PTDF Scholarship for Undergraduate & Postgraduate in Nigerian Universities 2021/2022

PTDF Scholarship for Undergraduate & Postgraduate in Nigerian Universities 2021/2022

 

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) is 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. PTDF hereby invites applications from qualified Nigerians to apply for 2021/2022 Undergraduate, Masters and PhD scholarships for students in Nigerian Federal Universities.


A).  Undergraduate:

Applicants must be full-time students in any of the Federal Universities listed.
Applicants must be in their second year of study.
The course of study should be related to the oil and gas industry as advertised.
Students must have been admitted into the University in the 2018/19 academic year only.
Possess 5 credits in WAEC/SSCE/NECO including English Language and Mathematics
Possess a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.5 on a scale of 5 or 3.0 on a scale of 4 which is equivalent to 2.1 in the first year for the 2018/19 batch of students
Applicants should provide their transcripts for the first year of study (transcripts must be signed and stamped by the HOD/Exams Officer or any authorized staff).


B).  (ISS) MSc.:


Applicants must possess a full-time admission letter into any of the Federal Universities.
A minimum of Second Class Upper (2.1) in an oil and gas related field or a 2.2 with a minimum working experience of 2 years in the oil and gas industry.
The course of study should be related to the oil and gas industry.
Possess at least 5 credits in WAEC/SSCE/NECO results (not more than 2 sittings and the two results must precede the first degree) 
National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) certificate or Letter of exemption
Certificate of indigeneship (evidence of the state of origin and local government)
Personal statement of a minimum of 1000 words stating reasons for undertaking the course of study.


C). PhD (ISS) :

Applicants must possess a full-time admission letter into any of the Federal Universities.
A minimum of Second Class Upper (2.1) in an Oil and Gas related field or a 2.2 in their first degree with a minimum working experience of 2 years in the oil and gas industry
A minimum of merit in a second-degree certificate in an oil and gas-related discipline
Possess at least 5 credits in WAEC/SSCE/NECO results (not more than 2 sittings and the two results must precede the first degree)
National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)  certificate or Letter of exemption
Certificate of origin (evidence of the state of origin and local   government)
The research area must be relevant to the oil and gas industry
PhD research proposal of not more than 6 pages. The proposal template can be accessed via the applicant’s profile on the PTDF Scholarship Management Portal.

 
How to Apply for PTDF Scholarship 

Online application form can be accessed from the PTDF SCHOLARSHIP MANAGEMENT PORTAL: scholarship.ptdf.gov.ng Instructions and Guidelines on how to access the application form is stated on the PTDF Scholarship Management Portal  (scholarship.ptdf.gov.ng)

DOCUMENTS TO BE UPLOADED BY UNDERGRADUATE APPLICANTS:

  • Evidence of statement of WAEC/SSCE/NECO results with at least 5 credits, including English Language and Mathematics (not more than 2 sittings and the first sitting result must be uploaded).
  • Letter of admission into the University
  • First-year academic transcript(s) duly signed and stamped by HOD/Exams Officer or any authorized staff.
  • Certificate of indigene-ship (evidence of the state of origin and local government)
  • Personal statement of a minimum of 1000 words stating reason or undertaking the course of study.

DOCUMENTS TO BE UPLOADED BY POSTGRADUATE APPLICANTS:

  • Applicants are advised to scan copies of the following documents and attach them to their online application forms (all documents must be in pdf except your passport picture and must be in the right file sizes as indicated in the portal):
  • First Degree Certificates or Statement of Results
  • NYSC Certificate or letter of exemption
  • WAEC/GCE/SSCE/NECO Result(s)
  • Admission Letter (2019/2020 or 2020/2021 session)
  • Personal Statement
  • Certificate of indigene ship (evidence of the state of origin and local   government)


Additional scanned documents required from PhD applicants:

  • Second Degree Certificates or Statement of Results
  • PhD research proposal (The proposal template can be accessed via the applicant’s profile on the PTDF Scholarship Management Portal

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