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Sub-Saharan Regional Fellowships

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Partners :

  • UNESCO Office in Eastern Africa

Number of
fellowships given :

14 annual Fellowships
(12 for doc & 2 for Postdoc)

fellowships amount :

5 000 € for Doc & 10 000 € for PostDoc

Requirements :

  • Having obtained Ph.D. degree in Life or Physical Sciences or pursuing studies leading to a Ph.D. degree
  • Having the nationality of a Sub-Saharan African country
  • Working in a Research Laboratory or Institution in one of the region’s countries or being enrolled in a doctoral programme at a University in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Candidates must be no more than 40 years old by the end of the application period for PhD and not more than 45 years for Post-doctoral

Top 3 selection criteria :

  • The candidate’s outstanding academic records (including number, quality and impact of the publications (impact factors to be submitted), conference presentations, patents…)
  • The scientific quality of the research project
  • The innovative nature and productivity of the research and its potential application in science

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Rules & Regulations SSA Regional Fellowships 2018



Next call
for application :

6th March 2018

Deadline :

30th April 2018

Date of ceremony :

End November 2018


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