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Coimbra Group Short-Term Scholarship Program 2024/2025 For Young Researchers In Sub-Saharan Africa

Coimbra Group Short-Term Scholarship Program 2024/2025 For Young Researchers In Sub-Saharan Africa; Since 2008, Coimbra Group Universities have been offering young researchers from universities in Sub-Saharan Africa the chance to conduct part of their research at a Coimbra Group University for a short period, typically lasting 1 to 3 months.

Coimbra Group Short-Term Scholarship Program 2024/2025 For Young Researchers In Sub-Saharan Africa

Application Deadline: April 5th, 2024, at midnight (Brussels time)

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: All African countries except Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia (applicants from these countries can apply under the Scholarship Programme for Young Researchers from the European Neighbourhood).

Location: The following Coimbra Group universities are participating in the 2024 edition of the scheme:

  • University of Barcelona (Spain)
  • University of Coimbra (Portugal)
  • University of Cologne (Germany)
  • Trinity College Dublin (Ireland)
  • University of Granada (Spain)
  • University of Graz (Austria)
  • University of Groningen (The Netherlands)
  • Istanbul University (Turkey)
  • Jagiellonian University in Krakow (Poland)
  • Leiden University (The Netherlands)
  • University of Padova (Italy)
  • University of Pavia (Italy)
  • University of Poitiers (France)
  • Charles University in Prague (Czech Republic)
  • University of Salamanca (Spain)
  • University of Siena (Italy)
  • University of Turku (Finland)
  • University of Würzburg (Germany)

About Coimbra Group Short-Term Scholarships:

Coimbra Group universities provide short-term visits (usually 1 to 3 months) to young African researchers from higher education institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa.

The aim is to facilitate research engagement and establish academic and research contacts. Financial support is provided by participating universities, while administrative management is handled by the Coimbra Group Office.

Type: Research, Short course

Eligibility: Applicants must:

  • Be born on or after January 1st, 1979
  • Be nationals of and current residents in a country in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Be current staff members of a university or equivalent higher education institution in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Be doctoral/postdoctoral or equivalent status; some universities offer grants for Master’s level students
  • Female candidates are encouraged and prioritized.

Selection Process: The Coimbra Group Office conducts an administrative check to select eligible candidates, after which the host universities make the final selection. Successful candidates will receive a letter of invitation from the host university. The Coimbra Group Office notifies all applicants of the outcome.

Number of Awardees: Limited

Value: Successful candidates receive financial support for tuition, living costs, airfares, etc., and access to excellent academic resources and facilities.

Duration: 1 to 3 months, with dates agreed upon between the candidate and the academic supervisor at the Coimbra Group University.

How to Apply:

Review the application instructions on the Program Webpage before applying. Apply here!

For more details, visit the Scholarship Webpage.

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