PTDF In-Country Scholarship Award 2021/2022 for Nigerian Federal University Undergraduates and Postgraduates | APPLY NOW

PTDF short for Petroleum Trust Development Fund Scholarship for undergraduates and postgraduates is by far one of the highest paying scholarships in Nigeria. This to inform the general public about the PTDF In-Country Scholarship Award 2021/2022 for Nigerian Federal University Undergraduates and Postgraduates. Details about the scholarship are given below.

NOTE: As of 2017, the pay for Undergraduates is over 400,000 Naira per year, so imagine how much Postgraduates are given when awarded. Be it as it may, it’s worth applying for this year.

About the PTDF 2021/2022 In-Country Scholarship for Nigerian Undergraduates and Postgraduates

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) is a parastatal of the Ministry of Petroleum Resources established by Decree 25 of 1973 for the purpose of developing and promoting petroleum technology and for creating the manpower needs of the oil and gas industry through research and training of Nigerians.

The PTDF aims to train Nigerians to qualify as graduates, professionals, technicians, and craftsmen in the field of engineering, geology, science and management in the oil and gas industry in Nigeria or abroad.

PTDF has the vision to serve not only as a vessel for the development of indigenous manpower and technology transfer/acquisition in the petroleum industry but also to make Nigeria a human resource centre for the West African sub-region.

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) offers the PTDF Scholarships scheme for Undergraduate, Masters, and Ph.D. students to study in Nigeria and Overseas.

Brief Details About the Scholarship

Course Level: Undergraduate, Graduate (Masters, PhD).
Provider: Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF).
Eligible Countries: Nigeria.

Eligibility Requirements

Students interested in the PTDF scholarships must fulfill the following:

A). Undergraduate:

  • Applicants must be full-time students in any of the Federal Universities listed.
  • Applicants must be in their second year of study.
  • Course of study should be related to the oil and gas industry as advertised.
  • Students must have been admitted into the University in 2018/19 academic year only.
  • Possess 5 credits in WAEC/SSCE/NECO including English Language and Mathematics
  • Possess a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.5 on scale of 5 or 3.0 on a scale of 4 which is equivalent to 2.1 in the first year for the 2018/19 batch of students
  • Applicants should provide their transcripts for the first year of study (transcripts must be signed and stamped by HOD/Exams Officer or any authorized staff).

B). (ISS) MSc:

  • Applicants must possess a 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.
  • The course of study should be related to oil and gas industry.
  • Possess at least 5 credits in WAEC/SSCE/NECO results (not more than 2 sittings and the two results must precede the first degree)
  • National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) certificate or Letter of exemption
  • Certificate of indigeneship (evidence of state of origin and local government)
  • Personal statement of a minimum of 1000 words stating reasons for undertaking the course of study.

C). PhD (ISS) :

  • Applicants must possess a 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 in their first degree with a minimum working experience of 2 years in the oil and gas industry
  • A minimum of merit in a second-degree certificate in an oil and gas-related discipline
  • Possess at least 5 credits in WAEC/SSCE/NECO results (not more than 2 sittings and the two results must precede the first degree)
  • National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)  certificate or Letter of exemption
  • Certificate of indigeneship (evidence of state of origin and local   government)
  • The research area must be relevant to the oil and gas industry
  • PhD research proposal of not more than 6 pages. The proposal template can be accessed via the applicant’s profile on the PTDF Scholarship Management Portal.

How to Apply | Method of Application

Application Process: Online application form can be accessed from the PTDF SCHOLARSHIP MANAGEMENT PORTAL: scholarship.ptdf.gov.ng Instructions and Guidelines on how to access the application form is stated on the PTDF Scholarship Management Portal (scholarship.ptdf.gov.ng)

DOCUMENTS TO BE UPLOADED BY POSTGRADUATE APPLICANTS:

Applicants are advised to scan copies of the following documents and attach them to their online application forms (all documents must be in pdf except your passport picture and must be in the right file sizes as indicated in the portal):

  1. First Degree Certificates or Statement of Results
  2. NYSC Certificate or letter of exemption
  3. WAEC/GCE/SSCE/NECO Result(s)
  4. Admission Letter (2019/2020 or 2020/2021 session)
  5. Personal Statement
  6. Certificate of indigene ship (evidence of state of origin and local   government)
Additional scanned documents required from Ph.D. applicants:
  1. Second Degree Certificates or Statement of Results
  2. Ph.D. research proposal (The proposal template can be accessed via the applicant’s profile on the PTDF Scholarship Management Portal)

DOCUMENTS TO BE UPLOADED BY UNDERGRADUATE APPLICANTS:

  1. Evidence of statement of WAEC/SSCE/NECO results with at least 5 credits, including English Language and Mathematics (not more than 2 sittings, and the first sitting result must be uploaded).
  2. Letter of admission into the University
  3. First-year academic transcript(s) duly signed and stamped by HOD/Exams Officer or any authorized staff.
  4. Certificate of indigene-ship (evidence of state of origin and local government)
  5. Personal statement of a minimum of 1000 words stating reasons for undertaking the course of study.

Application Deadline

Friday, August 13, 2021.

Open this link for more details about the PTDF In-Country Scholarship Award 2021/2022 for Nigerian Federal University Undergraduates and Postgraduates.

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