Leverhulme-Royal Society Africa Award in UK, Ghana and Tanzania

PhD in Agriculture, Water and sanitation,Basic human health research, Biodiversity, Energy at UK, Ghana and Tanzania Universities 2012

Study Subject(s):Agriculture (including animal health),Water and sanitation,Basic human health research (including medicinal chemistry),Biodiversity (including medicinal plants and green chemistry),Energy (including bio fuels)
Course Level:PhD
Scholarship Provider: the Leverhulme Trust.
Scholarship can be taken at: UK, Ghana and Tanzania

The scheme covers all areas of the life and physical sciences, including engineering. Applications covering the following five identified national research priorities in Ghana and Tanzania are particularly encouraged: agriculture (including animal health); water and sanitation; basic human health research (including medicinal chemistry); biodiversity (including medicinal plants and green chemistry) and energy (including renewables). Both the UK applicant and the Ghanaian/Tanzanian applicant must: have a PhD or have extensive experience at an equivalent level have a proven track record of training students at Master’s and Doctoral level have a proven track record of publishing in both national and international journals be based in the respective countries at the time of the application

Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: UK applicant and the Ghanaian/Tanzanian

Scholarship Description: It aims to help develop and maintain excellence in science in both countries and to strengthen the research and training capacity of the African institution. Two new elements have been included in this call. Please refer to the scheme notes for more information. The scheme provides 3 years funding towards research expenses and costs for mobility and equipment.

How to Apply: by post
Scholarship Application Deadline: 8 February 2012
Further Scholarship Information and Application

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