To apply for the 2019-2020 application cycle, The Petroleum Development Fund is delighted to invite applications for Petroleum Development Fund Scholarship 2019/2020.

This study award is available for Undergraduates, MSc(Masters) and Ph.D. Scholarships in any Nigerian college of education, polytechnic and universities.

Nice opportunity for Nigerian students and international students.

 Petroleum Development Fund Scholarship 2019/2020

The Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources is a part of the Federal Ministries of Nigeria that directs petroleum resources and its activities in Nigeria.


The Award ranges from N100,000 – N300,000 annually throughout your study year.

 Petroleum Development Fund Scholarship 2019/2020 Eligibility

  • Undergraduates Award for College of Education Applicants (?100,000 Annually) — Runs throughout your Study Year.
  • Undergraduates Award for Polytechnic Applicants (?150,000 Annually) — Runs throughout your Study Year.
  • Undergraduates Award for University Applicants (?200,000 Annually) — Runs throughout your Study Year.
  • Masters/Post Graduates Award (?300,000 Annually) — Runs throughout your Study Year.
  • Course Level: Undergraduates, MSc(Masters) and PhD Degree
  • Application Deadline: 31st October 2019
  • University or Organization: The Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources
  • Department: NA
  • Award: N100,000 – N300,000
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: Varies
  • Nationality: Nigerian students and international students
  • The award can be taken in Nigeria

  • Eligible Countries: Nigerian students and international students are eligible to apply for this grant.
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: The sponsorship will be awarded in any Undergraduates, MSc(Masters) and Ph.D. degree subjects offered by the university.
  • Admissible Criteria:
  • This scholarship is open to Nigerian students and international students undertaking an Undergraduate/Post Graduate courses in any of the Nigerian Colleges of Education, Polytechnics, and Universities.
  • This program is provided to Nigerians who have an interest in pursuing an Undergraduate, Masters and PhD degree program in any Nigerian college of education, polytechnic, and University.


  • How to Apply for the Petroleum Development Fund Scholarship 2019/2020: In order to qualify for the opportunity grant, applicants need to apply online application form that can be accessed from the application portal.
  • Supporting Documents: Applicants must be uploaded Evidence of statement of WAEC/SSCE/NECO results, Letter of admission into the College of Education, Polytechnic or University Evidence of state of origin and local government Recent passport photograph.
  • Language Requirments: Students need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written and spoken English.

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