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Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) Overseas Scholarship Scheme

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) is an agency of the Ministry of Petroleum Resources in Nigeria. The PTDF offer a number of full scholarships to Nigerian students to pursue postgraduate study overseas in areas related to the oil & gas industry each year. The University of Strathclyde is an approved university to receive PTDF scholars on to the following courses: MSc Environmental Engineering; MSc Subsea & Pipeline Engineering.
  • Number of scholarships A number of awards are available each year
  • Value Full Scholarships (Tuition & Living Costs)
  • Opens 1 September 2015
  • Deadline 31 October 2015
  • Help with Tuition fees, Living costs, Travel costs
  • Duration Full length of Course

Eligibility

This scholarship is open to students from Nigeria only.

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum Second Class Upper (2.1) in an Oil and Gas related field or a Second Class Lower (2.2) with oil and gas industry experience.

Applicants must also have completed their National Youth Service, be computer literate and be in possession of WASSCE/NECO English Language at Credit Grade.

Applicants must not be above 30 years of age. 

Further Information

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) is an agency of the Ministry of Petroleum Resources in Nigeria. The PTDF was established in 1973 for the purpose of developing and promoting petroleum technology and to meet the manpower needs of the oil and gas industry through research and training of Nigerians.

The University of Strathclyde has been receiving PTDF Overseas Scholarship Scheme students for many years – over 30 PTDF students have completed their MSc studies at Strathclyde since 2010.

Contact us

For further information about the PTDF Schoalrships, please contact:

Jennifer Gazzard, Recruitment Officer (International), Recruitment & International Office.

Email: jennifer.gazzard@strath.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0)141 548 5908

How to apply

Further information about the PTDF Scholarship Scheme and a link to the application form is available on the PTDF website.