Candidates for M.Sc category, a total of 194 candidates were awarded-the PTDF Overseas Scholarship. Five (5) highest scoring candidates from each of the 36 States of the Federation and Abuja received the award, reflecting the Federal Character Principle, while one additional candidate from each, of the nine (9) oil producing/endowed States got the award.
The breakdown indicates that a total of Eighty (185) candidates received the award in the PhD category on the basis of five (5) candidates from each of the 36 States and Abuja, reflecting the Federal Character principle.
The induction programme will be held from 12th to 15th September, 2017. Successful candidates will be contacted directly via SMS and email with specific induction schedules and further information on the upcoming programme.
It should be noted that some of the beneficiaries of the Scholarship Award will undergo their Study/Research programmes in some universities abroad Tuition Free, a fall out of the new partnership arrangement between PTDF and these institutions on Joint Funding.