Deadline:

5 December 2018

Location:

Associateship countries

(Fully Funded)

Description

TWAS-UNESCO Associateship Scheme

Applicants must hold a PhD or equivalent degree. The selection of associates is highly competitive; appointments are made on the basis of merit.

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In collaboration with UNESCO and a number of centres of excellence in the South, TWAS has instituted a Joint Associateship Scheme to enable competent researchers from the South to visit these centres regularly. An associate is appointed for three years during which he/she can visit a Centre twice for research collaboration. TWAS provides travel support for the associates and a contribution towards subsistence costs up to USD300.00 per month while living expenses are covered by the host centres.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

EGYPT, SYRIA, IRAQ, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SAUDI ARABIA, EMIRATES, KUWAIT, QATAR, BAHRAIN, OMAN, YEMEN, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, TURKEY, IRAN, COMOROS, & OTHER COUNTRIES ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA.

Program Period

2-3 months

Appointments have a fixed duration of three years. During this time, the associate is entitled to visit the host centre twice, for a period of 2 to 3 months each time. Subject to the availability of funds, the appointment may be renewed for a further 3-year term.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Applicants must hold a PhD or equivalent degree.
  • The selection of associates is highly competitive; appointments are made on the basis of merit.
  • Special consideration is given to scientists from isolated institutions in developing countries.
  • Women scientists are especially encouraged to apply.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • The Associateship covers the associate’s travel expenses and a monthly contribution of USD300 towards incidental local expenses. The host centre covers accommodation and food, and provides the research facilities.

How to Apply

First Step: After making an account Here, applicants must complete the online application form Here.

Second Step: Applicants also need to upload the following documentation:

  • scanned copy of the applicant’s passport.
  • supporting Statement from Head of Home Institution.
  • the applicant’s curriculum vitae (no more than 4 pages).
  • the applicant’s full list of publications.
  • PhD certificate.
  • two letters of recommendation by two referees, one of whom should be from an expert from another country.
  • a recent invitation letter from one of the Institutions listed in the files available here.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Lubna Albadawi/ Syria 

Reviewed by” Ahmed Samy/ Egypt 
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team