Kenya | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans - Part 2

25 Scholarships for Postgraduate Master’s Degrees and PhD, University of Cyprus, Cyprus

The scholarships are for postgraduate courses (beginning study in September 2011) and their aim is to develop and strengthen the relations and cooperation of the University of Cyprus with the Cypriots expatriates and to attract a large number of foreign students. The scholarships cover all the fields of study and are addressed to Cypriots expatriates and to foreign nationals (from non EU countries).
1. Five (5) out of the 25 scholarships will be allocated to Cypriot applicants who are permanent residents of Australia in order to strengthen the cooperation with the Australian Homogeny.
2. Three (3) out of the 25 scholarships will be granted to students from the University of Gjirokastra (Argyrokastro) – Albania.
3. One (1) scholarship will be granted for strengthening the Orthodox Teachers College in Kenya.
4. The other sixteen (16) scholarships will be allocated to Cypriot applicants who are permanent residents in foreign countries and to foreign nationals from non EU countries.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 15 April 2011

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TBA Masters Scholarship for African Nationals, Kenya: Tropical Biology

Funded through a consortium of TBA funders, The TBA Postgraduate Scholarships are annually offered by the Tropical Biology Association to its African alumni. They are intended to help African alumni undertake postgraduate studies after they have attended TBA courses, as part of the TBA alumni follow up support programme designed to promote human resource development and strengthen professional expertise among African biologists in biodiversity conservation and research.

You can download the postgraduate application form as a Word or PDF file (you will need Adobe Acrobat to read this).

You can also download the guidelines for applications in PDF format.
Scholarship includes:

* Funding granted for up to two years of study leading to the award of a Masters degree.
* Depending on the proposed study programme, the scholarship will include tuition fees, travel costs, study materials, and a modest living allowance.

* Applicants must be nationals from Africa who have attended a TBA course.
* Priority will be given to those who attended courses since 2001.

Applicants must pursue a postgraduate degree that will directly enhance their research and conservation skills as is relevant to their own country.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 30 April 2011

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TWAS-icipe Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme, Kenya: Natural Sciences

TWAS-icipe Postdoctoral Fellowships in natural sciences are tenable for a minimum period of six months to a maximum period of twelve months at the departments of the International Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) in Kenya.

Eligible icipe departments: Fellowships are tenable at icipe in the Programmes of Animal Health, Human Health, Plant Health, Environmental Health, in the Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, in the Department of Behavioural and Chemical Ecology, in the Department of Entomology, and at the field station of Mbita, Lake Victoria, Kenya.
icipe will provide a standard monthly allowance which should be used to cover living costs, such as accommodation, food and health insurance. The monthly stipend will not be convertible into foreign currency.
The language of instruction is English.


Applicants for these Fellowships must meet the following criteria:
* apply for the TWAS-icipe Postdoctoral Fellowship within 5 years of completion of their PhD qualification;
* be nationals of a developing country (other than Kenya);
* hold a PhD degree in a field of the natural sciences;
* be regularly employed in a developing country (other than the host country) and hold a research assignment there;
* provide evidence that s/he will return to their home country on completion of the fellowship;
* not take up other assignments during the period of his/her fellowship;
* be accepted at an icipe department and provide an official acceptance letter from the head of the department (see sample Acceptance Letter) to this effect. Requests for acceptance must be directed to Lillian Igweta (see contact details below);
* provide evidence of proficiency in English;
* be financially responsible for any accompanying family members.

Fellowship Application Deadline: 15 September 2011

Further Fellowship Information and Application