Visiting Scholar Program

    About Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology, Okitipupa

     Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology, Okitipupa, Ondo State, Nigeria was established in 2008.  The University currently has a Postgraduate School and Three Academic Faculties as follows: Faculty of Agriculture, Faculty of Sciences and Faculty of Engineering and Technology.

    Overview of the Fellowship Programme

    The OAUSTECH Visiting Fellowship

    Programme is open to academics at other institutions wishing to contribute to academic activities in OAUSTECH. The programme provides opportunity for Nigerians in the diaspora or scholars with an established or emerging international reputation and an active research interest in an area(s) of scholarship falling within the research interest of academic staff of OAUSTECH to spend one to twelve months in the University. A visiting fellow whose application is successful will be granted affiliation to one of the departments of the University during his/her time at OAUSTECH.

    Visiting Fellows Activities

    • Research- Visiting Fellows will use their time at OAUSTECH for data collection, data analysis, writing for journal publication/ grant writing, often on a joint project with one or more OAUSTECH staff members.
    • Curriculum co-development- Visiting Fellows can also participate in curriculum co-development in a priority field of study and /or expand curriculum in emerging disciplines.
    • At the end of their stay, Visiting Fellows are expected to present a Faculty/ University-wide lecture. A Visiting Fellow will also be expected to submit a report on his/her achievements and experience at the University to the Vice-Chancellor, through their HOD and Dean of Faculty.

    Applicants are expected to satisfy the following criteria when they submit their application:

    1. Hold a PhD from a reputable university
    2. Be a member of a University, or similar institution, outside of Nigeria
    3. Have the ability to fulfill research objectives as proposed
    4. Have the ability to contribute to research seminar programmes and other academic activities within the University.
    5. Must have published books and/or articles that meet international standards.


    An application should include the following documents:

    • A Curriculum Vitae
    • One letter of recommendation from a professor in the applicant’s discipline
    • A statement of the purpose of the visit, its scholarly and /or applied relevance
    • The proposed relationship with on-going work at OAUSTECH (Applicants are advised to relate their proposal to the research interests of academic staff of OAUSTECH, which can be found on the University website)
    • A tentative work schedules
    • The planned output (e.g., book, article, research grant)
    • A copy of at least one paper published in a Thomson Reuters ranked journal.

    Programme Benefit
    If the visiting fellows has no other financial sponsorship, the University will cover the costs of a return ticket, provide local transportation (back and forth the University daily), basic accommodation and meals throughout the duration of their stay in the University.


    Application deadlines are as follows: 30th of October and 30th of April each year. Applicants should be aware that it might take up to six months before your fellowship takes place.

    If you require further information or interested in submitting application materials, please contact:


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    About OAUSTECH

    Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology (OAUSTECH), Okitipupa was established by the Ondo State government in 2008. It was initially named as Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH).

    It is a technology-based institution, which aims at providing the needed manpower training for industrial and technological development of Ondo State and Nigeria as a whole.

    Get in Touch

    For further information and enquiries, please contact;

    • Admissions Office, 
      Oluwarotimi Akeredolu Senate building, 
      Olusegun Agagu University of Science & Technology,
      Km. 6, Okitipupa-Igbokoda Road,
      P.M.B. 353, Okitipupa,
      Ondo State, Nigeria
    •  +234(0)7098809476
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