Pre-doctoral Research Grant

Pre-doctoral Research Grant

  • The LSA will award up to six research grants (worth N50,000 each) to PhD students working on Lagos
  • Applicants must be registered in a PhD program in any university in the world
  • Applications should include a letter of recommendation from applicants’ supervisor. The letter must highlight the progress the candidate is making and the significant contribution of her or his research to Lagos studies
  • A curriculum vitae and a summarized copy of the PhD proposal (5000 words) must be provided
  • All application materials, including letter of recommendation, should be sent in one folder as electronic mail to lagosstudiesassociation@gmail.com
  • Applicants must be dues-paying member of the LSA
  • Deadline: March 1, 2018

—Applications for this award will be evaluated by the LSA Research and Travel Grants Committee members: Sala Alice (University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland); Oliver Coates (University of Cambridge, UK); Festus Daramola (Lagos State University, Nigeria); Tim Livsey (University of Oxford, UK); Muritala Monsuru (University of Ibadan, Nigeria); and Rosemary Popoola (Covenant University, Nigeria).