2022: Africa Talent Programme – Wageningen University & Research Centre, Netherlands

2022: Africa Talent Programme – Wageningen University & Research Centre, Netherlands

Scholarship Description:
Under 2022: Africa Talent Programme – Wageningen University & Research Centre, Netherlands applications are being invited from eligible candidates. African Students are eligible to apply for this program. The scholarship allows PhD, Post Doctorate level programm(s) in the field of All Subjects taught at Wageningen University and Research Centre . Interested candidates may apply for the scholarship as per set deadline. The application deadline is 01/06/2022

Subjects offered and Degree Programs:
You can apply for All Subjects taught at Wageningen University and Research Centre

Funded by: Wageningen University and Research Centre.

The Africa Talent Programme (ATP) has been initiated by Wageningen University & Research to give top talents from Africa the opportunity to study towards a PhD or obtain a postdoc position at Wageningen University.

With this programme, Wageningen University aims to attract talented scientists from Africa by offering a 4-year, full-time PhD position or the financial equivalent position of a postdoc (2-3 years).
Sponsor Value

The Wageningen University & Research will provide a salary to the successful candidates during the study program.

Eligibility Criteria

You are only eligible for a PhD position if you meet the entry requirements of Wageningen University for a PhD. If a candidate does not have a master’s degree yet, but will obtain one in the near future this can be stated in the application. In case an application for a postdoc position is made, candidates must have a recognized doctoral degree or a set date of PhD award in the near future. In both cases the applicant must be fluent in spoken and written scientific English.

Application Procedure

Only a professor* at Wageningen University can submit an application to the Africa Talent Programme. Therefore, you will have to find a Wageningen professor who will endorse your application (list of chair groups and contact information can be found here). A professor of Wageningen University may only submit one application.

*When the word ‘professor’ is used, persons who have the ius promovendi at Wageningen University are meant.

It is up to the talented scientist to provide the appropriate documentation that could convince the selection committee that you are a suitable candidate for the African Talent Programme. Please use the prescribed format.

Applications will first be pre-evaluated by an appropiate Wageningen graduate school (application deadline 1 June 2022) with each of the six graduate schools allowed to submit a maximum of three applications. Individual graduate schools may have additional requirements. Please contact the graduate school related to your research area for specific information (see below). Graduate schools have to send their application in one compiled PDF-file to [email protected] before 13 June 2022.