University of Nairobi/University of Helsinki in Finland Ph.D. & Masters Fellowship for African Students 2021/2022: The students will undertake rangeland livelihood improvement related research with emphasis on remote sensing applications in rangeland biodiversity change analysis including carbon sequestration, invasive species, dryland wetland ecosystems, and wildlife conservation. The research work will be undertaken in the Amboseli region and Taita Taveta. The students will be expected to publish a minimum of 2-3 papers in reputable journals before their graduation. The students are expected to begin their studies in September 2020.
The Department of Geography & Environmental Studies, University of Nairobi is calling for applications for Ph.D. and masters fellowships under the Earth Observation and Environmental Sensing for Climate-smart Sustainable Agropastoral Ecosystem Transformation in East Africa (ESSA) Programme to be undertaken in partnership with the Department of Geosciences and Geography, the University of Helsinki in Finland.
Eligibility: Applicants for the fellowships Ph.D. and masters must have relevant masters and bachelor degrees with strong backgrounds in biogeography, remote sensing-GIS applications in rangelands, forests, and water resources management.
Value of Award: The program will offer a Ph.D. fellowship tenable at the University of Helsinki and a master’s fellowship at the University of Nairobi.
Number of Awards: Not specified
Type: Masters, PhD
Application Deadline: 18th September 2020.
How to Apply For University of Nairobi/University of Helsinki in Finland Ph.D. & Masters Fellowship for African Students 2021/2022:
Interested applicants should submit the following:-
- Current CV.
- Copies of degree certificates and academic transcripts.
- 1-2 page Statement of Motivation.
Applications should be addressed to the Chairman, Department of Geography & Environmental Studies through [email protected] with a copy to [email protected]. The deadline for applications is Friday 18th September. Only the shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview.
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