Interested candidates can apply for PTDF Scholarship 2022 before the deadline at

The PTDF Scholarship 2022 scheme is open to qualified international and local students for M.Sc and Ph.D courses. Awards will be given for studies in the United Kingdom, Germany, Brazil, France (via Campus France), Top Institutions in the United States of America, as well as Federal Universities and Centers of Excellence in Nigeria.

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) is a parastatal under the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources established by law to develop and promote petroleum technology as well as to meet the oil and gas industry’s human resource needs through research and training of Nigerians.

Eligibility Criteria for the PTDF Scholarship 2022

Overseas students must pass the following exams.

  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) (USA)
  • G.R.E. stands for Graduate Record Examination (USA)
  • GMAT – for Management courses (USA)
  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System) (United Kingdom).
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Criteria for MSc Eligibility

The applicant must possess a National Youth Certificate (NYC). Applicants must have basic computer skills. 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 is required. The applicant must have an O Level with a credit in English (at least a C6 in WAEC/SSCE or a C4 and above in NECO).

Criteria for PHD Eligibility

All of the aforementioned eligibility conditions must be met for the PHD course, as well as employment in academics at a reputable Nigerian institution teaching oil and gas related disciplines. A minimum of 2.2 in their first degree and a second degree certificate in an oil and gas related discipline; Submit a research proposal (no more than 5 pages) addressing the following topics: Topic, introduction, objective, industry-relevant methodology, and data collection mode; You must have a valid admission letter.

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Age Restrictions
The applicant’s age should not be more than 30 years old for MSc and 40 years old for PHD.

Documents in Support
All of the documents listed below must be scanned and attached to the application form.

  • WAEC/GCE/SSCE/NECO Results; 2 Recent Passport Photographs; Local Government Identification Letter; Masters’ Degree Certificate (PhD Applicants only)
  • Letter of Acceptance (PhD Applicants)

Registration for the PTDF Scholarship 2022

All applicants can submit their application forms and supporting documents online using an ATM (Interswitch, Master, and Visa) card or by purchasing a scratch card from designated First Bank of Nigeria Plc main branches in all 36 states and the FCT for a non-refundable sum of N1,000 (One Thousand Naira Only). On or before the deadline, instructions on how to access the form online are clearly stated on the backside of the cards.

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The Selection Procedure

Shortlisted candidates for MSc students will take a computer-based test, while PHD candidates must complete an oral interview.

Application Closing Date

Official dates will be announced soon, and eligible candidates can visit the official website to learn more about the PTDF Scholarship 2022 scheme.

ptdf scholarship 2022 approved courses

  • Chemical Engineering.
  • Civil Engineering.
  • Computer Engineering.
  • Electrical Engineering.
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering.
  • Mechanical Engineering.
  • Metallurgical & Materials Engineering.
  • Telecommunication Engineering.

Visit the official Website here to Apply

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