Covenant University Scholarship 2015 for Master’s Students – Apply Now

Covenant University Scholarship 2015 for Master’s Students – Apply Now

Covenant University Bioinformatics Research Group won the 2014 TWAS Research grant with the project titled: “Preclinical Evaluation of Novel Computational-aided Designed Compounds as Antimalarial Drug Candidates”. This research grant provides support for full-time MSc students who will carry out their research under this project in Covenant University, Nigeria.

Applications are therefore requested from all qualified candidates for a postgraduate scholarship under this project.

Applicants may apply to any of the two postgraduate programmes in the Department of Biological Sciences but must be willing to carry out his/her research in the area as provided for by the research project: M.Sc, Biochemistry M.Sc, Microbiology.

The scholarship will cover the following Registration for MSc Programme Full Tuition Monthly stipend ($200/month) In addition; successful applicants will have free access to facilities in our Phytochemistry and Molecular Biology Research Laboratories.

Conditions for Eligibility

  • Applicants should submit their applications on/before 10th February, 2015. Late applications will be disqualified.
  • Applicants should have a minimum of a Second Class Lower division in Biochemistry or Microbiology or its equivalent from a recognized University (within or outside Nigeria).
  • Applicants should be willing to attend the programme on a full-time basis for 18 months Applicants should be articulate, innovative and research minded, able to clearly present his/her work to a diverse audience in English.
  • Female applicants are encouraged to apply Application is open to all Nationalities

Useful Dates

Application Closing Date 10th February, 2015
Interview Date 16th February, 2015
Submission of Application

All applications are to be submitted in English to the following: Prof. E.F. Adebiyi: Dr. A.H. Adebayo, cc: Dr. O.O. Ogunlana

The application should contain Applicant’s CV in PDF specifying postgraduate degree option at the top right hand corner of the CV, saved as first name and Surname e.g. Application CV_Ben_Oyekola Applicant’s expression of interest in the postgraduate programme and interest in the next 5 years, on a separate MS-Word Doc. (250 words maximum).

Saved as first name and Surname e.g. Expression of interest_Ben_Oyekola For further information, please contact: Email Addresses: or Mobile Contacts: +234 803 635 7197; +234 808 045 4316 Note: Successful candidates must be ready to resume for lectures immediately

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