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PTDF Postgraduate (Masters and PhD) Scholarships in UK, Germany and France 2020/2021

PTDF Postgraduate (Masters and PhD) Scholarships: Apply for the 2020/2021 Masters and PhD scholarships to study in UK, Germany and France. Application opens and is on-going for all interested in pursuing higher degrees in aforementioned countries.

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 UK, Germany and France strategic partnership initiative. Successful candidates will be awarded scholarships to study in these countries commencing in the 2019/2020 academic session.



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

Scholarship Type: full scholarships

Scholarship level: Scholarships are available for Masters and PhD students

Slots: Available scholarship positions have not been stated

Scholarship Worth: Not stated

Country/Candidate Eligibility: Students of Nigerian Nationality

English Language Requirement: Not specified (May be required depending on school of choice)



 

PTDF Postgraduate (Masters and PhD) Scholarships | Details:

Under this scheme, candidates 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 below). 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.

Scholarship Eligibility, Selection Criteria and Requirements:

PTDF scholarships are highly competitive and only candidates 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 quality of degrees, full academic transcripts, other professional qualifications acquired, and relevant publications (where available) to be referenced by applicants
  • Awards for leadership and/or academic excellence (where available).
  • Membership of professional bodies
  • The viability of the study/research plan.
  • 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.

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.

PhD Requirements:

  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 (Click here for a sample of Ph.D. research proposal format)
  5. Applicants must also include their master’s degree project

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Document Requirements:

  • 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 (PhD Applicants only)
  • Evidence of membership of professional associations

IMPORTANT NOTE:

  • Ongoing PhD Candidates could only apply provided their Universities are among the PTDF Partnership Universities as listed above;
  • Candidates who have benefitted from any of the PTDF scholarships in the past cannot apply for the same type of programme, except a higher programme;
  • 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.

Application Deadline: Application closes 6 weeks from date of publication

Scholarship Application Link

Visit the Official website for Further Details 

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