PTDF Scholarship 2019/2020 Application: The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), which is a Federal Government agency decided to help in human capacity building by developing indigenous human capacity and petroleum technology to meet the needs of the oil and gas industries.
Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the Overseas Postgraduate Scholarship to specific programmes at selected Institutions in the United Kingdom, Germany and France.
The PTDF Scholarship award will be awarded to only successful candidates to undertake university studies in United Kingdom, Germany and France, commencing in the 2019/2020 academic session.
Under the PTDF scholarship scheme, candidates are invited to apply through PTDF to specific programmes at the partner institutions (universities) in any of the countries (United Kingdom, Germany and France).
As you read on, you will find the full list of sponsored courses is available at the PTDF Scholarship 2019/2020 Application opening.
The PTDF scholarship award includes the provision of flight tickets, payment of health insurance, payment of tuition and bench fees (where applicable) as well as the provision of allowances to meet the costs of accommodation and living expenses in any of the countries of choice.
The programmes will also include language classes to aid scholars settle into their new environments.
PTDF Scholarship 2019/2020 Application Eligibility:
For Ph.D Applicants:
- Applicants ust be computer literate
- Must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service (NYSC)
- A minimum of Second Class Lower (2.2) in their first degree and a good second-degree certificate;
- All applicant must submit a research proposal relevant to the oil and gas industry (of not more than 5 pages) to include: Topic, introduction, objective, methodology and mode of data collection (Click here for a sample of Ph.D. research proposal format)
- Applicants must include their master’s degree project when applying for this scholarship
For M.Sc Applicants:
- Must be computer literate
- A minimum of Second Class Upper (2.1) qualification in their first degree or a Second Class Lower (2.2) with relevant industry experience
- Must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service (NYSC)
- Possession of 5 O/level credits including English Language.
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Required Documents for the PTDF Scholarship 2019/2020 Application:
The documents needed in order to apply for this scholarship are stated below.
All applicants are advised to scan copies of the following documents and attach to their online application forms:
- First Degree Certificate or Statement of Result
- NYSC discharge certificate
- WAEC/GCE/SSCE/NECO results as well as the PIN numbers on the application forms to enable PTDF selection committee team view the O’level results on the relevant website).
- Recent Passport Photograph
- Local Government Identification Letter
- Master’s Degree Certificate (PhD Applicants only)
- Evidence of membership of professional associations
- Ongoing PhD Candidates could only apply provided their Universities are among the PTDF Partnership Universities as listed below;
- Candidates who have benefitted from any of the PTDF scholarships in the past cannot apply for the same type of programme, except a higher programme;
- Candidates who successfully scale through the first round of screening will be requested to submit their transcripts;
- all applicants are therefore advised to prepare their transcripts for submission in anticipation of such a request.
PTDF Scholarship 2019/2020 Application Approved Courses for Sponsorship:
Candidates may select up to 3 different courses (1st, 2nd and 3rd choice) in any country or university, but are not to contact the schools or institutions directly for admissions as they will be placed in relevant universities by the PTDF. Below is a list of Countries to choose from.
List of Countries:
PTDF Overseas Postgraduate Scholarship Selection Criteria:
PTDF scholarships is a highly competitive scholarship, therefore, the selection process will be based on only outstanding candidates who applied for this scholarship are selected.
The following criteria will be used to assess and judge candidates or applicants. These criteria were put in place by a team of selected committee constituted by PTDF.
- 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.
After getting a concrete understanding of what this scholarship is all about, it is advisable to apply for this scholarship using the link below.
PTDF Scholarship Application Deadline: 31st December, 2018.
AAUW International Fellowships 2020 in USA for Women – Apply Now
AAUW International Fellowships 2020 in USA for Women: AAUW (the American Association of University Women) awards International Fellowships for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not United States citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate studies at accredited institutions are supported.
Accredited U.S. institutions
Level/Field(s) of study:
Graduate and postgraduate studies at accredited U.S. institutions.
Number of Awards:
AAUW International Fellowships 2020 Target group:
Women who are not United States citizens or permanent residents. Preference is given to women who show prior commitment to the advancement of women and girls through civic, community, or professional work.
Master’s/Professional Fellowship: $18,000
Doctorate Fellowship: $20,000
Postdoctoral Fellowship: $30,000
AAUW International Fellowships 2020 Eligibility:
To be eligible for an International Fellowship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Have citizenship in a country other than the U.S. or possession of a nonimmigrant visa if residing in the U.S. Women who are currently, or expect to be during the fellowship year, a U.S. citizen, U.S. permanent resident, or dual citizen with the U.S. and another country are not eligible.
- Hold an academic degree (earned in the U.S. or abroad) equivalent to a U.S. bachelor’s degree completed by 15 November 2020.
- Intend to devote herself full-time to the proposed academic plan during the fellowship year
- Intend to return to her home country to pursue a professional career
- Be proficient in English and confirm proficiency by submitting a valid ETS TOEFL* (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score or other acceptable verification.
- Master’s/first professional degree and doctoral applicants must have applied by 15 November 2020, to an accredited institution of study for the period of the fellowship year and must indicate the name of the institution in the International Fellowship application. Fellows must provide official confirmation from the institution with their acceptance materials.
See the full eligibility criteria at the official website (link found below) for more details.
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Applications and submission of supporting documents are done online. The application deadline for AY 2020-2021 is 15 November 2020.
It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the online application and for detailed updated information on this scholarship/fellowship.
Official Scholarship Website: https://www.aauw.org/resources/programs/fellowships-grants/current-opportunities/international/
IOE-ISH Centenary Doctoral Scholarship for international (non-UK and non-EU) students
2020 Centenary Doctoral Scholarship for international (non-UK and non-EU) students
Applications now open for the 2020 Centenary Doctoral Scholarship
The UCL Institute of Education (IOE) is delighted to be partners with International Students House (ISH) in this award.
ISH provides accommodation, while the IOE covers tuition fees. Please note that this scholarship does not cover subsistence in London, travel or any other expenses. The scholarship is tenable for three academic years, subject to satisfactory progress.
Centenary Doctoral Scholarship Eligibility criteria
- be citizens and residents of a low or middle income country with a GNI not higher than $8000 per capita (as per the World Bank GNI per capita classification tables)
- have an unconditional offer to study a full time MPhil/PhD degree in London at the UCL Institute of Education (October 2020 start)
Please note the online MPhil/PhD, EdD and the Educational Psychology (Professional Educational, Child and Adolescent Psychology) DEdPsy are not eligible for this scholarship.
How to apply
If you fulfill all the criteria, please email IOEinternational@ucl.ac.uk to request a scholarship application form. Please include in your email your student ID number.
Research proposals which were submitted with the original course application will be taken into account as part of the scholarship application.
Deadline to apply for these scholarships is Monday 4 May 2020 (5pm London time).
For More Information Visit the Official Scholarship Website Here : https://www.ucl.ac.uk/ioe/about-ioe/global-reach/scholarships-and-funding/.
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Study in China: Xiamen University Scholarships 2020/2021 for International Students
Study in china 2020:- Scholarships for undergraduate, masters and doctoral International applicants at the Xiamen University China, in accordance with the Chinese Government Scholarship Programme.
About Study in China 2020 Scholarship
The Xiamen University in China offers scholarships for doctoral, master’s and undergraduate candidates. The first-class scholarship for doctoral and master’s candidates will have their tuition fees covered (a maximum of 3 years for doctoral programmes, 2-3 years for master’s programmes). Meanwhile, the University provides monthly living allowance for outstanding doctoral and master’s candidates in accordance with the Chinese Government Scholarships (RMB 2,000 /month /person for doctoral students; RMB 1,700/month/person for master’s students). Bachelor’s candidates will not be provided with the first-class scholarship.
The second-class scholarship will have the awardees’ tuition fees covered (a maximum of 3 years for doctoral programmes , 2-3 years for master’s programmes ; 4-5 years for bachelor’s programmes).
Eligible Countries: International
To be taken at (country): Xiamen University, China
Accepted Subject Areas:
Most undergraduate, master’s and doctoral programmes are taught in Chinese. However these courses are offered in English language and are eligible for the scholarship among other Chinese taught courses.
Undergraduate programme: Economics
Chinese Philosophy, Civil and Commercial Law, International Relations, International Business, Marine Affairs, Chemical Engineering, Physical Chemistry (Electrochemistry), Finance (Applied Finance), Financial Engineering, Western Economics
Archaeology & Museology, History of Specialized Field, Chinese Modern and Contemporary History, World History, Anthropology, Statistics, World Economy, International Trade, Energy Economics, Western Economics, Finance, Quantitative Economics, Statistics, Labor Economics, Regional Economics, International Law, Intellectual Property Law, English Language and Literature, Electromechanical Engineering, Condensed Matter Physics, Radio Physics, Electromagnetic Field and Microwave Technology, Basic Mathematics, Computational Mathematics, Probability & Mathematical Statistics, Analytical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Chemistry and Physics of Polymers, Materials Physics and Chemistry, Physical Oceanography, Marine Biology, Marine Chemistry, Marine Physics, Marine Geology, Integrated Coastal Zone Management, Marine Biotechnology, Environmental Science, Environmental Management, World Economy, Theory of Political Science, History of Specialized Field
By what Criteria is Selection Made?
Scholarship assessment will be on the basis of application documents, applicant’s academic performance and overall quality, and their supervisor’s opinions. The recipients’ academic performance will be assessed each year and only those achieving the required standard will have their scholarship renewed for the following year.
Who is qualified to apply for Study in China 2020 Scholarship?
- Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens and in good health.
- Applicants for undergraduate studies must hold a high school diploma and be under the age of 25.
- Applicants for master’s studies must hold a bachelor’s degree and be under the age of 40.
- Applicants for doctoral studies must hold a master’s degree and be under the age of 45.
Number of Scholarships:
24 (including 8 for doctoral candidates, 11 for master’s candidates and 5 for undergraduate candidates)
Value of Study in China 2020 Scholarships:
Scholarship awardees will have their tuitions covered. Two kinds of scholarships exist:
The first-class scholarships for doctoral and master’s candidates will have their tuition covered (a maximum of 4 years for doctoral programmes, 2 or 3 years for master’s programmes) and offer monthly living allowance (RMB 3,500 for each doctoral student; RMB 3,000 for each master’s student). Undergraduate candidates will not be provided with the first-class scholarship.
The second-class scholarships will have the awardees’ tuition covered (a maximum of 4 years for doctoral programmes, 2 or 3 years for master’s programmes, 4 or 5 years for undergraduate programmes).
How long will sponsorship last?
- Bachelor’s degree students 4-5 years
- Master’s degree students 2-3 years
- Doctoral degree students 4 years
How to Apply:
Applicants will be eligible for scholarship assessment only after they are admitted to the undergraduate, masters or doctoral programme of Xiamen University.
Application Deadline: Application starts from 1st February to April 30, 2020 (annually)
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