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Future African Savannas (AFAS) Scholarship for 2023/2024

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We are pleased to announce the application for the Future African Savannas (AFAS) Scholarship Program for the 2023/2024 academic year.

Future African Savannas (AFAS) Scholarship for 20232024
“Apply now for the fully-funded Future African Savannas Scholarship Program, offering Master’s programs focused on climate change adaptation and biodiversity conservation in African savannas.”

The African Climate and Environment Center – Future African Savannas (AFAS) is inviting applications for the second cohort of its scholarship program focusing on Nature Based Solutions (NbS) for climate change adaptation and biodiversity conservation in African savannas.[mfn]“Call for Application – Afas Master’s Program.” Uonbi.Ac.Ke, https://www.uonbi.ac.ke/news/call-application-afas-master%E2%80%99s-program. Accessed 26 Apr. 2023.[/mfn] This exciting opportunity offers 20 fully funded fellowships for Master’s programs at the University of Nairobi (UoN) and Université Félix Houphouët-Boigny (UFHB), starting in September 2023.

Future African Savannas (AFAS) Scholarship Benefits

The AFAS scholarship program offers:

  • Full tuition coverage for the two-year Master’s program
  • Monthly stipend of €350 (in equivalent local currency)
  • Valid health insurance for the duration of the program
  • A laptop computer
  • Research funds upon completion of course modules and approval of research proposal
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Successful completion of the program will prepare graduates for leading roles in biodiversity science-policy interfaces, as well as career opportunities in international NGOs, governmental organizations, academia, or consultancy.

Future African Savannas (AFAS) Scholarship Eligibility

Université Félix Houphouët-Boigny (UFHB) Applicants

  • Completed Bachelor’s or equivalent degree in a relevant discipline
  • Must not be older than 26 years on October 2, 2023
  • Full-time commitment; no outside work permitted
  • Willingness to reside on UFHB campus for the duration of the program
  • Applicants should be from Western Africa, Cameroon, or Democratic Republic of Congo

University of Nairobi (UoN) Applicants

  • Completed Bachelor’s or equivalent degree in a relevant discipline
  • Must not be older than 26 years on October 2, 2023
  • Full-time commitment; no outside work permitted
  • Willingness to reside on a UoN campus for the duration of the program
  • Applicants should be from Eastern African countries, Tanzania, or Chad
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Future African Savannas (AFAS) Scholarship Application Procedure

  1. Prepare the following documents in English or with certified translations:
    • Letter of motivation (1 page)
    • Curriculum vitae (CV) with a photo
    • Birth certificate
    • Copy of passport biodata page
    • University-certified diplomas, certificates, and transcripts
    • English language certificate (if applicable)
    • Two signed letters of recommendation (at least one from a staff member of the last degree institution)
  2. Submit all documents as one PDF in the order listed above to either the University of Nairobi or Université Félix Houphouët-Boigny (but not both).
  3. Shortlisted applicants will be notified about their interview dates via email.
  4. Additional requirements for UoN applicants: Seek admission to the UoN Master’s Program in Climate Change Adaptation and follow the steps provided for diploma and university degrees, application fee, and confirmation of AFAS scholarship.
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Future African Savannas (AFAS) Scholarship Application Dates

  • Application deadline: April 30, 2023 (11:59 PM UTC)
  • Program start: September 2023

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