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PhD Studies at the African Center of Excellence in Internet of Things

18 April, 2017

The Africa Center of Excellence in Internet of Things (ACEIoT) is established at the University of Rwanda (UR), College of Science and Technology. UR-ACEIoT aims to train a critical mass of African Scientists and Engineers in the field of IoT through Higher Education and Research.

Applications are invited from highly motivated and research-oriented students for the admission to PhD Programs in the field of Internet of Things (IoT) with focus on the following areas of specializations:

 1) PhD in Wireless Sensor Networking

  2) PhD in Embedded Computing Systems

Scholarship opportunities are available on a competitive basis for eligible male and female students from Eastern and Southern Africa Region (Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Burundi, Mozambique, Uganda, and Zambia).
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Graduate study opportunities at Shanghai Jiao Tong University

05 April, 2017

Shanghai Jiao Tong University has announced scholarships (PhD and masters programs). Some places will be offered to students or faculty from the ACE II participating institutions starting in September, 2017. You can read more about the international graduate programs and how to submit an online application here

IMPORTANT DATES AND DEADLINES 

Dec 1, 2016: Start of Application

Mar 31, 2017: Deadline for type A scholarship application

Apr 30, 2017: Deadline for type B/C/D scholarships application

May 31, 2017: Deadline for self-supported application.

Announcement for Msc and PhD Scholarships 2017/2018

31 March 2017

Agriculture and Agribusiness Management (CESAAM) at Egerton University (Kenya), funded by World Bank seeks to offer limited competitive Masters and PhD scholarships to eligible applicants from Kenyan, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, South Sudan, and Burundi. Preference will be given to students from the following institutions that are key partners in the project:

  • University of Rwanda, Rwanda
  • University of Juba, South Sudan
  • University of Burundi, Burundi
  • Gulu University, Uganda
  • Egerton University, Kenya
  • Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization, Kenya
  • BecA ILRI

Female applicants and students from countries emerging from conflict will be given special consideration. 
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Call for Post graduate students at Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources

24 March 2017
Call for Post graduate students at Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) in Malawi is hosting the Africa Centre of Excellence in Aquaculture and Fisheries Science (AquaFish) whose main objective is “to foster innovation and entrepreneurship in the production of high skilled fit-for-purpose critical mass of agricultural scientists for improved aquaculture and fisheries management in order to enhance food, nutrition and economic security in Eastern and Southern Africa”.  LUANAR, through AquaFish Centre, is therefore inviting applications...

Malawi launches two Africa Centers of Excellence

02 March 2017
Malawi launches two Africa Centers of Excellence

L-R Prof. John Kalenga Saka, Prof. Emmanuel Kaunda and Hon. Emmanuel Fabiano release balloons at Bingu International Convention Center to mark the launch of ACE II Lilongwe (March 01, 2017) - Two Africa Centers of Excellence that are participating in the Eastern and Southern Africa Centers of Excellence Project (ACE II) were launched in the Malawi capital, Lilongwe, on Wednesday March 1, 2017.  Malawi has two centers - Center of...

Center for Railway Engineering holds validation workshop for Post Graduate Programs

20 February 2017
Center for Railway Engineering holds validation workshop for Post Graduate Programs

The African Railway Education and Research Institute (ARERI) of the Addis Ababa University Institute of Technology (AAiT) held a validation and inception workshop on February 9-10, 2017 at the Hilton Hotel, Addis Ababa to evaluate and validate the newly designed Railway Engineering program. The institute is to launch three M.Sc. programs and a Ph.D. program in Railway Engineering during the upcoming academic year. The aim of the workshop was to...

Five Countries Become Effective

10 February 2017
Five Countries Become Effective

Five countries participating in the ACE II Project have achieved effectiveness conditions. Achieving effectiveness means that the countries have met all the requirements specified by the World Bank. They include (a) a signed Financing Agreement between the Government and the World Bank (b) establishment of the ACE II National Steering Committee (c) a signed Performance and Funding Agreement (PFA) between the Government and the Africa Center of Excellence. The table...

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MSc/PhD Scholarship Program in Railway Engineering 2017

African Railway Education and Research Institute (ARERI) is one of the African Centers of Excellency supported by the World Bank. The aim of the center is to strengthen railway professionals’ development through short term training, MSc and PhD level education, and research. To this effect ARERI is offering scholarships to citizens in African countries to pursue MSc and PhD studies in Railway Engineering for the 2016/2017 academic year.  
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Scholarships at the African Center of Climate Smart Agriculture and Biodiversity Conservation (Climate SABC), Haramaya University

Scholarship opportunities are available on a competitive basis for eligible male and female students from Eastern and Southern Africa Region (Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Mozambique, Uganda, and Zambia) as well as for Ethiopian female students. Successful male Ethiopian candidates will be granted financial supports for research.

1. PhD in Climate Smart Agriculture and Biodiversity Conservation

2. MSc in Climate Smart Agriculture

3. MSc in Biodiversity Conservation and Ecosystem Management

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List of Approved Eastern and Southern Africa Higher Education Centers Of Excellence

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