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Apply for Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) In-Country Scholarship 2021 / 2022 | PTFD Scholarship | PTFD Scholarship. The PTFD In-Country Scholarship is available till deadline on the PTFD Scholarship portal. The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) is 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.

>>Click here to apply online https://scholarship.ptdf.gov.ng/

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PTFD Scholarship Awards 2021 / 2022 In-Country for Undergraduate & Postgraduate Awards in  Nigerian Federal Universities

Criteria, Requirements and Selection Process for PTFD Scholarship Awards 2021 / 2022 In-Country

A selection panel will be constituted to assess applications using the following criteria:

  • Academic merit as evidenced by quality of degrees, full academic transcripts, other professional qualifications acquired and relevant publications to be referenced by applicants.
  • Membership of professional bodies.
  • The viability of the study/research plan (PhD applicants only)
  • Undergraduate and Postgraduate (MSC) applicants are required to make a case for their scholarship by submitting a statement of purpose stating the reason(s) they wish to undertake the study, the relevance of the proposed study to the industry and its expected impact on national development.
  • While PhD applicants are required to submit a research proposal of not more than 6 pages to include topic, introduction, literature review, research question(s), novelty, methodology, mode of data collection(s), expected outcome(s), relevance to the industry and appropriate references.

Eligibility Requirements For PTFD Scholarship Awards 2021 / 2022 In-Country

(ISS) Undergraduate:

  • Applicants must be full time students in any of the Federal Universities listed.
  • Applicants must be in their second year of study.
  • Course of study should be related to oil and gas industry as advertised.
  • Students must have been admitted into the University in 2018/19 academic year only.
  • Possess 5 credits in WAEC/SSCE/NECO including English Language and Mathematics
  • Possess a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.5 on scale of 5 or 3.0 on a scale of 4 which is equivalent to 2.1 in the first year for the 2018/19 batch of students
  • Applicants should provide their transcripts for the first year of study (transcripts must be signed and stamped by HOD/Exams Officer or any authorized staff).

Note: Undergraduate applicants who meet the above requirements are to upload the following documents:


  • Evidence of statement of WAEC/SSCE/NECO results with at least 5 credits, including English Language and Mathematics (not more than 2 sittings and the first sitting result must be uploaded).
  • Letter of admission into the University
  • First year academic transcript(s) duly signed and stamped by HOD/Exams Officer or any authorized staff.
  • Certificate of indigene-ship (evidence of state of origin and local government)
  • Personal statement of a minimum of 1000 words stating reasons for undertaking the course of study.

(ISS) MSc. (Requirements For Application) for PTFD Scholarship Awards 2021 / 2022 In-Country

  • Applicants must possess full time admission letter into any of the Federal Universities.
  • A minimum of Second Class Upper (2.1) in an oil and gas related field or a 2.2 with a minimum  working experience of 2 years in the oil and gas industry.
  • Course of study should be related to oil and gas industry.
  • Possess at least 5 credits in WAEC/SSCE/NECO results (not more than 2 sittings and the two results must precede the first degree)
  • National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) certificate or Letter of exemption
  • Certificate of indigene ship (evidence of state of origin and local government)
  • Personal statement of a minimum of 1000 words stating reasons for undertaking the course of study.

PhD (ISS) (Requirements For Application) For PTFD Scholarship Awards 2021 / 2022 In-Country

  • Applicants must possess full time admission letter into any of the Federal Universities.
  • A minimum of Second Class Upper (2.1) in an Oil and Gas related field or a 2.2 in their first degree with a minimum working experience of 2 years in the oil and gas industry
  • A minimum of merit in a second-degree certificate in an oil and gas related discipline
  • Possess at least 5 credits in WAEC/SSCE/NECO results (not more than 2 sittings and the two results must precede the first degree)
  • National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) certificate or Letter of exemption
  • Certificate of indigene ship (evidence of state of origin and local   government).
  • Research area must be relevant to the oil and gas industry
  • PhD research proposal of not more than 6 pages. The proposal template can be accessed via the applicants profile on the PTDF Scholarship Management Portal.

PTFD Scholarship Awards 2021 / 2022 In-Country for Documents to be Uploaded by Post Graduate Applicants

Applicants are advised to scan copies of the following documents and attach to their online application forms (all documents must be in pdf except your passport picture and must be in the right file sizes as indicated in the portal):

  • First Degree Certificates or Statement of Results
  • NYSC Certificate or letter of exemption
  • WAEC/GCE/SSCE/NECO Result(s)
  • Admission Letter (2019/2020 or 2020/2021 session)
  • Personal Statement
  • Certificate of indigene ship (evidence of state of origin and local   government)

Additional Scanned Documents Required From PhD Applicants:

  • Second Degree Certificates or Statement of Results
  • PhD research proposal (The proposal template can be accessed via the applicants profile on the PTDF Scholarship Management Portal)

Application Closing Date
13th August, 2021.

How to Apply for PTFD Scholarship
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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