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Shell Petroleum (SPDC) 2017 Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme – All Scholarship details & Procedures.

Shell Petroleum Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme
Shell Petroleum Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) is a body instituted
by law, under the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources established
for the purpose of developing and promoting petroleum technology and for
creating the human resource needs of the oil and gas industry through
research and training of Nigerians.

To ensure a steadfast implementation of this mandate, PTDF is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates for Overseas and in-country MSc and PhD Scholarships.   Awards will be granted for studies in the 2017/2018 academic session in the United Kingdom  ,
Germany, Brazil, France (through Campus France), Top Institutions in
the United States of America as well as Federal Universities
and Centres of Excellence in Nigeria.

For Institutions in the United Kingdom, click here

For Institutions in Germany, click here

For Institutions in Brazil, click here

For Institutions in France (through Campus France) and the United States of America, click here

Application forms can be accessed online here using
an ATM (Interswitch, Master & Visa) card or through purchase of a
scratch card from designated main branches of First Bank of Nigeria Plc
in all the 36 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 a Computer Based Aptitude
Test, in the case of MSc applicants, while oral interview will be
conducted for PhD applicants (full time and Split-site) on dates to be
announced later. Following the aptitude tests and interview, successful
candidates will be selected and awarded the PTDF Scholarship.

The Split-Site PhD Programme please click on this link (Split PhD)

Applicants for OSS must be in possession of the following:

  1. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)(USA)
  2. G.R.E (Graduate Record Examination) (USA)
  3. GMAT –for Management related courses (USA)
  4. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) (UK

MSc.

  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; (At least C6 in WAEC/SSCE or C4 and above in NECO); and
  5. Applicants must not be above 30 years of age.

PhD.

  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; (At least C6 in WAEC/SSCE or C4 and above in NECO); and
  5. Employment in the academics in reputable Nigerian Institution, teaching oil and gas related disciplines;
  6. A minimum of 2.2 in their first degree and a minimum of merit as a
    second degree certificate in an oil and gas related discipline;
  7.  Submit a research proposal relevant to the oil and gas industry (of
    not more than 5 pages) to include: Topic, introduction, objective,
    methodology relevance to the industry and mode of data collection;
  8.   Possess a valid admission letter; and
  9.   Must not be over 40 years of age

DOCUMENTS TO SCAN AND ATTACH TO THE APPLICATION FORM

Applicants are advised to scan the following documents and attach to their online application forms:

  1. First Degree Certificate or Statement of Result;
  2. NYSC discharge certificate;
  3. WAEC/GCE/SSCE/NECO Results;
  4. 2 Recent Passport Photographs;
  5. Local Government Identification Letter;
  6. Masters’ Degree Certificate (PhD Applicants only); and
  7. Admission Letter (PhD Applicants).

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE POSSESSION OF A VALID UNIVERSITY
ADMISSION LETTER IS COMPULSORY FOR LSS (UNDERGRADUATES, MSC & PHD)
APPLICANTS.

For the Split-Site PhD Programme, please click on this link (Split PhD)

LIST OF APPROVED COURSES FOR SPONSORSHIP

MSc.

Scholarships will be offered for admission into the under listed
courses (for overseas MSc). Candidates are advised, to apply for
admission into Universities in the UK, Germany, Brazil, France and the United States
that offer these courses, while applying for the Petroleum Technology
Development Fund Scholarship. The Local Scholarship Scheme applicants
can apply to all Federal Universities and Centre of Excellence in
courses relevant to the Oil & Gas Industry.

DOWNSREAM OPERATIONS: REFINING, TRANSPORTATION AND MARKETING
UPSTREAM EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION OF CONVENTIONAL AND UNCONVENTIONAL ENERGY RESOURCES
GAS ENGINEERING INNOVATIONS
INNOVATIONS AND SOLUTIONS FOR NEW RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES
MULTIDISCIPLINARY ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

PTDF-Overseas-and-Local-Scholarship-Scheme

PhD.

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

REFINING TECHNOLOGY
OIL EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION
GAS ENGINEERING
RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES
MULTIDISCIPLINARY ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

Application Instructions

Applying for the PTDF Scholarship is
easy, but we do ask that you follow the steps below carefully. We
recommend you read this entirely before you begin filling out your
application.

  • Important Note

    Applicants
    should maintain a valid e-mail address during the entire application
    process, as most of our information is communicated electronically.
    Application FeeBefore
    you are able to access the application form, you’ll have to get a PIN.
    Each PIN costs NGN 1,000 (non-refundable). You can secure a PIN in two
    ways.1. From First Bank branches nationwide2. Using an ATM card. PIN will be sent to your email addressAll PINs work the same way regardless of how it is acquired.
    What you will need.
    1. A passport photograph. JPEG or PNG of not more than 200kb. There are free tools online to assist with this.– PicResize
    2. A valid email address.
    3. A valid PIN (see above for more info)
    4. Scanned copies of the following– A/O Levels– First Degree– Second Degree (PhD.)– NYSC– Birth Certificate– Indigene Letter
    Information Subject to ChangeThe
    policies, requirements, offerings, timelines, activities and fees set
    forth on this site do not form a contract of any kind and are subject to
    change without notice at any time at the sole discretion of the
    Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF). Such changes may be of any
    nature, including, but not limited to, the content of any of the
    aforementioned.
    Help and SupportApplicants
    should maintain a valid e-mail address during the entire application
    process, as most of our information is communicated electronically.

PLEASE NOTE THAT:

  1. RECIPIENTS OF OTHER SCHOLARSHIP MUST NOT APPLY FOR THE PTDF SCHOLARSHIP.
  2. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DURATION OF THE PHD AWARD IS LIMITED TO A MAXIMUM OF THIRTY-SIX (36) MONTHS ONLY.
  3. APPLICANTS WHO ALREADY POSSESS A MASTER’S DEGREE NEED NOT APPLY FOR MSC PROGRAMME, BUT ARE QUALIFIED TO APPLY FOR THE PHD.
  4. THE PTDF AWARD WILL TAKE EFFECT FROM SEPTEMBER 2017
  5. PHD APPLICANTS WHO WOULD HAVE ALREADY COMMENCED THEIR PROGRAMMES ARE
    ELIGIBLE TO APPLY, HOWEVER THE PTDF AWARD WILL BE EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER
    2017.
  6. CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 31 DECEMBER 2016

CLICK HERE TO START APPLICATION

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