Due Date: February 11, 2019

The International Centre of Pest Physiology and Ecology (icipe), Kenya, in collaboration with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) In-Country/In-Region Scholarships Program and African university partners, welcomes applications from appropriately certified prospects for PhD scholarships in the African Regional Postgraduate Program in Pest Sciences (ARPPIS)

The main goal of ARPPIS is to prepare young scientists from Africa to contend in a globally competitive research study environment within nationwide, local and global research study programs. At icipe ARPPIS scholars are offered with outstanding research study centers in an interdisciplinary environment within a structured, three-year PhD program that consists of research study, training, establishing research study collaborations, composing clinical documents and grant propositions, and participating in clinical conferences and global conferences. Scholars perform their ingenious research study at icipe‘s labs and at field websites situated in numerous agro-ecological zones.


  • The scholarships cover all expenses of the PhD program, consisting of travel, living expenditures, medical insurance coverage, university charges and all research study and training expenses.


  • The candidate should be a person of a nation in sub-Saharan Africa. Some nation constraints use;-LRB- ********************).
  • A Bachelor’s degree with a minimum pass of second-class, upper department;-LRB- ********************).
  • A Master’s degree taken with both coursework and research study in the field of lives sciences or other field pertinent to the PhD job;-LRB- ********************).
  • The Master’s degree should have been finished less than 6 years earlier at the time of application;-LRB- ********************).
  • Certified female prospects and prospects from less fortunate areas or groups in addition to prospects with impairments are particularly motivated to use;-LRB- ********************).
  • Certified nationals of French- and Portuguese-speaking nations in Africa are likewise motivated to use;-LRB- ********************).
  • Choice will be provided to candidates with an optimum age of 36 years (males) or 40 years (ladies) by December 31, 2019;-LRB- ********************).
  • Extra particular entryway requirements will be thought about for admission depending upon the qualified PhD job( s) picked by the prospect;-LRB- ********************).
  • A working understanding of English (composed & spoken);-LRB- ********************).
  • Finished application and accompanying supporting files. Note: please begin the application procedure as quickly as possible, particularly if a few of the supporting files are challenging to get.


For candidate requirements for each job go to: LIST OF PROJECTS

Click on this link for complete directions and online application

For additional information, go to ICIPE

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