2015 TRECCAfrica Postgraduate Scholarships for Africans


2015 TRECCAfrica Postgraduate Scholarships for Africans, and applications are submitted till 22 March 2015. Applications are invited for TRECC Africa scholarships available to students and staff from various African countries to study at one of the consortium partners. The consortium provides postgraduate (doctoral and master) training to 72 postgraduate students and 8 staff members in Africa. Students registered as full-degree students at one of the six universities comprising the consortium spend a short period (up to 10 months) at one of the other institutions in the consortium and return to their home institution after the exchange period to complete their degree at the home institution. The application deadline is 22 March 2015. Study Subject(s): Study fields are dependent on the institution for which you apply. Course Level: The scholarship call is open for the following type of applications: PhD Mobility, Master Mobility, Master Full-degree and Staff Exchange. The academic institutions at which the TRECCAfrica scholarships are tenable are the universities of Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), Ghana, Mekelle (Ethiopia), Nairobi (Kenya), Nigeria and Stellenbosch (South Africa).
Scholarship Provider: TRECCAfrica (Transdisciplinary Training for Resource Efficiency and Climate Change Adaptation in Africa).
Scholarship can be taken at: Tanzania, Ghana, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): |  Tanzania, Ghana, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa

Level: The scholarship call is open for the following type of applications: PhD Mobility, Master Mobility, Master Full-degree and Staff Exchange. The academic institutions at which the TRECCAfrica scholarships are tenable are the universities of Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), Ghana, Mekelle (Ethiopia), Nairobi (Kenya), Nigeria and Stellenbosch (South Africa).

Field(s): Study fields are dependent on the institution for which you apply.

Deadline: 22 March 2015

Funded By: TRECCAfrica (Transdisciplinary Training for Resource Efficiency and Climate Change Adaptation in Africa).

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): 2015 TRECCAfrica Postgraduate Scholarships are targeted for Students of Following Countries: Target Group 1 refers to nationals and/or residents registered at one of the institutions comprising the TreccAfrica consortium. Target Group 1 therefore comprises staff and students registered at or employed by the University of Ghana (Ghana), University of Nairobi (Kenya), Mekelle University (Ethiopia), University of Nigeria Nsukka (Nigeria), University of Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) and Stellenbosch University (South Africa) and University of Botswana and Target 2 refers to nationals and/ or residents of other African countries not represented by the TreccAfrica consortium or who have received a Higher Education Degree or equivalent in one of these countries. 

Target Group 2 students may therefore be employed in the public service or at public and private enterprises.

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No:  The consortium provides postgraduate (doctoral and master) training to 72 postgraduate students and 8 staff members in Africa.

Scholarship Duration: The  2015 TRECCAfrica Postgraduate Scholarships  overs the entire study period for which candidates have applied. Students registered as full-degree students at one of the six universities comprising the consortium spend a short period (up to 10 months) at one of the other institutions in the consortium and return to their home institution after the exchange period to complete their degree at the home institution.

Scholarship covers: The TreccAfrica individual scholarships will cover:

-One roundtrip flight ticket and visa costs for all scholarship holders-A monthly subsistence allowance payable on a regular basis during the mobility period: for Masters : €600; for Doctorates: €900 and for Staff :- €1000.-Acommodation expenses to be covered by the scholarship recipient and can be done from the monthly subsistence allowance.-Participation Costs which may include tuition fees, registration fees and service fees-Comprehensive Insurance Coverage ( Health, Accident and Travel)

Description

TreccAfrica (Transdisciplinary Training for Resource Efficiency and Climate Change Adaptation in Africa) will provide doctoral and master’s training to 80 postgraduate students in Africa at six leading African Universities to provide the next generation of academics and professionals who will be able to address an interlocking set of real challenges for Africa’s future development: climate change and resource depletion.

Africa’s position in this complex requires unique, transdisciplinary skills and competencies. It is a continent dominated by poverty, contributes relatively little to total greenhouse gasses and in recent years has become the focus of a new global scramble for primary resources as new players like China have entered the game.

Eligibility

To be eligible for the 2015 TRECCAfrica Postgraduate Scholarships , masters and doctoral students must:

 Must be a national and/ or resident of any of the eligible countries

‣ Target group 1 students must be registered or admitted to one of the Higher Education Institutions comprising the consortium at the time of application for the scholarship. Eligible students must therefore be registered/ admitted at the University of Ghana, Mekelle University, the University of Dar es Salaam, the University of Nairobi, Stellenbosch University and the University of Nigeria (Nsukka).

‣ Target group 2 students must be registered or admitted at a Higher Education Institution in one of the eligible countries identified in the Intra-ACP call.

‣ Students are also required to have sufficient knowledge of the language in which courses are offered at the host HEI.

For staff to be eligible for  2015 TRECCAfrica Postgraduate Scholarships , they need to comply with the following criteria:

‣ Be a national or resident of the countries covered by the scholarship

‣ Work at or be associated with a Higher Education Institution

‣ The assignment of mobility of a staff member must be based on the agreement between partner institutions.

‣ There must be an agreement between the home and host HEI regarding the modules to be taught by the visiting lecturer, the type of research to be conducted, the type of training to be followed or the administrative tasks to be undertaken.

‣ Staff mobility may take the form of a direct post-to-post exchange or a one way flow of mobility to or from an eligible country.

Notification for 2015 TRECCAfrica Postgraduate Scholarships

‣ Successful candidates will be informed that they have been awarded the scholarship. The remaining candidates will be placed on a waiting list.

Scholarship Application Method 

‣ Applicants are required to submit via online.

‣ Scholarship Applications are due on 22 March 2015.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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