The Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh is offering scholarships to individuals who wants to pursue a PhD program at the Institution.
The scholarship will cover tuition fees, two return flights from the applicant’s home country, and a monthly stipend (£1,200 a month) and is tenable for 3 years.
Eligible Countries: African countries
Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship program, applicants must:
- be citizens and residents of an African Country.
- have completed their bachelors and masters degree program.
- have already received an offer (conditional or unconditional) onto the PhD in African Studies programme
- have good academic records
How To Apply: Interested applicants will need to e-mail an updated CV and a cover letter to the Postgraduate Adviser for the PhD in African Studies: Thomas.Molony@ed.ac.uk
Please add ‘Catto PhD scholarship application’ to the subject line, and ensure the e-mail is sent by 1st May 2017.
The cover letter should be no longer than two pages, and should provide:
i) an exhaustive explanation of the proposed research project;
ii) a demonstration of the candidate’s additional leadership potential;
iii) how the candidate intends to maximize the impact and benefits of their doctoral research project in their country of origin.
Application Deadline: The application deadline is 1st May, 2017
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