Menu
Oops!
Seems like Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) is not currently accepting applications for this particular scholarship. Never miss this scholarship again, let's alert you when application is going on. Enter your email address and click the Subscribe button ↓
Meanwhile below is a list of ongoing popular scholarships you can apply for now
See all ongoing scholarships here

PhD Scholarship by Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF)

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 China, Germany, France & Malaysia strategic partnership initiative. Successful candidates will be awarded scholarships to study in these countries commencing in the 2020-2021 academic session.

Under this scheme, candidates are invited to apply through PTDF to specific programmes at the partner institutions in any of the countries

Table of Content

About Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF)

The Scholarship Schemes of the Petroleum Technology Development Fund are part of PTDF Human Capital Development objectives to provide skilled manpower to meet the demands of the oil and gas industry. The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) awards two types of Scholarships. They are the Overseas Scholarship Scheme and the Local Scholarship Scheme. The PTDF Overseas Scholarship Scheme is designed to meet the human capacity requirements of the oil and gas industry through the training of young Nigerians in oil and gas related fields of Engineering, Geology, Environmental Studies, S... read more


Subscribe for scholarship alert.
Be among the first to know whenever new Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) scholarship is going on. Enter your email address and click the Subscribe button ↓
Like our website? Follow us on Facebook

PTDF PhD Scholarship


Aim and Benefits of PTDF PhD Scholarship

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


Requirements for PTDF PhD Scholarship Qualification

  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 (Click here for a sample of Ph.D. research proposal format)
  5. Applicants must also include their master’s degree project

Checkout: How To Write A Scholarship Essay - Scholarship Essay Examples

Interview date, Process and Venue for PTDF PhD Scholarship

  1. Ongoing PhD Applicants could only apply provided their Universities are among the PTDF Partnership Universities as listed above;
  2. 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;
  3. Applicants who are in possession of a higher degree cannot apply for the same type of degree;
  4. Applicants interested in German Institutions should choose Abuja as their preferred interview location;
  5. Applicants who are beneficiaries of any other scholarship need not apply;
  6. 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.

Documents Required for Application

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

  1. First Degree Certificate or Statement of Result
  2. NYSC discharge certificate
  3. 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).
  4. Recent Passport Photograph
  5. Local Government Identification Letter
  6. Evidence of membership of professional associations.


Application Deadline

January 15, 2020


How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) on scholarship.ptdf.gov.ng to apply

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).

For approved schools, click here

For more details, visit PTDF website

  • Masters scholarship by


  • How to Write a Good Scholarship Application Letter (Sample Examples Included)

    How To Apply For Scholarships - And Get Taken

    Want to study abroad? Find Ongoing Scholarships to Study Abroad Here
    Scholarshipair.com
    Share this scholarship
    Subscribe for scholarship alert.
    Be among the first to know whenever new Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) scholarship is going on. Enter your email address and click the Subscribe button ↓
    Like our website? Follow us on Facebook

    Scholarships You May Like

    Subscribe for scholarship alert.
    Be among the first to know whenever new Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) scholarship is going on. Enter your email address and click the Subscribe button ↓
    Like our website? Follow us on Facebook

    Popular Scholarships

    Scholarship Tips

    Cookies help us analyze your behavior in order to improve your experience; and third parties use them to create personalized advertising. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy and Cookie Policy. Ok