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International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) Scholarships in Kenya 2021

Good news! International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) Scholarships is currently open. It has been agreed upon that DAAD cooperates with ICIPE by offering up to 6 In-Country/In-Region Scholarships for PhD studies at ICIPE Africa Regional Postgraduate Program in Insect Sciences (ARPPIS) for the intake 2021. International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) Scholarships purposes at fostering strong, internationally oriented higher education systems in Sub-Saharan Africa with the capability to contribute to sustainable growth. This way, scholarships are given for growth-related Master or doctoral studies for persons who plan to pursue a career in teaching and/or research at a higher education institution in Sub-Saharan Africa

Application Deadline: 15th December 2020.

About International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) Scholarships: As part of the „In-Country/In-Region Scholarship Program“ DAAD offers scholarships for PhD and Master studies. The platform is financed by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and aims at university staff in the first line, without deserting the public sector demand of academically trained persons.

The target group for scholarships is graduates and postgraduates from Sub-Saharan Africa with a Master’s degree who want to pursue PhD courses, either

  • in their home nation In-Country scholarships are intended at scholars who study in their home country or in the nation for which they have a residence permit.)

or –

  • in another Sub-Saharan African country (In-Region scholarships are aimed at students who want to participate in a study program in a country of their home region (here: Kenya/outside their home country).

Eligible Field(s): PhD in Insect and Related Sciences

Type: PhD

Eligibility for International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) Scholarships

Applicants must meet the following DAAD criteria:

  • have successfully finished generally a two-year university Master’s degree (doctoral candidates) with beyond average results (at least: Second Class/Upper Division)
  • clearly show motivation and strong commitment
  • have comprehensive knowledge of the language of instruction
  • have generally accomplished their last university degree not beyond 6 years ago at the time of application
  • has to be citizens or permanent residents of a Sub-Saharan African nation
  • should generally be a) staff member of a public university, b) candidate considered for teaching or research staff recruitment, c) from the public sector and/or d) Alumni of the DAFI-program

Female candidates and contenders from less privileged areas or groups are especially encouraged to partake in the program.

Scholarships are initially given for a year and can be stretched to a maximum of the regular period of study upon receipt of an application for extension. Scholars
must show satisfactory growth before an extension is given.
Please note: ICIPE might have additional requirements for admission to the
institution.

Eligible Countries: sub-Saharan African countries

To be Taken at (Country): ICIPE, Kenya

Number of Awards: 6

Benefits of International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) Scholarships

  • Tuition Fees*
  • Study and research allowance
  • Printing allowance
  • Monthly Scholarship (Accommodation, Food etc.)
  • Travel allowance (In-Region only)
  • Health Insurance (In-Region only)

Duration of Award: The duration of the PhD program is generally three years and is usually starting in September 2021

How to Apply for International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) Scholarships

The application process contains two steps. Please be aware of the DAAD application deadline as well as ICIPE’s deadline.

  • It is significant to go through all application prerequisites in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.

As part of the “In-Country/In-Region Scholarship Program“ DAAD offers scholarships for PhD studies. The platform is financed by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and aims at university staff in the first line, without neglecting the public sector demand of academically trained personnel.

GOODLUCK as you apply for International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) Scholarships.

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