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Academic Mobility for African Sustainable Development (AMAS) Masters & PhD Scholarships for African Students 2018/2019

The AMAS-Academic Mobility for African Sustainable Development Project invites applications for both Master and Doctoral mobilities.

Application Deadline: 25th July 2018 8 at midnight

Eligible Countries: African countries

To Be Taken At (Country):

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

Technical Partner University

  • Universität Bayreuth (UBT), Germany

About the Award: The Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme supports higher education cooperation between countries in Africa. The scheme aims to promote sustainable development and ultimately contribute to poverty reduction by increasing the availability of trained and qualified high-level professional manpower in Africa. The programme’s objective is to improve the skills and competencies of students and staff through enhanced mobility between African countries. Strengthening cooperation between Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Africa will increase access to quality education and will encourage and enable African students to undertake postgraduate studies in the African continent.

Type: Masters, PhD

Eligibility: 

  • 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 48months 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

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: 

  • 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

Duration of Programme: Cohort 2- Mobility starts between September 2018 and March 2019, as found suitable for each university

How to Apply: Apply Here

Visit Programme Webpage for Details   and   PDF

Award Providers: EACEA

Important Notes: Both successful and unsuccessful applicants will be notified in August 2018

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