Applications Has Commenced For 2019 PTDF Masters And PhD Scholarships For Universities In United Kingdom

PTDF Scholarships

2019 PTDF Masters And PhD Scholarships For Universities In United Kingdom

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 the UK for courses commencing in the 2019/2020 academic session.

Course Level:

Masters, PhD

Scholarship Benefit:

Full scholarship

To be taken at (Universities):

United Kingdom.

Universities include:

  1. IMPERIAL COLLEGE, LONDON
  2. UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, LONDON
  3. KINGS COLLEGE, LONDON
  4. UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM
  5. UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM
  6. UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON
  7. NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY
  8. UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER
  9. UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL
  10. CRANFIELD UNIVERSITY
  11. ROBERT GORDON UNIVERSITY
  12. HERIOT-WATT UNIVERSITY
  13. UNIVERSITY OF SALFORD
  14. PORTSMOUTH UNIVERSITY
  15. UNIVERSITY OF DUNDEE

Eligible Countries:

Nigeria

Eligibility For The Scholarship:

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.

Requirements:

MSc

  1. A minimum of Second Class Upper (2.1) qualification in their first degree or a Second Class Lower (2.2) with relevant industry experience
  2. Must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service (NYSC)
  3. Must be computer literate
  4. Possession of 5 O/level credits including English Language.

PhD

  1. Must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service (NYSC)
  2. Must be computer literate
  3. A minimum of Second Class Lower (2.2) in their first degree and a good second degree certificate;
  4. 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;
  5. Applicants must also include their masters degree project
  6. All lecturers must produce a letter from their Vice Chancellor confirming that they are not in receipt of any other scholarships.

Number of Scholarships:

Several

How to Apply for the Scholarship:

  • Application forms can be accessed on the Website.
  •  Applicants are advised to read through the requirements in the link below before applying.

Visit Scholarship Webpage Link

Application Deadline:

28th April 2019.

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