IPCC PhD Scholarship in Climate Change for Developing Countries 2021

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change invites applications for the IPCC PhD Scholarship in Climate Change for Developing Countries in the 2021/22 academic year.

The aim of the IPCC Scholarship Programme is to build capacity in the understanding and management of climate change in developing countries. This is achieved by providing opportunities for young scientists to undertake studies that would not be possible without the intervention of the Fund.

Applications are, therefore, welcome and research proposals are encouraged from but are not limited to, the following topics:

  • Living soils,
  • biodiversity,
  • regenerative viticulture,
  • agroforestry,
  • water management and
  • the terrestrial carbon cycle.

Worth of Award

It would interest you to know that

  • each scholarship award is for a maximum amount of 15,000 Euros per year
  • it will be available for up to two years during the period 2021-2023.
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In order to be eligible for the IPCC PhD Scholarship in Climate Change, note that

  • The IPCC will accept applications for an IPCC Scholarship Award from PhD students that have been enrolled for at least a year or
  • are undertaking post-doctoral research.
  • In a similar vein, applicants should be citizens of a developing country with priority given to students from Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and Small Island Developing States (SIDS). That is those who are not studying in their country of origin.

How to Apply

To apply, please register via the application portal https://apps.ipcc.ch/scholarship/

You will need to complete and upload the following

  • An application form;
  • National ID and passport;
  • Research proposal;
  • A provisional budget; and
  • Proof of completion of at least one year of PhD studies or proof of initial work as a post-doctoral researcher.
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Kindly note that incomplete applications will not be considered.

Deadline: In conclusion, please note the deadline for submission is March 28, 2021, at midnight CET.

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