ONICHA EDUCATION FOUNDATION (OEF) FINAL YEAR RESEARCH GRANT 2022

Applications are invited from qualified Undergraduate or Postgraduate students to conduct the following research as their Final year project or Masters project.

Title: “Mapping of Educational Resources in Primary and Secondary Schools in Onicha Community”.

The project would map the human and non-human resources available in schools in Onicha to facilitate governmental and non-governmental interventions.The project will be co-supervised by an OEF appointed academic alongside with the University supervisor of the successful applicant.  OEF will pay the student a one-off grant of N150,000.00 (One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira only).

Eligibility

  1. Applicants must come from Onicha Community in Onicha Local Government Area, Ebonyi State.
  2. Students should ideally maintain a first class or second class honours CGPA.
  3. Students from Faculty of Education are preferred but applicants from other Arts and Social Science backgrounds can apply as long as the Project can be accepted as a degree project,  if selected.
  4. Student from any higher institutions across Nigeria.
  5. Students in their penultimate year are also encouraged to apply (i.e 3rd year students for a 4 years course and 4th year students for a 5 year course).

Benefits for the student
1.Opportunity to carry out a research which will be used to improve educational development in Onicha Community.

  1. Student would be supported by internal and external supervisors.
  2. Opportunity to present findings in OEF meetings and events.
  3. Opportunity to be mentored by OEF to exploit the outcomes of the research.

Application process

  1. Interested applicants should send an email to onichaedufoundation@gmail.com to express interests. Email should show how the applicants meet the eligibility criteria.
  2. Applicants that meet the eligibility criteria will receive an application form with details of documents to be submitted.
  3. At the end of the deadline for submission,  selected applicants would be invited for interview which will take place on ZOOM.
  4. The applicant that scored highest in the interview, and with the suitable academic background would be given the award.

Deadlines

  1. Expression of interests  – December 31st, 2021.
  2. Submission of full application – 31st January, 2022.
  3. Interviews – 10 to 15th February 2022.
  4. Announcement of the winner – 25th February 2022.

For more information or questions,  please contact: onichaedufoundation@gmail.com or Dr. Nathaniel Obasi on 08034499155.

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