Friday, 4 November 2016

Petroleum Technology Development Fund Overseas and Local Scholarship Scheme 2017/2018

The PTDF scholarship plan is the  fund’s flagship program intended to meet the long term capacity building requirements of the Oil and Gas industry through research and preparing of Nigerians in important fields, for example,
  • Engineering
  • Geological Sciences
  • Environmental Studies
  • Energy Studies


To train Nigerians to qualify as engineers, geologists, environmentalists, professionals, technicians and craftsmen in relevant fields of petroleum and other related areas at Masters (M.Sc) and Doctoral (PhD) levels. 

Scope of the PDTF Scholarship Scheme
  •  Under the OSS, Scholarships are allowed to qualified candidates to study at the Masters and PhD Levels in applicable fields in top Universities over the Globe
  • Under the LSS, Scholarships are granted for Undergraduate, Masters and PhD studies in important fields in PTDF upgraded universities in Nigeria.
  • Under the Split Site PhD, Scholarships are granted to candidates to undertake full time PhD degree over three years and split their PhD study one to two (1:2) between the foreign University and their respective Nigeria University.

Who qualifies to apply?

  • For the OSS, all Nigerians with a first degree in significant fields for Master's and a MSc degree for PhD/Split Site PhD 
  • For the LSS, undergraduates in PTDF upgraded Universities; Masters and PhD understudies looking to learn at these Universities. 

How to participate in the Scheme?

  • You have to buy a scratch card or a pin number online by means of an ATM card
  • You have to finish an online application form on and be shortlisted for an Aptitude Test
    (MSc) or an Interview (PhD).
  • For Bsc, you should be a second year understudy in the Science or Engineering Faculties of one of the PTDF Upgraded Universities. 
  • For more points of interest, please contact the PTDF Coordinator in your University.
Application Deadline Date
31st December, 2016.


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