TWOWS Postgraduate Training Fellowships

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OWSD Postgraduate Training Fellowships: OWSD Postgraduate Training Fellowships is for female students in Sub-Saharan Africa or Least Developed Countries (LDCs) who wish to pursue postgraduate training leading to a doctorate degree at a centre of excellence in the South outside their own country.

Each fellowship will be offered for a maximum of three years and will cover travel expenses and a modest monthly living allowance, the amount of which will be determined in consultation with the host institution.

The applicant can enrol as a full-time research student at an institution outside her country.In this case the fellowship will provide support (travel, accommodation and living expenses) for a maximum of three years.

Fellowship Application Eligibility Criteria:

The fellowships are open to qualified young women science graduates (generally below 40 years of age) from countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and/or LDCs.

The minimum qualification of applicants is an MSc degree (or equivalent), or an outstanding BSc honours degree, in the following fields of natural sciences:

  • Agriculture
  • Biology Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Medicine
  • Earth & environmental resources
  • Engineering & technological sciences

    The host institution where the applicant wishes to pursue her doctorate degree must be in a developing country other than her own.

    Deadline: 31 July each year.

    For further details and application materials, visit: TWOWS Postgraduate Training Fellowships

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