Release of Funds under TETFund Academic Staff Training and Development (AST&D) Intervention

  1. Release of Funds under TETFund Academic Staff Training and Development (AST&D) Intervention


Approval has been granted for sponsorship of the study programme of the under listed applicants (3 Nos.) under the TETFund AST&D intervention as indicated below. They should visit the Desk Office, CEC Seminar, UNN for further necessary action.


S/No. Candidate Programme of Training Institution where Training is Tenable Commencement Date of Training Amount Approved for training Duration of Study
1. Trevor Vermont Morgan PhD Arts University of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa Jan – 18 N15,622,000.00 3 years
2. Nwadikwu Kenneth I. PhD Pharmacology Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State Sept – 17 N4,500,000.00 3 years
3. Asadu Victor Chinedu PhD Arts Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli, Anambra State Sept – 17 N3,600,000.00 3 years





Intending applicants for the AST&D Intervention are to please kindly note the following:

  1. Applicants must be Full-time Confirmed Academic Staff who have secured admission to pursue a full-time Master degree or Doctorate degree programme of study at HOME or ABROAD.
  2. Scholars applying for local sponsorship would not be sponsored if they are to study at the University where they also work. Inbreeding will not be supported.
  3. Only scholar pursuing a doctorate degree in University in Nigeria other than where they work is entitled for sponsorship to travel abroad for Bench Work.
  4. Online or part-time programme do not qualify for TETFund sponsorship.
  5. Only applications for sponsorship in top ranked Universities abroad (i.e. top 20% and 10% in each country, respectively, for developed and developing countries as per World University Ranking of Times Higher Education) will be considered.


  • First Batch applicants are required to submit their applications and complete all necessary processes of submissions including obtaining Medical Certificate, signing of Bond Form etc before 30th March, 2018.


  • For OVERSEA sponsorship, deadline of registration for the study programme must not be less than 3 months at the time of submission, whereas for LOCAL sponsorship the admission must not be over 6 months for Masters degree and 12 months for Doctorate degree.


Prof. Anene, B. M.

Chairman   TETFund Committee/TETFund Desk Officer