Sub-Saharan Africa - Call for Application 2024.

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Sub-Saharan Africa - Call for Application 2024.

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

This year 30 prizes will be given to the Sub-Saharan Africa program.25 phDs and 5 Postdocs from the 48 countries of Sub-Saharan Africa.

Calendar

It starts on February 1st and continues for 6 weeks until March 15th midnight local time (Paris).The evaluation period is from April the 5th to June the 13th.

  • February 1, 2024 Start of the call for application/nomination
  • March 15, 2024 Closing of the call for application/nomination
  • July 5, 2024 Candidates' final selection

Program Overview

Partners

Partnership with UNESCO.

Award(s) of the Prize

25 endowments for doctoral students and 5 for post-doctoral students.

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 Ph.D 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.

Therefore, applicants originally from South Africa doing their research in South Africa are not eligible for this programme.

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
211

Information document(s)

Kindly find attached the poster 2024 FWIS Africa 2024 call for application_uk

Kindly find attached the regulations 2024 FWIS AFRICA REGULATIONS 2024-EN