REACH is launching a call for proposals for an African postdoctoral fellowship in groundwater. Hurry now and apply for the £60,000 REACH Postdoctoral African Fellowship For Sub-Saharan African Students, which is intended for early to mid-career academics and researchers who are nationals of a Sub-Sahara African country and hold a PhD at the time of application. See details below on how to apply for the scholarship for 2018-2019 academic session.
The Fellowship is aim to provide an early career researcher with an opportunity to develop their career in water security in Africa.
Fellowship is available to pursue Postdoctoral programme.
Field Of study:
Fellowship is awarded in Groundwater Management.
Funding available for this project is subject to a maximum £60,000 for the entire period.
Funding requests cannot exceed this amount. All budgets must be inclusive of any institutional overheads that are to be applied. However, overheads must not exceed 20% of direct costs. All budgets must be reviewed and approved by the host institution before being submitted as part of the proposal. Per diems will not be permitted under the REACH funding agreement but travel costs will be covered such as accommodation, food and others as per REACH guideline.
Host Country Of Scholarship:
Country Eligible For The Scholarship:
This fellowship is available for students from Sub-Saharan African countries.
Eligibility For The £60,000 REACH Postdoctoral African Fellowship For Sub-Saharan African Students:
To be eligible for the fellowship applicants must meetthe following:
- Applicants must be citizens from these countries: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo (Democratic Republic), Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
- Applicants must has internal controls which provide reasonable assurance that the use of resources is consistent with all relevant laws, regulations, and award terms; and
- Must be able to safeguard resources against waste, loss, and misuse; and will obtain, maintain, and fairly disclose reliable data in reports.
- Proficiency in english is mandatory.
How To Apply For The Scholarship:
A proposal will be need to apply for the fellowship and the following documents will be required as part of your proposal:
Description of proposed research (up to 4 A4 pages)
- Career development plan (up to 1 A4 page)
- Research into action (up to 1 A4 page)
- Budget / Justification of resources requested
- CVs (maximum two pages) for the Fellow and host institution supervisor
- Letter of support from host institution/s expressing its intention to collaborate and endorsement of the proposed Fellowship, and the value of the proposed Fellowship. This should also include a declaration from host institution (see declaration at the end of this guidance note) with the letter of support.
- Letter of support from your nominated supervisor outlining their relationship to you, the role they have had in developing the proposal and their agreement to supervising you.
Application Closing Date:
July 20, 2018
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