Course(s) Offered: Oil & Gas related
Course Level: Masters, Doctoral
Country to Study in: Germany, France, China
The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for Overseas MSc and PhD Scholarships to institutions under its strategic partnership initiative. Successful candidates will be awarded scholarships to study in Germany/France/China commencing in the 2018/2019 academic session.
In recognition of the fact that the best education can be found on numerous shores, the Fund has sought out strategic partnerships in Germany, France and China where candidates are offered the opportunity to study in English-taught classes and conduct research in world-class facilities where they will also have the opportunity of experiencing new cultures and work environments.
Under this scheme, candidates are invited to apply through PTDF to specific programs at the partner institutions in any of the three countries (full list of sponsored courses is available below). Please note that the Fund will be responsible for obtaining admissions for the candidates to their selected programs. You must apply yourself.
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:
Citizens of Nigeria
Approved institutions in Germany, France and China
Fields of study
Candidates may select up to 3 different courses (1st, 2nd and 3rd choice) in any country or university, but are not to contact the schools directly for admissions as they will be placed in relevant universities by the PTDF
Number of awards
Award will cover 2 years for Masters Courses and 3 years for PhD courses
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.
The programs will also include language classes to aid scholars settle into their new environments.
Method of Application
Application Forms can be obtained via this link www.ptdf.flexisaf.com. However applicants are advised to read through the requirements below before applying.
Applicants are advised to scan copies of the following documents and attach to their online application forms:
More information: https://ptdf.gov.ng/