CoTRA Staff Mobility Scholarships for African Students (Fully-funded) – 2022

The Collaborative Training and Research in Fisheries and Aquaculture in East, Southern and Central Africa CoTRA is calling for applications by eligible African students for MSc. and PhD scholarships tenable at Rhodes University (South Africa), University of Eldoret (Kenya) and Mzuzu University (Malawi). 

To Be Taken At (Country): CoTRA calls for applications tenable at Makerere University (Uganda), Rhodes University (South Africa), Mzuzu University (Malawi), Official University of Bukavu (Congo) and University of Eldoret (Kenya). .

About the Award: The EU, under the Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme, provided funding to strengthen training and research in African universities (1st November 2017 until 31st October 2023). In this mobility programme five African partner institutions and one EU Technical partner embarked on training of professionals to achieve sustainable fisheries management and aquaculture resources for increased fish production and enhanced food and nutritional security, and hence, improved livelihood and household revenue. The programme is now ready to support training of Academic and Administrative Staff in the various partner institutions namely: Makerere University (Uganda), Rhodes University (South Africa), Mzuzu University (Malawi), Official University of Bukavu (Congo) and University of Eldoret (Kenya). The Collaborative training in fisheries and aquaculture in East, Central and Southern Africa (COTRA) Project has opened the call for applications from suitable Academic and Administrative Staff for the available positions indicated in Tables 1 and 2 in the advert before 29th September 2022 (23:59 HRS East African Time).

 Type: Masters, PhD

Eligibility: To be eligible for support from COTRA, applicants must:

  1. Be a national of an African Union member state and resident in Africa at the time of application
  2. A staff of one of the partner institutions
  3. Must be prepared to move from home country to another country where COTRA has a partner institution
  4. Females and candidates with disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply.
  5. Applicants must submit fully-filled scholarship application forms which are available on the programme website– http://cotraintra-africa.org/year-five-application-intra-africa-academic-mobility-call-scholarships-year-202223
  6. Application form can be accessed directly through – http://cotraintra-africa.org/sites/default/files/downloads/year_five/COTRA%20Application%20for%20Staff%20Mobility%20%281%29.pdf
  7. Applications must be received by host and home institutions through the Country coordinator – see Tables 1 and 2 or find details at http://www.cotraintra-africa.org/contacts with a copy to contraintrafrica@gmail.com by 29th September 2022.
 

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: 

  • Research cost
  • Travel and visa costs
  • Living costs and insurance
  • Family responsibility allowance for female scholarship holders

Duration of Program: 2 years and 3 years for Masters and PhD scholarships respectively

Application Deadline: 29th September 2022 (23:59 HRS East African Time).

How to Apply: Applicants must submit fully-filled scholarship application forms which are available on the programme website (http://cotraintra-africa.org/year-five-application-intra-africa-academic…) online through email provided in the application downloads below:

SCHOLARSHIPS BY COUNTRY


UNITED KINGDOM


CANADA


AUSTRALIA


TURKEY


JAPAN


GERMANY


IRELAND


SWEDEN


MALAYSIA


SOUTH AFRICA


UNITED STATES


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