Monday, 12 September 2016

PTDF Scholarships for Nigerian Students


PTDF Scholarships for Nigerian Students
Study Subject (s): Scholarship is awarded in the following areas: MSc-Assets Management (Engineering Asset Management), Basin Evolution and Dynamics, Control System And Applied Instrumentation, Design of Rotating Machines, Diving and Under Water Technology, Energy Systems Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Remote Sensing, Fire and Explosion Engineering, Flow Assurance, Fluid mechanics and Energetic (France), Health Safety and Environmental, Hydraulic Engineering (France), International Shipping, Marine computational Fluid Dynamics, Maritime Operation offshore and Ocean

Technology, Offshore Engineering, Petroleum Engineering (UK, UNSW ,Australia), Pipeline Engineering, Purchasing and Supply Chain Management, Refinery Design and Operations, Renewable Energy Engineering (UNSW- Australia), Subsea Engineering, Thermal Power ( Gas Turbine Option), Geothermal Engineering (Germany), Mechatronics and Mechanical Systems Engineering (USP- Brasil; Germany), Naval and Ocean Engineering (USP, Brazil), Mining and Petroleum Engineering (USP, Brasil), Production Engineering (USP, Brasil), Systems Engineering and Engineering (Germany), Geology and Petroleum Geology (Germany) and Reservoir Engineering/Production Technology (Germany); PhD: Environmental Studies and HSE (Health, Safety and Environment), Marginal Fields Development, Flow Assurance and Pipeline Engineering, Geology and Petroleum Geology, Civil and Marine Engineering, Renewable Energy, Reservoir Engineering/Production Technology, Refining Technology and Ship Building & Marine Technology.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing MSc and PhD programme.
Scholarship Provider: Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF)
Scholarship can be taken at: Nigeria or abroad
-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
-National Youth Service (NYSC) certificate
-Applicants must be computer literate
-Possession of O/level with Credit in English Language; At least C6 in WAEC/SSCE or C4 and above in NECO.
-Applicants must not be above 30 years of age
Applicants for OSS must be in possession of the following:
-Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)(USA)
-G.R.E (Graduate Record Examination) (USA)
-GMAT –for Management related courses (USA)
-International English Language Testing System (IELTS) (UK)
B. PhD (OSS & LLS)
-Applicants must be in the academics in Nigerian Institutions, teaching an oil and gas related discipline;
-Applicants must possess minimum of 2.2 in their first degree and a good second degree certificate;
-Applicants 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 include a valid admission letter;
-Applicants must not be over 40 years of age; and;
-Applicants must include their masters degree project
Scholarship Open for International Students: Nigerian students can apply for the scholarships.
Scholarship Description: Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF)The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) is a parastatal of the Ministry of Petroleum Resources established by Decree 25 of 1973 for the purposes of development, promotion and implementation of petroleum technology and manpower needs through research and training of Nigerians.Our mission therefore is to train Nigerians to qualify as graduates, professionals, technicians and craftsmen in the field of engineering, geology, science and management in the oil and gas industry in Nigeria or abroad. We have a vision to serve not only as a vessel for the development of indigenous manpower and technology transfer/acquisition in the petroleum industry but also to make Nigeria a human resource centre for the West African sub-region.
Selection Criteria: Selection will be based strictly on performance in the aptitude test and Oral Interview.
Notification: Applicants may please note that only those who meet the requirements shall be shortlisted and invited for an Electronic Aptitude Test, in the case of Masters Degree candidates, while oral interview will be conducted for PhD (full time) on dates to be announced later.
How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

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