The Department of Marine and Fisheries Sciences at the University of Ghana in collaboration with the Royal Society of London and African Academy of Sciences through the Future Leaders-African Independent Research (FLAIR Fellowships offers a scholarship in 2020.

The Fishing for the Future Project (F4F) which seeks to understand how changing climate coupled with environmental pollution are likely to affect current and future populations of C. tulipa and C. gasar and their fisheries at large.

Worth of Award

The Scholarship Package includes:

  • Tuition fees
  • Monthly stipend
  • Research cost


  • Applicants must generally qualify for admission into an Mphil programme at the University of Ghana.
  • In addition all applicants must Have a good undergraduate degree in marine or fisheries sciences, environmental science, environmental chemistry, physical science, or natural resource management.
  • Candidate should have applied to pursue an MPhil in Marine or Fisheries Science in the Department of Marine and Fisheries Sciences of the University of Ghana starting September 2020
  • All shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview after the closing dates. Females are particularly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Submit: Cover letter, academic transcripts, statement of motivation, maximum 4-paged research proposal.

Deadline: Application closes on July 10, 2020.


Click here for more details and to apply

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