Call for applications: Mawazo PhD Scholars Programme for women

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Date and time: 
Fri, 2018-01-12 15:18

Women pursuing PhD studies are invited to submit their applications for consideration of funding in the Mawazo PhD Scholars Programme.

Upto six (6) scholarships are available for the 2018 PhD Scholars cohort.

Preference will be given to applicants whose projects focus on development related topics and using social science research methods.

Successful applicants will receive a research grant worth Ksh.500,000/= among other benefits.


Applicants should be:

  • A woman under the age of 40 (as of 1 January 2018)
  • A citizen of an African country
  • Enrolled in a PhD programme at a Kenyan university, in any department
  • Working on or about to begin working on an academic research project which is related to African development, and which is intended for publication
  • Predominantly using social science research methods, rather than carrying out lab-based research. 
  • Currently living in Kenya, or otherwise able to travel to Nairobi at least two times per month for the rest of 2018

Application deadline: Friday February 02, 2018

Expiry Date: 
Fri, 2018-02-02 17:00