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Announcement: PhD scholarships at icipe, Kenya


The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe), Kenya, in partnership with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) In-Country/In-Region Scholarships Programme and African university partners, invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for PhD scholarships in the African Regional Postgraduate Programme in Insect Sciences (ARPPIS) on or before 4 February 2018.

The three-year doctoral training in insects and related sciences for development, will include research, training, developing research partnerships, writing scientific papers and grant proposals, and attending scientific meetings and international conferences.

The primary objective of ARPPIS is to prepare young researchers from Africa to compete in an internationally competitive research environment within national, regional, and international research programs.

DAAD is the German national agency for the support of international academic cooperation and offers programs and funding for students, faculty, researchers, and others in higher education. They also represent the German higher education system abroad, promoting Germany as an academic and research destination, and help build links between institutions around the world.

For further information contact: Ms Vivian Atieno, Capacity Building Officer, Capacity Building and Institutional Development Programme, icipe, [email protected], tel: +254 20 863 2272.

IITA News no. 2418