ENDOWMENT – Possibilities at the University for Development Studies
1. Funding for a Chair of Specified Research
This includes a salary supplement for the Professor who occupies the chair, research, equipment and publication support. The sponsorship should be for a specified period (e.g. 5 years) and the sponsor is free to spell out any conditions related to the type of research to be funded.
2. A building to house a Centre/Institute
The donated funds may be used to put up a named Building. The Donor is free to spell out conditions (e.g. a Room in the Building could be used as a Museum to house documents on the personality the building is named after; placement of a bust of the personality in a designated place in the building, etc.). The Donor is free to put up conditions for implementation.
3. Funding for Graduate Research in a Specified Area
Graduate Students could apply for the money to do their field work. The grant could be made available every year. Conditions for this grant could include completion of thesis, publication(s) in an academic journal. The sponsor is free to spell out other conditions for administering the grant.
4. Prize(s) for the most promising Student(s)(for Undergraduate Students)
This prize(s) is to be awarded annually at congregation. Prizes could be anything between
GHc 100 – GHc 500 and preferably should be enough to cover a minimum period of five years. The sponsor is free to choose the area of specialization.