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Petroleum Technology Development Fund Scholarship



This page talks about the scholarship awarded by The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) for studies in certain courses (see their website for approved courses) in the United Kingdom, France and upgraded Universities in Nigeria.

The actual date for the call out for scholarship application is not specified but is advertised yearly either online or in the newspaper.

You can find information on the requirements that qualify candidates also on their website.

This scholarship is broken into two parts namely:
1. The Overseas Scholarship Scheme and
2. Local Scholarship

The Overseas scholarship scheme is aimed at candidates seeking to run a Masters or a PhD program while the Local Scholarship is aimed at undergrads whom have been admitted into any Nigerian Higher institution.

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There's a N1,000 application fee 
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For more information visit the scholarship website

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