The application window for the PTDF Local Scholarship Scheme (LSS) closed November 16th, 2018 while the Overseas Scholarship Scheme(OSS)window closed December 31st, 2018. Each window was open for a period of 6 weeks.
The Fund received applications for each of its programs as follows:
(i) MSC Overseas Scholarship Scheme (OSS) – 15,822
(ii) PHD Overseas Scholarship Scheme (OSS) – 3,501
(iii) MSC Local Scholarship Scheme (LSS) – 3,393
(iv) PHD Local Scholarship Scheme (LSS) – 1, 017
(v) Under Graduate (LSS) – 3,741
The next step in the selection process is the screening of applications for interviews based on the following criteria:
- Class of degree
- O-level Grades
- Strength of personal statement
Applicants who meet the minimum requirements for the program and possess the best credentials based on the strength/quality of their qualifications and relevance of their proposed study to the Fund’s mandate will be invited for interviews at a date to be announced.
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