Deadline: 30 September 2021
Open to: citizens of a sub-Saharan Africa country with a relevant master’s degree in one of the fields of study
Benefits: the RSIF PhD Scholarship covers university tuition and related fees, competitive stipend to cover living expenses, travel, medical insurance, and research costs.
Applications are now open for the PASET Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF) PhD Scholarship 2021/2022. RSIF focuses on transformative technologies that have a far-reaching positive impact on society. It is funded by African governments, the European Commission, the World Bank, and the Government of Korea and facilitated by the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) in Nairobi, Kenya.
RSIF aims to train quality PhD students and post-doctoral researchers at selected African universities to address the human resource gap of highly qualified specialists in the fields of applied sciences, engineering, and technology (ASET) and to contribute to improving research and innovation capacities in those fields in SSA.
RSIF supports training, research, and innovation in five PASET Priority Thematic Areas:
To be eligible for a RSIF PhD Scholarship, applicants must:
Applications are accepted through the online application platform. Applications submitted by email or in hardcopy will not be accepted.
For more information, please visit the official webpage.