University Staff Development Program
Financing in the form of soft- loan secured through institutional guarantees to assist qualified persons to obtain PHDS in their respective specializations and thus for advancement in their professions.
The following are the selection criteria to choose successful applicant institutions/organization:
Percentage of PhD holders among academic staff from the overall staff (Less than 50%)
Sector in which the University is serving
Total Number of Students
Percentage of Muslim students against the total student population
Available/Existing courses in the University that support community development
Financial Capacity of the varsity or the Owning agency (TRUST)
Stability of the Academic Staff
Percentage of the local academic staff (PhD / Masters holders)
Existence of University Internal Auditor
Existence of Annual budget plan
Existence of University legal department / Adviser
University Academic research in place
University relation with local/International academic Institutions
University plan for development and expansion
Existence of University Strategic plan
Willingness to guarantee the students ( repaying the loan on their behalf)
Terms and Conditions
1. Existence of official registration from the relevant government department
2. Existence of Bank A/c in the name of the University.
3. Council resolution endorsing the staff development program
Recommendation letters from institutions/persons of repute.