Africa

South Africa: The African Science Leadership Programme Fully-funded Training at the University of Pretoria, 2017

The Africa Science Leadership Programme will train fellows in advanced leadership skills and empower them to lead a new paradigm for African science. We invite applications from early- to mid-career researchers in all disciplines including natural sciences, engineering, social sciences, arts and the humanities.  Application Deadline: 16th December, 2016 Eligible Countries: African countries To be taken at (country): Pretoria, South Africa About the ...

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African Humanities Fellowship by the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) in Africa, 2017/2018

Brief description: The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS), with financial support from the Carnegie Corporation of New York, announces competitions for: Dissertation-completion fellowships in Ghana, Nigeria, Tanzania, and Uganda Postdoctoral Research and Writing in Ghana, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, and South Africa Application Deadline: 2nd November, 2016 Offered annually? Yes Eligible Field of Study: Proposed projects must be in the humanities, ...

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Africa Early Year Fellowship by World Bank, 2017/2018

African professionals interested in a career in early childhood development are invited to apply for the Africa Early Years Fellowship by World Bank Application Deadline: 20th October, 2016. Offered annually? Yes Eligible Countries: African countries To be taken at (country): Each Fellow will have a work program focused on one or two countries, and will be based in one of the following priority countries: ...

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Mastercard Fully Funded Scholarship Program for Sub-Saharan African students at the University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa, 2017/2018

Brief description: The Mastercard Scholarship Program will provide scholarships to academically talented young Africans to pursue undergraduate and postgraduate studies at UCT. Students enrolled on the Program will receive mentoring, leadership development, academic and life skills support.  Academic support will include tutoring, language training, writing circles and guidance counselling. Application Deadline: 30th September, 2016 Offered annually? Yes Eligible Countries: Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa To ...

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United Nations Masters Scholarships for Developing Country Students, 2016-2017

Deadline: June 30, 2016 United Nations University Institute of Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH) is pleased to offer limited number of scholarships for qualified candidates from developing countries on a competitive basis. These scholarships are available for pursuing joint master’s degree (MSc) programme in Integrated Drylands Management. The MS Programme is designed to enhance the capacity of developing countries to ...

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EGYPT: ASRT Young African Researchers Award 2016

An initiative of the Republic of Egypt’s Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT) wish to announce the contest for Young African Researchers Award. Awards will be given to three young (non-Egyptian) researchers from the African continent in each of the following areas: Agriculture and Food Sciences; Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences; and Water, Energy and Environmental Sciences. The value of ...

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