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Petroleum Technology Development Fund Scholarship (PTDF) Sponsored at The University Of Dundee

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund Scholarship (PTDF) is a parastatal under the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources established by law for the purpose of developing and promoting petroleum technology and for creating the human resource needs of the oil and gas industry through research and training of Nigerians.

To ensure a steadfast implementation of this mandate, PTDF is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates for Overseas and in-country MSc and Ph.D. Scholarships.   Awards will be granted for studies in the 2017/2018 academic session in the United Kingdom, Germany, Brazil, France (through Campus France), Top Institutions in the United States of America as well as Federal Universities and Centres of Excellence in Nigeria.

Host Institution:

University Of Dundee

 

Fee/ Tuition

Free/ Fully funded, living expenses included

Value

Full Scholarship

Courses Offered

Civil Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Energy Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy, Geography / Environmental Science, Mechanical Engineering

Level Of Study

  • PhD, Postgraduate

Mode Of Study

Full-Time

Start date:

September 2017

Deadline
31 December 2017

Duration:

Up to 36 months

Eligibility:

To be offered a scholarship under the Petroleum Technology Development Fund Scholarship (PTDF), the applicant must adhere and be included in the criteria listed below:

For MSc:

1. A minimum of Second Class Upper (2.1) in an Oil and Gas related field OR a 2.2 with oil and gas industry experience

2. National Youth Service (NYSC) certificate.

3. Applicants must be computer literate.

4. Possession of O/level with Credit in English Language; At least C6 in WAEC/SSCE or C4 and above in NECO.

5. Applicants must not be above 30 years of age.

For PhD:

1. A minimum of Second Class Upper (2.1) in an Oil and Gas related field OR a 2.2 with oil and gas industry experience;

2. National Youth Service (NYSC) certificate;

3. Applicants must be computer literate;

4. Possession of O/level with Credit in English Language; (At least C6 in WAEC/SSCE or C4 and above in NECO); and

5. Employment in the academics in reputable Nigerian Institution, teaching oil and gas related disciplines;

6. 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;

7. Submit a research proposal relevant to the oil and gas industry (of not more than 5 pages) to include: Topic, introduction, objective, methodology relevance to the industry and mode of data collection;

8. Possess a valid admission letter; and

9. Must not be over 40 years of age

 

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