Sub-Saharan Africa - Call for Application 2021

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Sub-Saharan Africa - Call for Application 2021

Find out more about the current edition of the Sub-Saharan Africa regional program.

Please note that the call for application is extended to Friday, April 2 at midnight (Paris time).

Calendar

What are the key dates?

  • February 3, 2021 Start of the call for application/nomination
  • April 2, 2021 Beginning of evaluation of applications
  • July 30, 2021 Candidates' final selection

Program Overview

Partners

UNESCO

Award(s) of the Prize
  • 15 endowments for doctoral students and 5 for post-doctoral students,
  • Training in Leadership, Management, Negotiation and Communication
Amount per endowment
  • €10.000 for doctoral students,
  • €15.000 for post-doctoral students
Main eligibility criteria
  • Be a PhD student or have obtained a PhD in the following scientific fields: Life and Environmental sciences, Physical sciences, Engineering, Mathematics, Computer and information sciences

  • Be from one of the 48 countries in the sub-Saharan African region, and work in a research laboratory or institution in one of the countries of the region, or be enrolled in a University in one of the 49 countries of the region (including South Africa).

    OR

  • Be from one of the 49 countries in the sub-Saharan African region (including South Africa) and work in a research laboratory or institution in one of the 48 countries of the region, or be enrolled in a University in one of the 48 countries of sub-Saharan Africa.
Selection criteria
  • Scientific excellence of the research project
  • Quality of the application
  • Ability to communicate and promote science
Initial launch date
October 20, 2010
Total number of endowments awarded since launch
88

Information document(s)

Click on one of the links below to download the call for applications:

To download the Rules and Regulations, click on one of the links below: