PTDF SCHOLARSHIP 2013/2014 SCHEME (www.pdtf.cinfores.com)
The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) is inviting applications from qualified applicants for the award of MSC and PHD scholarships in 2013/2014 overseas and local scholarship scheme. The scholarship is for both local and overseas programs for various courses.
Candidates may please note that only those who meet the following conditions must be selected and invited for Electronic Aptitude Test, in the case of the control, while the interview will be conducted for PhD (in full time) on dates to be announced later. Following the aptitude tests and interview, the best qualified candidates will be selected and awarded the scholarship PTDF.
PTDF however wishes to inform applicants that the scholarship program abroad was instituted as a short term measure to address identified skills gaps, pending the outcome of the various capacity building efforts being made to enable our domestic universities effectively manage the onerous task of grooming qualitative professionals oil and gas related disciplines. Programs with many upgrades made by the Fund in some Federal Universities in Nigeria, emphasis has shifted to training Nigerians in the country. Therefore, only a limited number of candidates will be sponsored overseas and the rest in Nigerian Universities listed below.
PLEASE DO NOTE THAT:
i. SIMILAR scholarship recipients should not apply
ii. Applicants who have a master’s degree should not apply PROGRAM MSC, but are allowed to apply for the PhD.
iii. REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS 26 March 2013.
Application forms can be accessed on www.pdtf.cinfores.com using ATM card or scratch card purchased at first bank of Nigeria
Only those who meet the requirements shall be shortlisted for electronic aptitude test in the case of masters while oral interview for PHD full time.
Closing date is 26th March
For more details of entry requirements for MSC and PHD, kindly visit: www.ptdf.gov.ng