Finding Scholarships

Here you can find information on various kinds of DAAD funding for foreign students, graduates and postdocs as well as on funding offered by other selected organisations.
Please also take note of our important scholarship information.

Please note:
The usage of the application portal is possible only to a limited extent with mobile devices. Please use your desktop computer. Technical requirements

Eine Druckversion dieser Ausschreibung (PDF) steht Ihnen in den weiteren Registerkarten (z.B. „Bewerbungsvoraussetzungen“) zur Verfügung.

A print version of this announcement (PDF) is available in the further tabs (e.g. “Application requirements”).


Please note: This programme is currently not being offered.

The general aim of the programme is to train young academics and scientists through funding PhD degree studies in Germany.

Who can apply?

Excellently qualified candidates related to the oil and gas industry.

What can be funded?

PhD degree (individual project or structured programme), in a field related to the oil and gas industry.

Duration of the funding

Generally, up to three years.


  • Up to 6 months preparatory German language course (fulltime) including accommodation and pocket money
  • monthly scholarship instalment
  • Reimbursement of travel costs through an adequate travel lump sum that is disbursed after arrival in Germany, during the funding period respectively
  • study and research allowance
  • accident, health and personal liability insurance cover
  • further individual allowances upon application


Selection is done by a bi-national committee trough personal interviews of the candidates in Nigeria. Selection criteria are, amongst others, general academic performance as well as a convincing and detailed proposal, discussed and agreed with the German supervisor, a convincing motivation for the chosen Master’s degree course respectively.

Further information

The binding call for applications will be published by the PTDF. (please refer to the tab “contact and consulting”).

Information and advisory centres

2 Memorial Close, Central Business District, Abuja.
Mobile: +234-9-291595


Status: Graduates
Doctoral candidates/PhD students
Country of Origin:
Only specified

The scholarship for this programme is restricted to certain countries of origin. You can find an explanation for this on the details page of the scholarship programme under the application requirements.

See list

Applicable to the following disciplines:

  • Language and Cultural Studies
  • Law, Economics and Social Sciences
  • Mathematics/Natural Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Veterinary Medicine/Agriculture, Forestry and Nutritional Science
  • Engineering
  • Art, Music, Sport
Further application requirements »