The Benue State University Centre for Food Technology and Research (CEFTER) is one of the ten World Bank African Centres of Excellence in Nigeria. CEFTER is mandated to train manpower in a focused area of control of post-harvest losses. The Centre has since taken off and is now set to admit students its programmes. Courses available are M.Sc/Ph.d, Postgraduate Diploma, Ordinary National Diploma and Certificate courses. Consequently, applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admissions in the new academic year of the Centre commencing from October 2023. Sales of application forms shall commence (on-line) from 7th August 2023 – 22nd September, 2023..
Method of Application
1. Applicants are to apply online (Open September, 2022) click on ‘application form’ and complete some pre-registration information, make payment of non-refundable application fee of ₦15,000.00 online or pay at any Fidelity Bank (ACC NO. 6060310946) using the name on their application.
2. Applicants will receive confirmation e-mail when they have submitted the form.
3. After payment is received, your application forms will be processed.
Candidates should endeavour to forward transcripts of their current qualification to the Admission Officer, Centre for Food Technology and Research, Benue State University, Makurdi.
NOTE: There are various categories of scholarships for both M.Sc and Ph.D courses. Female applicants have higher chances for Ph.D funding. Scholarship forms and guide from successful application are available on the Centre’s website free of charge.