Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) Research Grants for PhD Programme 2019

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NCF Research Grants for PhD Programme 2019

Theme: Human-Wildlife Conflict

Vision

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

Mission
This vision is what drives the following NCF mission statements:

  • The preservation of a full range of Nigeria’s biodiversity which includes 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.

Requirements

  • 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 above.
  • Candidates must develop acceptable research proposals that meet NCF’s vision and mission.
  • Proposals must be in line with the theme.
  • 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).
  • 200-word justification, with relevance to natural and environmental resource management and biodiversity conservation.
  • A 3,000-word justification 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.

Application Deadline
30th November, 2019.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Note

  • Candidates will be selected based on (among others) the quality of their research proposal.
  • No paper application will be considered.  Applicants should not submit more than one proposal for consideration.
  • Please be informed that all applications will be acknowledged while only successful candidates will be contacted by the Foundation.

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