University of Nairobi, Kenya, invites applications for the 2014 PhD scholarship in Economics which is awarded to intelligent and exceptional international students.
Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • A good first degree in Economics or a related field from a recognized institution.
  • A good Master’s degree in Economics (with a course work component) from a recognized institution.

How to Apply
The applicant must attach the following documents to his/her application:

  • Certified copies of academic transcripts and degree certificates for his/her bachelors and masters degrees
  • At least three letters of recommendation from senior university academics who previously taught the applicant.
  • A detailed curriculum vitae.
  • Evidence of attachment to an institution in Sub-Saharan Africa engaged in economic management, research, and/or training in the public sector in the region.
  • Evidence of participation in research and publication.

Qualified candidates should send their applications to:
The Director,
School of Economics,
University of Nairobi,
P.O. Box 30197-00100, GPO
Email: [email protected]
Deadline: The closing date is May 31, 2014.