African Centre for Cities | ACC Pan African Research College Ph.D. scholarship

African Centre for Cities | ACC Pan African Research College Ph.D. scholarship

The African Centre for Cities, ACC is inviting applications from the suitable and qualified candidates for the full-time scholarship on Ph.D. and Doctorate degree programmes at the 5 partner universities that comprise the Pan African Research College.

All Funding and supervisory support will be provided by the African Centre for Cities, ACC, to the successful candidate over a period of 3 years, depending on satisfactory progress.

The sum of R200,000 bursary fee will be dispensed to each of the selected candidates on a yearly basis.

Requirements for the African Centre for Cities, ACC Scholarship

  • Applicant must possess a Master’s degree certification in Geography, Urban Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, or other related disciplines.
  • Applicant must possess excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Candidates must be proficiency in MS Office software.
  • Applicant must possess good quantitative and qualitative and research skills.
  • Must present evidence of academic writing ability.
  • Applicant must be aware of actors, opportunities, and challenges related to urban sustainability approaches.
  • Applicant must be Interested in interdisciplinarity and broad engagement with various sectors to collaborate knowledge.
  • Candidates must be good with the use of social media platforms.
  • Applicant must possess good planning, organizing, and good time-management skills.
  • Applicant must possess good written and verbal communication skills.

See Also–> 2018 NDDC Foreign POST-GRADUATE Scholarship for Masters Degree and Ph.D. Programmes

Application Procedures

  • Applicants are required to make a short written piece of their initial perspective on potential Ph.D. topic on the topic of “Urban Sprawl and Land-use Dynamics in Cape Town” (Maximum of 800 words).
  • Application which includes a CV with names and contact details of 2 referees should be submitted to Maryam Waglay, African Centre for Cities through email or can be submitted via posting/delivering to Maryam Waglay, African Centre for Cities, Room 2.11, Environmental and Geographical Sciences Building, University of Cape Town, Private Bag X3, Rondebosch, Cape Town, South Africa 7701.
  • Indicate the application as “ACC Pan African Research College Ph.D. Scholarship”.

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Important Notice

  • Application Closing Date is midday, 6th August 2018.
  • Be sure your application is indicated as/titled “ACC Pan African Research College Ph.D. Scholarship” before submission.
  • Selection of qualified candidates will be determined by the African Centre for Cities, ACC, and the committee of researchers from the 5 partner universities.

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