The Africa Centre of Excellence in Phytomedicine Research and Development (ACEPRD) University of Jos invites suitably qualified applicants from Nigeria and the West African region into its Master of Science (Msc) and PhD programmes for the 2017/18 academic session.
The Msc/ PhD programmes are in Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Clinical Pharmacy, Phytomedicine (Pharmacognosy) and Bioinformatics and Genomics.
Applicants must possess Bsc/ Msc in either of the following:
Biotechnology, Biological Sciences, Plant Science and Technology, Microbiology, Informatics, Virology and Parasitology, Veterinary Medicine, Zoology, Science Laboratory Technology, Medical Physics, Biochemistry, Physiology and other relevant qualifications.
Applicants expected to pay an application fee of N10, 000 and an acceptance fee of N25, 000 or its equivalent in dollars.
Foreign students will have a support of N500, 000 which include tuition, accommodation and monthly stipends. Local students will have a support of school fees of N250, 000 for (PhD) and N200, 000 for (MSC).
The Centre will sponsor students to local/international conferences where there is a ground breaking research. The centre will support all students with publication fee in reputable journals but the students must acknowledge the centre. West and Central African students will be given top priority in selection for support.
Note that the ACEPRD does not provide resident permit/visa fees and flight ticket. Prospective foreign students can check online requirement for stay in Nigeria on the website: http://www.immigration.gov.ng/