Friday, June 5, 2020


South Africa or Algeria or Nigeria or Congo or Uganda

(Fully Funded)


African Water Resources Mobility Network (AWaRMN) Programme

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and outstanding candidates for full-time study in any of the doctoral academic mobility scholarship programs of AWaRMN in any of the Higher Education Institutions within the partnership.

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Achieving sustainable development, and inclusive growth within Africa would largely be undermined if its water resources are not sustainably managed, utilized, protected and governed. The continent is facing multiple water-related challenges, including declining water quantity and quality, inadequate governance and institutional structures

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Water Resource Science
  • Hydrology
  • Applied Hydrobiology
  • Chemistry
  • Water Resources
  • Hydraulics

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

2 academic years

Applications are invited for full-time study.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

General eligibility:

To be eligible for support from AWaRMN, applicants must:

  • be a national of an African Union member state and resident in Africa at the time of application.
  • meet both institutional and partnership requirements for admission.
  • not have benefited from any form of previous support from Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme, or Intra-ACP Mobility or Erasmus or Erasmus + programmes
  • must be prepared to move from home country to another country where AWARM has a partner institution. This also apply to foreign applicants who resides in a country with AWARMN institution. For such applicants, you must then consider applying to a third country. For example, you are a Ugandan, but resides in South Africa or have studied in South Africa, you can not apply to Rhodes University in South Africa or Makerere in Uganda. Scholarships are attached to mobility.

Academic eligibility:

Applicants must also fulfill the academic eligibility criteria of the partner institution(s) of their choice. Please read the Eligibility Criteria of the Partner Institutions document. You can find it here.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

For successful applicants, AWaRMN funding will cover the following areas:

  • Participation costs (e.g. tuition/registration fees) of students.
  • Research costs (e.g. field work, laboratory consumables).
  • Subsistence allowance: PhD: 900 Euro per month.
  • Special allowance to female students for mobility equal or more than 2 academic years, viz – PhD: 900 Euro per year.
  • Economic class roundtrip flight ticket and visa costs.
  • Insurance (Health, accident and travel).
  • One-off settling-in allowance upon arrival to cover installation costs, viz – PhD: 900 Euro.

How to Apply

First Step: create an account here.

Second Step:Submit your application.

Note:The following documents need to be included in your application:

  • certified copies of academic degrees and official transcripts,
  • 2 paged CV,
  • 250 words motivation stating why you should be awarded a scholarship,
  • a formal identity document e.g. passport, national identity card, driver license or any other officially recognized form of identification indicating your nationality,
  • short research proposal of not more than 1000 words,
  • two reference letters (one academic and one non-academic). The academic referee must be able to attest to your academic standing.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Marwa Bouzidi/ Algeria

Reviewed by” Nourhan Ashraf/ Egypt
MARJ3 Fellow
MARJ3 Scholarships Team