World Bank WACWISA Masters and PhD Scholarships 2019/2020 for African Students – University of Ghana, Legon
West African Center for Water, Irrigation and Sustainable Agriculture (WACWISA) at the University for Development Studies, Ghana is tolerating applications for Master’s and PhD programs under the World Bank African Center’s of Excellence Impact (ACE Impact) Project…
Application Deadline: tenth June, 2019. 12:00 mid-night GMT
Qualified Countries: African nations
To be taken at (nation): Ghana
About the Award: The Scholarship Award Scheme (SAS) is given by the Government of Ghana (GoG) and the World Bank (WB) to help promising African understudies to seek after Masters (MSc/MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) think about projects in Irrigation and Drainage Engineering andtoconduct related research in the West African sub-district specifically and the Africa Region on the loose. Enlisted understudies will be bolstered to create worldwide involvement in at least one of the WACWISA’s global partners’laboratories and field stations. The requirement for profoundly talented prepared experts is extremely central, given the issues of water shortage and the improvement of utilitarian and effective water system framework at the Africa provincial dimension, required for the strengthening of farming, expanded profitability and nourishment security.
The choice of recipients of the Scholarship Award Scheme (SAS) will be liable to the support of a high-grade academic execution amid the coursework, effectively advancement and barrier of research proposition amid the initial 6 to a year of the program and abnormal state execution of advancement of understudies.
Type: Masters, PhD
Qualification: Applicants should:
Meet the standard University for Development Studies Admission requirement for both neighborhood and universal understudies.
Apply for the Masters/Doctor of Philosophy program in Irrigation and Drainage Engineering at the University for Development Studies.
Submit an official/affirmed academic transcript from the past University of study and a certified duplicate of academic certificates,with official English interpretation gave where vital
For the Masters program, have a Bachelor’s degree (honours) or identical with at any rate a Second-Class Upper Division in Agricultural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, Soil and Water Conservation and Management, Horticulture, Agronomy, Hydrology and Watershed Management and Engineering, Agricultural Technology, Soil Science or related fields.
Have a base qualification: Research-based Masters degreeor equal in related field (Agricultural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, Soil and Water Conservation and Management, Horticulture, Agronomy, Hydrology and Watershed Management and Engineering, Agricultural Technology, Soil Science) if applying for the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Commonsense field preparing/knowledge in water system and seepage related exercises is a bit of leeway.
Experts candidates must present a three (3) page and PhD five (5) page maximum research proposalwhichshall contain an examination theme, foundation, issue explanation and legitimization, targets, materials and techniques and anticipated outcomes.
Candidates will present a two (2) page statement of motivation outlining theirfitness forthe think about program and advantage of the preparation to theirhome nation and Africa when all is said in done.
All candidates to the Masters or PhD programmesmust submit two (2) academic letters of reference andone (1) proficient letter of reference.
Give a detailed curriculum vitae (CV) – most extreme two (2) pages
All candidates will be met.
Candidates must be less than 35 years for the Masters programme and less than 40 years for PhD
Be nationals of and inhabitant in Africa.
Give a duplicate of Identity Card (ID) or Bio-information page of National Passport
Note: Female applicants in the West-Africa sub-district are especially urged to apply.
The program preparing language is exclusively in English. Francophone applicants with demonstrated proof of capability in English are urged to apply.
Notwithstanding, the program will give ten (10) weeks endorsement language competency preparing (English and French)to chose hopefuls preceding the beginning of the academic year.
Number of Awards:
Estimation of Award: The grant is reasonable at the University for Development Studies, School of Engineering and will cover the accompanying:
Educational cost, Research and Learning Costs
The grant will cover the official University charges for Masters understudies (two years) and PhD understudies (three years) at the University for Development Studies, School of Engineering. This will include: educational cost, enrollment, examination, registration, Student Identity Card, ICT and library. These will be payable to the University for Development Studies.
Month to month Stipend
The grant incorporates a month to month stipend to cover settlement, everyday costs, medical coverage and other individual odds and ends.
This exploration cost will cover transport, field information gathering, programming, and other understudy venture related expenses.
Worldwide Placement/Mobility Costs
Understudies might be upheld and put in global labs of accomplice organizations for the lead of research where need be and to open them to the worldwide setting to increase universal experience. This will take care of movement expense in an arrival economy class ticket and everyday costs for a time of between three (3) to six (6) months.
Span of Award: The program term is year and a half for MSc, two years for MPhil and three years for PhD.
Step by step instructions to Apply:
National Students (Ghanaian)and Regional Students (Non-Ghanaian) ought to submit full supplement of documentation to email@example.com and copy firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject line “WACWISA Masters and PhD grants”
Candidates should at the same time submit applications for induction into the pertinent program at University for Development Studies, Tamale – Ghana accessible at www.uds.edu.gh
It is essential to experience all application necessities on the Program Webpage (see interface underneath) before applying