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  • Petroleum Technology Development Fund Scholarship

    S107-1618

    • Publication date

      Applications for this scholarship are now closed for the 28/19 Academic Year and will reopen for 19/20 entry at the end of 2018.

    • Fee Status

      International

    • Subject

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

    • Value

      Full Scholarship

    • Level of Study

      PhD, Postgraduate

    • Mode of Study

      Full-time

    • Start Date

      September 2018

    • Duration

    • Helps With

      Accommodation, Living costs, Tuition Fees

    • Country of domicile

      Overseas: Nigeria

 

Eligibility

To be eligible for this scholarship, you must meet the following eligibility criteria:

Postgraduate taught applicants

  • Classified as overseas fee status for your tuition fees
  • Nigerian citizenship and nationality
  • Hold an offer of entry to one of the above programmes
  • Have a minimum of Second Class Upper (2.1) qualification in your first degree, or a Second Class Lower (2.2) with relevant industry experience
  • Completed the mandatory National Youth Service (NYSC)
  • Be computer literate
  • Have 5 O/Level credits including English Language

PhD applicants

  • Classified as overseas fee status for your tuition fees
  • Nigerian citizenship and nationality
  • Completed the mandatory National Youth Service (NYSC)
  • Be computer literate
  • Have a minimum of a Second Class Lower (2.2) in your first degree and have a good second degree certificate
  • Submit a research proposal which is relevant to the Oil and Gas industry (no more than 5 pages) to include: Topic, Introduction, Objective, Methodology and Mode of data collection.
  • Have, and include, your masters degree project

Further Information

The PTDF Scholarship Scheme for UK Universities will offer candidates the opportunity to benefit from a diversified pool of knowledge and the facilities offered by world-class institutions in the United Kingdom. The University of Dundee is currently open for applications for the academic year 2018/19.

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 specific programmes at selected Institutions in the United Kingdom.

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.

How to Apply

To apply for this scholarship, you must ensure you first meet the above eligibility criteria. You can then submit your application with supporting documents through PTDF’s website.

All communication will come directly from PTDF and the University of Dundee does not determine successful applicants.

Contact Us

For any enquiries linked directly to the scholarship or the application process, please email PTDF directly at flexisaf@ptdf.gov.ng. For any University of Dundee specific enquiries you can email contactus@dundee.ac.uk.