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.


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.



Application forms can be accessed on 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:

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8 Responses to PTDF SCHOLARSHIP 2013/2014 SCHEME (

  1. otanwa Ada says:

    I would like to know the field of study eligible for the scholarship program. Thank you

  2. yaqub adamu says:

    Hi, I started filling the form but due to technical problem, I could not continue with the filling the form.
    Please allow me to filled up the form.

  3. Mohammed yakubu says:

    Please when is the date for the apptitute test? Borno,Yobe and Adamawa have no network please take note.

  4. Usman Abdulmalik says:

    When is the exams coming up?

  5. Udie Williams says:

    Good day sir/Madam
    Please I fill your form for Master Programme in UK, since March 2013, up to this time out I have not hard from you. What should I do.

  6. kebe oti says:

    I’m a student an advance diploma graduate from Niit Abuja.
    I have a certificate,titled Dnit Honors in computer software engineerig,intending to complete my one year top-up degree.plse i need ptdf to come to my aid.

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