UNILAG School of Postgraduate Studies Trust Fund Grant, Nigeria for Master

  •  Master
  •  Not Specified
  •   Nigeria
  • $$  Varies

The University of Lagos is now accepting applications from suitably qualified students into the UNILAG School of Postgraduate Studies Trust Fund Grant for students. It is a fully-funded scholarship for all students.

To assist intellectually brilliant students in research work, engender capacity building, strengthen post-graduate students training in the University and open the doors to several other benefits, the School of Postgraduate Studies instituted a Postgraduate Trust Fund which was officially launched on Thursday, 7th July, 2016 in the University Main Auditorium during its 2015/2016 Academic Session Annual Lecture.

Following the approval for the disbursement of the Funds by the Board of Postgraduate Studies, the School hereby requests interested Ph.D. students to apply for the grant.

University of Lagos Information

University of Lagos Grants

UNILAG School of Postgraduate Studies Trust Fund Grant, Nigeria for Master Founded in 1962, University of Lagos is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Lagos (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Idi-Araba, Yaba. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, University of Lagos (UNILAG) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Lagos (UNILAG) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 57 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this Nigerian higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Be a registered Ph.D. candidate and full-time student;
  • Be registered for the year in which the application for Grant is being made;
  • Must have not spent more than 3 years before application;
  • Must have completed Course Work with a minimum of 4.50 grade point average approved by Senate;
  • Must have presented his/her first seminar (Pre-Field);
  • Must show the relevance of Ph.D. work to National Development;
  • Be recommended by both Supervisor and Departmental Postgraduate Committee

Offered Benefits

Modalities for Grant Disbursement

Grant will be disbursed in three instalments (in the ratio 40: 40:20), which will be determined by evidence of work done.

  • Once the grant is approved (1st tranche will be released)
  • When the candidate is about to go to APC (2nd tranche will be released).
  • Before the Candidate’s Viva (3rd tranche will be released).
  1. Candidates must commit to completing the work within three years from the date of award; otherwise, the remaining part of the award will be withdrawn.
  2. Pre-field, Post-field and Post Academic Programme Committee (APC) Progress Reports will be required until the work is completed.

Application Process

Application Forms are obtainable from the Office of the Deputy Registrar/Administrative Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies 

Applicants should note that there will be a penalty for misinformation and distortion of facts presented and that Completed Form not returned within the stipulated period will not be processed.

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