Sub-Saharan Africa - Call for Application 2022

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Sub-Saharan Africa - Call for Application 2022

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

Calendar

What are the key dates?

  • February 3, 2022 Start of the call for application/nomination
  • March 27, 2022 Closing of the call for application/nomination
  • July 31, 2022 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 (2nd year at least)

  • 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
2010
Total number of endowments awarded since launch
134

Information document(s)

The 2022 Poster is currently being edited. For more information, please download the 2022 by cliccking on one of the links below:

The 2022 Rules and Regulation is currently being edited. For more information, please download the 2021 version by cliccking on one of the links below: