PTDF Overseas MSc and PhD Scholarship 2019/2020 Application Form is Out – Apply Here

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PTDF Overseas MSc and PhD Scholarship 2019/2020 Application Form is Out – Apply Here.

Petroleum Technology Development Fund, PTDF Scholarship 2019/2020. Are you interested in studying in the France, Germany, Chinaa and Malaysia for your 2020/2021 commencing academic session? Then apply for the PTDF Overseas & Local Scholarship programme.

For the benefit of those who are not well about the Petroleum Technology Development Fund, I am going to give a brief overview before I will talk on the application process.

About Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF)

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

You are advised to calm down and read this guide to avoid mistakes that might lead to your disqualification.

Since submission of multiple applications is a sin here, you are advised to desist from such an act if you seriously want to apply for PTDF Scholarship 2019.

This PTDF scholarship program is for the year 2019/2020 and it will close on 15th January, 2020.

Petroleum Technology Development Fund offer two types of scholarship:

1.) M.Sc Scholarship Scheme

2.) PhD Scholarship Scheme

Selection Process, Criteria & Requirements

  1. M.Sc Scholarship Scheme;

PTDF scholarships are highly competitive and only applicants who are outstanding across board are selected. A selection committee will be constituted to assess applications using the following criteria:

  • Academic merit as evidenced by quality of degrees, full academic transcripts, other professional qualifications acquired, and relevant publications to be referenced by applicants
  • Membership of professional bodies
  • Applicants are required to make a case for their scholarship by submitting a statement of purpose (maximum 500 words) stating the reason (s) they want to undertake the study, the relevance of the proposed study to the oil & gas industry and its expected impact on national development.

2. PhD Scholarship Scheme

PTDF scholarships are highly competitive and only applicants who are outstanding across board are selected. A selection committee will be constituted to assess applications using the following criteria:

  • Academic merit as evidenced by 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.

PTDF Overseas Requirements:

  1. M.Sc Scholarship Scheme;
  • 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.

2. PhD Scholarship Scheme

  • 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 (sample template of the proposal is available on the scholarship portal ( scholarship.ptdf.gov.ng);
  • Applicants must also include their master’s degree project.

Documents Needed (Both)

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

  • 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
  • Evidence of membership of professional associations.

How to Apply for PTDF Scholarship 2019

All applications are done online at the PTDF Scholarship Portal.

Once you go to the portal, you will have to create an account if you are a new applicant.

If you already have an account, simply use the login form to access your account and complete your online registration.

Note: You must have a valid email address since you are going to verify your registration with a link sent to your email.

You must meet with all the specified requirements to be successful

Remember to note the portal you are applying for to avoid submitting your application to the wrong portal.

Ready to apply, Visit https://scholarship.ptdf.gov.ng/

Application Closing Date: 15th January, 2020.

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Warning!

  • Applicants must have a National Identity Number (NIN) before applying for the scholarship. Applicants are also expected to upload a NIN Verification Report before completing the application. The report can be obtained from www.verifyme.ng (charges may apply).
  • Applicants who have benefited from any of the PTDF scholarships in the past cannot apply for the same category of degree, except a higher degree;
  • Applicants who are in possession of a higher degree cannot apply for the same type of degree;
  • Applicants interested in German Institutions should choose Abuja as their preferred interview location;
  • Applicants who are beneficiaries of any other scholarship need not apply;
  • Applicants 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.

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