Water Resources Management PhD Scholarships for Africans, 2020/21

Water Resources Management PhD Scholarships for Africans, 2020/21

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05 Jun 2020
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Applicants are invited to apply for the 2020-2021 Water Resources Management PhD Scholarships for Africans. The African Water Resources Mobility Network (AWaRMN) Programme is available for African students willing to study and research at PhD degree level at partner universities).

The scholarship is fully funded and available for qualified and outstanding candidates wants to enroll for full-time study in any of the eligible doctoral programmes. Scholarships are tenable at partner Higher Education Institutions (Rhodes University, Federal University of Technology, Makerere University, University of Kinshasa, Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Hydrauilique.

Program Details

  • Host Institutions: Rhodes University (South Africa), Federal University of Technology (Nigeria), Makerere University (Uganda), University of Kinshasa (DR Congo), Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Hydrauilique (Algeria).
  • Fields of Study: PhD degree programme in Water Resource Science, Hydrology (Rhodes University – RU), Applied Hydrobiology (Federal University of Technology – FUTMINNA), Chemistry (Makerere University – MU), Water Resources (University of Kinshasa – UNIKIN), Hydraulics (Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Hydrauilique – ENSH).
  • Number of Awards: Not specified.
  • Duration : Not specified.
  • Target Group: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gambia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, Sao Tome-and-Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Water Resources Management PhD Scholarships Benefits

Selected candidates for the AWaRMN scholarship will receive funding that will cover the following areas:

  1. Participation costs (e.g. tuition/registration fees) of students ;
  2. Research costs (e.g. field work, laboratory consumables) ;
  3. Subsistence allowance: PhD: 900 Euro per month ;
  4. Special allowance to female students for mobility equal or more than 2 academic years, viz – PhD: 900 Euro per year ;
  5. Economic class roundtrip flight ticket and visa costs ;
  6. Insurance (Health, accident and travel) ;
  7. One-off settling-in allowance upon arrival to cover installation costs, visa PhD: 900 Euro.

Water Resources Management PhD Scholarships Eligibility

To apply for AWaRMN scholarships, candidates must have following profile:

  • be a national of an African Union member state and resident in Africa at the time of application ;
  • meet both institutional and partnership requirements for admission ;
  • not have benefited from any form of previous support from Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme, or Intra-ACP Mobility or Erasmus or Erasmus + programmes ;
  • must be prepared to move from home country to another country where AWARM has a partner institution. This also apply to foreign applicants who reside in a country with AWARMN institution. For such applicants, you must then consider applying to a third country. For example, you are a Ugandan, but resides in South Africa or have studied in South Africa, you can not apply to Rhodes University in South Africa or Makerere in Uganda. Scholarships are attached to mobility.
  • Furthermore, Applicants must fulfill academic eligibility criteria of the partner institution(s) of their choice.

Target Groups

Group 1: Students who are registered or have obtained a degree from any of the AWaRMN partner institutions: RU, UNIKIN, FUTMINNA, MU, ENSH.

Group 2: Students who are registered or have obtained a degree from any Higher Education Institution (HEI) established in an African Union Member State apart from AWaRMN partner institutions.

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Application instructions

Eligible applicant should Click on the apply button below and follow instructions to send their applications.

Required Documents

  1. certified copies of academic degrees and official transcripts,
  2. 2 paged CV,
  3. 250 words motivation stating why you should be awarded a scholarship,
  4. a formal identity document e.g. passport, national identity card, driver license or any other officially recognized form of identification indicating your nationality,
  5. short research proposal of not more than 1000 words,
  6. two reference letters (one academic and one non-academic). The academic referee must be able to attest to your academic standing.

General enquiries [email protected]

Institutional contacts

Rhodes University – Dr Nelson Odume; [email protected]

Makerere University – Prof NYAKAIRU George William; [email protected]

FUTMinna – Prof Francis Arimoro; [email protected]

UNIKIN – Prof Raphael Tshimanga; [email protected]

ENSH – Prof Mohamed Meddi; [email protected]

Rhodes University staff and current students must please log in as a Rhodes University User, with their Rhodes username and password. All other users will need to register (first time log in) and log in as Other Users.

The deadline to submit application is . For more detail on the Water Resources Management PhD Scholarships, please visit the official page.

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