Applications are invited from African nationals for scholarships in the fields of Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space and Planetary Science, Planetary Geology and Remote Sensing. PAPSSN scholarships are jointly administered by five (5) African partner institutions, where selected students and staff will be able to engage in postgraduate studies, research, teaching or training.

THIS SPECIAL PAPSSN CALL OFFERS 2 (TWO) FULLY FUNDED, FULL DEGREE-SEEKING PHD OPPORTUNITIES OF 48 MONTHS’ DURATION FOR STUDY AT ADDIS ABABA UNIVERSITY (ETHIOPIA), COMMENCING IN JANUARY 2022.

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The Consortium Board and the Selection Committee are pleased to announce the list of awardees for the scholarships advertised with PAPSSN first call.

Target Group 1 [ download ]
Target Group 2 [ download ]
Reserve List [ download ]

For more information and details on the selection procedure please contact us at info@papssnmobility.org

Congratulations to all the awardees and good luck with your visit and your career.

The PAPSSN Team

The deadline for the first call has been extended and the new deadline is the 17th of July 2021

PAPSSN Call for Applications

Applications are invited from African nationals for scholarships in the fields of Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space and Planetary Science, Planetary Geology and Remote Sensing. PAPSSN scholarships are jointly administered by five (5) African partner institutions, where selected students and staff will be able to engage in postgraduate studies, research, teaching or training. The 1ST PAPSSN Call offers 7 PhD (6 full degree-seeking and one 12 months credit
seeking), 6 Masters (6 months credit-seeking visit) and 5 Staff short-term visit scholarships.

SCHOLARSHIPS 

The PAPSSN scholarship includes a return air  ticket and visa costs, participation costs such as  tuition fees, registration and service fees,  Insurance (health, accident, travel), settling-in  allowance, monthly subsistence allowance and a  contribution towards the research costs associated  with student mobility of 10 months or longer. 

The PAPSSN consortium is committed to offering  50% of its scholarships to women and candidates  from disadvantaged or marginalized groups.

PARTNERS

  • Botswana International University of Science and Technology, Botswana
  • Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
  • Copperbelt University, Zambia
  • University of Nigeria Nsukka, Nigeria
  • University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa Università di Bologna, Italy
  • South African Radio Astronomy Organization (SARAO) – Ass. Partner
  • Ethiopian Space Science and Technology Institute (ESSTI) – Ass. Partner
  • National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) – Ass. Partner
  • National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) – Ass. Partner

*Previous and current recipients of intra-ACP or Intra Africa  scholarships  are  not  eligible  to  apply  for  this  scholarship.

THIS CALL IS OPEN TO ALL AFRICAN NATIONALS AND/OR RESIDENTS,  REGISTERED OR HAVING OBTAINED A DEGREE IN ONE OF THE PAPSSN MEMBER  INSTITUTIONS (TARGET GROUP 1)

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https://www.papssnmobility.org
For more information email: info@papssnmobility.org
DEADLINE: 3rd July 2021