Application for the University of Edinburgh 2017 PhD Scholarships has been announced. The University of Edinburgh, Centre of African Studies is offering scholarships to individuals applying tom pursue Postgraduate programmes commencing by September 2017 at the University of Edinburgh.
The scholarship covers 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.
Who Can Apply?
To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must:
- be citizens and residents of an African Country.
- have possess their bachelors and masters degrees
- have already received an offer (conditional or unconditional) to pursue the doctoral programme in African Studies
- possess good academic records
How To Apply:
To apply for this scholarship, interested applicants are to send their updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter to the Postgraduate Adviser for the PhD in African Studies via this email address: [email protected]
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.
Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their applications before the end of May, 2017.
Application Deadline: The application deadline is 1st May, 2017.
For more information, visit the official scholarship webpage.