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Sub-Saharan Africa - Young Talents program

Calendar

3rd February 2020

Next call for application

20th April 2020

Deadline

December 2020

Ceremony

Programme overview

Partners
  • UNESCO
Number of endowments
  • 15 endowments for doctorates and 5 for post-doctorates
  • Leadership, Negociation and Communication training
Amount per endowment
€10,000€ for doctorates & €15,000 for post-doctorates
Requirements
  • Pursuing studies leading to a PhD degree or having obtained a PhD degree in the following scientific fields: Life sciences, Environmental sciences, Physical sciences, Engineering and technological sciences, Mathematics and Computer science
  • Being from one of the 48 countries of the Sub-Saharan region
  • Enrolled in a doctoral Institution and/or working in a research Laboratory/University or Institution of the 49 countries of the Sub-saharan region (including South Africa)
    OR
  • Being from one of the 49 countries of the Sub-Saharan region
  • Enrolled in a doctoral Institution and/or working in a research Laboratory/University or Institution of the 48 countries of the Sub-Saharan region

Main eligibility criteria
  • Excellence of the academic records : including number, quality and impact of the publications, conference presentations, patents…
  • Scientific quality, innovative nature of the research project and its potential application
Initial launch date
2010
Number of endowments given to date



88

Informational documents

Rules and Regulations

Rules & Regulations - Young Talents Sub-Saharan Africa 2020 (English)
Rules & Regulations - Young Talents Sub-Saharan Africa 2020 (French)

Poster

Posters 2020 - Sub-Saharan Africa Young Talents programme

Sub-Saharan Africa - Young Talents program

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