PTDF Postgraduate Scholarship 2018 and How To Apply From Any Location

PTDF Postgraduate Scholarship 2018 and How To Apply From Any Location

How To Apply for PTDF Postgraduate Scholarship 2018, Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) is now receiving scholarship applications from Nigerians who wish to study in the United Kingdom, Continue below For more information on how to apply.

PTDF Postgraduate Scholarship

PTDF Postgraduate Scholarship

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), the Federal Government office with the order of creating indigenous human limit and oil innovation to address the issues of the oil and gas industry, welcomes applications from appropriately qualified possibility for the Overseas Postgraduate Scholarships to particular projects at chose Institutions in the United Kingdom.

The PTDF Scholarship Scheme for UK Universities will offer applicants the chance to profit by a differentiated pool of information and the offices offered by world-class establishments in the United Kingdom.

Under this plan, applicants are welcome to apply through PTDF to particular projects at accomplice foundations in the United Kingdom (full rundown of supported courses is accessible underneath). The honor incorporates the arrangement of flight tickets, installment of medical coverage, installment of educational cost and seat charges (where appropriate) and in addition the arrangement of remittances to meet the expenses of convenience and everyday costs.

As a major aspect of its endeavors to persistently enhance and streamline its projects, the Fund has lessened the quantity of accomplice colleges in the UK to 15 top colleges (see list underneath) where it feels the grant’s exclusive requirements can be kept up and the destinations of the plan will be best served. Applications will in this way be restricted to those decisions and effective applicants will be granted grants for programs starting in the 2018/2019 scholarly session.


For Ph.D Applicants.

  • 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 master’s degree project
  • All lecturers must produce a letter from their Vice Chancellor confirming that they are not in receipt of any other scholarships.

For M.Sc Applicants.

  • A minimum of Second Class Upper (2.1) qualification in their first Degree or a Second Class Lower (2.2) with relevant industry experience
  • Must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service (NYSC)
  • Must be computer literate
  • Possession of 5 O/level credits including English Language and Mathematics.


For 2018, the scholarships to the UK will be restricted to select courses (available on the PTDF website) at the following universities:

  • Imperial College, London
  • University College, London
  • Kings College, London
  • University of Birmingham
  • University of Nottingham
  • University of Southampton
  • Newcastle University
  • University of Manchester
  • University of Liverpool
  • Cranfield University
  • Robert Gordon University
  • Heriot-Watt University
  • University of Salford
  • Portsmouth University
  • University of Dundee


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
  • 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
  • Local Government Identification Letter
  • Evidence of membership of professional associations

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.


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 and other professional qualifications acquired
  • Relevant publications to be referenced by applicant (Ph.D 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.


Follow the links bellow to apply and learn more about the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) Overseas Postgraduate (M.Sc & Ph.D) Scholarship.

Click here to Apply…

Scholarship Application Deadline: 25th April, 2018.

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