At a minimum, you must be a student at the postgraduate and undergraduate level in a Nigeria tertiary institution whose research study is in the area of either microfinance or rural development or inclusive finance or social enterprise or MSME and women in development
The following eligibility criteria would apply:
- Be either a student at the postgraduate and undergraduate level in a Nigeria tertiary institution whose research study is in the area of either microfinance, rural development, inclusive finance, social enterprise, MSME, and women in development.
- The focus of the research study must be relevant to the Nigerian context, practical, innovative, and should be capable of promoting any of the above areas of interest, in the Nigerian space.
- The research must show a high level of originality, imaginative thought, and be data inclusive.
- The applicant must be a student at an NUC approved Nigeria university or polytechnic.
- The applicant must submit a written recommendation from his/her project supervisor.
- The applicant must submit a research proposal of not less than 25 pages which will include an introduction, a literature review, and research methodology along with a candidate’s personal profile. The candidate will also submit a final soft copy of the research project on completion of the study.
- (There are no age, gender, religious or ethnic barriers to application)
OTHER SELECTION CRITERIA MAY INCLUDE:
- Needs assessment
- Presentation of Research work
- Double spacing
- Times New Roman Fonts 12
- Free from any form of plagiarism
Submission opens on 30th September 2020 and closes on the 8th of October, 2020.
All entries must be in soft copy and should be submitted via https://groomingresearchgrant.org/apply/
PRESENTATION OF RESEARCH WORK FORMAT
- Background to the study
- Statement of the problem
- Research question
- Objective of the study
- Statement of hypothesis
- Significance of the study
- Scope and limitation of the study
- Definition of terms
2.0 Literature review
2.1 Theoretical framework
2.2 Conceptual framework
2.3 Review of related empirical studies
2.4 Summary of literature review
3.1 Research design
3.2 The study area
3.3 Method of data collection
3.4 Model specification