The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) Undergraduate XCHARX Postgraduate Scholarships 2018/2019 for study in Nigerian Federal Universities

Maombi Tarehe ya mwisho: Friday November 16, 2018

View Larger ImagAPPLICATION FOR 2018/19 PETROLEUM TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT FUND (PTDF) SCHOLARSHIP FOR UNDERGRADUATE & POSTGRADUATE AWARDS IN NIGERIAN FEDERAL UNIVERSITIES APPLICATION FOR 2018/19 PETROLEUM TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT FUND (PTDF) SCHOLARSHIP FOR UNDERGRADUATE & POSTGRADUATE AWARDS IN NIGERIAN FEDERAL UNIVERSITIES.

APPLICATION FOR 2018/19 PETROLEUM TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT FUND (PTDF) SCHOLARSHIP FOR UNDERGRADUATE & POSTGRADUATE AWARDS IN NIGERIAN FEDERAL UNIVERSITIES

Mfuko wa Maendeleo ya Teknolojia ya Petroli (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.

Method of application

Online application form can be accessed from the APPLICATION WEBSITE: www.ptdf.gov.ng at no cost to applicants. Instructions on how to access the online form is stated on the PTDF website. Applicants are advised to read through the requirements before applying. To start the application process, applicants are required to key-in their email address and select a password for a pin to be generated. The generated pin would enable applicants to access the form and complete their bio data.

APPLICANTS ARE TO PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:
Application is restricted to Federal Universities tu

  • 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
  • Uanachama wa miili ya kitaaluma
  • 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

MAFUNZO YA ELIGIBILITY:

A). (LSS) Undergraduate:

  • Applicants must be full time students in any of the Federal Universities
  • waombaji lazima be in their second year of study
  • Course of study should be related to oil and gas industry
  • Students must have been admitted into the University in 2017 / 18 mwaka wa kitaaluma tu
  • 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 2017/18 batch of students
  • Applicants should provide their transcripts for the first year of study

Undergraduate applicants who meet the above requirements are to upload the following documents:

  • Evidence of statement of WAEC/SSCE/NECO results with at least 5 credits, including English Language and Mathematics
  • Letter of admission into the University
  • First year academic transcript(s)
  • Evidence of state of origin and local government
  • Personal statement of a minimum of 100 words stating reasons for undertaking the course of study
  • Picha ya pasipoti ya hivi karibuni

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;
  • Waombaji lazima wawe na ujuzi wa kompyuta;
  • 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;
  • Picha ya pasipoti ya hivi karibuni

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;
  • Waombaji lazima wawe na ujuzi wa kompyuta;
  • 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
  • Picha ya pasipoti ya hivi karibuni

DOCUMENTS TO BE UPLOADED BY POST GRADUATE APPLICANTS:

Waombaji wanashauriwa kupiga nakala za nyaraka zifuatazo na kushikamana na fomu zao za maombi ya mtandaoni:

  1. First Degree Certificates or Statement of Results
  2. NYSC Certificate or letter of exemption
  3. WAEC/GCE/SSCE/NECO Results
  4. Academic Transcript(s)
  5. Barua ya Kuingia
  6. Taarifa binafsi
  7. State and Local Government Identification Letters
  8. Picha ya Pasipoti ya hivi karibuni

Additional scanned documents required from PhD applicants:

  1. Second Degree Certificates or Statement of Results
  2. 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)

DEADLINES FOR APPLICATION:

Application will open from Monday October 8 to Friday November 16, 2018 for 6 weeks

Kwa Taarifa Zaidi:

Visit the Official Webpage of the PTDF Undergraduate & Postgraduate Scholarships 2018/2019

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