AfWA awarded sixty (60) scholarships to students from eleven (11) countries in West and Central Africa. Other scholarships will be awarded across Africa for a period of three years (2021-2024).
Target beneficiaries are master students and engineer in the final year of their training. Each scholarship, with a maximum value of USD1,000 (one thousand US dollars), will make it possible to carry out a research work sanctioned by a scientific report on a theme related to the WASH sector.
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As part of this scholarship, the maximum amount allocated per recipient is US $ 1,000. Sixty percent (60%) of this amount will be paid to the recipient once the detailed plan of the research project is finalized, approved by the research supervisor, and received by AfWA Research and Capacity Building Program Coordinator. The remaining forty percent (40%) shall be paid once the recipient submits the electronic version of their final research report.
To be eligible for AfWA Research Scholarships to African Young Water and Sanitation Professionals, applicants are expected to meet the following conditions:
Students wishing to participate in the program are requested to submit their full application by April 15, 2023.
The list of recipients for the 2022-2023 academic year shall be published by June 15, 2023.
Candidates for the scholarship program will formulate their research topics in relation to one of the themes proposed in this call for applications. They will also be able to apply to one of the research topics proposed by one of the members of AfWA. Topics will be available on AfWA website. To apply, applicants must fulfill the following requirements:
Applicants must submit their application electronically at the following addresses simultaneously: [email protected] and [email protected]. For any request or clarification, please send an email to [email protected].
The list of successful candidates will be published on AfWA website: www.afwa-hq.org and each beneficiary will receive an official notification from AfWA.
For more details visit: AFWA website.