Call for applications – PHD scholarship programme

This sponsorship covers the cost of air ticket from Entebbe to the final destination in France and the cost of living in France.

The Embassy of France in Uganda invites applications for a PhD scholarship research programme tenable in a French university between September and December 2015.

The targeted research areas are:

  • Agronomy/Food Security
  • Environment/Climate Change
  • Health, Linguistics/Languages
  • Politics
  • Social Sciences
  • Tourism

This sponsorship covers the cost of air ticket from Entebbe to the final destination in France and the cost of living in France.

Eligibility: To be eligible, one must be:

  • a Ugandan citizen
  • a postgraduate student registered in a PhD Programme
  • fluent in English
  • knowledgeable in French (The level will depend on the programme requirements in France).

Application procedures: The application must include the following documents:

  • a cover letter
  • a resumé
  • an abstract of the proposed research project (250 words maximum)
  • a copy of the passport information page
  • a copy of University certificates and transcripts
  • a copy of Diploma in French language (if any)
  • a copy of English certificate (e.g. IELTS, TOEFL if any)
  • a recommendation letter from the applicant’s immediate supervisor
  • a recommendation letter from the hosting French university supervisor

Hard copies must be submitted before Wednesday 15th September 2015, 5:00 PM to the Cultural and Cooperation Department, Embassy of France, Plot 16, Lumumba Avenue, P. O. Box 7212 Kampala.

Please download the complete call for applications below:

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Call for applications – PHD scholarship programme
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Dernière modification : 07/10/2015

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