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2022/2023 OVERSEAS POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR UNIVERSITIES IN THE UNITED KINGDOM, GERMANY, FRANCE, AND MALAYSIA

 

2022/2023 OVERSEAS POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR UNIVERSITIES IN THE UNITED KINGDOM, GERMANY, FRANCE, AND MALAYSIA

2022/2023 OVERSEAS POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR UNIVERSITIES

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), a Federal Government agency tasked with developing indigenous human capacity and petroleum technology to meet the needs of the oil and gas industry, is seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates for Overseas MSc and PhD scholarships to specific programs at selected institutions under its PTDF Overseas Scholarship Scheme for the 2022/2023 academic session.

 

Scholarship Sponsor(s): Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF)

Host Institution(s): Participating universities in the United Kingdom, Germany, France and Malaysia

Scholarship Type: Fully-Funded

Scholarship WorthSee Scholarship benefits (below)

Study level: Masters and PhD

NationalityNigerians

 

PTDF Overseas Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme 2022/2023: Qualified students are encouraged to apply for the 2022/2023 Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) Overseas Postgraduate Scholarship.

Applicants must apply to particular programs at participating partner institutions in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, and Malaysia through PTDF.

The scheme was created to provide candidates with the chance to gain from a diverse body of knowledge as well as the resources provided by world-class universities throughout the world. Candidates are asked to apply to specialized programs at partner institutions through PTDF. The prize comprises the supply of airplane tickets, health insurance, tuition and bench fees (where applicable), and allowances to cover the costs of housing and living expenses.

 

PTDF Undergraduate Scholarship 2022/2023

 

Selection Process, Criteria & Requirements

PTDF scholarships are highly competitive, and only candidates who are outstanding across the board are selected.

Based on the submitted qualifications, the top applicants for each category from each state will be invited for an interview where a selection committee will be constituted to assess applications using the following criteria:

  • Academic merit as evidenced by the quality of degrees, full academic transcripts and other professional qualifications acquired

  • Relevant publications to be referenced by applicant (PhD applicants only)

  • Membership of professional bodies

  • The viability of the study/research plan.

Requirements

  1. 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 and Mathematics.

  5. Statement of purpose (maximum 500 words) stating the reason(s) for the proposed study, its relevance to the industry and its expected impact on national development.

  6. Applicants must have a National Identity Number (NIN) before applying for the scholarship. Applicants are to note that they will be required to verify their NIN before proceeding with the application (NIMC verification charges apply).
    ALSO NOTE THAT MULTIPLE APPLICATIONS WILL LEAD TO DISQUALIFICATION

  1. 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. A research proposal relevant to the oil and gas industry (of not more than five pages) to include: Topic, introduction, objective, methodology and mode of data collection

  5. All lecturers must produce a letter from their Vice Chancellor confirming that they are not in receipt of any other scholarships

  6. Applicants must have a National Identity Number (NIN) before applying for the scholarship. Applicants are to note that they will be required to verify their NIN before proceeding with the application (NIMC verification charges apply).

Required Documents

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

  1. First Degree Certificate or Statement of Result

  2. NYSC discharge certificate

  3. WAEC/GCE/SSCE/NECO results and the PINs on the application forms to enable PTDF to 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

 

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