Call for PHD Scholarship Applications

Call for PHD Scholarship Applications

Call for PHD Scholarship Applications: Icipe – African Insect Science for Food and Health in partnership with African University partners calls for applications for doctoral research fellowships under the African Regional Postgraduate Programme in Insect Science (ARPPIS).

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Icipe considers capacity building of individual researchers and institutions in Africa an integral part of all its research and development activities.

The ARPPIS programme offers 3 year doctoral research fellowships, aimed at preparing young scholars from Africa for regional leadership roles as well as internationally competitive research careers, in arthropod-related sciences.

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Doctoral fellowship will be available for successful applicants.


  • Specific qualifications are listed below the research topic. Applicants must have Bsc and Msc degrees with a minimum award of upper 2nd class degree or equivalent.
  • Should be nationals of African countries.
  • Maximum age of 36 years (men) 40 years (women) at time of application.
  • Eligible for registration in one of the ARPPIS member universities.

    Application criteria:

    Interested applicants are required to submit the following documents:

  • Completed application form, including the title of the proposed research work to be undertaken during the PHD programme.
  • Current CV.
  • Certified copies of academic certificates and transcripts of degree courses taken.
  • Recommendation letters from at least two academic and/or professional referees.
  • Letter of nomination for training by the employer if employed.

See the current – Call for PHD Scholarship Applications