PETROLEUM TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT FUND (PTDF) 2016/2017 PTDF SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME (OVERSEAS & LOCAL)
Development Fund (PTDF) is a parastatal of the Ministry of Petroleum Resources
established by Decree 25 of 1973 for the purpose of developing and promoting
petroleum technology and for creating the manpower needs of the oil and gas
industry through research and training of Nigerians.
implementation of this mandate, PTDF is inviting applications from suitably
qualified candidates for Overseas and in-Country MSc and PhD Scholarships.
Awards will be granted for studies in the 2016/2017 academic session in the
United Kingdom Germany, Australia,
USA and France (Greneble) as
well as PTDF upgraded Universities in Nigeria.
online at www.ptdf.cinfores.com using an ATM (Interswitch, Master Card &
Visa) or through purchase of a scratch card from designated main branches of
First Bank of Nigeria Plc in all the 36 States and FCT, upon payment of a
NON-REFUNDABLE sum of N1,000 (One Thousand Naira Only). Instructions on how to
access the form online is clearly stated on the backside of the cards.
only those who meet the requirements below shall be short listed and invited
for a Computer Based Aptitude Test, in the case of MSc applicants, while oral
interview will be conducted for PhD applicants (full time and Split-site) on
dates to be announced later. Following the aptitude tests and interview,
successful candidates will be selected and awarded the PTDF Scholarship.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE POSSESSION OF A VALID
UNIVERSITY ADMISSION LETTER IS COMPULSORY FOR LSS, MSC & PHD APPLICANTS.
MSc (OSS & LSS)
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
National Youth Service (NYSC) certificate
Applicants must be computer literate
Possession of O/level with Credit in English Language;
At least C6 in WAEC/SSCE or C4 and above in NECO.
Applicants must not be above 30 years of age
must be in possession of the following:
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) (USA)
G.R.E (Graduate Record Examination) (USA)
-for Management related courses (USA)
International English Language Testing System
PhD (OSS & LSS)
Applicant must be in the academic in Nigeria
Institutions teaching oil and gas related discipline
Applicants must possess minimum of 2.2 in their
first degree and a good second degree certificate
Applicants 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 include a valid admission
Applicants must not be over 40 years of age and
Applicants must include their masters degree project.
click on this link (Split Phd).
DOCUMENTS TO SCAN AND ATTACH TO THE
copies of the following documents and attach to their online application forms:
First Degree Certificate or Statement of Result
NYSC discharge certificate
the application forms, to enable PTDF view the results on the relevant website.
Recent Passport Photograph
Local Government Identification Letter
Master’s Degree Certificate (PhD Applicants only)
Admission Letter (PhD Applicants)
LIST OF APPROVED COURSES FOR SPONSORSHIP
into the underlisted courses (for overseas MSc). Candidates are advised, to
apply for admission into Universities in the UK,
Germany, Norway, Australia
and the United States
that offer these courses, while applying for the Petroleum Technology
scholarship scheme applicants can apply to all Federal Universities
and Centre of Exellence in Courses core to Oil & Gas Industry
admission into the under listed courses (for overseas MSc). Candidates are
advised to apply for admission into universities in the UK and France that offer these courses,
while applying for the Petroleum Development Fund Scholarship.
Assets Management (Engineering Asset Management)
Basin Evolution and Dynamics
Control System And Applied Instrumentation
Design of Rotating Machines
Diving and Under Water Technology
Energy Systems Engineering
Environmental Remote Sensing
Fire and Explosion Engineering
Fluid mechanics and Energetic (France)
Health Safety and Environmental
Hydraulic Engineering (France)
Marine computational Fluid Dynamics
Offshore and Ocean Technology
Petroleum Engineering (UK,
Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
Refinery Design and Operations
Renewable Energy Engineering (UNSW- Australia)
Thermal Power (Gas Turbine Option)
Geothermal Engineering (Germany)
Mechatronics and Mechanical Systems Engineering (USP- Brazil;
Naval and Ocean Engineering (USP, Brazil)
Mining and Petroleum Engineering (USP/Brazil)
Production Engineering (USp, Brazil)
Systems Engineering and Engineering (Germany)
Geology and Petroleum Geology (Germany)
Reservoir Engineering/Production Technology (Germany)
B. PhD PRIORITY RESEARCH AREAS
addition to the afore-listed MSc program areas may also include any of the following
Environmental Studies and HSE (Health, Safety and
Marginal Fields Development.
Flow Assurance and Pipeline Engineering.
Geology and Petroleum Geology.
Civil and Marine Engineering.
Reservoir Engineering/Production Technology.
MSC PROGRAMME, BUT ARE QUALIFIEDTO APPLY FOR THE PHD.