The PTDF scholarship scheme is the fund’s flagship programme designed to meet the long term capacity building requirements of the Oil and Gas industry through research and training of Nigerians in relevant fields such as:
- Geological Sciences
- Environmental Studies
- Energy Studies
The Overseas Scholarship Scheme (OSS)
The OSS which is the Fund’s flagship programme, is designed to meet the long-term capacity requirements of the Oil and Gas Industry through training of young Nigerians in related fields of Engineering, Geological Sciences, Environmental and Energy Studies both at the Masters and Doctorate levels.
The expectation is that beneficiaries will fit in directly to the Petroleum Industry and/or the academia and hence contribute positively to nation building.
In the long term, this will help to meet the set targets in attainment of the Nigerian Content and also, make Nigeria the hub of Oil and Gas personnel development for the West African sub-region and the Gulf of Guinea.
The PTDF Overseas Scholarship Scheme covers payment for tuition fees, accommodation and living expenses to successful scholars who are trained at both the Masters and Doctorate levels mainly in the best ten acclaimed Universities in the United Kingdom (UK) and a few Universities in North America and some other parts of Europe.
Local Scholarship Scheme (LSS)
Under the LSS, Scholarships are granted for Undergraduate, Masters and PhD studies in relevant fields in PTDF upgraded universities in Nigeria.
For the LSS, undergraduate students in PTDF upgraded Universities; Masters and PhD students seeking to study at these university.