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Attention African Scholars! Fully Funded PhD Opportunity in African Climate Science

Attention African Scholars! Fully Funded PhD Opportunity in African Climate Science

The University of Sussex is offering a remarkable opportunity for citizens of African countries to pursue a fully funded PhD scholarship in African climate science. This prestigious scholarship, known as the Peter Carpenter African Climate Scholarship, covers 100% of tuition fees and provides a generous stipend for living expenses (£18,600).

Eligibility Criteria:

To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must possess an exceptional academic record, including a FIRST-CLASS degree in a relevant discipline such as Environmental Science, Meteorology, Physics, Geosciences, or Geography. Preferably, candidates should also hold a Master’s degree. However, those with an upper second-class degree and relevant professional experience or a Master’s degree may also be considered.

The PhD Programme:

The selected candidate will join the Climate Science and Society Research (CSSR) group within the Geography department at the University of Sussex. The research will focus on various aspects of African climate science, aligning with the candidate’s interests, experience, and career goals. Additionally, the research may be linked to ongoing projects under the CLARE programme, which is funded by UK aid and Canada’s IDRC. These projects include CLARITY and PASSAGE, focusing on climate risk analysis and improving impact-based forecasts, respectively.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should email their CV to m.todd@sussex.ac.uk and complete the standard online PhD application, clearly stating their application for the Peter Carpenter African Climate Scholarship. The application deadline is April 15th, 2024.

For More Information:

For further inquiries, please contact globalstudiespg@sussex.ac.uk or reach out informally to m.todd@sussex.ac.uk.

Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to contribute to African climate science research and make a difference in the world! Apply now and embark on a rewarding academic journey at the University of Sussex.