PTDF pre­pares fresh 528 Nige­ri­ans for oil, gas train­ing

Daily Trust - - BUSINESS - By Daniel Adugbo

Around 528 Nige­ri­ans are un­der­go­ing a four­day in­duc­tion pro­gramme prepara­tory to start­ing stud­ies in both over­seas and Nige­rian uni­ver­si­ties.

The stud­ies would be spon­sored by the Pe­tro­leum Tech­nol­ogy De­vel­op­ment Fund (PTDF) for the 2016/2017 aca­demic year.

210 stu­dents were awarded schol­ar­ship in MSc while 63 were PhD can­di­dates and would have their schol­ar­ship in over 20 Nige­rian uni­ver­si­ties in the cat­e­gory called the Lo­cal Schol­ar­ship Scheme (LSS).

175 MSc and 80 PhD can­di­dates emerged suc­cess­ful in the PTDF’s Over­seas Schol­ar­ship Scheme (OSS) af­ter a rig­or­ous se­lec­tion process.

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