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ASRIC-UEMF PhD Scholarship Scheme for Science, Technology and Innovation in Africa 2021

The African Scientific, Research and Innovation Council invites applications for the ASRIC-UEMF PhD Scholarship Scheme for Science, Technology and Innovation in Africa for the 2021/22 academic session.

The African Scientific, Research and Innovation Council (ASRIC) is a special advisory body to the African Union mandated to implement the Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy for Africa (STISA-2024) and to promote scientific research and innovation in order to address the challenges of Africa’s socio-economic development.

It also mobilizes African research excellence and provides a platform for dialogue among African scientists and serves as a voice of the scientific community in building and sustaining continental research and innovation nexus, that includes the building of requisite technical capabilities.

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The scholarship includes

  • tuition fees of about $9,000 annually,
  • one return ticket from your home country with a maximum contribution of $1,000 during summer vacation, and
  • stipend allowance of $1,000 monthly for 11 months every year.

Eligibility

Applicants must

  • nationals of the one of the African Union Member States;
  • be less than 35years of age at the end date of this call;
  • have Master’s Degrees (in science or engineering), Diploma or Engineering Diploma or any other equivalent diploma (baccalaureate + 5); and
  • demonstrate remarkable abilities and devotion along with experiences in conducting research in the selected field of study.
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They MUST also be ready to undertake research in the following areas:

  •   a. Artificial Intelligence;
  •   b. Additive Manufacturing;
  •   c. Green hydrogen and Power-to-X;
  •   d. Batteries;
  •   e. Sensors.

How to Apply

The application form for the ASRIC-UEMF PhD Scholarship Scheme for Science, Technology and Innovation should be completed and submitted before the deadline of the call. The following documents should also be attached to the application form.

  •   a. An updated CV;
  •   b. A certified copy of the baccalaureate;
  •   c. A certified copy of the master’s diploma or the engineering diploma or any other equivalent diploma (Bac + 5);
  •   d. A copy certified transcript(s) of all university-level coursework completed corresponding to the diploma or masters;
  •   e. A copy of the Master (or equivalent) thesis or dissertation;
  •   f. A certified copy of the international passport.
  •   g. 2 personal passport size photographs
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All application and supporting documents should be submitted to the ASRIC Secretariat by email to [email protected] and CC [email protected] before the call deadline.

Deadline: The call will be ended on the July 30th, 2021 at 17.00 hours (GMT+0) Rabat Local time. Any application that is received after the deadline will be rejected.

 

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