TETFund to fund PhD holders’ manuscripts for book publication

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The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has invited PhD holders in Nigerian universities to submit manuscripts of the doctoral research towards conversion into books.

It made this announcement through its Board of Trustees as part of the implementation of its mandate to establish and nurture a Higher Education Book Development Culture.

The board set up a Book Development Committee (BDC) to execute this mission.

“The mission of this project is to address the paucity of reading and learning materials in Nigeria’s Higher Educational Institutions,” a statement made available to EduCeleb.com read in part.

“Book scarcity has reached a crisis proportion as evident not only in the quantity of books, but also in the quality of locally produced books,” the statement signed by TETFund Executive Secretary, Professor Suleiman Bogoro added.

As a result, the Book Development Committee (BDC) is hereby inviting “quality manuscripts from scholars within the public and private tertiary education institutions”.

Areas of consideration include Medicine, Pharmacy, Engineering and Technology, Arts, Social and management sciences, Education, Agriculture, Veterinary medicine, Life sciences, Physical sciences, Law, and Information and communication sciences.

Persons wishing to submit manuscripts were expected to prepare them in accordance with TETFund Style Manual available in hard copy at all tertiary institutions’ libraries and at the TETFund website http:/www.tetfund.gov.ng

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“Potential contributors should note that all manuscripts are to be subjected to peer review.

“Only one (1) hard copy and soft copy of the manuscripts should be submitted within six months of this publications (i.e. before the 31st of May, 2021), to Education Support Services Department, TETFund Headquarters, Plot 6 Zambezi Crescent, Off Aguiyi lronsi Street, Maitama, Abuja.”

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