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2014/15 SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME at Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF)

Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF)


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.

The Fund’s Scholarship Application website will be open between 2nd and 23rd October, 2013 for 2013/2014 and 2014/2015 applicants


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


The Fund is also inviting applications from 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 are 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.

M.Sc (Overseas)

1.       A minimum of Second Class Upper.(2-1)- in an Oil and Gas related field OR a 2.2 with oil and gas industry experience

2.       National Youth Service (NYSC) certificate

3.       Applicants must be computer literate

4.       Possession of O/level with Credit in English Language in WAEC/SSCE(C6) or NECO (C4);

5.       Applicants must not be above 30 years of age

Applicants without credit in English language as in (4) above but possess any of the following may apply

i.        Test of English language as a foreign language (TOEFL)

ii.       G.R.E (Graduate Record Examination)

iii.      GMAT -for Management related courses

iv.      International English Language Testing System (IELTS)


1.       Applicants must be in Nigerian Institutions, teaching oil and gas related disciplines;

2.       Applicants must possess minimum of 2.2 in their first degree and a good second degree certificate,

3.       Applicants 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;

4.       Applicants must include a valid admission letter;

5.       Applicants must not be over 40 years of age; and;

6.       Applicants must include their Masters Degree project


A.    MSC

Scholarships will be offered for admission into the under listed courses

1.       Asset Management (Engineering Asset Management)

2.       Basin Evolution and Dynamics

3.       Diving and-Underwater Technology

4.       Energy Systems Engineering

5.       Environmental Engineering

6.       Environmental Remote Sensing

7.       Fire & Explosion Engineering

8        Health Safety and Environment

9.       Marine Computational Fluid Dynamics

10.     Maritime Operations

11.     Occupational Health and Safety

12.     Offshore and Ocean Technology

13.     Offshore Engineering

14.     Pipeline Engineering and Security

15.     Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

16.     Refinery Design and Operations

17.     Subsea Engineering

18.     Thermal Power (Gas Turbine Option)

19.     Welding Engineering

20.     Design of Rotating Machines

21.     Control Systems

22.     Hydraulic Engineering

23.     Fluid Mechanics and Energetic



B.      PhD Priority Research Area

The PhD research areas in addition to the afore-listed M.Sc program areas may also include any of the following related areas:

1.       Environmental Studies and HSE (Health, Safety and Environment).

2.       Marginal Fields Development.

3.       Flow Assurance and Pipeline Engineering.

4.       Geology and Petroleum Geology.

5.       Civil and Marine Engineering.

6.       Renewable Energy.

7.       Reservoir Engineering/Production Technology.

8.       Refining Technology.

9.       Ship Building & Marine Technology


(I)               Candidates whose disciplines are not related to the above need not apply.

(II)            Selection will be based strictly on performance in the aptitude test and Oral Interview.



Cattolica Africa Scholarships 2013/2014 at Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (“Cattolica”), Italy

Call for Applications


Cattolica Africa Scholarships 2013/2014


Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (“Cattolica”) in Italy, as part of its mission to foster relationships with developing countries, has developed a special program for students from the African continent. This program will enable students to study on a partial scholarship for degree programs taught in English at Cattolica’s campuses in Milan, Piacenza and Cremona.


Students either citizens or residents from all African countries may apply for these scholarships that are applicable only for the following degree programs, all taught in English:


The Cattolica Africa Program consists of two programs:


Cattolica Africa Scholars Program


This program consists of five MSc programs (Laurea Magistrate), which all take 2 years to complete. These programs are preparing for an academic and/or professional career. Graduates of these MSc programs are also eligible to enter PhD programs at Italian universities.


  • MSc in Banking and Finance (Milan Campus)
  • MSc in Economics (Milan Campus)
  • MSc in Business Management (Milan Campus)
  • MSc in Business Management (Piacenza Campus)
  • MSc in Agriculture and Food Economics (Cremona Campus)


Cattolica Africa Leadership Program

This program consist of five specialized Master programs (Master Universitario), which all take 1 year to complete. These programs consist of one semester of coursework and one semester of internship and/or project activities. These programs are designed for students who seek to enhance their professional career through a specialized area of study, taught by top-academics and professional leaders from the field.


  • International MBA in Global Business and Sustainability (Milan Campus)
  • Master of International Business (Milan Campus)
  • Master of Corporate Communication (Milan Campus)
  • Master of International Relations (Milan Campus)
  • Master of International Cooperation and Development (Milan Campus)


Additional information, admission requirements and application procedure

Please visit our website:  or contact us via e-mail

BU Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship September 2012 entry for Nigeria, Ghana, Indonesia, Russia and Vietnam

This scholarship is offered to students who have applied to study a full-time taught postgraduate (Masters) degree at BU and who are resident in one of the following countries: Ghana, Indonesia, Nigeria, Russia or Vietnam.

Who is eligible to apply for this scholarship?

Students resident in the following countries at the time of application who are classified as ‘overseas’ for fee purposes are eligible to apply.

  • Ghana
  • Indonesia
  • Nigeria
  • Russia
  • Vietnam

To which courses does this scholarship apply?

All full-time BU postgraduate courses.

How much is the scholarship worth?

50% of tuition fee payable for the standard duration of the course (excludes repeat units).

How is this scholarship paid?

Scholarships are paid by a reduction in tuition fee.

How many scholarships are awarded annually?

Ten (two for each eligible country)

What are the criteria for this scholarship?

  • You must be able to demonstrate an exceptional academic profile (equivalent to UK 1st Class Honours degree as assessed by NARIC)
  • You must be able to demonstrate an outstanding personal profile as evidenced in your personal statement.

Other information about this scholarship

  • Recipients of this scholarship cannot be in receipt of any other BU scholarship
  • Financial need will not be taken into consideration.

How do I apply?

You can download the BU Scholarship Application Form here:

The deadline for applications is 31 May 2012. You can apply at the same time or after you have submitted your course application form.

When will I hear if I have been successful?

Successful applicants will normally be informed by 31 June 2012. Although we may contact you with a decision in principle based on any predicted grades, your award will not be formally approved until you hold an unconditional firm offer.

Further information:

askBU Students Service

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