Monday, July 04, 2022

ASRIC and UEMF Scholarships for PhD Students, 2022 – 3rd Call

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LEVEL: PhD, Research
FUNDING: Fully Funded
OPEN TO: Africans
PLACE: Morocco
STATUS: Closed

The ASRIC and UEMF Scholarships for PhD Students are now open for applications. The African Scientific, Research and Innovation Council (ASRIC) and the Euro-Mediterranean University of Fes (UEMF) are offering scholarships for African students to carry out their doctoral research work at UEMF, Morocco.

The African Scientific, Research and Innovation Council is mandated to implement the Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy for Africa (STISA-2024) and to promote scientific research and innovation in order to address the challenges of Africa’s socio-economic development.

Established in 2014, the Euro-Mediterranean University of Fes (UEMF) is a University of a regional character that is located in the iconic city of Fes, in Morocco. The University aims to promote the values of leadership, entrepreneurship, innovation, and solidarity, in furtherance UEMF is a growing centre of excellence in higher education and research with more than one and half thousand students, 24% of which are scholarship recipients.

The 1st and 2nd Call for Ph.D. scholarships for African students was successfully held for 2019-2020 and 2020-2021, where eligible candidates passed through a rigorous screening and were awarded the scholarship. In furtherance of the success of the 1st and 2nd Call, the ASRIC and UEMF are hereby launching the 3rd Call for the year 2022.

Program Details

  • Host institution: The Euro-Mediterranean University of Fes (UEMF), Morocco.
  • Fields of Study: Artificial Intelligence, Additive Manufacturing and materials, Renewable Energy, Green hydrogen and Power-to-X, Chemistry, Management, Sensors.
  • Number of Awards: 10.
  • Duration : up to 3 years.
  • Eligible countries: Open to nationals of African Countries.

ASRIC and UEMF Scholarships Benefits

The African Scientific, Research and Innovation Council scholarship includes:

  1. tuition fees of about $9,000 per year;
  2. one return ticket from your home country with a maximum contribution of $1,000 during summer vacation, and
  3. a stipend allowance of $1,000 monthly for 11 months every year.

ASRIC and UEMF Scholarships Eligibility

To apply for the ASRIC and UEMF Scholarships, candidates must:

  1. be national of the one of the African Union Member State;
  2. be less than 35 years of age at the end date of this call;
  3. have Master’s Degree (in science or engineering), Diploma or Engineering Diploma or any other equivalent diploma (baccalaureate + 5); and
  4. demonstrate remarkable ability and devotion along with experiences in conducting research in the selected field of study.

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How to Apply for the ASRIC and UEMF Scholarship

Eligible applicants who would like to apply for the ASRIC and UEMF Scholarships, must gather supporting documents and submit them together with the application form (click here to download the form) to the ASRIC Secretariat by email to [email protected] and CC [email protected] before the deadline.

Supporting Documents

  1. An updated CV;
  2. certified copy of the baccalaureate;
  3. certified copy of the master’s diploma or the engineering diploma or any other equivalent diploma (Bac + 5);
  4. copy certified transcript(s) of all university-level coursework completed corresponding to the diploma or masters;
  5. copy of the Master (or equivalent) thesis or dissertation;
  6. certified copy of the international passport;
  7. 2 personal passport size photographs.

For any further inquiries, please contact the African Union Scientific, Technical and Research Commission, Plot 114 Yakubu Gowon Crescent, Abuja, Nigeria, Email: [email protected] and CC [email protected].

The deadline to submit applications is at 17.00 hours (GMT+0) Rabat Local time. Any application that is received after the deadline will be rejected. For more detail on the ASRIC and UEMF Scholarships for PhD Students, please visit the official page. To be the first to see latest opportunities, please follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.

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