Nigerian Conservation Foundation: Offering Research Grants to Nigerian Citizens

Deadline: 9 December 2016

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation with support from Chevron Nigeria Limited is currently inviting Nigerian citizens for its Chief S.L Edu Research Grant program to undertake research work in fields related to nature conservation and sustainable livelihood.

The grant shall be to support a PhD programme.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must be Nigerian citizens.
  • Candidates must have M.Sc. Degree or equivalent qualification in Biological Sciences, Social Sciences or Law (Environmental Law/Protection) but related to environmental resources management.
  • Candidates must have secured admission into a Nigerian university towards a PhD degree in any of the fields stated in No. 2 above.
  • Candidates must develop acceptable research proposals that meet NCF’s vision and mission.
  • Proposals must have correlation with local and national environmental conservation challenges and issues.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via given website with the following:

  • A progress report (on letter head paper) from the applicant’s Project Supervisor(s) stating how far he or she has gone in his or her research work and his/her role in the initial review,  as well as the relevance to the  objectives of the grant is a very essential condition for considering any application.
  • 200-word justification, with relevance to natural and environmental resource management and biodiversity conservation.
  • A 3,000-word project proposal to be submitted should reflect the Title, Introduction/Statement of Problem, Objectives, Methodology and Expected Output etc.
  • Curriculum vitae (not more than 2 pages detailing research and work experience).
  • Scanned copy of admission letter.

Note: Reference letter is an equivalent of a Progress Report from the Supervisors(s).

Eligible Country: Nigeria

For more information, please visit Research Grants.

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