Scholarship Offers & Opportunities: The Nigerian Conservation Foundation Research Grant


This is to inform you that Application
for The Nigerian Conservation Foundation Research Grant to study a PhD
programme is ongoing. Continue reading to get more details and remember to
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The Nigerian Conservation
Foundation with support from Chevron Nigeria Limited is offering research
grants to Nigerian citizens wishing to undertake research work in
fields related to nature conservation and sustainable livelihood.

The grant shall be to support a
PhD programme. This year’s theme is “Mangrove Conservation and Combating Desert Encroachment”.
This scholarship is offered in
line with the Nigerian Conservation Foundation’s mission of:
i. The preservation of a full
range of Nigeria’s biodiversity which includes species, ecosystems and
genetic biodiversity.
ii. The promotion of
sustainable use of natural resources for the benefit of present and future
generations; and
iii. The advocacy of actions
that minimize pollution and wasteful utilization of renewable resources.
SELECTION PROCESS:
Candidates will be selected
based on (among others) the quality of their research proposals.
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  • ELIGIBILITY:

    i. Candidates must be Nigerian
    citizens.
    ii. 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.
    iii. Candidates must have
    secured admission into a Nigerian university towards a PhD degree in any of the
    fields stated in (ii) above.
    iv. Candidates must develop
    acceptable research proposals that meet NCF’s vision and mission.
    v. Proposals must be in line
    with the theme.
    vi. A progress report (on
    letter headed 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).
    vii. A 200-word justification,
    with relevance to natural and environmental resource management and
    biodiversity conservation.
    viii. A 3,000-word project
    proposal to be submitted should reflect the Title, Introduction/Statement of
    Problem, Objectives, Methodology and Expected Output etc.
    ix. Curriculum vitae (not more
    than 2 pages detailing research and work experience),
    x. Scanned copy of admission
    letter.
    HOW TO APPLY:
    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:
    Friday, 30th November, 2018.
    NOTE:
    i. No paper application will be
    considered.
    ii. Applicants should not
    submit more than one proposal for consideration.
    iii. Please be informed that
    all applications will be acknowledged while only successful candidates will be
    contacted by the Foundation.
    Do not forget to visit The Official Page Of The Nigerian Conservation Foundation Research Grant. To complete
    continue with the registration.
    Please, it is your
    responsibility to make sure that this information gets to people who may be
    privileged to benefit from this scholarship grant/opportunity, and you can do
    this by sharing this post. Thanks, and check back again for more posts on
    Scholarship Opportunities.
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