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Power Sector Investment And Market Transitions In Africa PhD Scholarship

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Applications are invited for the above scholarship. PhD students in the Power Futures Lab at the Graduate School of Business (GSB) to conduct full-time research in one of these following areas:
1) Chinese investments in the power sector in Africa; or
2) Distributed energy resources and power market transitions in Africa.

The successful candidate must comply with the University of Cape Town’s approved policies, procedures and practices for post-graduate study and need to apply for full-time PhD study through the standard processes for acceptance onto the GSB’s PhD programme

The scholarship’s of value is R283,000 for the 2021 academic year, and may be renewed for a further two years, depending on satisfactory progress. Further research stipends may also be available. Applicants should have a first-class academic record, a Master’s Degree in a relevant discipline, and will also have to demonstrate their ability and commitment to independent research within in a small and diverse team.

Applications should include a covering letter on their academic achievements motivation to undertake fulltime PhD research and the rationale for their choice of research topic, and should include their academic transcripts as well as their CV and the names and contacts of three referees who can attest to their academic and research abilities and character.

– Preference will be given to black South African students, although all eligible and complete applications will be considered by the Director of the Power Futures Lab.

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DAAD 2021 Study Scholarships – Postgraduate Studies In The Field Of Architecture In Germany

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DAAD 2021 Study Scholarships – Postgraduate Studies In The Field Of Architecture In Germany

DAAD scholarships offer graduates the opportunity to continue their education in Germany with a postgraduate or continuing course of study. The scholarships also promote the exchange of experience and networking amongst colleagues.

Requirrements:

Foreign applicants who have gained a first university degree in the areas of Architecture, Interior Design, Monument Conservation, Urban Planning/Urban Development, Regional Planning, Landscape Architecture, Landscape Planning at the latest by the time they commence their scholarship-supported study programme.

Benefits

In this study programme, you can complete

  • a Master’s degree/postgraduate degree leading to a final qualification, or
  • a complementary course that does not lead to a final qualification (not an undergraduate course)

at a state or state-recognised German university of your choice.
This programme only funds projects in the area of Design/Planning. Other DAAD scholarship programmes are available for applicants from the field of History of Architecture or applicants with a scientific project.

Duration of the funding

Master’s degree programme:

  • Between 10 and 24 months depending on the length of the chosen study programme or project
  • Start: usually from 1st October of the following year after the application, or earlier if a language course is taken prior to the study programme
  • The scholarships are awarded for the duration of the standard period of study for the chosen study programme (up to a maximum of 24 months). To receive further funding after the first year of study for 2-year courses, proof of academic achievements thus far should indicate that the study programme can be successfully completed within the standard period of study.
  • Applicants who are already in Germany in the first year of a postgraduate course at the time of application may apply for funding for their second year of study. In this case, it is not possible to extend the scholarship.

Complementary studies not leading to a final qualification

  • one academic year
  • Start: usually from 1st October of the following year after the application, or earlier if a language course is taken prior to the study programme

Value

  • A monthly payment of 861 euros
  • Travel allowance
  • One-off study allowance
  • Payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover

Under certain circumstances, scholarship holders may receive the following additional benefits:

  • Monthly rent subsidy
  • Monthly allowance for accompanying members of family

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the DAAD 2021 Study Scholarships

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