Thursday, 29 January 2015
IPCC Scholarships

The call for applications for the 3rd round of scholarship awards by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is now open. Deadline: 15 Feb 2015.

Candidates must be a citizen of a developing country and be no more than 30 years of age at the time of application. Candidates must have an admissions offer for PhD studies or be currently studying at PhD level at a university of their choice. Research proposals accepted for the third round of awards will fall under the following themes of study:

  • Climate and water
  • Climate and the oceans
  • Underlying science of climate change
  • Socio-economic modelling related to climate change

For more information and to apply visit:

Thursday, 29 January 2015
Call for Applications: PhD/Doctoral Scholarships: African Pathways Programme

The NIHSS has partnered with CODESRIA to develop the African Pathways Programme scholarship. The aim of the scholarship is in line with the mandates of the Institute and Council to promote and facilitate research in the humanities and social sciences as well as to explore new vistas in pan-African scholarship. Applications are invited from suitably qualified non-South African students to study full time towards a doctoral degree in the humanities and social sciences at any public university in South Africa.