Top 15 AH Opportunities Ending in February 2021

Scholarships are no longer just a bonus.  They’re crucial for bridging the gap between the increasing cost of tuition and what students and their families can afford to pay.

Postgraduate fellowships give opportunities to Academia and scholars to broaden and widen their knowledge in their specific area of interest/Field. Oftentimes, students find it difficult to access these opportunities. But the narrative is rapidly changing. They are many opportunities available today for scholars to explore and take advantage of. Here are 15 scholarships, fellowships, and Job opportunities, for African Scholars, brought to you by Academic Hive:

1. Postdoc Position: SmartHubs Project, University of Twente (Full-Time)

Requirements

  • D. graduate with a research background in the areas of mobility hubs shared mobility, accessibility, and mobility-as-a-service.
  • English language skills (knowledge of Dutch is also a plus);
  • Communication and interpersonal skills, teamwork, initiative, and self-reflection;
  • Prior knowledge in the analysis of surveys and in the processing of big data will be useful for candidates to successfully complete the project.

Deadline:  February 28, 2021.

Info @ bit.ly/2DVhfkc

2. DST- NRF Centre of Excellence fellowships Program 2022 (Funded)

Requirements

  • All Master’s students must fulfill the requirements for their degree within two years and have at least one co-authored paper in a peer-reviewed journal accepted for publication.
  • The Doctoral students must fulfill the requirements for their degrees within three years and have at least two first-authored papers accepted for publication or published.
  • Post-Doctoral Fellows must have at least two first- or co-authored papers accepted for publication, in the press, or published in each year of the three-year fellowship.
  • Applications may be made by students directly or by supervisors on behalf of students.

Deadline: February 26, 2021.

Info @ bit.ly/3holkea

3. Associate Professor of Communication Science, Radboud University (Full Time)

Requirements

  • A Ph.D. degree in Communication Science, or a related field.
  • A university teaching qualification.
  • Knowledge of, and familiarity with, diverse and advanced research methods and techniques.
  • An excellent track record in academic research, as evidenced by publications in international academic journals.
  • Research practices that increase transparency in social science (e.g. pre-registration, data-sharing) or the willingness to adopt this approach.
  • Experience in the acquisition of external funding.

Deadline:  February 28, 2021.

Info @ bit.ly/2Zpew9V

4. Digital Asia Hub Research Sprint for Masters and Ph.D. Students 2021

Requirements

  • Participation from students globally is accepted.
  • Excellent academic qualifications (near-completed Masters degree; Ph.D. in progress/planned or advanced Ph.D., post-doctoral researcher).
  • Passion for interdisciplinary research in a novel and highly collaborative program.
  • Fluency in English and knowledge of one other language are a plus.
  • Commitment to take part in weekly 2-hour virtual sessions between March 15 and May 15 and a willingness to attend periodic social gatherings.

Deadline: February 23, 2021.

Info @ bit.ly/3gGXAl8

5. University of Groningen Ph.D. scholarships in Economics & Business (fully funded)

Requirements

  • The ideal candidate is ambitious, highly motivated, and wishes to make a career in research.
  • He or she has thorough training in research skills, speaks and writes English fluently, and has obtained excellent results in the master phase.
  • Candidates should have a Master of Science degree in Economics or Business or another master’s degree sufficiently related to research within one of our dedicated themes.

Deadline: February 26, 2021

Info @ bit.ly/2FryhH3

6. Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Postgraduate Research Program 2021 (Fully Funded)

Requirements

  • Have a Master’s degree in one of the fields of study of the program.
  • Have a Ph.D. degree in one of the approved fields of the program.
  • Must have a record of publications/research in the same field.
  • Have a minimum (“Very Good”) academic standing;
  • Preferably have work and/or research experience.
  • Have a research proposal in one of the fields of study of the program stating its scientific and development relevance to the community/country.
  • Be medically fit and be willing to undergo medical tests after selection.

Deadline: February 28, 2021

Info @ bit.ly/3aDyxQn

7. Assistant Professor in Applied Ethics, University of Twente (Full-Time)

Requirements

  • A Ph.D. in philosophy, preferably in ethics;
  • A focus on technology and its role in society in past research or a demonstrable interest in focusing on technology for your future research;
  • An excellent list of publications in peer-refereed journals;
  • Relevant international experience;
  • Experience in teaching at the university level, preferably including students in science & engineering, social science, or other non-philosophical fields;
  • Willingness and ability to engage in multidisciplinary collaborations with researchers and teachers from non-philosophical fields.

Deadline:  February 28, 2021.

Info @ bit.ly/3hiW8WE

8. Ph.D. positions: ‘Global water quality and Water use Under Present and Future Droughts and Heatwaves’

Requirements

  • Applicants who are nationals of an African Country.
  • Individuals who are willing to contribute to the initiation and the coordination of alumni working groups.
  • Applicants who are willing to realize their project at a host institution in western or southern Africa.

Deadline: February 28, 2021.

Info @ bit.ly/2DFud5r

9. Postdoc Position in the fields of Maintenance, Infrastructures, and Optimization (Full-Time)

Requirements

  • Has a Ph.D. in Operations Research or a comparable domain.
  • Has sufficient knowledge of infrastructure systems and quantitative analysis.
  • Is a team player and is able to work in a dynamic, interdisciplinary context.
  • Has the ability to conduct high-quality academic research, demonstrated for instance by a relevant Ph.D. thesis and publication(s).
  • Has the ability to teach, shown by experience or assistance in teaching and positive evaluations of these teaching efforts.

Deadline:  February 28, 2021

Info @ bit.ly/327bf0Y

10. Postdoctoral Researchers in University Research Priority Area Humane AI (Full-Time)

Requirements

  • Clear research interest in the topic of the project (documented by publications and/or grant applications);
  • a relevant background in either Law, Humanities, or Social Sciences.
  • Scholars in the Humanities are required to have training in using formal-analytic and/or computational methods.
  • Scholars in Law have to have some affinity with, and ideally experience with research in legal aspects related to digitization and AI;
  • the ability, willingness, and commitment to do autonomous work in a multidisciplinary team.

Deadline: February 26, 2021.

Info @ bit.ly/3pDrnjo

11. Postdoc Position: Multimode Fibers for Coherence Tuning and Wavefront Control (Full-Time)

Requirements

  • a Ph.D. in physics, computational physics, or applied mathematics, and combine a strong theoretical foundation with an affinity for experiments and applications.
  • experience in computational imaging, machine learning, modeling (optical) wave phenomena, information theory, and/or optimization algorithms.
  • Knowledge of imaging technology, advanced programming methods, and/or semiconductor metrology is considered an advantage.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills (in English) are required.

Deadline: February 28, 2021

Info @ bit.ly/3k7rkLg

12. Postdoctoral position: Researcher in X-ray Imaging Spectroscopy (Full-Time)

Requirements

  • Have a Ph.D. in Astrophysics or related field;
  • Have strong scientific expertise in (imaging) X-ray spectroscopy (additional optical expertise is helpful);
  • affinity with theory/interpretation;
  • the ability to make simple computer codes (python, C++, or Fortran);
  • the ability to lead (sub)projects and take responsibility;
  • good oral and writing communication skills in English.

Deadline: February 28, 2021

Info @ bit.ly/3bveG5c

13. University Lecturer (UD) in the Anthropology of Art, Netherlands (Full-Time)

Requirements

  • Graduated and completed a Ph.D. on a topic regarding the intersection between art history and anthropologyAwareness of current issues, viewpoints, and innovative methods within the field;
  • Experience with educational innovations;
  • Research profile that fits within LUCAS;
  • Proven track record of excellent independent research, as demonstrated by a substantial list of publications and awards/grants;
  • Demonstrable and outstanding teaching skills (demonstrated by e.g. teaching evaluations, BKO/UTQ registration, etc.);
  • Experience in teaching at both bachelor’s and master’s levels.

Deadline: February 28, 2021

Info @ bit.ly/2NtdA1z

14. Indian Government (ICCR) Postgraduate Scholarships for African Students 2021/22 (fully funded)

Requirements

  • This scholarship is open to students from African countries.
  • Priority will be given to students who have never studied in India before.
  • Students applying for doctoral/ post-doctoral courses should include a synopsis of their proposed area of research.
  • Candidates must have adequate knowledge of English.
  • Students must carry a proper visa. Students should ensure that they get the correct visa from the Indian Embassy/High Commission.
  • Students wishing to study performing arts should, if possible, enclose video/ audio cassettes of their recorded performances.

Deadline: February 28, 2021

Info @ bit.ly/3aFlVIc

15.FAO-Hungarian Government Scholarship Program 2021-22 (Fully Funded)

Requirements

Candidates will be selected on the basis of the following criteria:

  • Citizenship and residency of one of the eligible countries
  • Excellent school achievements
  • English language proficiency (for courses taught in English)
  • Motivation
  • Good health
  • Age (candidates under 30 are preferred.

Deadline: February 28, 2021.

Info @ bit.ly/2EPsxaa

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