2013 Leverhulme Royal Society Africa Awards for Students from UK, Ghana and Tanzania

2013 The Royal Society offers Research fellowships in the field of Agriculture,Water and Sanitation, Basic Human Health Research, Biodiversity and Energy in UK, Ghana and Tanzania

Study Subject(s):Study subjects are agriculture (including animal health); water and sanitation; basic human health research (including medicinal chemistry); biodiversity (including medicinal plants and green chemistry) and energy (including renewable s).
Course Level:This scholarship is available for research degree Level.
Scholarship Provider:The Royal Society
Scholarship can be taken at:UK, Ghana and Tanzania

Eligibility:-  Have a PhD or have extensive experience at an equivalent level.
–  Have a proven track record of training students at Master’s and Doctoral level.
–  Have a proven track record of publishing in both national and international journals.
– Be based in the respective countries at the time of the application.

 Scholarship Open for International Students:UK, Ghanaian and Tanzanian Students can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description:It aims to help develop and maintain excellence in science in both countries and to strengthen the research and training capacity of the African institution.Two new elements have been included in this call.  Please refer to the scheme notes for more information.

Number of awards offered:Approximately 5 awards are offered each year.

Duration of award(s):It is applicable for three years.

What does it cover?Awards will offer a maximum of £60,000 per annum to cover research expenses and costs for mobility, including up to £10,000 per annum for a PhD Student Bursary. Up to £10,000 per year of the award may be used to purchase or maintain equipment. The total maximum amount of award is £180,000. The award does not cover costs for salaries, per diems, course or tuition fees.

Selection criteria:Applications are initially reviewed by two members of the Leverhulme – Royal Society Africa Award panel. Those applications that are shortlisted will be independently peer reviewed.

Notification:Results are usually available at the end of July.

How to Apply:The mode of applying is electronically.

Scholarship Application Deadline:Deadline for invited full applications: 6 February 2013.

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