MOFCOM Scholarships for postgraduate studies

Date and time: 
Wed, 2018-04-25 11:03

Application deadline: Monday April 30, 2018

MOFCOM is a Scholarship scheme set up by the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China. The Scholarship is aims to strengthen the communication and cooperation between China and other countries as well as to develop talents for developing countries.

MOFCOM Scholarship supports Master’s program for 2 – 3 years or PhD program for 3 – 4 years.


Applicants must:

  • Be a citizen of a developing country other than the People’s Republic of China
  • Be a holder of a bachelor’s degree when applying for a master’s program
  • Be a holder of a master’s degree when applying for a PhD program
  • Be under the age of 45 years when applying

For more information, visit MOFCOM Scholarship website

Expiry Date: 
Mon, 2018-04-30 17:03

Call for applications: African Union Research Grant II

Date and time: 
Wed, 2018-04-18 11:18

Applications deadline: Tuesday May 22, 2018

The African Union Research Grant Phase II – 2018, is open and accepting proposals.

The Grant supports research on Food Nutrition, Security and Sustainable Agriculture (FNSSA) with particular attention on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition.

The Grant provides an opportunity to use Science and Technology (S&T) as a tool for sustainable development building and strengthening Africa’s S&T capacities.

Expiry Date: 
Tue, 2018-05-22 17:00

Fellowship opportunity: Leicester Institute for Advanced Studies

Date and time: 
Wed, 2018-04-04 11:31

Application Deadline: April 27, 2018

Are you an early to mid career researcher and would like to connect with other researchers across disciplines?

Leicester Institute for Advanced Studies (LIAS) Fellowship Scheme is open and receiving proposals from researchers who wish to work across disciplinary boundaries and build strong personal partnerships.

Fellows will be expected to be based at Leicester for between one and three months. Fellowship activities include:

  • Engagement in interdisciplinary research with colleagues across disciplines
  •  Training events aimed at developing interdisciplinary activity
  • Development of grant applications with University of Leicester staff
  •  Development of academic publications in high impact journals, or world-class monographs/books
  • Public events - Workshops, performances, seminars, exhibitions and lectures
  •  Cross-university or cross-sector meetings
  • Collaborative activity with other LIAS Fellows, Networks or Tiger Teams - Novel ways of exploring collaborative opportunities across difference disciplines
  • Podcasts, images, videos or other multimedia
  •  Provocation and working papers
Expiry Date: 
Fri, 2018-04-27 17:31

RSTMH small grants for early career researchers

Date and time: 
Mon, 2018-02-05 15:26

Applications are invited from early career researchers and global health professionals in the field of tropical medicine or global health for the RSTMH small grant. 

The grant will enable successful applicants to undertake clinical or scientific research or fieldwork, as stand-alone projects or distinct elements within a larger project.

Grants are worth £5,000.

Priority will be given to applications that focus on the following thematic areas:

  • Neglected tropical diseases, with a particular focus on their overlap with non-communicable diseases and the Sustainable Development Goals
  • Malaria, with a particular focus on drug resistance
  • One Health and wider planetary health. The consideration of human health alongside animal health, and the environment, in the context of social, economic and political factors
  • Topical issues including, but not limited to, emerging diseases
  • Drug resistant infections
Expiry Date: 
Mon, 2018-04-02 17:26

Mwalimu Nyerere Master’s and PhD scholarships for women in STEM

Date and time: 
Mon, 2018-02-05 15:08

Mwalimu Nyerere African Union scholarship scheme aims to support young women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) to pursue Masters and PhD programmes in reputable African universities .


 An applicant must:

  1. Be a Female Citizen of an African Union Member State
  2. Be under the age of thirty five (35) years for Masters Programmes; and under forty (40) years for PhD Programmes.
  3. Be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant field, at the level of Upper Second Class Honours for a Masters’ Programme; and a holder of Masters’ Degree in the relevant field for a PhD Programme. The degree must be from a reputable University
  4. Have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement as evidenced by academic transcripts, and academic awards if any.
  5. Have proof of admission to undertake a full time Masters or PhD programme in a recognized university of an African Union Member State.
  6. Be willing to commit to work in an African Union Member State on completion of studies for at least three (3) years. 

The scholarship covers tuition fees and a monthly stipend of USD500.

Expiry Date: 
Mon, 2018-04-30 17:08

Call for applications: Commonwealth PhD Scholarships

Date and time: 
Wed, 2018-01-31 17:03

The Commonwealth PhD Scholarships for low and middle income countries is open an accepting applications from candidates who wish to pursue full time doctoral study at a UK university.

Applications are accepted under any of the following six themes:

  1. Science and Technology
  2. Strengthening health systems and capacity
  3. Promoting global prosperity
  4. Strengthening global peace, security and governance
  5. Strengthening resilience and response to crises
  6. Access, inclusion and opportunity
Expiry Date: 
Thu, 2018-02-22 17:03

Call for Applications: Post-Doctoral Fellowships on Mobility & Sociality in Africa’s Emerging Urban

Date and time: 
Wed, 2018-01-31 16:52

African Research Universities Alliance Call for applications: Post-doctoral fellowships on Mobility & sociality in Africa’s emerging urban The African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) is seeking post-doctoral fellows to join a five year research programme entitled ‘Mobility and Sociality in Africa’s Emerging Urban.’

This initiative is a scholarly response to unprecedented levels of urbanisation and mobility driven by conflict, ambition, and respatialising economies. It is intended to develop African-based contributions to theories of human mobility and transforming modes of social engagement, authority, representation, and expression. This initiative brings together five African universities dedicated to cultivating a generation of African scholars dedicated to reshaping global social theory and scholarly conversations on mobility, cities, and social change. It promises to open novel scholarly frontiers and enhance pedagogy and partnerships in ways that positively transform the continent’s universities.

Expiry Date: 
Thu, 2018-03-01 17:52

Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships

Date and time: 
Tue, 2018-01-23 10:24

The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) is currently accepting applications from citizens of Commonwealth countries for the Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships program. 

Applicants should be holders of at least a Bachelors degree of at least second upper class.

Scholarships are tenable in (click on links each link for specific information)

Expiry Date: 
Sun, 2018-03-11 10:24

Grant proposal writing workshop: Participants challenged to develop proposals that solve problems

Date and time: 
Thu, 2018-01-18 10:46

You do not write proposals to get money, you write proposals to further an idea or to solve a problem for which you need money – Prof. Madara Ogot, Director, Research and Extension

The second session of the Grant Proposal Writing workshop kicked off yesterday with the Director for Research and Extension, Professor Madara Ogot challenging the participants to apply for the 2nd National Research Fund (NRF) Call for multi-disciplinary and multi-institutional grants.

Having written and won numerous grants, Prof. Ogot  who is also the workshop facilitator, challenged the participants to develop proposals that further an idea or solve a problem then cost what would be required to develop the good idea. In this regard, the proposals should be important and relevant. In addition, the proposal should appeal to a particular audience, who is the funder.

Expiry Date: 
Tue, 2018-07-31 10:46

Call for applications: ARPPIS – DAAD PhD Scholarships

Date and time: 
Fri, 2018-01-12 16:02

Applications are invited for the ARPPIS-DAAD PhD Scholarships.

12 scholarships are available to nationals of sub-Saharan countries

The scholarships cover all costs of the PhD programme, including travel, living expenses, medical insurance, university fees and all research and training costs.

Applications submission deadline: February 4, 2018

For more information, visit website: ARPPIS-DAAD PhD Scholarships for study at icipe

Expiry Date: 
Sun, 2018-02-04 17:00
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