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African Young Water and Sanitation Professionals (AfYWSP) Scholarships in West Africa, 2017
The African water Association is delighted to call on young professionals for the African Water Association Scholarships For Young Water and Sanitation Professionals 2018, only eligible persons who have applied before the deadline will be considered for this program.
Description of the African Water Association Scholarships
As part of its Capacity-Building Program for African stakeholders in the water, sanitation and hygiene sector (AfriCap) funded by USAID West Africa, the African Water Association is awarding research scholarships to African Young Water and Sanitation Definition: A general term used to describe a battery of actions that all aim to reduce the spread of pathogens …
Target beneficiaries are master students and engineers at the end of their training and PhD studies. Each scholarship, with a maximum value of USD1,000 (one thousand), will make it possible to carry out a research work sanctioned by a scientific report on a theme related to the WASH sector.
Type: Scholarship for young professional
Water and sanitation
Field of Research
The following themes were selected for this scholarship program for the 2017-2018 academic year:
- Approaches to reducing Non-Revenue Water in water utilities
- Improved Water Quality Control
- Water services in low-income urban areas
- Fecal sludge Management
- Improvement of urban and peri-urban sanitation
- ICT use in water and sanitation services
As part of this scholarship, the maximum amount allocated per recipient is US $ 1,000. Sixty percent (60%) of this amount will be paid to the recipient once the detailed plan of the research project is finalized, approved by the research supervisor and received by AfWAAfWADefinition: African Water Association…
Research and Capacity Building Program Coordinator. The remaining forty percent (40%) shall be paid once the recipient submits the electronic version of their final research report.
Application process for African Water Association Scholarships
How do I know if I’m eligible for the scholarship?
Candidates for the award of a scholarship shall formulate their research topics in relation to one of the themes proposed in this call for applications. They may also apply with one of the research topics proposed by one of AfWA members. To apply, applicants must fulfill the following requirements:
- Be a citizen of a country in the USAID West Africa desk coverage area and identified on the map in Program Webpage (Link below);
- be in good standing academically with respect to their institution
To apply, applicants must fulfill the following requirements:
- Be a citizen of a country in the USAID West Africa desk coverage area and identified on the map of Fig 1 below;
- be in good standing academically with respect to their institution;
- Submit a nomination file including :
- Student card or registration receipt for the current year
- Last completed degree
- Curriculum vitae,
- Three recommendation letters (one should be from the academic supervisor),
- Research proposal form to be downloaded from here.
A first screening will be carried out by the academic institution. This will enable it to select and transmit the five best applications to AfWA. AfWA’s Selection Committee for the award of scholarships to Young Professionals, on the basis of the applications submitted by the various institutions, will establish the final list of beneficiaries.
What are the benefits of the scholarship?
As part of this scholarship, the maximum amount allocated per beneficiary is 1,000 US Dollars. Sixty per cent (60%) of this amount will be paid to the recipient when the detailed plan of the research project is finalized, approved by the Research Director and received by AfWA’s Research and Capacity Building Program before the deadline. The remaining forty percent (40%) will be paid once the recipient submits the final electronic copy.
Applicants must submit their application electronically at the following addresses simultaneously: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
The list of successful candidates will be published on AfWAAfWADefinition: African Water Association…website: www.afwa-hq.org and each beneficiary will receive an official notification from AfWAAfWADefinition: African Water Association…
Students wishing to participate in the program are requested to submit their full application by February 28, 2018. The list of recipients for the 2017-2018 academic year shall be published by March 31, 2018.
Application Deadline: Wednesday, 28 February 2018
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