World Bank/Government of Ghana WACWISA Masters and PhD Scholarships for African Students

The World Bank/Government of Ghana in partnership with West African Centre for Water, Irrigation and Sustainable Agriculture (WACWISA) is welcoming applications for its WACWISA Master’s and PhD Scholarships for African Students.

Description

WACWISA Master’s and PhD Scholarships for African Students are a scholarship program by World Bank (WB) and Government of Ghana (GoG) in partnership with West African Centre for Water, Irrigation and Sustainable Agriculture that offers financial support to outstanding African students to enable them pursue Master’s (MSc/MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program at the University.

The program offers students financial aid to enable them pursue Irrigation and Drainage Engineering at the University.

Deadline: 30th June 2021. 12:00 mid-night GMT

Course starts: 2021

Number of Awards: Not specified

Degree type: Master’s/PhD Degree

Field of study: Any Master and PhD programs selected by the University

Host institution: GoG and WB in collaboration with West African Centre for Water, Irrigation and Sustainable Agriculture

Country of Study: Ghana

Target demographic: African countries

Duration of Award: The program duration is 18 months for MSc, 24 months for MPhil and 48 months for PhD

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship program, applicants must;

° submit an official/certified academic transcript from the previous University of study

° provide a copy of Identity Card (ID) or Bio-data page of National Passport

° submit a certified copy of academic certificates, with official English translation provided where necessary

° nationals of and resident in Africa

° be less than 35 years for the Masters programme

° be less than 40 years for PhD

N.B: Female candidates in the West-Africa sub-region are particularly encouraged to apply.

Scholarship Worth/Inclusions

The scholarship award covers the following;

¶ Tuition fee

¶ monthly stipend

¶ living expenses

¶ accommodation

¶ travel costs

¶ Research and Learning Costs

¶ health insurance

¶ other personal incidentals

How to Apply

To apply, applicants are advised to submit their comprehensive CV and other supporting documents to [email protected] and copy [email protected] with the subject ‘WACWISA Masters and PhD scholarships.’

Contact Information

Mr. Bernard Alando

West African Center for Water, Irrigation and Sustainable Agriculture

University for Development Studies

Tamale, Ghana.

Email: [email protected]

Prof. Abdul-Ganiyu Shaibu

West African Center for Water, Irrigation and Sustainable Agriculture

University for Development Studies

Tamale, Ghana.

Email: [email protected]

P.S: In your best interest, you are advised to visit the scholarship official website – link below – to access more details on how to apply. All the best.

Website: https://wacwisa.uds.edu.gh/2021-2022-call-for-application-wacwisa-masters-phd-scholarships/

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