Sunday, October 13, 2013

PTDF 2013/2014 scholarship is still on : requirement to apply

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) is a parastatal of the Ministry of Petroleum Resources established by Decree 25 of 1973 for the purposes of development, promotion and implementation of petroleum technology and manpower needs through research and training of Nigerians. Our mission therefore is to train Nigerians to qualify as graduates, professionals, technicians and craftsmen in the field of engineering, geology, science and management in the oil and gas industry in Nigeria or abroad. We have a vision to serve not only as a vessel for the development of indigenous manpower and technology transfer/acquisition in the petroleum industry but also to make Nigeria a human resource centre for the West African sub-region.

The Fund is opening the Scholarship Application website from 2nd October, 2013 to 23rd October, 2013 for the 2013/2014 and 2014/2015 applicants.

2013/2014: The website is open to all applicants for the 2013/2014 academic session that experienced difficulties uploading relevant documents to their online application to attached and submit their documents. However, those who successfully applied and uploaded their documents need not apply again.

2014/2015: The Fund is also inviting suitably qualified candidates for MSc and PhD Scholarships. A combined aptitude test will be conducted for both 2013/2014 and 2014/2015 MSc applicants as well as oral interview for PhD applicants. Scholarships will be awarded to candidates that meet the selection requirements for both 2013/2014 and 2014/15 in September 2014. Application Forms can be accessed online using an ATM card or through purchase of a scratch card from designated main branches of First Bank of Nigeria Plc in all the States and FCT, upon payment of a NON-REFUNDABLE sum of N1,000 (One Thousand Naira Only). Instructions on how to access the form online is clearly stated on the backside of the cards. Applicants may please note that only those who meet the requirements below shall be shortlisted and invited for Electronic Aptitude Test, in the case of Masters Degree candidates, while oral interview will be conducted for PhD (full time) on dates to be announced later.

for the benefit of members of, i am only going to post the requirement for ptdf scholarship for undergraduate students only, so as for the masters and Phd degree, you will have to visit the site and get the details.note that ptdf scholarship is mostly for science and engineering student

requires for undergraduate application for 2013/2014 PTDF scholarship


1. African University of Science and Technology – Petroleum Engineering

2. Institute of Petroleum Studies, Port Harcourt

. University of Port Harcourt- Gas Eng

4. University of Ibadan- Petroleum Eng

5. University of Nigeria Nsukka- Geology

6. University of Benin- Chemical Engineering

7. University of Jos- Mining & Geology

8. University of Maiduguri – Geology

9. Ahmadu Bello University – Chemical Eng

10. Usman Dan Fodio University – Industrial Chemistry

11. University of Uyo – Chemical & Petroleum Eng

12. Bayero University Kano – Electrical Eng

13. Federal University of Technology Owerri

eligible students mus

1. Possession of 5 credits in WAEC/ SSCE/NECO including English Language and Mathematics
2. Must have concluded the 1st year of their study in any of the PTDF upgraded Federal Universities listed above.
3. Must have scored a minimum CGPA of 3.0 on scale of 5 or 4.5 on a scale of 7 in their 1st Year.
4. Must scan and attach a copy of their admission letter
5. Students admitted into the University through Direct Entry i.e. 200 level must have either of the following:
i. Minimum of Upper Credit at the Diploma level
ii. Minimum of 10 points in interim Joint Matriculation Board (I.J.M.B )examination.

iii. Minimum of 8 points at the Advanced Level General Certificate of Education (G.C.E).

so go to any first bank branch in your area and ask if they have the ptdf scholarship scratch card.there you can buy it and on the body of the scratch card, you will see the instructions to process your scholarship application.

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