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Oyeyemi Oyetunde Timothy
B.Sc, M.Sc, Ph.D
Ag. Director



TETFund National Research Fund (NRF) 2020 Grants

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) is calling for application for its National Research Fund (NRF) 2020 grants cycle. Up to N7.5 billion will be disbursed for the current 2020 NRF Grants cycle.


Assessing the 2020 NRF grants involves a twostep process

1. Submission of Concept-Notes by Principal Investigators (PI) of the proposed research projects,

2. Submission of full proposals of research projects based on concept notes that been evaluated and considered fundable.

Deadline for submission of concept notes is 21 July 2021

For more information on eligibility, thematic areas and how to apply, download the Grant Guide


Africa Research Excellence Fund Research Development Fellowship 2020

The AREF Research Development Fellowship (RDF) Programme is being launched to support African researchers who are working on important challenges for human health in Africa. The fellowship offers a three (3) to nine (9)-month placement at a leading research institution in Europe or Africa, with additional support of up to a maximum of £38,000 at the home institution of the fellows before and after the placement,. 

The fellowship is open to research active post-doctoral scientists and clinicians who are nationals of and employed in Sub-Saharan Africa who were awarded their doctorate after May 2014; and clinicians without a doctorate but who have a research-relevant Master’s degree and at least two and up to seven years active research experience.  

Deadline for application is 12:00 GMT 23 September 2020

For information on how to apply, download the Grant Guide


The UniMed Office of Research Innovation and Development can provide guidance to research teams in the development of their concept notes.  For enquiries contact

University of Medical Sciences

Laje Road, Ondo City, Ondo State, Nigeria.
PMB 536. E-mail:
Tel: +234-706-957-3618, +234-905-826-3636