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Coimbra Group Scholarship Programme for Young African Researchers 2020/2021

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Coimbra Group Scholarship Programme for Young African Researchers 2020-2021

Coimbra Group Universities is offering young African researchers from universities in Sub-Sahara Africa the Coimbra Group Scholarship.

The Coimbra Group Universities have been providing, since 2008, young researchers who are from universities in Sub-Saharan Africa with the opportunity to spend a short period (generally 1 to 3 months) at a Coimbra Group University to carry out part of their research there.

Scholarship Application Deadline

The scholarship application closes March 31, 2020 midnight (Brussels time)

Value/Worth of Scholarship

The value of scholarship varies.

Eligibility and Requirements

To be considered for the Coimbra Group Scholarship programme, you must be

Born on or after 1 January 1975
Nationals of and current residents in a country in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Current staff members of a university or an equivalent higher education institution in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Preferably of doctoral/postdoctoral or equivalent status.

In most universities the language of instruction is that of the country itself, but in many universities it is possible to use
English as the working language.

All African countries are eligibile except Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia (applicants from these countries are eligible under the Scholarship Programme for Young Researchers from the European Neighbourhood).

The following Coimbra Group universities are participating in the 2020 edition of the scheme:

  • University of Barcelona (Spain)
  • University of Coimbra (Portugal)
  • University of Cologne (Germany)
  • University of Granada (Spain)
  • University of Graz (Austria)
  • University of Groningen (The Netherlands)
  • Jagiellonian University Krakow (Poland)
  • KU Leuven (Belgium)
  • University of Montpellier 3 Paul-Valéry (France)
  • University of Padova (Italy)
  • University of Pavia (Italy)
  • University of Poitiers (France)
  • University of Salamanca (Spain)
  • University of Siena (Italy)

Applicants can select one institution only. Multiple applications from the same candidate will be rejected.

How to Apply for the Scholarship Programme

Application Procedure
You can apply for the Coimbra Group Universities scholarship programme if eligible, click here on Online application form: Applicants must fill in the on-line application form before 31 March 2020 midnight (Brussels time).

APPLICATION DEADLINE: The closing date to apply for Coimbra Group Scholarship Programme is March 31, 2020.

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