Academic Staff Training and Development Grant
Academic Staff Training and Development Grant is an intervention grant offered by the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) and open for utilization by Academic Staff of Nigerian Higher Education Institutions for pursuit of higher degrees and bench work programmes.

The call
Academic Staff are hereby invited to compete for the 2014/2015 Academic Staff Training and Development Grant.

The Grant will support the staff of the University to pursue Masters, Ph.D and Bench work programmes in Nigeria or any foreign institution.

Suitably qualified Academic Staff must have letters of admission for higher degrees or letters of invitation/placement for bench work programmes. In addition, official documents detailing complete schedule of fees either on the admission/invitation letters or any other formal documents are necessary. While application does not guarantee approval, applicants will be expected to agree with the final decision of the University Staff Development Committee which is administering the grant on behalf of the University Management.

Method of Application
Applicants seeking support are expected to submit the following documents:

  1. Letter of Admission/Invitation or placement (for bench work applicants)
  2. Complete schedule of fees including:
  3. Tuition
  4. Cost of Accommodation
  5. Cost of Feeding
  6. Laboratory cost (if any)
  7. Cost of return Flight Ticket
  8. Project Proposal for Ph.D

c. Two copies of duly completed Bond Form
d. Duly completed TETFund AST&D Nomination Form
e. Recent Curriculum Vitae containing e-mail address and telephone number(s)
f. Photostat copies of all Credentials

The applications should be addressed to the Vice- Chancellor through the Director, CENIP and submitted to the Centre not later than thirty (30) working days from the date of this memo (i.e. November 1, 2016).