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Kwame Nkruma University of Science and Technology (KNUST) MPhil Scholarship Grant for African Students 2016/2017

Brief description: The Department of Chemical Engineering  in KNUST is seeking to engage suitably qualified graduate students for post-graduate research programme in Second Generation Biofuel Production from Waste Resources in Ghana.

Application Deadline: 20th August, 2016

Offered annually? No

Eligible Countries: African countries

To be taken at (country): Ghana

Research Theme: Biofuels from Lignocellulosic Materials

Eligible Fields of Study: The candidate shall have a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering or related discipline.

About the Award: The overall objective of the project is to develop sustainable technologies for production of 2nd generation biofuels (biogas, bioethanol and biodiesel) from lignocellulosic waste material in developing countries in Africa.

Type: MPhil

Eligibility: It is necessary that the candidate has knowledge on culturing of microbes, enzyme extraction and purification, chemical and microbial processes (enzymatic) and lab-experience.

Number of Awardees: 1

Value of Research: Not stated

Duration of Research: Not stated

How to Apply: Interested applicants should please send their letters of interest as well as their Curriculum Vitae with contact numbers to Dr. Moses Mensah (email:[email protected]).

Relevant educational certificates

  • Academic grade records (transcripts)
  • Statement of interest

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Award Provider: Kwame Nkruma University of Science and Technology

Important Notes: Only shortlisted candidates will be notified and invited for interviews and selection.

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