Author Topic: Chief S. L. Edu PhD Research Grants supported by Chevron Nigeria  (Read 3283 times)


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The Nigerian Conservation Foundation with support from Chevron Nigeria Limited offers research grants to Nigerians 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.

Vision: NCF has a vision of a Nigeria where people prosper while living in harmony with nature.

Mission: Our vision drives our mission which is reflected in the following statements:
·   The preservation of a full range of Nigeria’s biodiversity which include species, ecosystems and genetic biodiversity;
·   The promotion of sustainable use of natural resources for the benefit of present and future generations; and
·   The advocacy of actions that minimize pollution and wasteful utilization of renewable resources.
Candidates will be selected based on (among others) the quality of their research proposal.

Candidates must be Nigerian citizen.
Candidates must have M.Sc. Degrees or equivalent qualification in Biological sciences, Social Sciences, or Law (Environmental Law/Protection)
Candidates must have secured admission in a Nigerian university towards a PhD degree
Candidates must develop acceptable research proposal that meets NCF mission and vision.

Electronic applications with detailed curriculum vitae (CV), scanned copy of admission letter and a 3000-word proposal using 12-point size Times New Roman fonts with one and a half spacing typing should be addressed and sent to:

The Administrative Officer
Administration Department
Nigerian Conservation Foundation, Lekki
Lagos via

No paper application will be considered. Applicants shall not submit more than one proposal for consideration. All applications should reach us on or before 9th October 2009. Only short listed candidates will be invited for interview.

For more information: Chief S. L. Edu PhD Research Grants supported by Chevron Nigeria

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