Category Archives: Scholarship

President’s International Scholarship Scheme At University of Leicester – UK 2020

The University of Leicester – UK is awarding the President’s International Scholarship Scheme to Individuals interested in pursuing a degree program at the Institution.

The President scholarship award value is £2,500 for students achieving A level grades ABB or their equivalent, or £4,000 for students achieving AAA or the equivalent. This award is for each year of full-time study at the University, up to a maximum of three years.

PTDF Overseas Scholarship Scheme For Nigerians – 2020/2021

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for Overseas MSc and PhD Scholarships to institutions under its strategic partnership initiative. Successful candidates will be awarded scholarships to study in France/Germany/China/Malaysia.

The 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. The programmes will also include language classes to aid scholars to settle into their new environments (where applicable).



  1. A minimum of Second Class Upper (2.1) qualification in their first degree or a Second Class Lower (2.2) with relevant industry experience
  2. Must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service (NYSC)
  3. Must be computer literate
  4. Possession of 5 O/level credits including English Language.


  1. Must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service (NYSC)
  2. Must be computer literate
  3. A minimum of Second Class Lower (2.2) in their first degree and a good second-degree certificate;
  4. 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 (sample template of the proposal is available on the scholarship portal (;
  5. Applicants must also include their master’s degree project

How To Apply

Application Forms can be obtained on the scholarship portal (

Required Documents

Applicants are advised to scan copies of the following documents and attach to their online application forms:

  1. First Degree Certificate or Statement of Result
  2. NYSC discharge certificate
  3. WAEC/GCE/SSCE/NECO results as well as the PIN numbers on the application forms to enable PTDF view the O’level results on the relevant website).
  4. Recent Passport Photograph
  5. Local Government Identification Letter
  6. Master’s Degree Certificate (PhD Applicants only)
  7. Evidence of membership of professional associations

Selection Process, Criteria & Requirements

PTDF scholarships are highly competitive and only applicants who are outstanding across 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 to be referenced by applicants
  • Membership of professional bodies
  • The viability of the study/research plan (PhD Applicants only).
  • 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 (MSc Applicants only).


  1. Applicants must have a National Identity Number (NIN) before applying for the scholarship. Applicants are also expected to upload a NIN Verification Report before completing the application. The report can be obtained from (charges may apply).
  2. Ongoing PhD Applicants could only apply provided their Universities are among the PTDF Partnership Universities as listed above;
  3. Applicants who have benefitted from any of the PTDF scholarships in the past cannot apply for the same category of degree, except a higher degree;
  4. Applicants who are in possession of a higher degree cannot apply for the same type of degree;
  5. Applicants interested in German Institutions should choose Abuja as their preferred interview location;
  6. Applicants who are beneficiaries of any other scholarship need not apply;
  7. Applicants 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.




2020 OTS South Africa Programme At VU University Amsterdam – Netherlands

The Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is collaborating with OTS to attract Individuals to study for a degree program at the Institution. We encourage South African students to apply for the combined OTS/VUFP South Africa scholarship programme.

The VUFP/OTS South Africa scholarship is for talented, motivated South African students who need financial support to study at VU Adam. The VUFP/OTS South Africa scholarship covers the tuition fees. It does not provide any additional allowance towards study or living costs.

International Leadership Scholarship At Murray State University, USA 2020

The Murray State University USA is offering the International Leadership Scholarship for students willing to undergo a degree program at the Institution. Great News! These scholarships provide a variety of academic, athletic, and service-based scholarship award opportunities to both domestic and international students.

Full tuition International Diversity Scholarship At Maryville College, USA 2020

Maryville College offers one full-tuition scholarship to an incoming freshman each academic year.  This scholarship is our most prestigious scholarship for international students.

It will cover the full cost of tuition for each academic year and is renewable up to four years provided that the student meets the appropriate requirements (maintains F-1 student status, completes two hours of service per week with the Center for International Education Cultural Ambassadors Program, and maintains a minimum 3.0 GPA.)

Rotary Club of Bundaberg Sunrise Funding At Central Queensland University – Australia 2020

Applications are currently invited for the Rotary Club of Bundaberg Sunrise Funding which is awarded to highly motivated applicants who are looking at acquiring a degree program at Central Queensland University – Australia.

The Rotary Club of Bundaberg Sunrise supports its community by enabling access and retention of students pursuing a career in education for the benefit of the community. This scholarship supports new and continuing students enrolled at CQUniversity in an Education or Learning Management Bachelor or Postgraduate course to pursue their degree within the Bundaberg region

2020 International Bar Funding At Northumbria University – UK

The Northumbria Law School is pleased to offer five Bar Course Scholarships to Excellent applicants who are interested in pursuing a Law degree program at the Institution.

Northumbria Law School is seeking to attract the highest calibre students to its Bar Courses. Our aim is to enable highly capable and highly motivated students to enter the profession.

2020 International Pathway Scholarship At Monash Business School – USA

Are you an international student who is studying the Monash University USA Foundation Year (MUFY)? If you are planning to study business at Monash, you may be eligible for this scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to highly motivated applicants who are looking at studying in Monash Business SchoolUSA.

International Scholarships At University of Waterloo – Canada 2020

The University of WaterlooCanada is offering the Hira & Kamal Ahuja International Scholarships to highly motivated applicants who are interested in pursuing a degree program at the Institution.

A scholarship, valued at $20,000 will be provided annually to a full-time graduate student with a valid Canadian study permit enrolled in the Masters or Doctoral program in the Faculty of Engineering on the basis of academic excellence (minimum 80%).

Study In Canada: Trent-United World Colleges International Awards 2020

The Trent University is offering the Trent-United World Colleges International Awards to International students who are seeking to undergo a degree program at the Institution.The University offers these grants to those candidates who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, community service, leadership potential, and financial need.

The value of the scholarship is determined upon assessment of financial need and may extend to cover international tuition and ancillary fees of approximately $24,000 per academic year (housing excluded).