Gerda Henkel Foundation Scholarship 2021 for PhD Students at the University of Ghana

Gerda Henkel Foundation Scholarship 2021 for PhD Students at the University of Ghana: Applications are invited from qualified and eligible PhD students of Humanities to apply for the Gerda Henkel Foundation Scholarship 2021 at the University of Ghana. The scholarship is to support the training of PhD students in the Humanities from West Africa at the University of Ghana.

The scholarship is supported by the Gerda Henkel Foundation of Germany under a project titled Enhancing Doctoral Training in the Humanities in West Africa. The scholarship is fully funded for the 2021/2022 academic session at the University of Ghana. Eligible applicants are encouraged to apply for the scholarship.

Scholarship Sponsor(s): Gerda Henkel Foundation

Scholarship to be taken in: Ghana

Scholarship Level: PhD

Scholarship Slot: Not specified

Scholarship Worth: See Scholarship Benefits

Subject Eligibility: See Eligible Courses

Country Eligibility: See eligible countries


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Gerda Henkel Foundation Scholarship 2021 for PhD Students | ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

To be eligible for the Global Undergraduate Exchange Program for Non-U.S. Citizens 2021, applicants must:

  • Have successfully completed a Masters degree in any of the eligible disciplines.
  • Have excellent academic credentials and demonstrate motivation and commitment to pursue an academic career.
  • Have thorough knowledge of the language of instruction (English).
  • Be a national or permanent resident of one of the eligible countries.

Eligible Subjects:

History, Archaeology, Historical Islamic Studies, Art History, Philosophy, History of Law, History of Science, Prehistory and Early History, Classics, and other disciplines with historical component.

Eligible Countries:

Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Burkina Faso and Senegal

Scholarship Benefits

  • Tuition fees
  • Accommodation
  • Research
  • Stipend
  • Airfare for international students

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Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Applicants for the Gerda Henkel Foundation Scholarship 2021 for PhD Students are to complete the application forms with copies of required documents and send to:

The Principal Investigator

Dept. of Geography and Resource Development

P.O. Box LG 59

University of Ghana


Email: gerda.wa@ug.edu.gh

Phone: (+233) (0) 302983713

Successful candidates will be shortlisted and they will be required to apply to the University of Ghana for admission when admission portal open. Please check the University of Ghana website for more information at www.ug.edu.gh

Document Requirements

  • Graduate and undergraduate certificates
  • Graduate and Undergraduate transcripts
  • One-page motivation statement (Heading: Motivational Statement & your Name)
  • PhD research proposal of not more than 3 pages (of 1.5-line spacing). It must include a project title, background, including statement of problem, objectives, scope and methodology for applicant’s research and references.
  • Applicant’s curriculum vitae
  • Copy of applicant’s passport or national ID card.

Note: Applicants should save their documents as follows:

Last name_document name_programme applied for

Application Deadline: 29 January 2021

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