WASCAL Postgraduate Scholarships: West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL) is pleased to announce its call for scholarship application from West African students who look forward to studying Climate Change programmes at the post-graduate levels.
The WASCAL scholarship programmes are unique and of international standards offering the students access to high quality education as well as research options.
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Scholarship Sponsor(s): German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
Scholarship Type: Full funding
Host Institution(s): West African Universities
Scholarship Worth: See Scholarship Benefits
Number of Awards: 154
Study Level: Postgraduate (Masters& PhD)
Nationality: West African students
WASCAL Postgraduate Scholarships for West African Students | DETAILS
WASCAL will be offering full scholarship to 154 students from eleven West African countries to pursue ten (10) Doctoral Research Programmes and two (2) Master’s Research Programmes in Climate Change thematic areas. The two master’s research programmes are Climate Change and Informatics and Climate Change and Marine Sciences. The doctoral research programmes include Climate Change in relation to Economics, Land Use, Agriculture, Biodiversity, Human Habitat, Education, Energy, Disaster Risk Management, Water Resources and West African Climate Systems.
To be eligible for the WASCAL Postgraduate Scholarships for West African Students 2021, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Be a West African student who look forward to studying Climate Change programmes at the post-graduate level.
- Must come from the eligible countries which are Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, The Gambia, and Togo.
- Full funding
- Round trip tickets and accommodation
- Allowances and travel to selected West African countries as well as to Germany.
How-to-Apply: Interested applicants for the WASCAL Postgraduate Scholarships for West African Students 2021 are to complete the application form before the deadline.
Application Deadline: 30th June 2021