Postgraduate Training Fellowships for Women Scientists from Sub-Saharan Africa and Least Developed Countries (LDC) at Centres of Excellence in the South outside their own country, 2012
Study Subject(s):Natural Sciences
Course Level:Postgraduate Research
Scholarship Provider: Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)
Scholarship can be taken at: Any Developing Country
-The scheme provides fellowships to young female students from
Sub-Saharan African countries and/or LDCs, to enable them to pursue
postgraduate studies leading to Ph.D., degrees, at centres of excellence
(renowned research institutions/universities).
-The institute must be in a developing country other than the applicant’s home country.
-The fellowships are open to qualified young women science graduates
(generally below 40 years of age) from countries in Sub-Saharan Africa
- The minimum qualification of applicants is an M.Sc.
degree (or equivalent), or an outstanding B.Sc. honours degree, in the
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Sub-Saharan Africa and Least Developed Countries
With funds generously provided by the Swedish International Development
Cooperation Agency (Sida), OWSD has instituted a fellowship programme
for female students from Sub-Saharan Africa and Least Developed
Countries (LDCs), who wish to pursue postgraduate training leading to a
Ph.D., at centres of excellence in the South (developing countries),
outside their own country. The general purpose of the scheme is to
contribute to the emergence of a new generation of women leaders in
science and technology, and to promote their effective participation in
the scientific and technological development of their countries.
How to Apply: Email
Scholarship Application Deadline: 31 July 2012
Further Scholarship Information and Application