Through a proposal submitted by the Office of Research & Development, the Senate at its 201th regular meeting has now approved procedures for administering internal and external research grants available in the university. The university council has also approved three types of internal funding for research in EKSU namely:
(i) Senate Research Grant:
The grant shall be used to support approved research proposals that focus on issues of national and global development
It shall be a maximum of One Million Naira only (N 1,000,000).
(ii) EKSU Research Grant:
The grant shall be used to support approved research proposals that focus on issues having direct impact on our local community.
It shall be a maximum of Eight Hundred Thousand Naira only (N 800,000).
(iii) EKSUORD Development Fund:
The grant shall be used to support translation of significant research results to prototypes that can be appreciated by industrialists, government and the general public. It shall be a maximum of Five Million Naira only (N5, 000, 000).