Applications are invited from African nationals for scholarships in the fields of Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space and Planetary Science, Planetary Geology and Remote Sensing.

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The 3rd PAPSSN Call offers the following scholarships

The PAPSSN scholarship includes a return air ticket and visa costs, participation costs such as tuition fees, registration and service fees, Insurance, 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.

We are strongly committed to ensure a 50:50 gender balance: women will be entitled to an extra allowance of 900 euro upon arrival at the host institution.

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.

African Partners

  • Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST), Botswana
  • Addis Ababa University (AAU), Ethiopia
  • Copperbelt University (CBU), Zambia
  • University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN), Nigeria
  • University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), South Africa

Technical Partner:

  • Università di Bologna, Italy

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

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