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Chief S.L Edu Research Grants for Nigerians, 2015

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation with support from Chevron Nigeria Limited is offering research grants for Nigerian Citizens. These grants are awarded to undertake research work in fields related to nature conservation and sustainable livelihood. The grant shall be for three years leading to a PhD degree. Candidates will be selected based on (among others) the quality of their research proposal. The deadline for application is 27th November, 2015.

Study Subject(s): Grants are awarded to undertake research work in fields related to nature conservation and sustainable livelihood.
Course Level: Grants are available for pursuing PhD programme at Nigerian university.
Scholarship Provider: Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) and Chevron Nigeria Limited
Scholarship can be taken at: Nigeria

Eligibility:
-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.
-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.  Please note that a reference letter is an equivalent of a Progress Report from the Supervisors(s).
-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.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Nigerian citizens can apply for this Research Grant.

Scholarship Description: The Nigerian Conservation Foundation with support from Chevron Nigeria Limited offers research grants to Nigerian citizens wishing to undertake research work in fields related to nature conservation and sustainable livelihood.  The grant shall be for three years leading to a PhD degree. Candidates will be selected based on (among others) the quality of their research proposal.

Duration of award(s): The grant shall be for three years leading to a PhD degree.

Selection Criteria: Candidates will be selected based on (among others) the quality of their research proposal.

Notification: all applications will be acknowledged while only successful candidates will be contacted by the Foundation.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

Online Application

Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for application is 27th November, 2015.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application