PTDF Overseas Scholarship In France, Germany, China And Malaysia For 2020

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), 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, invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for Overseas MSc and PhD Scholarships to institutions under its strategic partnership initiative. Successful candidates will be awarded scholarships to study in France/Germany/China/Malaysia commencing in the 2020/2021 academic session.

PTDF Overseas Scholarship In France, Germany, China And Malaysia For 2020

The Scheme

Under this scheme, applicants are invited to apply through PTDF to specific programmes at the partner institutions in any of the countries (full list of sponsored courses is available on the scholarship portal scholarship.ptdf.gov.ng). The award includes the provision of flight tickets, payment of health insurance, payment of tuition and bench fees (where applicable) as well as the provision of allowances to meet the costs of accommodation and living expenses. The programmes will also include language classes to aid scholars settle into their new environments (where applicable).

Application Process

Application Forms can be obtained on the scholarship portal (scholarship.ptdf.gov.ng).

Selection Process, Criteria & Requirements

PTDF scholarships are highly competitive and only applicants who are outstanding across 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 applicants

Membership of professional bodies

The viability of the study/research plan (PhD Applicants only).

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 oil & gas industry and its expected impact on national development (MSc Applicants only).

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Requirements

MSc

A minimum of Second Class Upper (2.1) qualification in their first degree or a Second Class Lower (2.2) with relevant industry experience

Must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service (NYSC)

Must be computer literate

Possession of 5 O/level credits including English Language.

PhD

Must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service (NYSC)

Must be computer literate

A minimum of Second Class Lower (2.2) in their first degree and a good second-degree certificate;

Must submit a research proposal relevant to the oil and gas industry (of not more than 5 pages) to include: Topic, introduction, objective, methodology and mode of data collection (sample template of the proposal is available on the scholarship portal (scholarship.ptdf.gov.ng);

Applicants must also include their master’s degree project

Required Documents

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

First Degree Certificate or Statement of Result

NYSC discharge certificate

WAEC/GCE/SSCE/NECO results as well as the PIN numbers on the application forms to enable PTDF view the O’level results on the relevant website).

Recent Passport Photograph

Local Government Identification Letter

Master’s Degree Certificate (PhD Applicants only)

Evidence of membership of professional associations

NOTE:

Applicants must have a National Identity Number (NIN) before applying for the scholarship. Applicants are also expected to upload a NIN Verification Report before completing the application. The report can be obtained from www.verifyme.ng (charges may apply).

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Ongoing PhD Applicants could only apply provided their Universities are among the PTDF Partnership Universities as listed above;

Applicants who have benefitted from any of the PTDF scholarships in the past cannot apply for the same category of degree, except a higher degree;

Applicants who are in possession of a higher degree cannot apply for the same type of degree;

Applicants interested in German Institutions should choose Abuja as their preferred interview location;

Applicants who are beneficiaries of any other scholarship need not apply;

Applicants who successfully scale through the first round of screening will be requested to submit their transcripts; all applicants are therefore advised to prepare their transcripts for submission in anticipation of such a request.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS Six (6) WEEKS FROM THE DATE OF THIS PUBLICATION.

Signed

Management

LIST OF APPROVED COURSES FOR SPONSORSHIP AND GUIDELINES

Check the below link and ensure you follow all the guidelines stated for respective schools and country of choice e.g Germany prospective candidates will also register with DAAD

https://scholarship.ptdf.gov.ng/guidelines

HOW TO APPLY

https://scholarship.ptdf.gov.ng/how-to-apply

2019 PTDF LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS IS OUT

BSC WINNERS

LIST OF SUCCESSFUL AWARDEES FOR PTDF LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMME

MSC WINNERS

LIST OF SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES FOR THE AWARD OF 2018/19 PETROLEUM TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT FUND (PTDF) LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP (MSC))

PHD WINNERS

LIST OF SUCCESSFUL AWARDEES FOR PTDF LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME PHD PROGRAMME

IMPORTANT NOTES ON THE 2020 PTDF OVERSEAS SCHOLARSHIP IN GERMANY, FRANCE, CHINA AND MALAYSIA

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1. You must register with NIN to be eligible to apply

2. Ensure you are eligible for the approved courses and follow the guidelines

3. Deadline of application is six weeks from today. Today is Dec 4, 2019.

4. Candidates with minimum of 2.2 in a related discipline can apply for MSc

5. Candidates with minimum of 2.2 in their BSc and Merit i.e PhD grade in their MSc can apply for PhD.

6. Applicants interested in German Institutions should choose Abuja as their preferred interview location

7. Germany prospective applicants will also need to apply with DAAD

8. Applicants who are beneficiaries of any other scholarship need not to apply

9. Candidates may select up to 3 different courses (1st, 2nd and 3rd choice) in any University within the 4 countries.

10. Applicants who are in possession of a higher degree cannot apply for the same type of degree;

11. Candidates who successfully scale through thus first round will be asked for their transcripts. Ensure you have your transcripts readily available as you may be asked anytime by the schools.

12. Check the Nairaland interactive forum thread prospective applicants . https://www.nairaland.com/5564081/2020-ptdf-overseas-scholarship-france

13. Uploading of admission letter in the application is not compulsory

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