2018 PTDF scholarships for Masters & Doctorate degree

The 2018 PTDF scholarship is for interested applicants/students in Nigeria, to offer them opportunities to study in top countries of the world, namely Germany, China or France.

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) scholarship 2018 is for both Master’s Degree students and those going for Doctorate as well. See details below.

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) is providing the Strategic Partnership Scholarships to Interested Nigerians who are looking to acquire a scholarship opportunity in Germany, France Or China.

Application Process

Application Forms can be obtained via this linkwww.ptdf.flexisaf.com  However applicants are advised to read through the requirements below before applying.

 Selection Process, Criteria & 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 to be referenced by applicant (PhD applicants only)
  • 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 industry and its expected impact on national development.

Requirements

  1. MSc
  2. A minimum of Second Class Upper (2.1) qualification in their first degree or a Second Class Lower (2.2) with relevant industry experience
  3. Must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service (NYSC)
  4. Must be computer literate
  5. Possession of 5 O/level credits including English Language.

 

  1. PhD
  2. Must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service (NYSC)
  3. Must be computer literate
  4. A minimum of Second Class Lower (2.2) in their first degree and a good second degree certificate;
  5. 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;
  6. Applicants must also include their masters degree project

 Required Documents

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

  1. First Degree Certificate or Statement of Result
  2. NYSC discharge certificate
  3. 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).
  4. Recent Passport Photograph
  5. Local Government Identification Letter
  6. Master’s Degree Certificate (PhD Applicants only)
  7. Evidence of membership of professional associations

*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.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS FOUR (4) WEEKS FROM THE DATE OF THIS PUBLICATION.

Visit the PTDF website for more details: https://ptdf.gov.ng/2018/01/10/2018-2019-overseas-postgraduate-scholarship-scheme-under-ptdf-strategic-partnerships-with-germany-france-china/

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