2018/2019 PTDF Local Scholarship Scheme For Postgraduate Awards In Nigeria

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2018/2019 PTDF Local Scholarship Scheme For Postgraduate Awards In

Nigeria

 

Goodday schoolsbiz viewers, today we will talk about the PTDF Scholarship. Scheme 2018/2019 For Postgraduate Awards.

Scholarship description

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 2018/19 Undergraduate, Masters and PhD scholarships for students in Nigerian Federal Universities. PTDF Scholarship

Course Level: Masters and PhD

Eligible Countries: Nigeria

To be taken at (country): Nigeria

SCHOLARSHIP REQUIREMENTS

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 Scholarship

 

PTDF Scholarship

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

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

 

 

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DOCUMENTS TO BE UPLOADED BY POST GRADUATE APPLICANTS:PTDF Scholarship

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)

Application Process-PTDF Scholarship

Application Forms can be obtained via this link 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.

                                                 DEADLINES FOR APPLICATION:    

Deadline of the application is four weeks after from the date of this publication

 

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