Posted on :
9 Aug, 2019
9 Aug, 2019
The Federal Ministry of Science and Technology is committed to ensuring that science, technology and innovation contribute to our sustainable development efforts. Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the:
Job Title: Talented Young Scientists of Nigeria (TYSON) Programme
Talented Young Scientists of Nigeria (TYSON) is an annual event instituted by the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology, aimed at giving award to support graduates of Tertiary Institutions in the areas of Science, Engineering, Agriculture, Mathematics and Environmental Sciences with first class Honours at the University level. This will encourage undergraduates who are pursuing their careers in the fields of Science and Technology to put more effort so as to come out with the best result at the end of their studies. The programme will in turn support the emergence of a knowledge driven economy envisaged for the country.
The main objectives of TYSON are to:
All Graduates of Tertiary Institutions (Universities/Polytechnics) with First Class Honours /Distinction in the areas of Science, Engineering, Agriculture, Medicine, Environmental Sciences and other related courses from 2016-2018. The following challenges being faced by the STI sector in Nigeria over the years are being posed for the participants to proffer solutions using STI approaches:
Candidates are also expected to give a short brief on their proposed solutions (not more than 1000 words).
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click Here to Apply
Note: Please indicate your area of interest of proffering solution(s). Only shortlisted candidates will be invited to participate.
For enquiries, please contact:
Assistant Director (STEM),
Department of Science and Technology Promotion
Phone No.: +2348036810150
Email: [email protected]
Application Deadline: 7th September, 2019