ARPPIS-DAAD PhD Scholarships – Study at icipe Kenya 2022

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ARPPIS-DAAD PhD Scholarships – Study at icipe Kenya 2022

Applications are invited at the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe), Kenya, from candidates for the PhD scholarships in the African Regional Postgraduate Programme in Insect Sciences (ARPPIS).ARPPIS-DAAD PhD 2019 Scholarships

This is in partnership with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) In-Country/In-Region Scholarships Programme and African university partners.

Application Deadline; 15 December 2021

ARPPIS-DAAD PhD 2019 Scholarships – Objective

The primary objective of ARPPIS is to prepare young researchers from Africa to compete in an internationally competitive research environment within national, regional and international research programmes.

At icipe ARPPIS scholars are provided with excellent research facilities in an interdisciplinary environment within a structured, three-year PhD programme that includes research, training, developing research partnerships, writing scientific papers and grant proposals, and attending scientific meetings and international conferences.

Scholars conduct their innovative research at icipe’s laboratories and at field sites located in various agro-ecological zones.

  • Six ARPPIS-DAAD PhD scholarships are available to nationals of sub-Saharan countries for the following projects: LIST OF PROJECTS
  • The scholarships cover all costs of the PhD programme, including travel, living expenses, medical insurance, university fees and all research and training costs.
  • Successful candidates will develop a full proposal and register with an ARPPIS partner university in Africa after they start the PhD programme at icipe.
  • The ARPPIS PhD programme will commence from September 2019.

ARPPIS-DAAD Scholarship Details

  • Application Deadline: 15 December 2022
  • Degree Level: Ph.D. programme.
  • Subject: The studentships are awarded for training in insect sciences
  • Number of Awards:  Six ARPPIS-DAAD Ph.D. opportunities are available
  • Nationality:  Nationals of sub-Saharan countries
  • The award can be taken in Kenya

ARPPIS-DAAD PhD 2020 Scholarship Eligibility

  • Must be a citizen of a country in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree with above average results (at least Second Class/Upper Division or equivalent).
  • Hold a master’s degree with above average results (at least Second Class/Upper Division or equivalent), taken with both coursework and research in the field of natural sciences or other field relevant to the PhD project (see List of Projects).
  • Additional requirements may apply depending on the PhD project selected by the applicant. For information on applicant requirements for each available project see List of Projects.
  • Master’s degree must have been completed less than six years ago at the time of application.
  • Completed application form, PhD project proposal (based on one of the available PhD projects), and accompanying supporting documents.

for more information on eligibility criterial visit here

Guide to Apply for the ARPPIS-DAAD PhD 2020 Scholarships

PLEASE NOTE: Parallel to making an application to icipe, applicants must at the same time make an application to DAAD for an In-Country/In-Region PhD Scholarship. Familiarise yourself with the respective application processes by clicking on the links below. Only complete applications made to both icipe and to DAAD will be considered.

In case of any questions regarding the ARPPIS PhD programme or your application, kindly contact: Ms. Vivian Atieno, Capacity Building Officer, Capacity Building and Institutional Development Programme, icipe, Tel: +254 20 863 2272

Application Deadline

15 December 2021


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