Author Topic: TRECCAfrica Postgraduate Scholarships for Africans in Africa, 2013/14  (Read 254 times)

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The TRECCAfrica is funding Postgraduate scholarships to students and staff from various African countries to study at one of the consortium partners. There are seven full-degree Master’s positions, 15 Master’s exchanges and seven PhD exchange positions available. The scholarships cover travel costs, tuition fees and a living allowance for a period of up to 10 months and PhD exchanges will be for a period of up to 12 months. Online application should be submitted by 30 September 2013.

Study Subject(s): TRECCAfrica programmes range across disciplines such as sustainable development, environmental management, renewable energy, food science and technology, natural resource assessment, climate and society, biotechnology, agro-ecology, soil physics, microbiology and veterinary medicine.

Course Level: The programme awards scholarships to postgraduate students and staff from various African countries to study at one of the consortium partners. 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

Scholarship can be taken at: Tanzania, Ghana, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa.

Eligibility: To be eligible for the Scholarship, 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 (HEI) 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 TreccAfrica 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.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Target Group 1: Nationals and/or residents of Tanzania, Ghana, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa. Target Group 2: Nationals and/or residents of other African countries not represented by the TreccAfrica consortium.

Scholarship Description: The call for applications for TRECCAfrica scholarships is currently open until 30 September 2013. Postgraduate students from an array of disciplines ranging from Resource Management and Climate Change to Sustainable Development and Conservation can now apply for scholarships from the TRECCAfrica consortium to pursue postgraduate studies at prestigious universities in Africa. The TRECCAfrica, the Transdiciplinary Training on Resource Efficiency and Climate Change Adaptation in Africa is an Intra-ACP academic mobility scheme; a consortium of 6 African universities and associated networks and foundations, supported by funding from the European Commission. The programme awards scholarships to postgraduate students and staff from various African countries to study at one of the consortium partners.

Number of award(s): There are seven full-degree Master’s positions, 15 Master’s exchanges and seven PhD exchange positions available for study at the TRECCAfrica partner universities.

Duration of award(s): Master’s exchanges will be for a period of up to 10 months and PhD exchanges will be for a period of up to 12 months.

What does it cover? The scholarships include travel costs, tuition fees and a living allowance of €600 per month for Master’s students and €900 per month for PhD students.

Selection Criteria: Not Know

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

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for all applications is 30 September 2013.

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