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Study in UK, Germany and France: PTDF Overseas Scholarship (Fully-Funded)

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.

Value of The PTDF Scholarship: Fully-Funded (The scholarship 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. )

Fields of Study:  For 2019, the scholarships will be restricted to select courses (Check links to the courses below)

Type: Masters, PhD

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.

Requirements

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.

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

Number of Scholarships: Several

Duration of Scholarship: for the duration of the degree programme

How to Apply For The PTDF Scholarship: 

  • To apply, follow this link http://ptdf.flexisaf.com/
  •  Applicants are advised to read through the requirements in the link below before applying.

List of Approved Courses 

Candidates may select up to 3 different courses (1st,2nd and 3rd choice) in any University within a particular country.

Visit the official Scholarship webpage for more details.

Application Deadline: 31st December 2018

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