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Fully funded PhD opportunity at the Department of Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering
June 29, 2020

AfricaLics Visiting PhD Fellowship Programme

Eligibility: The scholarship option is open to PhD students from lower-middle income countries in Africa whose studies irrespective of sectoral discipline focus on innovation and development. Female PhD students are particularly encouraged to apply as AfricaLics.


Research Area: Scholars in the field may have a background in economics and/or other social sciences (Sociology, Political Science, Science and Technology Policy, Geography, History or Development Studies), but some also work within the STEM (science, technology, engineering or mathematics) subjects or even manufacturing.


Deadline: Applications with all relevant attachments should be forwarded 31st July 2020.


Procedure of Application:

Applications may be submitted online to AfricaLics with the following application documents

  • Brief outline of your current PhD project including training plan (max. 5 pages)
  • Curriculum Vitae – CV (including PhD courses attended so far)
  • Letter of support from the main PhD supervisor confirming that the PhD student will have completed her/his upgrade/probation by end January 2021
  • Letter of support from the University Administration at the university where the PhD student is enrolled
  • Copies of academic certificates (copies of Bachelor and Master Certificates as a minimum)
  • One writing sample (article or chapter) from current PhD program




Other Information: The visiting scholars will receive a stipend of 16,000 DKK per month


Scholarship link