Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC)- Call For Proposals For Research Fellowship Programme 2020

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC)

NIGERIAN COMMUNICATION COMMISSION (NCC)
CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME 2020
DEADLINE: 22ND JANUARY, 2020

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is mandated to encourage effective research and development efforts by the Academia and other practitioners in the communications’ industry, with the goal of building the indigenous capacity of manufacturers and improving the overall supply chain, within the Nigerian economy.

Consequently, and as part of the Commission’s objective of entrenching telecommunications-based innovations in sustaining growth of the Industry and enhancing the contribution of the Sector to national development, the Commission is instituting a Research Fellowship Programme in 2020. This Programme will advance the Academia – Telecommunications Industry Partnership through collaborative work on providing solutions to issues of emerging technologies and other Industry challenges.

ELIGIBILITY
To qualify for the Fellowship, candidates must meet the following requirement

-Come from teaching Academies in Nigerias tertiary Institution (Senior Lecturers and above) possessing a minimum of a PhD at least five years
in any Telecommunications related field.
-Evidence of publication in only high impact journals such as International Scientific Indexing (ISI) SCI journals, etc. with the most recent not more than 2 years ago
-Have a two page executive summary on the focus area, deliverables, work plan and methodology.
-Have a two-page summary on their understanding of the goals (aligned to the Focus Areas) of the Commission and how she/he would contribute to these goals during the fellowship programme as well as what would be his/her benefit that would be shared with students upon return to the classroom

The Research Fellow MUST submit a letter upon award of the Fellowship, from this Institution authorizing the period of absence from the Institution.

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION
Proposals should.
1, Describe in detail the work plan to cover the focus area and how the commission would benefit from the Fellowship programme 
2. Demonstrate understanding of the impact of the Research Fellowship on the Telecommunications Industry, Nigerian Communications Commission, his/her tertiary Institution as well as the Research Fellow’s professional development.
3. List Of Deliverable/milestones from the Fellowship

Interested candidates are invited to submit a SOFT copy of the Application to [email protected] and two (2) HARD copies on or before 5pm, 22nd January.
2021, to;

The Executive Vice Chairman/CEO
Attention:
Director, Research and Development,
Nigerian Communications Commission
Plot 423, Aguiyi Ironsi Street,
Maitama, Abija.

Any Application submitted after the deadline will not be accepted.

Please Note: The full Concept Note is published on the Commission’s website www.ncc.gov.ng

SIGNED
Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde
Director, Public Affairs