CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: UG Faculty Development Grant for PhD Research

The Office of Research, Innovation & Development (ORID) is pleased to inform you of the call for applications for the 2015/2016 Faculty Development Grant for PhD Research.

The University of Ghana Faculty Development Scheme has been instituted in response to the University’s drive for faculty development, and to ensure that all UG faculty hold a PhD/other terminal degree. The Grants are targeted at Ghanaian nationals and may be awarded to existing faculty to undertake and complete their PhD studies. Faculty members pursuing PhD programmes outside UG are encouraged to apply.

The maximum grant available is GH¢35,000.


Grant applications may be made online at Please take note that paper submissions are not accepted.

To facilitate the application process, please find attached a Quick Information Guide as well as the UGFD online application User Guide.

Any questions on this opportunity should be addressed by email to orid@ug.edu.gh


All applications must reach ORID latest by 5:00pm on Friday, 20th November, 2015.