Royal Society DFID funded Africa Capacity Building Initiative Research positions at universities and research institution in sub-Sahara, Africa and UK.
School(Institutions/ Country): universities and research institution in sub-Sahara Africa and UK| Sub-Saharan Africa and UK
Level: Research Degree
Field(s): Water & sanitation, Renewable energy, Soil-related research
Deadline: 4 April 2013
Funded by: Department for International Development
Beneficiaries(Target Group):Scholarship is Open for Students of UK and Sub-Saharan Africa.
Benefit( Value/ Inclusions):
‣ No. of awards : About 20 Scholarships are offered.
‣ Scholarship Duration: It is applicable for five years.
‣ Scholarship covers:The grant scheme provides funding towards research expenses, travel and subsistence costs, (PhD) training, and limited funds for equipment.
‣ The overall aim of the Royal S DFID Africa Capacity Building Initiative Research Grants is to strengthen the research capacity of universities and research institution in sub-Saharan Africa by supporting the development of sustainable research networks.
‣ To qualify for Royal Society DFID Africa Capacity Building Initiative Research Grants, applicants must be based in one of the eligible sub-Saharan African countries (PDF) or the UK.
In order to act as a principal investigator (PI), applicants must:
‣ have a PhD or have extensive research experience at an equivalent level
‣ have a proven track record of training students at Master’s and Doctoral level
‣ have a proven track record of publishing in both national and international journals
‣ be based in the respective countries at the time of the application
Scholarship Application Method
‣ Apply online.
‣ Scholarship Applications till 4 April 2013.
‣ Applicants will be notified on Summer 2013, Programme Grants:late 2014
‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
‣ Application forms and guidelines can be downloaded from the official website
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