PTDF Scholarship Scheme For Nigerians To Study In UK – 2020/2021.

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF); invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for Overseas MSc and PhD Scholarships; to institutions under its UK strategic partnership initiative.

Successful candidates will be awarded scholarships to study in UK commencing in the 2020/2021 academic session.

The Scheme

PTDF Scholarship Scheme For Nigerians To Study In UK - 2020/2021

Under this scheme, candidates are invited to apply through PTDF to specific programmes; at the partner institutions in any of the countries (full list of sponsored courses is available here).

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.

How To Apply.

Apply online


  1. A minimum of Second Class Upper (2.1) qualification in their first degree or a Second Class Lower (2.2) with relevant industry experience
  2. Must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service (NYSC)
  3. Must be computer literate
  4. Possession of 5 O/level credits including English Language.
  5. Must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service (NYSC)
  6. Must be computer literate
  7. A minimum of Second Class Lower (2.2) in their first degree and a good second-degree certificate;
  8. 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 (sample template of the proposal is available on our Scholarship Management Portal;
  9. Applicants must also include their master’s degree project

Required Documents:

Applicants are advised to scan copies of the following documents and upload to their online application:

  1. First Degree Certificate or Statement of Result
  2. NYSC discharge certificate
  3. WAEC/GCE/SSCE/NECO results
  4. Local Government Identification Letter
  5. Master’s Degree Certificate (PhD Applicants only)
  6. Evidence of membership of professional associations

Application Deadline: 17th February 2020.

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