PTDF Scholarship 2021/2022 Session – Submit your Application

All Interested Applicants for PTDF Postgraduate Scholarship 2021 can now login to to submit their application for Next Stage of the Application Process.

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) was created by Act No. 25 of 1973 which repealed the Gulf Oil Company Training Fund Act.

To ensure the institutionalizing the policy of local manpower development in the oil and gas industry. By training of Nigerians to qualify as graduates, professionals, technicians and craftsmen in the field of Engineering, Geology, Science and Management in the petroleum sector.

We realized that many candidates are really looking out for PTDF Scholarship 2021/2022 for both MSc and PhD ever since last session have been concluded. Don’t panic as you’re going to get all info about PTDF scholarship.

PTDF Scholarship 2021/2022 Requirements

  1. MSc
  • A minimum of Second Class Upper (2.1) qualification in their first degree or a Second Class Lower (2.2) with relevant industry experience
  • Must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service (NYSC)
  • Must be computer literate
  • Possession of 5 O/level credits including Mathematics and English Language. 
  1. PhD 
  • Must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service (NYSC)
  • Must be computer literate
  • A minimum of Second Class Lower (2.2) in their first degree and a good second-degree certificate;
  • 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 (sample template of the proposal is available on the scholarship portal (;
  • Applicants must also include their master’s degree project
  • Admission Letter

How to Apply for PTDF Scholarship 2021/2022

To Register for PTDF Postgraduate Scholarship please click on CREATE NEW ACCOUNT. Login and continue your scholarship application by scanning copies of the following documents and attach them to their online application forms:

  1. First Degree Certificate or Statement of Result
  2. NYSC discharge certificate
  3. WAEC/GCE/SSCE/NECO results.
  4. Recent Passport Photograph
  5. Local Government Identification Letter
  6. Master’s Degree Certificate (PhD Applicants only)
  7. Evidence of membership of professional associations

Important things you should know about PTDF Scholarship 2021/2022

  1. An ideal candidate must have a National Identity Number (NIN) and a verified NIN before applying for the scholarship. (charges may apply).
  1. Ongoing PhD Applicants could only apply provided their Universities are among the PTDF Partnership Universities as listed above;
  1. PTDF scholarships is not for candidates who have benefited from any of the PTDF scholarships in the past especially for the same category of degree, except a higher degree;
  1. Applicants who are in possession of a higher degree cannot apply for the same type of degree;
  1. Those candidates interested in German Institutions should choose Abuja as their preferred interview location;
  1. Prospects who are beneficiaries of any other scholarship need not apply;
  1. Applicants 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.


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