Deadline: 21 July, 2020

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has called for the submission of concept notes by investigators of proposed research projects for the National Research Fund (NRF) 2020 grants.

It is understood that only researchers whose concept notes have been evaluated and their research projects are considered fundable will be allowed to submit full proposals.

TETFund, established in 2011, manages, disburses and monitors the education tax to public tertiary institutions in Nigeria.


  • The sum of N7.5 billion approved for the funding of research projects


  • Lecturers in public universities, polytechnics and colleges of education in Nigeria
  • Multi-disciplinary and Interdisciplinary research projects, comprising researchers from various disciplines, are most highly encouraged
  • Principal Investigator (PI) must be of professorial cadre in a university, chief lecturer in a polytechnic or college of education

To apply and for more information, click here.

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