Apply for 2020 PTDF Overseas Postgraduate Scholarship – How to Apply

It has been made possible once again to Apply for 2020 PTDF Overseas Postgraduate Scholarship. PTDF currently invites applications from well-qualified candidates for Masters and Doctorate scholarships abroad.  This article brings all the required information needed in detail on how to apply for the PTDF scholarship program, the levels, and other related details based on the scholarship.

Apply for 2020 PTDF Overseas Postgraduate Scholarship

Apply for 2020 PTDF Overseas Postgraduate Scholarship

The PTDF which stands for Petroleum Technology Development Fund is the federal government agency responsible for the development of local human capacity and oil technology to meet the needs of the oil and gas industries. Under the PTDF scheme, candidates are invited to apply to their specific programs at the partner institutions in the listed countries (the full compiled list can be gotten here www.ptdf.gov.ng). This scholarship award includes flight tickets, payment of health insurance, and payment of tuition fees, allowance, and accommodation.

PTDF Overseas Scholarship Eligibility

The requirements for Ph.D. Applicants include:

  • Applicants must be computer literates.
  • Must have minimum results of second class lower or higher in their first degree and a good degree certificate.
  • Applicants must have a completed National Youth Service (NYSC) certificate.
  • It is required to submit a research proposal relevant to the oil and gas industry.
  • Also, applicants must include their master’s degree project.

For M.Sc Applicants

  • A minimum result of the second class upper (2.1) in their first degree or a second class lower (2.2) with relevant industry experience.
  • Applicants must have a completed National Youth Service (NYSC) certificate.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • And also applicants must be in possession of 5 O/level credits including the English Language.

Required Documents for the PTDF Overseas Scholarship

The below documents are compulsory documents required from applicants:

  • The NYSC discharge certificate.
  • Local Government Identification Letter.
  • Evidence of membership of professional associations.
  • Master’s Degree Certificate.
  • Passport photograph.
  • A WAEC/GCE/SSCE/NECO results as well as the pin number on the application form.
  • A first-degree certificate or statement of results.

And these above-listed documents are required documents for the PTDF Overseas Scholarship.

List of Approved Courses

Applicants may select up to 3 different courses in any country or university but are not allowed to contact the schools directly for admissions. The countries include:

  • France
  • Germany
  • China

Listed Approved Courses for France

The courses for FRANCE and its university are listed below:

French Institute of Petroleum (IFP)

MSc (2 years)
  • Energy and Products.
  • Energy and Markets.
  • Petroleum Economics and Management.
  • Energy and Processes.
  • Processes and Polymers.
  • Petroleum Geosciences.
  • Reservoir Geosciences and Engineering.
  • Petroleum Engineering and Project Development.
  • Petroleum Data Management.

University of Grenoble

MSc (2 years)
  • Applied Mechanics.
  • Civil Engineering.
  • Mechanical Engineering.
  • Fluid Mechanics and Energetic.
  • Advanced Mechatronics.
  • Environmental Fluid Mechanics.
  • Chemistry.
  • Biochemistry.
  • Polymers For Advanced Technology.

University of Lyon

MSc (2 years)
  • Synthesis, Catalysis, and Sustainable Chemistry.
  • Instrument Development for Micro and Nanotechnologies.
  • Renewable Energy and Efficient Management of Electrical Energy.
Ph.D. (3 years)
  • Materials
  • Chemistry; Environment; Processes.
  • Computer Science and Mathematics.
  • Physics and Astrophysics.
  • Electronics, Electrical Engineering, Automation.
  • Mechanical Engineering, Energetics, Civil Engineering, and Acoustics.
  • Materials and Process Engineering.

University Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC)

MSc (2 years)
  • Master of Physics and Applications.
  • Masters of Engineering.
  • Master of Chemistry.
  • SDUEE Specialty Ocean, Atmosphere, Climate, and Remote Sensing.
  • Informatics Specialty Networks.
  • Fluids Mechanics, Foundations, and Applications.
Ph.D. (3 years)
  • Physical and Analytical Chemistry.
  • Mechanical Engineering.
  • Environmental Sciences.
  • Geosciences.
  • Process Engineering.

The Courses for GERMANY and its university are listed below:

  • Experimental Geosciences — Bayreuth University
  • Marine Geosciences — Bremen University
  • Process Engineering And Energy Technology — HS Bremerhaven
  • Electrical Engineering — HS Darmstadt
  • Electrical Engineering — HS Kempten
  • Materials Science And Engineering — Kiel University
  • Geophysics — LMU Munich
  • Geospatial Technologies — Muenster University
  • Electrical Engineering — Rostock University
  • Environmental Sciences — Trier University
  • Process, Energy, And Environmental Systems Engineering — TU Berlin
  • Petroleum Engineering — TU Clausthal
  • Research In Computer & Systems Engineering — TU Ilmenau
  • Applied & Environmental Geosciences — Tuebingen University
  • Power Engineering —- TUM
  • Energy Science And Technology — Ulm University
Ph.D. (3 years)
  • Geology and Petroleum Geology.
  • Civil and Marine Engineering.
  • Renewable Energy.
  • Reservoir Engineering/Production Technology.

The courses for CHINA and its university are listed below:

China University of Petroleum, Beijing

MSc (3 years)
  • Chemical Engineering and Technology.
  • Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering.
  • Environmental Engineering.
  • Geological Resources and Geological Engineering.
  • Management Science and Engineering.
Ph.D. (3 years)
  • Chemical Engineering and Technology.
  • Environmental Chemical Engineering.
  • Oil-Gas Storage and Transportation Engineering.
  • Thermal Energy Engineering.
  • Material Science.
  • Management Science and Engineering.

Xian Shiyou University

MSc (2 years)
  • Oil-Gas Well Engineering.
  • Oil-Gas Field Exploitation Engineering.
  • Earth Exploration &Information Technology.
  • Mineralogy, Petroleum, and Ore Deposit Technology.
  • Geological Engineering.
  • Chemical Techniques.
  • Chemical Engineering.
  • Industrial Catalysis.

Jilin University

Ph.D. (3 years)
  • Groundwater Science and Engineering.
  • Environmental Science and Engineering.

Changchun University of Science & Technology (CUST)

MSc (2 years)
  • Computer Technology.
  • Software Engineering.
  • Mechanical Engineering.
Ph.D. (3 years)
  • Electronic Science & Technology.
  • Material Science & Engineering.
  • Computer Science & Technology.
  • Information & Communication Engineering.
  • Mechanical Engineering.

China University of Geosciences, Wuhan

MSc (2 years)
  • Oil and Natural Gas Engineering.
  • Environmental Engineering.
Ph.D. (3 years)
  • Oil and Natural Gas Engineering.
  • Environmental Engineering.
  • Petroleum & Gas Storage & Transportation Engineering.

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How to Apply

Finally after checking the requirements and the courses/universities, here are the steps to apply for the PTFD scholarship:

You will be directed to the next steps and processes towards the application.

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