Scholarship, Grants and Funding Opportunities For Africans

MSc/MTech Fellowship Programme of the African Academic Mobility Network (AWaRMN)

The Congo Basin Water Resources Research Center (CRREBaC) of the University of Kinshasa (UNIKIN) is pleased to announce the call for applications for the MSc/MTech Fellowship Programme of the African Academic Mobility Network (AWaRMN).

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and outstanding candidates for full-time study in any of the Master of Science/ Master of Technology (MSc/MTech) academic mobility scholarship programmes of AWaRMN in any of the Higher Education Institutions within the partnership.

These are:

Rhodes University, South Africa (RU)

Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria (FUTMINNA)

Makerere University, Uganda (MU)

University of Kinshasa, Democratic Republique of Congo (UNIKIN)

The deadline for submission of application is 16 August 2020 at 11:59 PM (SAST). Applicants are encouraged to begin the application process early enough to avoid the last-minute rush.

Applicants will be informed about the outcome of the competitive selection process by email by 21 September 2020.

Due to the COVID-19 situation, successful candidates will be expected to resume their study for the 2021 academic session on a rolling basis depending on the institutional circumstances.

Applications with incomplete or incorrect information will not be considered.

Female applicants, people with disabilities, or people from a socio-economically disadvantaged background are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications via email will be deemed ineligible and will NOT be considered.

Type of mobility (scholarships)

Degree-seeking Mobility (a long-term study that leads to an award of a MSc/MTech degree).
Target Groups

Value of Scholarship

For successful applicants, AWaRMN funding will cover the following areas:

Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for support from AWaRMN, applicants must:

Academic eligibility

Applicants must also fulfill the academic eligibility criteria of the partner institution(s) of their choice. Please read the Eligibility Criteria of the Partner Institutions document. You can find it here or click on the following link to get the submission form.Application process

  1. Read the guidelines carefully here: and complete the application form.
  2. The following documents need to be included in your application:
    • certified copies of academic degrees and official transcripts. Due to the COVID-19 situation, we will accept unofficial documents detailing all your courses and grades/marks obtained, including final grade point average or marks). However, if you are selected, we will require the official transcript, without which we will be unable to make a final offer to you.
    • 2 paged CV ;
    • 250 words motivation stating why you should be awarded a scholarship;
    • A formal identity document e.g. passport, national identity card, driver license or any other officially recognized form of identification indicating your nationality;
    • two reference letters (one academic and one non-academic). The academic referee must be able to attest to your academic standing. The reference letters must be submitted via the application system.
  3. When finished to feel the submission form remember to click on the submit button..

General inquiries:

Institutional contacts :

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the MSc/MTech Fellowship Programme of the African Academic Mobility Network

Deadline: 16th August 2020

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