The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) is pleased to announce to researchers in Nigeria the opening of the TETFUND National Research Fund Grant application for the 2021/22 grant cycle.
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Interested researchers are encouraged to send in their Concept Notes in the areas of Humanities & Social Sciences, Science, Engineering, Technology & Innovation and Cross-Cutting. The Federal Government of Nigeria has approved the sum of N8.5 billion for the current 2021 Grant Cycle.
To be considered for the TETFUND National Research Fund Grant 2021, applicants must:
Be lecturers in any public Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria.
Eligible research must be multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary research projects, comprising Researchers from various disciplines.
The Principal Investigator (PI), who must preferably be at least a Senior Lecturer in a University, Chief Lecturer in a Polytechnic or College of Education, will lead the Research Team and be personally responsible and held accountable for the conduct of the research.
Additionally, the PI must be institution based, with the PI’s institution regarded as the Coordinating Institution.
Additional members of the team can be drawn from Researchers in Private Tertiary Institutions, Research Institutes, Centres of Excellence and the Industry.
How to Apply
Interested and eligible applicants for the TETFUND National Research Fund Grant are to complete all their application on the online platform. The Principal Investigator is expected to visit the online platform where he/she will be closely guided on the preparation and final submission of the Concept Note.