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Peter Carpenter Africa Climate Scholarships in UK

Are you passionate about climate science? Apply now for the Peter Carpenter Africa Climate Scholarship at the University of Sussex. The award is open for the academic session 2024/2025.

This prestigious fully-funded PhD Peter Carpenter Climate Change scholarship is awarded to African citizens with top level academic qualifications.

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The University of Sussex is a public research university located in Falmer, East Sussex, England, founded in 1961. It offers a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral courses in fields such as science, social sciences, humanities, and business, with high teaching standards and strong research performance, making it a top-rated university in the UK. The campus is situated on the edge of the South Downs National Park, providing a unique environment, while the city of Brighton and Hove offers a vibrant student lifestyle.

Application Deadline: 15 April 2024.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: University of Sussex
  • Department: Climate Science and Society Research (CSSR) group, Department of Geography
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Award: Fully-funded scholarship
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Nationality: African citizens
  • The award can be taken in the: United Kingdom


  • Eligible Countries: African nations
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: Any subject offered by the University of Sussex
  • Admissible Criteria: Applicants must hold top-level academic qualifications and meet all specified criteria. They should demonstrate a commitment to advancing climate science and possess a first-class degree in natural sciences.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should follow these steps:

  1. Email their CV to Professor Martin Todd at [email protected].
  2. Complete the online application at https://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/phd/apply, proceeding directly to step 5.
  3. Clearly state on the application form that they are applying for the Peter Carpenter African Climate Scholarship and leave the research proposal section blank.


  • Fully-funded PhD opportunity in climate science at the University of Sussex.
  • Access to a vibrant research environment within the CSSR group.
  • Networking opportunities and real-world relevance through participation in major research projects.
  • Contribution to global sustainability goals through climate resilience research.

CONTACTS: For further information, contact [email protected] or email Professor Martin Todd at [email protected].

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