2018/19 Academic Mobility For African Sustainable Development/AMAS Master And PhD Scholarships

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Academic Mobility For African Sustainable Development/AMAS Master And PhD Scholarships is now on offer for the academic year 2018-2019. This scholarship is available for young Africans which aims to promote sustainable development and ultimately reduce poverty by increasing the availability of trained and qualified high-level professional manpower in Africa. See details below for more information on the scholarship.

Academic Mobility For African Sustainable Development/AMAS Master And PhD Scholarships

Scholarship Type:

Scholarships are available to pursue Master and Doctoral degree programme

Field Of study:

The AMAS thematic field of study in Social Sciences and Governance. Mobility flows only happen in accredited high quality Master courses/ programmes and Doctoral courses/ programmes offered by the partner universities in the field of study; Social Sciences and Governance.

Scholarship Benefits:

  •  Master Students- maximum of 25,000 € to cover subsistence, insurance, travel, visa, tuition/participation and research costs.
  • PhD Candidates- maximum of 71,700 € to cover subsistence, insurance, travel, visa, tuition/participation and research costs.

Host Country Of Scholarship:

Participating African Universities:

  1. Moi University (MU), Kenya
  2. Université Mohammed V de Rabat (UM5R), Morocco
  3. Addis Ababa University (AAU), Ethiopia
  4. Université d’Abomey-Calavi (UAC), Benin
  5. Universidade Eduardo Mondlane (UEM), Mozambique

Technical Partner University

  1. Universität Bayreuth (UBT), Germany

Country Eligible For The Scholarship:

Scholarships are awarded to Young Africans

Eligibility For The Academic Mobility For African Sustainable Development/AMAS Master And PhD Scholarships:

To be eligible for the award, applicants must demonstrare the following:

  • Applicants must be a Yong African
  • Target I- Master and PhD student registered in one of the 5 African Partner Universities (PU), OR;
  • Target II- Master and PhD student registered in any recognizable university, outside the 5 Partner Universities
  • Master Students- undertake a minimum of 6months studies (credit seeking) or 24 months (degree-seeking) in any of the 4 Partner Universities outside their home university
  • PhD Students- undertake a minimum of 6 months and a maximum of 48 months of studies. Apply for any duration within the 6 – 48 months mostly to seek credits and engage in research, but not apply for a full PhD engagement in any of the 4 Partner Universities outside their home/registered university
  • For both Master and PhD, willingness to study the prescribed CFS and SBP Courses listed on Doc T1-Table of Mobility Courses offered at the recipient Partner University
  • Both females and males are given equal eligibility statuses
  • Applicants from disadvantaged backgrounds and populations are encouraged to apply
  • Proficiency in English is mandatory.

How To Apply For The Scholarship:

As partof the application process, both the Masters and the PhD applicants must submit the following documents:

  •  Proof of nationality
  • Completed application form Doc AF1- Application Form
  • Letter of reference from two academic referees
  • Two passport size photographs
  • Certified academic certificates and transcripts
  • Certified proof of registration/admission at a University in Africa (see Target I and II above)

Both successful and unsuccessful applicants will be notified in August 2018.

Download application form.

Application Closing Date:

July 25, 2018

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