2020 PTDF Overseas Scholarship in France Germany China and Malaysia

2020 PTDF Overseas Scholarship in France Germany China and Malaysia

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.

2020 PTDF Overseas Scholarship in France Germany China and Malaysia

2020 PTDF Overseas Scholarship in France Germany China and Malaysia
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Exempted applicants who need not to apply

Applicants who are beneficiaries of any other scholarship need not apply;

Applicants who have benefitted 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;

PTDF Sponsored Scholarships

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).

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 (PhD Applicants only).

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 Applicants only).

2020 PTDF Overseas Scholarship in France Germany China and Malaysia

PTDF Requirements for 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.

PTDF Requirements for 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

How to Apply for Ptdf 2020/2021

Application Forms can be obtained on the scholarship portal scholarship.ptdf.gov.ng, or www.allbrowsing.com

Selection Process, Criteria & Requirements

PTDF Required Documents for Ph.D

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

NOTE: 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).

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

PTDF Requirements for Successful Applicants 2020/2021

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.

PTDF Interview Location/Venue for 2020/2021 Date

Applicants interested in German Institutions should choose Abuja as their preferred interview location;
PTDF 2020/2021 Closing Date

Applications Last After Six (6) Weeks of Publication Date

For other related topics visit the links below

www.ptdf.gov.ng Merit List for Phd/Msc Scholarship/New Registration 2020

List of Successful Awardees for Ptdf Local Scholarship Phd Programme

Ptdf Shortlisted Masters Scholarship List for the Award Of 2018/19 MSC

2020 PTDF Overseas Scholarship in France, Germany, China and Malaysia

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