PTDF Overseas PhD Scholarship 2018/2019 Application Procedures

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PTDF Overseas PhD Scholarship 2018/2019 Application Procedures

PTDF Overseas PhD Scholarship 2018/2019 Application Procedures


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:

In this article, the following aspects will be covered:

Selection Criteria, Process & Requirements

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.

Scholarship Requirements

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;
  • Applicants must also include their masters degree project.

Documents Needed

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
  • Local Government Identification Letter
  • Master’s Degree Certificate (PhD Applicants only)
  • Evidence of membership of professional associations
  • 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

How to Apply for PTDF PhD Scholarship 

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Note:
  • Candidates 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.
  • The policies, requirements, offerings, timelines, activities and fees set forth on this site do not form a contract of any kind and are subject to change without notice at any time at the sole discretion of the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF). Such changes may be of any nature, including, but not limited to, the content of any of the aforementioned.
  • Applicants should maintain a valid e-mail address during the entire application process, as most of our information is communicated electronically.
  • Please ensure you understand the Instructions carefully before you start application to avoid errors and disqualification.
Application Deadline: 5th February, 2018.

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