PETROLEUM TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT FUND PTDF SCHOLARSHIP 2019/2020 FOR AFRICAN STUDENTS|Apply now

Petroleum Technology Development Fund PTDF Scholarship 2019/2020 For African Students. The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF),  invites for applications from suitably qualified candidates for undergraduates, MSc(Masters) and PhD Scholarships . 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. The Fund hereby invites applications from qualified Nigerians to apply for the 2019/2020 Undergraduate, Masters and PhD scholarships for students in Nigerian Federal Universities.

What you need to know about petroleum technology development fund PTDF scholarship 2019/2020 for African students National Undergraduates, masters and PhD Scholarship to study In Nigeria:
The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) is a body instituted by law, under the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources established for the purpose of developing and promoting petroleum technology and for creating the human resource needs of the oil and gas industry through research and training of Nigerians.
Level / Field of Study:
This scholarship program is provided to Nigerians who have interest in pursuing an Undergraduate, masters and PhD degree program in any Nigerian Federal Universities.
Host Nationality:
Scholarship is to be taken in Nigeria. If you are an African  student and you wish to study any where in the world , this is for you List of Fully Funded International Scholarships for African Students (Any where In The World)
Eligible Nationality:
This scholarship is open to Nigerian students and international students undertaking any undergraduate courses in any of the Nigerian universities. If you are an international student and you wish to study in UK , this is for you Complete Guide to Getting A UK Tier 4 Student Visa For International Students.
APPLICANTS ARE TO PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:
Application is restricted to Federal Universities only
Possession of valid admission letter into the University is compulsory for all applicants
Postgraduate applicant’s admission letter should be within a validity period of 12 months
Postgraduate applicants who meet the requirements shall be shortlisted for interviews before final selection of successful candidates
Undergraduate applicants must have completed their first year and are currently in their second year of studies
Only undergraduate applicants undertaking studies in oil and gas related fields will be considered and the final selection shall be based on the grades on their transcripts
Admission for part-time studies shall not be considered for all category of applications
The scholarship is highly competitive and merit driven. Selection of candidates shall be based on equitable representation of the 36 States of the Federation and Federal Capital Territory (FCT)
CRITERIA, REQUIREMENTS AND SELECTION PROCESS FOR LSS POST GRADUATE:
A selection panel 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)
All applicants are required to make a case for their scholarship by submitting a statement of purpose stating the reason(s) they wish to undertake the study, the relevance of the proposed study to the industry and its expected impact on national development
PTDF National Undergraduates, masters and PhD Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
A). (LSS) Undergraduate:
Applicants must be full time students in any of the Federal Universities
Applicants must be in their second year of study
Course of study should be related to oil and gas industry
Students must have been admitted into the University in 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 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
Undergraduate applicants who meet the above requirements are to upload the following documents:
Evidence of statement of WAEC/SSCE/NECO results with at least 5 credits, including English Language and Mathematics
Letter of admission into the University
First year academic transcript(s)
Evidence of state of origin and local government
Personal statement of a minimum of 100 words stating reasons for undertaking the course of study
Recent passport photograph
B). (LSS) MSc. (Requirements for application):
Applicants must possess 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;
Possess at least 5 credits in WAEC/SSCE/NECO results;
National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) certificate or Letter of exemption;
Applicants must be computer literate;
Letter of admission into the University;
Academic transcript;
Evidence of state of origin and local government;
Personal statement of a minimum of 1000 words stating reasons for undertaking the course of study;
Recent passport photograph
C). PhD (LSS) (Requirements for application):
Applicants must possess 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;
Possess at least 5 credits in WAEC/SSCE/NECO results,
National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) certificate or Letter of exemption;
Applicants must be computer literate;
A minimum of 2.2 in their first degree and a minimum of merit as a second degree certificate in an oil and gas related discipline;
Valid admission letter of not more than one year;
Academic transcripts;
Evidence of state of origin and local government;
Research area must be relevant to the oil and gas industry;
PhD research proposal of not more than 6 pages to include topic, introduction, literature review, research question(s), novelty, methodology, mode of data collection(s), expected outcome(s), relevance to the industry and appropriate references
Recent passport photograph
DOCUMENTS TO BE UPLOADED BY POST GRADUATE APPLICANTS:
Applicants are advised to scan copies of the following documents and attach to their online application forms:
First Degree Certificates or Statement of Results
NYSC Certificate or letter of exemption
WAEC/GCE/SSCE/NECO Results
Academic Transcript(s)
Admission Letter
Personal Statement
State and Local Government Identification Letters
Recent Passport Photograph
Additional scanned documents required from PhD applicants:
Second Degree Certificates or Statement of Results
PhD research proposal
PhD Applicants are to follow the link provided below on the format of organization and structure for proposal write up
Organization and Structure of PHD Proposal
PhD RESEARCH AREAS:
PhD research areas have been provided to enable applicants chose areas of research (see application drop box)
How To Apply For The PTDF National Undergraduates, masters and PhD Scholarship
Online application form can be accessed from the APPLICATION WEBSITE: www.ptdf.gov.ng at no cost to applicants.
Instructions on how to access the online form is stated on the PTDF website  www.ptdf.gov.ng.
Applicants are advised to read through the requirements before applying.
To start the application process, applicants are required to key-in their email address and select a password for a pin to be generated.
The generated pin would enable applicants to access the form and complete their bio data.
CLOSING DATE FOR THE PETROLEUM TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT FUND PTDF SCHOLARSHIP 2019/2020 FOR AFRICAN STUDENTS
 Date for The PTDF National Undergraduates, masters and PhD Scholarship 2019/2020 application
Application is open for a continuous period of six weeks between October to November  2019. After then the application will close.
Applicants are therefore advised to drop their working email addresses on the comment box so that we will notify you as soon as the application portal opens. or you keep checking this website via www.gistgate.com.ng for updates regarding the scholarship.

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