Petroleum Technology Development Fund Nigeria Scholarships

  • Fully Funded
  • France Universities, China Universities, Malaysia Universities, Germany Universities
  • Masters, PhD
  • All Subjects
  • Selected Countries Nigerian nationality holders only
  • France, Germany, Malaysia, China
  • 01/15/2020
Expired in
01/15/2020

Scholarship Description:

Petroleum Technology Development Fund Nigeria Scholarships is open for Selected Countries Nigerian nationality holders only The scholarship allows Masters, PhD level programm(s) in the field of All Subjects taught at France Universities, China Universities, Malaysia Universities, Germany Universities The deadline of the scholarhip is expired at 15 Jan 2020.

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 France/ Germany/ China/ Malaysia commencing in the 2020/2021 academic session. Under this scheme, applicants are invited to apply through PTDF to specific programmes at the partner institutions in any of the countries (full list of sponsored courses is available on the scholarship portal scholarship.ptdf.gov.ng). The award includes the provision of flight tickets, payment of health insurance, payment of tuition and bench fees (where applicable) as well as the provision of allowances to meet the costs of accommodation and living expenses. The programmes will also include language classes to aid scholars settle into their new environments (where applicable).

Degree Level:

Petroleum Technology Development Fund Nigeria Scholarships is available to undertake Masters, PhD level programs at France Universities, China Universities, Malaysia Universities, Germany Universities.

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • All Subjects

Eligible Nationalities:

Nigerian students are eligble only.

Scholarship Benefits:

  • The award includes the provision of flight tickets, payment of health insurance, payment of tuition and bench fees (where applicable) as well as the provision of allowances to meet the costs of accommodation and living expenses.
  • The programs will also include language classes to aid scholars to settle into their new environments (where applicable).

Eligibility Criteria:

A.    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. 

 

B.    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 (sample template of the proposal is available on the scholarship portal ( scholarship.ptdf.gov.ng);

5.    Applicants must also include their master’s degree project

6.    Admission Letter

 

Application Procedure:

Applicants are advised to scan copies of the following documentsand attach to their online application forms:

1.    First Degree Certificate or Statement of Result

2.   NYSC discharge certificate

3.   WAEC/GCE/SSCE/NECO results as well as the PINnumbers on the application forms to enable PTDF view the O’level results on therelevant website).

4.   Recent Passport Photograph

5.   Local Government Identification Letter

6.   Master’s Degree Certificate (PhD Applicants only)

7.   Evidence of membership of professional associations

 

NOTE:

1.     Applicants must have a National Identity Number (NIN) beforeapplying for the scholarship. Applicants are also expected to upload a NINVerification Report before completing the application. The report can beobtained from www.verifyme.ng (chargesmay apply).

2.     Ongoing PhD Applicants could only apply provided theirUniversities are among the PTDF Partnership Universities as listed above; 

3.     Applicants who have benefitted from any of the PTDF scholarshipsin the past cannot apply for the same category of degree, except a higherdegree;

4.     Applicants who are in possession of a higher degree cannot applyfor the same type of degree;

5.     Applicants interested in German Institutions should choose Abujaas their preferred interview location;

6.     Applicants who are beneficiaries of any other scholarship neednot apply;

7.     Applicants who successfully scale through the first round ofscreening will be requested to submit their transcripts; all applicants aretherefore advised to prepare their transcripts for submission in anticipationof such a request. 

PLEASE NOTE THAT THECLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 15TH JANUARY 2020.

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