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Press release: TRECCAfrica to award remaining 32 scholarship positions

The second call for applications for TRECCAfrica is currently open until 10 February 2013. The Transdisciplinary Training for Resource Efficiency and Climate Change Adaptation in Africa (TRECCAfrica) programme is an Intra-ACP academic mobility scheme which awards scholarships to postgraduate students and staff from various African countries to study at one of the consortium partners.

 

In the previous call all full degree PhD positions and most full-degree Master’s positions were awarded. In this second call the remaining full degree Master’s positions and all postgraduate student exchange positions are opened. There are nine full-degree Master’s positions, 16 Master’s exchange and seven PhD exchange positions available for study at the TRECCAfrica partner universities.

 

TRECCAfrica programmes range across disciplines such as sustainable development, environmental management, renewable energy, food science and technology, natural resource assessment, climate and society, biotechnology, agro-ecology, soil physics, microbiology and veterinary medicine.

 

The scholarships include travel costs, tuition fees and a living allowance of €600 per month for Master’s students and €900 per month for PhD students. Master’s exchanges will be for a period of up to 10 months and PhD exchanges will be for a period of up to 12 months.

 

Apply online at www.treccafrica.com. The number of scholarships available to applicants from each Target Group is listed in the tables below. The deadline for all applications is 10 February 2013.


 

Target Group 1 – for applicants from the TRECCAfrica partner universities

 

Sending Institution

Host Institution

Masters degree

Masters exchange

PhD exchange

University of Ghana

University of Nairobi

 

 

1

Stellenbosch University

 

 

1

University of Dar es Salaam

University of Ghana

2

 

 

Mekelle University

 

University of Dar es Salaam

1

 

 

University of Nairobi

University of Ghana

 

1

 

University of Nigeria

1

 

 

University of Nigeria

University of Ghana

 

 

1

Mekelle University

 

 

1

University of Nairobi

 

 

1

Stellenbosch University

University of Dar es Salaam

 

1

1

University of Ghana

 

1

1

Mekelle University

 

 

2

 

 

 

Target Group 2 – for applicants not from the TRECCAfrica partner universities

 

Host Institution

Masters degree

Masters exchange

PhD exchange

University of Ghana

3

1

 

University of Dar es Salaam

 

2

 

Mekelle University

 

2

 

University of Nairobi

1

2

 

University of Nigeria

1

2

 

Stellenbosch University

 

2