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Sub-Saharan Africa Programme

Young talents programme

Calendar

The call for application is currently closed

25th February 2019

Next call for application

29th April 2019

Deadline

21st November 2019

Ceremony

Programme overview

Partners
  • UNESCO
Number of endowments
15 doctorates and 5 post-doctorates
Amount per endowment
€10,000€ for doctorates & €15,000 for post-doctorates
Requirements
  • Pursuing studies leading to a Ph D degree or having obtained a Ph D degree in the following scientific fields: formal sciences, life sciences, environmental sciences, physical sciences, engineering and technological sciences
  • 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



68

Informational documents

Rules and Regulations

2019 Rules & Regulations (English)
Sub-Saharan Africa Programme

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The call for application is currently closed