University of Edinburgh Catto PhD Scholarship
Thanks to the generous support of the Stephen Gordon Catto Charitable Trust, the Centre of African Studies will offer a fully-funded scholarship to an outstanding African applicant starting the doctoral programme in African Studies in September 2017.
The successful applicant will be part of the vibrant postgraduate community at the Centre of African Studies in the School of Social and Political Science. S/he will be supervised by two University of Edinburgh academics in the relative field of interest.
The scholarship will cover tuition fees, two return flights from the applicant’s home country, and a monthly stipend (£1,200 a month) and is tenable for 3 years.
Applicants must reside in a country in Sub-Saharan Africa and be studying full-time towards a PhD in African Studies.
At the time of the scholarship deadline, applicants must have already received an offer (conditional or unconditional) onto the PhD in African Studies programme (please note this is a separate application).
Applicants must be able to demonstrate exceptional academic skills and achievements. Preference will be given to those proposing a doctoral research project in conflict resolution, elections, peace-building and/or governance in African contexts, although other topics in the field of politics and international development may be considered.
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