Volkswagen Foundation Scholarship for Postdoctoral Research (Sub-Saharan Africa)

Organisation

Volkswagen
Description

This very specific Postdoctoral Fellowship Program by the Volkswagen Foundation aims at providing sustainable support for research in the Engineering Sciences in Sub-Saharan Africa. It offers opportunities for postdoctoral researchers at both junior and senior (i.e. 3 – 6 years post-PhD) level to develop and conduct their own research projects.
Who Can Apply

Postdoctoral Fellowships are open for African researchers in all field of Engineering Sciences. The scholarship offers opportunities for postdoctoral researchers at both junior and senior (i.e. 3 – 6 years post-PhD) level to develop and conduct their own research projects.

Which Countries can Apply?

Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Value

The scholarship covers salary, research, travel costs and administrative costs up to 90,000 EUR for junior fellows and up to 120,000 EUR for senior fellows.
Duration

Duration of the fellowship is three years
Closing Date

05 September 2018
Contact Details

Kastanienallee 35 30519 Hannover Germany
http://www.volkswagenstiftung.de/funding/international-focus/knowledge-for-tomorrow-cooperative-research-projects-in-sub-saharan-africa.html?L=1
Application Address

https://portal.volkswagenstiftung.de/vwsantrag/login.do?siteLanguage=en