OWSD PhD Fellowships for Applicants from Developing Countries 2022-23

OWSD PhD Fellowships for Developing Countries 2022-23

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Scholarship Description:

Applications are invited from suitably qualified women scientists from science and technology-lagging countries to undertake PhD research in the natural, engineering and information technology sciences. The Fellowship programme is administered with funds generously provided by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency aimed at contributing to the emergence of a new generation of women leaders in science and technology and to promote their effective participation in the scientific and technological development of their countries.

Fellowship Sponsors: 

Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency

Program Location:

Participating Institution in Developing Countries

Study Level:

Masters Degree

Fellowship Benefits:

  • Monthly allowance to cover basic living expenses such as accommodation and meals.
  • A modest annual support allowance.
  • A return ticket from the home country to the host institute.
  • Visa expenses.
  • Annual medical insurance contribution.
  • Opportunity to attend regional science communications workshops.
  • Study fees (including tuition and registration fees).


Developing Countries

Eligibility Criteria:

For University of Glasgow African & Caribbean Excellence Award, applicants are expected to meet the following conditions:

  • Demonstrate academic excellence and achieve grades equivalent to a UK 1stClass Honors;
  • Hold an offer of a place for a postgraduate taught one year Masters program for September 2022 intake;
  • Have International fee status.

Application Procedure:

Interested applicants for the OWSD PhD Fellowships 2022 are to apply online by the application deadline. Applicants are to submit the following supporting documents:

  • PhD research proposal outline
  • Degree certificates and transcripts.
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Preliminary acceptance letter
  • Letter of commitment
  • Reference letters
  • Passport
  • Registration and No objection certificate
  • Supporting statement from home supervisor

Application Deadline:

15 April 2022

Apply Online || Visit the Official Website

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