WASCAL Postgraduate Scholarships for West African Students 2021-2022

WASCAL Postgraduate scholarship for west african students 2021-2022

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WASCAL Postgraduate Scholarship Program:

WASCAL has opened calls for application for interested West Africans who look forward to studying Climate Change programmes at the post-graduate levels.  interested pursuing in combatting Climate Change and improving livelihoods.

With funding from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), WASCAL will be offering full scholarship to 154 students from eleven West African countries to pursue ten (10) Doctoral Research Programmes and two (2) Master’s Research Programmes in Climate Change thematic areas.


WASCAL (West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use)

Degree Level:

Post Graduate

Study Area:

Climate Change in relation to Economics, Land Use, Agriculture, Biodiversity, Human Habitat, Education, Energy, Disaster Risk Management, Water Resources and West African Climate Systems,

Scholarship Award:

The scholarship package, includes full funding, roundtrip tickets and accommodation, allowances, and travel to selected West African countries as well as to Germany.

Eligible Nationalities:

West African countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, The Gambia, and Togo)

Eligibility Criteria:

  • applicant must be from one the above mentioned West-African country.
  • has prior knowledge /degree in climate systems.
  • must have an aptitude towards writing research papers and conducting analysis on climate change.

Application Procedure:

To apply for a scholarship, forms and details about the call can be accessed on the WASCAL official website.

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Application Deadline:

30th June 2021.

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