AfricaLics PhD Visiting Fellowship 2020 is open for African Students The scholarship allows PhD, Fellowship Visitng Fellowship level programm(s) in the field of Development Studies, Innovation Management taught at Aalborg University The deadline of the scholarhip is 31 Jul 2020.
AfricaLics PhD Visiting Fellowship 2020 is available to undertake PhD, Fellowship level programs at Aalborg University.
Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.
A stipend of 16,000 DKK per month (equivalent to app. 2140 USD as per September 2020).
The scholarship covers only costs related to the visit of the student him/herself. Costs related to accompanying spouses, children or others are not covered.
The scholarship option is open to PhD students from countries classified by the DAC as low and lower-middle income in Africa whose studies – irrespective of sectoral discipline – focus on innovation and development. Female PhD students are particularly encouraged to apply as AfricaLics endeavours to contribute to increasing the currently low number of female scholars in Innovation and Development research studies in Africa. Likewise, PhD students from low-income countries are particularly encouraged to apply as AfricaLics endeavours to increase research capacity in Innovation and Development in low-income countries in Africa.
Applicants must be enrolled as PhD students at African universities and must have completed their first year of PhD studies by July 2020. A maximum of five visiting scholarships are available for 2019. The visiting scholarship is complementary to the studies of the PhD students and applicants must already have secured basic funding for their PhD studies from other sources (e.g. African governments, other organisations, self-financing).
The programme gives priority to students working on topics related to the research themes identified by the AfricaLics network as important to the future of Africa.
Successful candidates will be notified by 1st February 2020, following which they will be required to confirm their interest (sign study agreement form) and apply for residence and work permit in Denmark (see below).