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PTDF Overseas Masters & Ph.D. Scholarships 2023/2024 for Study in UK, Germany, France & Malaysia


The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), the Federal Government agency with the mandate of developing indigenous human capacity and petroleum technology to meet the needs of the oil and gas industry, invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for Overseas MSc and Ph.D. Scholarships to institutions under its strategic partnership initiative. Successful candidates will be awarded scholarships to study in UK, France, Germany & Malaysia commencing in the 2023/2024 academic session.


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.


  1. MSc

  2. A minimum of Second Class Upper (2.1) qualification in their first degree or a Second Class Lower (2.2) with relevant industry experience

  3. Must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service (NYSC)

  4. Must be computer literate

  5. Possession of 5 O/level credits, including the English Language.

  6. PhD

  7. Must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service (NYSC)

  8. Must be computer literate

  9. A minimum of Second Class Lower (2.2) in their first degree and a good second-degree certificate;

  10. 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 (a sample template of the proposal is available on our Scholarship Management Portal;

  11. Applicants must also include their master’s degree project.


30th April 2023

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