PTDF scholarship 2019

Deadline : 31 December 2018.

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund was established for the training of Nigerians to qualify as graduates, professionals, technicians and craftsmen in the field of Engineering, Geology, Science and Management and in the Petroleum sector. They aim to provide training and education to Nigerians to create competent and qualified local manpower for the oil and gas industry.

The University of Dundee is one of 17 universities in the UK to be on the approved PTDF supplier list.

Full scholarships, covering flight tickets, payment of health insurance, payment of tuition and bench fees as well as the provision of allowances to meet the costs of accommodation and living expenses are available for the following CEPMLP degrees:

  • LLM International Oil & Gas Law and Policy
  • MSc International Oil and Gas Management
  • MSc International Energy Studies and Oil and Gas Economics
  • MSc International Energy Studies and Energy Finance
  • LLM International Petroleum Taxation and Finance
  • MSc Managing in the Energy Industries
  • LLM International Energy Law and Policy
  • LLM International Mineral Law and Policy
  • LLM International Natural Resources Law and Policy
  • MSc International Energy Studies and the Environment

There is also funding available for a range of CEPMLP PhD opportunities in Oil and Gas Law and Policy, International Oil and Gas Management, Energy Oil and Gas Economics, Energy Finance, Petroleum Taxation and Finance, Managing in the Energy Industries, Energy Law and Policy, Mineral Law and Policy, Natural Resources Law and Policy, Energy and the Environment.


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 (where available) to be referenced by applicants
  • Awards for leadership and/or academic excellence (where available)
  • 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 oil & gas industry and its expected impact on national development

Application deadline is 31 December, 2018

For more information and to apply, click here. 

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