selected institutions through its PTDF Overseas Scholarship Scheme for the 2024/2025 academic year.

Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) Scholarship Overview

Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) Scholarship Details:

The scheme was designed to provide applicants with access to a diverse pool of information and facilities provided by world-class universities throughout the world. Candidates are asked to apply through PTDF to particular courses at partner universities. The award covers airplane tickets, health insurance, tuition/bench fees (where applicable), and allowances for living expenses.

For the 2024/2025 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.

Join any of these WhatsApp Groups to receive Scholarship alerts on WhatsApp

Eligibility Requirements for Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) Scholarship:

To be considered for the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) Scholarship, applicants must:

MSc Requirements

  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 and Mathematics.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.

PhD Requirements

  1. Must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service (NYSC)
  2. Must be computer literate
  3. Possession of 5 O/level credits, including English Language and Mathematics.
  4. A minimum of Second Class Lower (2.2) in their first degree and a good post-graduate degree
  5. 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.
  6. For the approved PhD Research Areas click on this link
  7. All lecturers must produce a letter from their Vice Chancellors confirming that they are not in receipt of any other scholarships
  8. 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.

Benefits of Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) Scholarship:

The award includes the provision of

  • flight tickets,
  • payment of health insurance,
  • payment of tuition and bench fees (where applicable), and
  • the provision of allowances to meet the costs of accommodation and living expenses.

Required Documents for 2024 Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) Scholarship:

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

  1. First Degree Certificate or Statement of Result
  2. NYSC discharge certificate
  3. 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.
  4. Recent Passport Photograph
  5. Local Government Identification Letter
  6. Master’s Degree Certificate (PhD Applicants only)
  7. Evidence of membership in professional associations

How to Apply for the 2024 Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) Scholarship:

Interested and qualified applicants should use the link below to apply for the scholarship.

Best Wishes.

Deadline: March 18, 2024

Visit HERE to check out many more Scholarship opportunities.

Receive Scholarship Updates through our Social Media Channels:

RELATED ARTICLES

Most Popular