The PTDF postgraduate scholarship programme for Masters and Ph.D is out and registration is currently on going. If you are interested in The PTDF postgraduate scholarship programme for 2023/2024, here are some vital information you will be needing to arm yourself upon registration.
Before we go into the proper about the subject matter, it would be worthy to note that having knowledge about The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) would be an advantage as we all know that no knowledge is a waste.
Just like the NDDC Scholarship, the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) is a parastatal under the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources established by law 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.
Talking about the PTDF postgraduate scholarship application form for 2023, to ensure a steadfast implementation of this mandate, PTDF is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates for Overseas and in-country (Local) M.Sc. and Ph.D. Scholarships.
Awards will be granted for studies during the 2023/2024 academic session in the United Kingdom, Germany, Brazil, France (through Campus France), Top Institutions in the United States of America as well as Federal Universities and Centres of Excellence in Nigeria.
i) For Institutions in the United Kingdom, click here
ii) For Institutions in Germany, click here
iii) For Institutions in Brazil, click here
iv) For Institutions in France (through Campus France) and the United States of America, click here
How To Apply For The PTDF Postgraduate Scholarship Application Form 2023
Please note that the 2023/2024 PTDF scholarship Application forms can be accessed online HERE using an ATM (Inter-switch, Master & Visa) card or through purchase of a scratch card from designated main branches of First Bank of Nigeria Plc in all the 36 States and FCT, upon payment of a NON-REFUNDABLE sum of N1,000 (One Thousand Naira Only). Instructions on how to access the form online is clearly stated on the backside of the cards.
Interested applicants should kindly note that only those who meet the requirements below shall be shortlisted and invited for a Computer Based Aptitude Test, in the case of M.Sc applicants, while oral interview will be conducted for PhD applicants (full time and Split-site) on dates to be announced later.
Following the aptitude tests and interview, successful candidates will be selected and awarded the PTDF Scholarship.
Criteria For Applying For The PTDF Scholarship Programme
Applicant must have the following available before registering for the scholarship programme:
1. A passport photograph. JPEG or PNG of not more than 200kb. There are free tools online to assist with this.– PicResize
2. A valid email address.
3. Scanned copies of the following–
4. A/O Levels
5. First Degree
6. Second Degree (PhD.)
7. NYSC Certificate
8. Birth Certificate
9. Indigene Letter
MSc. Requirements For PTDF Scholarship Programme
i) A minimum of Second Class Upper (2.1) in an Oil and Gas related field OR a 2.2 with oil and gas industry experience;
ii) National Youth Service (NYSC) certificate;
iii) Applicants must be computer literate;
iv) Possession of O/level with Credit in English Language; (At least C6 in WAEC/SSCE or C4 and above in NECO); and
v) Applicants must not be above 30 years of age.
PhD. Requirements For PTDF Scholarship Programme
a) Applicants must have a minimum of Second Class Upper (2.1) in an Oil and Gas related field OR a 2.2 with oil and gas industry experience;
b) National Youth Service (NYSC) certificate is a requirement
c) Applicants must be computer literate, that is, must have basic computer knowledge
d) Possession of O/level with Credit in English Language; (At least C6 in WAEC/SSCE or C4 and above in NECO); and
e) Employment in the academics in reputable Nigerian Institution, teaching oil and gas related disciplines;
f) 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.
g) Applicants would be requested to submit a research proposal relevant to the oil and gas industry (of not more than 5 pages) to include: Topic, introduction, objective, methodology relevance to the industry and mode of data collection;
h) Possess a valid admission letter; and
i) Must not be over 40 years of age
Applicants are advised to scan the following documents and attach to their online application forms:
i) First Degree Certificate or Statement of Result;
ii) NYSC discharge certificate;
iii) WAEC/GCE/SSCE/NECO Results;
iv) Two (2) Recent Passport Photographs;
v) Local Government Identification Letter;
vi) Masters’ Degree Certificate (PhD Applicants only); and
vii) Admission Letter (PhD Applicants).
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE POSSESSION OF A VALID UNIVERSITY ADMISSION LETTER IS COMPULSORY FOR LSS (UNDERGRADUATES, MSC & PHD) APPLICANTS.
If you have any input as regards PTDF postgraduate scholarship programme 2023/2024 for postgraduate students into PGD, Masters and Ph.D programmes 2023/2024kindly scroll down to the comment section and get instant feedback.
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Is ptdf scholarship also extended to graduate of other discipline’s?such as an accounting.
No it does not. PTDF scholarship covers disciplines under Engineering and sciences.
When is the dead line of application.
It is late already. List of successful candidates for the award of 2017/18 PTDF Scholarship has been released. We shall update you on the next programme. There is a subscribe button on our page, register your email so as to get a notification on when the next set for the PTDF Scholarship for 2018/19 is published.
pls if the comes informed
Does the over sea scholarship cover PhD in physical and theoretical chemistry?
So long as it is science and Engineering related fields
Please what about the one for undergraduates, any info?
This is for postgraduates. Undergraduate would be out next year
Please I thought the deadline for applications is on the 30th of December
Where did you get your information from?
please what about undergraduates moving from level 200 to level 300 who were interested in applying for the scholarship this year,are they eligible to apply next year?
Sorry, this PTDF Scholarship is strictly for postgraduate studies, not undergraduates
How do one access the application form using your ATM tried serevally but its saying pin Dont exist….and when is the deadline of this scholarship
I still do not understand the 2017/2018. Is it solely for 2017 admission please?
Please my field of study is Ph.D in Aquatic Toxicology. Am i qualifiy for this scholarship?
Yes you are. It is for all science and Engineering courses only
Please, my name was among the 2017/2018 shortlisted MSC local but it was listed under further documentation required. What am I suppose to do because am yet to get admission?
Congratulations. It simply means you need to provide all relevant documents required. You will have to contact them to verify exactly what is needed. We already listed out the PTDF requirements for postgraduate courses in the post. Go through again to confirm what was not provided
Please I was unable to secure admission this year, does it mean that my 2017/ 2018 schoilarship is no more valid for next year? Note: I was enlisted last year among the successful MSC local 2017/ 2018
If you were enlisted, you would still need to provide the required documents which one of them is admission letter from the university
Pls can an undergraduate apply, And when is the next application coming up?
No the PTDF scholarship is for postgraduates
Pls why is it only for post graduate, why can’t an undergraduate student apply and is it based on only sciences and engineering, what about social-science
Yes strictly for Science and Engineering courses
Please I will be 34 years next month am I eligible to apply?
Please when is the deadline for the PTDF 2017/2018. Is it closed or ongoing?
Closed for now
I need a verifiable handy information for the 2018/2019 ptdf post graduate scholarship.
please sir, i want to confirm when this year (2018) application will be on. i mean for 2018/19 admission year
Application form would be out soon. Hopefully by next month
Please does this scholarship fund cover Architecture graduates? And when will the 2018/2019 scholarship be on?
Yes they are free to apply too
Please can Pharmacy graduate apply for this scholarship?
is there a chance of scholarship for those who want to go for M.Sc in biotechnology? Thank you.
Yes the PTDF scholarship is for Science and Engineering courses only
Please Can à law graduate apply for this scholarship ?
Please Can à law s
graduate apply for this scholarahip ?
GOOD AFTERNOON. I AM APPLYING FOR MSC, DO I NEED TO GAIN ADMISSION IN ALL 3 CHOICES BEFORE I WILL BE GRANTED THE PDTF SCHOLARSHIP OR I CAN APPLY FOR THE SCHOLARSHIP WITHOUT ADMISSION.
U need to gain admission before applying for the PTDF scholarship
Looking for ptdf scholarship opportunity two study University of grmaney thank you sir
Please apart from scholarship, any supp
ort to private science & technical school?
could u throw more light on evidence of membership of professional association. I studied Animal and Environmental Biology and I can’t find any professional body related to my course of study.
moreover I thought this professional body should be for PhD applicants
Please notify me of any update on PTDF oversea scholarship
We shall post it on our blog as soon as it comes out.
Hello Sir, can a school leaver apply?
institution attended on the portal is not responding. I have written the institution i attended but t is saying that I should add one institution.
please I have HND can i apply for PGD scholarship? or having HND , PGD and NYSC already , can i apply for the Masters scholarship?
Either of the two, with your qualifications, you are eligible for PTDF PG scholarship 2018/19
when is 2018/19 academic session schorlarship advert coming up
I have admission in Post , can u ugraduate Diploma, can I use it to register the Postgraduate schlarship?
I already applied for some of the schools. Do I need to have an admission letter from the schools or ptdf will do that on my behalf?
You need to have an admission letter from the school.
Do I need to have admission with any of the schools I am choosing for the PTDF application?
Yes. Your admission letter is a requirement for application.