Coimbra Group Scholarship Programme for Young Researchers from Sub-Saharan Africa - 2024

Funding Type:

Full Funding, research fund + accommodation allowance

Deadline:

05 Apr 2024

Provider:

Coimbra Group

Eligible Courses:

All courses offered by the universities

Eligible Nationalities:

Open to Sub-Saharan African Nationals

Scholarship can be taken at:

Participating Coimbra Group universities

Updated on: 20 Feb, 2024

 

Our Scholarship team will help you with any questions

22 Comments

  1. Kabelo Sekoati

    I am currently enrolled for Theology Honours in the program of Theology and Development at university of KwaZulu Natal South Africa. I need help with accommodation and living expenses. May I kindly get assistance in this regard.
    08 May, 2024 at 02:51 PM REPLY
    1. Dammannagari Harish

      Hello Kabelo Sekoati,

      The scholarship program I mentioned has indeed expired. Let me help you further by guiding you through available fully-funded scholarships in Religious Studies and Theology for international students in South Africa. These opportunities cover all expenses, including educational and living expenses. Take the time to explore them thoroughly and apply to the one that best suits your preferences.

      16 May, 2024 at 12:17 PM REPLY
  1. Damalie

    Is University of Johannesburg South Africa aparticipating
    18 Apr, 2024 at 09:22 PM REPLY
    1. Dammannagari Harish

      Hello Damalie,

      I'm sorry to inform you that the applications for The Coimbra Group Scholarship Programme for Young Researchers from Sub-Saharan Africa have closed as the deadline has passed. It's worth noting that this program is open to Sub-Saharan African nationals, which includes South Africa.

      23 Apr, 2024 at 05:56 PM REPLY
  1. Shabani makwaru

    I am PhD student in Mathematics at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, I believe this opportunity is extremely valuable and essential for us young researchers to continue learning and excelling in our research endeavors. I am aware that I am applying a bit late, but I earnestly hope for the chance to participate in this wonderful program in the future. We kindly request if you could open the application window for us to apply.
    08 Apr, 2024 at 04:10 PM REPLY
    1. Dammannagari Harish

      Hello Shabani Makwaru,

      Sorry, to inform you that the Coimbra Group Scholarship Programme for Young Researchers from Sub-Saharan Africa for 2024 has concluded, and the next phase is uncertain. I recommend exploring alternative opportunities that may be suitable for your academic pursuits.

      17 Apr, 2024 at 03:39 PM REPLY
  1. Girma Gizaw

    I am so happy and interested to join the professional group to gain knowledge required to my personal and professional development.
    02 Apr, 2024 at 12:35 AM REPLY
    1. Dammannagari Harish

      Hello Girma Gizaw,

      I'm glad to hear about your enthusiasm! Unfortunately, the opportunity you're inquiring about has expired. If you're looking for similar opportunities, I'm here to assist you in finding other programs that can support your growth and development. It would be better if you could share more preferences that will help me curate a suitable list of opportunities for you.

      10 Apr, 2024 at 03:38 PM REPLY
  1. Abebech godana

    I am a PhD student in Rural development in wolaita university Ethiopia. I am happy if you give me a chance for short term training that will help me advance my research.
    29 Mar, 2024 at 11:19 PM REPLY
    1. Dammannagari Harish

      Hello Abebech godana,

      It's great to see your interest! However, I regret to inform you that the Coimbra Group Scholarship Programme for Young Researchers from Sub-Saharan Africa has expired, and the next application phase is uncertain at this time.

      06 Apr, 2024 at 04:01 PM REPLY
  1. Isaac Afanyi

    Pleade I am a first degree holder in B. ED Arts having majored history from a Ghanaian university and want to switch to reading music for masters degree. Do i have any chances?
    25 Mar, 2024 at 02:46 PM REPLY
    1. Dammannagari Harish

      Hi Isaac Afanyi,

      It's an exciting transition that could lead to new opportunities for your career and academic pursuits. There are several Masters Scholarships in Music for International students that you may look into, even if they may not be as prevalent as grants designed especially for such a special transition. I wish you well as you pursue your scholarship!

      02 Apr, 2024 at 02:37 PM REPLY
  1. Muluken Yayeh

    Dear Managers I hope this message finds you well. My name is Muluken Yayeh, a dedicated student pursuing my PhD in Veterinary Public Health from Ethiopia. It is with great enthusiasm that I reach out to express my interest in the short-term training opportunity you are offering for researchers. Having a fervent passion for advancing my knowledge and skills in the field, I am eager to seize this chance to enhance my expertise. I firmly believe that participating in your training program would not only enrich my academic journey but also contribute significantly to my ongoing research endeavors. I am deeply committed to making meaningful contributions to the field of veterinary public health, and I am confident that the insights gained from your training will empower me to do so effectively.
    19 Mar, 2024 at 03:24 PM REPLY
    1. Dammannagari Harish

      Hello Muluken Yayeh,

      It's truly inspiring to hear about your dedication to advancing your knowledge in Veterinary Public Health. Your passion for your field of study is evident, and we commend your commitment to continuous learning and development. We believe that individuals like yourself, driven by a desire to make meaningful contributions to their respective fields, are invaluable to the advancement of research and academia. We wish you the best of luck in your academic journey and ongoing research endeavors.

      21 Mar, 2024 at 01:04 PM REPLY
  1. Abdul-Gafaru Yahaya Issah

    Hello. I read through the important information. To my understanding, one must possess admission into a university before applying to this board right? Thank you.
    18 Mar, 2024 at 03:08 PM REPLY
    1. Dammannagari Harish

      Hi Abdul-Gafaru Yahaya Issah,

      Certainly! Applicants are required to be existing staff members of a university or a comparable higher education institution in Sub-Saharan Africa. Additionally, they must possess an acceptance letter or email from the tutor or supervisor under whom they will conduct their work program at the host institution.

      19 Mar, 2024 at 04:34 PM REPLY
  1. Peter munialo simiyu

    1how does Coimbra group base on education level before selection? 2 .Is there facilitation for the whole course? 3. What's the age limit for first degree? I will be greatful regardless of above to be considered. I m diploma holder in Agriculture. Best regards
    21 Feb, 2024 at 05:09 PM REPLY
    1. Dammannagari Harish

      Hello Peter munialo simiyu,

      The eligibility criteria and relevant information concerning the scholarship program you are inquiring about are provided. Please review the requirements carefully and proceed with your application accordingly.

      27 Feb, 2024 at 11:52 AM REPLY
  1. Mokennen Megersa

    Great greeting .I am Mekonnen Megersa student of PhD in marketing management from Ethiopia I have great ambition to take short term training that you are going to offer for researchers.Please consider me
    20 Feb, 2024 at 07:36 PM REPLY
    1. Dammannagari Harish

      Hi Mokennen Megersa,

      It is recommended to carefully review the eligibility criteria for this particular scholarship program before submitting your application. Apply accordingly while adhering to the specified terms and conditions. Best of luck!

      21 Feb, 2024 at 01:09 PM REPLY

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Details about Coimbra Group Scholarship Programme for Young Researchers from Sub-Saharan Africa - 2024

Coimbra Group Scholarship Programme for Young Researchers from Sub-Saharan Africa - 2024 is offered for Training & Short courses, Research Fellow/ Scientist degree in the field of All courses offered by the universities. You can apply to this scholarship here. The deadline for the sending your application is 05 Apr 2024. This scholarship is provided by Coimbra Group and the value of this scholarship is Full Funding, research fund + accommodation allowance . This scholarship is open for: Open to Sub-Saharan African Nationals.

  • Deadline: 05 Apr 2024
  • Scholarship value: Full Funding, research fund + accommodation allowance

Description:

Universities of the Coimbra Group offer short-term visits (generally 1 to a maximum of 3 months) to young African researchers from higher education institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa. The main aim of this scholarship program is to enable scholars to undertake research in which they are engaged in their home institution and to help them establish academic and research contacts in Europe. The scholarships are financially supported by the Coimbra Group member universities participating in this program, while the Coimbra Group Office is in charge of the administrative management of the applications.

Eligibility:

  • The candidates must Be born on or after 1 January 1979.
  • The Candidates must be residents of countries in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Should be current staff members of a university or an equivalent higher education institution in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • The applicants of the Coimbra Group Short Stay Scholarship Programme - University Of Groningen should be of doctoral/postdoctoral or equivalent status.
  • The Candidate must have an acceptance letter/email from the tutor/supervisor with whom the work programme will be undertaken in the host institution. This document is mandatory.
  • Use the Coimbra Group Office electronic application process.
  • Apply for one university only. Multiple applications will not be considered valid.
  • Submit all information in English only

The following Coimbra Group universities are participating in the 2024 edition of this scholarship programme:

  • University of Barcelona (Spain)
  • University of Coimbra (Portugal)
  • University of Cologne (Germany)
  • Trinity College Dublin (Ireland)
  • University of Granada (Spain)
  • University of Graz (Austria)
  • University of Groningen (The Netherlands)
  • Istanbul University (Turkey)
  • Jagiellonian University in Krakow (Poland)
  • Leiden University (The Netherlands)
  • University of Padova (Italy)
  • University of Pavia (Italy)
  • University of Poitiers (France)
  • Charles University in Prague (Czech Republic)
  • University of Salamanca (Spain)
  • University of Siena (Italy)
  • University of Turku (Finland)
  • University of Würzburg (Germany)

Value of the Scholarship:

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Deadline:

The online application is available until Friday, 5 April 2024 at midnight (Brussels time) on the Coimbra Group Website

 

 

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    Yes, you can secure an education loan to study abroad at Coimbra Group. Education loans are of two types- Collateral and non collateral. Collateral includes either: Immovable property – a house or a flat or land (or) liquid security – an FD, or LIC or shares or bonds. Agricultural lands are not accepted by any bank for education loan.

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  2. When is the deadline of Coimbra Group Scholarship Programme for Young Researchers from Sub-Saharan Africa - 2024 ?

    The deadline of Coimbra Group Scholarship Programme for Young Researchers from Sub-Saharan Africa - 2024 is 05 Apr 2024

  3. For which degree is Coimbra Group Scholarship Programme for Young Researchers from Sub-Saharan Africa - 2024 offered for?

    Coimbra Group Scholarship Programme for Young Researchers from Sub-Saharan Africa - 2024 is offered to Training & Short courses, Research Fellow/ Scientist degree

  4. For which field is Coimbra Group Scholarship Programme for Young Researchers from Sub-Saharan Africa - 2024 offered for?

    Coimbra Group Scholarship Programme for Young Researchers from Sub-Saharan Africa - 2024 is offered for All courses offered by the universities

  5. Who can apply for Coimbra Group Scholarship Programme for Young Researchers from Sub-Saharan Africa - 2024 ?

    Coimbra Group Scholarship Programme for Young Researchers from Sub-Saharan Africa - 2024 is open for: Open to Sub-Saharan African Nationals

  6. Who is offering Coimbra Group Scholarship Programme for Young Researchers from Sub-Saharan Africa - 2024 ?

    Coimbra Group Scholarship Programme for Young Researchers from Sub-Saharan Africa - 2024 is offered by Coimbra Group

  7. What is the funding covered in Coimbra Group Scholarship Programme for Young Researchers from Sub-Saharan Africa - 2024 ?

    Coimbra Group Scholarship Programme for Young Researchers from Sub-Saharan Africa - 2024 Covers Full Funding, research fund + accommodation allowance

  8. Where can Coimbra Group Scholarship Programme for Young Researchers from Sub-Saharan Africa - 2024 can be taken at?

    Coimbra Group Scholarship Programme for Young Researchers from Sub-Saharan Africa - 2024 can be taken at Participating Coimbra Group universities
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