Wednesday, January 3, 2018

African Biomedical Engineering Mobility Postgraduate Scholarships, 2018

Deadline: 29/01/2018 Degree: Masters, PhD & Research Scholarship Description: The African Biomedical Engineering Mobility (ABEM) ... thumbnail 1 summary
Deadline: 29/01/2018

Degree: Masters, PhD & Research

Scholarship Description: The African Biomedical Engineering Mobility (ABEM) project is funded by the Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme of the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency of the European Commission. The scheme is modelled on Europe’s well-established and successful Erasmus-Mundus programme. As part of the Roadmap 2014-2017 of the Joint Africa-EU Strategy, the Intra-Africa Mobility Scheme underlines the contribution of higher education towards economic and social development and the potential of academic mobility to improve the quality of higher education.

Eligibility:

A. Must be a national and/ or resident of an eligible country.
B. At the time of the application for a scholarship, be registered/admitted in their final year or have obtained their most recent degree (or equivalent) from:
one of the higher education institutions included in the partnership (Target Group 1);
or
a higher education institution not included in the partnership but established in an eligible country (Target Group 2)
C. Have sufficient knowledge of the language of instruction in the host institution.
D. Meet the specific requirements of the host institution.

For staff to be eligible for ABEM scholarships, they need to comply with the following criteria:

A. Be a national and resident in any of the eligible countries.
B. Work in or be associated with a partner higher education institution.
C. Have sufficient knowledge of the operational language in the host institution.

Benefits: The ABEM individual scholarships cover one roundtrip flight ticket, visa costs, participation costs (which may include tuition fees, registration fees and service fees), comprehensive insurance coverage (health, accident and travel) and a monthly subsistence allowance from which scholarship recipients are to cover accommodation expenses. The monthly subsistence allowance is calculated per mobility option (and can be viewed under ‘Scholarship Information and guidelines’).

Application: Visit the section “Apply now” on the website for instructions on how to complete your application. Only online applications will be considered.

Scholarship Website: https://www.africanbmemobility.org/