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
1. Must have completed the mandatory National
Youth Service (NYSC)
2. Must be computer literate
3. A minimum of Second Class Lower (2.2) in their
first degree and a good second degree certificate;
4. 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;
5. Applicants must also include their masters degree
Selection Process, Criteria & Requirements
PTDF scholarships are highly competitive and only candidates who are outstanding across the board are selected. A selection committee will be constituted to assess applications using the following criteria;
Academic merit as evidenced by quality of degrees, full academic transcripts, other professional qualifications acquired, and relevant publications to be referenced by applicant (PhD applicants only)
Membership of professional bodies
The viability of the study/research plan.
Applicants are required to make a case for their scholarship by submitting a statement of purpose (maximum 500 words) stating the reason(s) they want to undertake the study, the relevance of the proposed study to the industry and its expected impact on national development.
Applicants are advised to scan copies of the following documents and attach to their online application forms:
First Degree Certificate or Statement of Result
NYSC discharge certificate
WAEC/GCE/SSCE/NECO results as well as the PIN numbers on the application forms to enable PTDF view the O’level results on the relevant website).
Recent Passport Photograph
Local Government Identification Letter
Master’s Degree Certificate (PhD Applicants only)
Evidence of membership of professional associations
*Candidates who successfully scale through the first round of screening will be requested to submit their transcripts; all applicants are therefore advised to prepare their transcripts for submission in anticipation of such a request.