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Kampala International University under the ALL4WASH project, is pleased to announce the short term MSc. Mobility Scholarship at partner universities for a period of three (3) months to carry out  research/laboratory work.

Project Description

All4WASH is a project funded by the Norwegian Partnership Programme for Global Academic Cooperation (NORPART) with a consortium of partner Universities from Norway (University of Science and Technology), Ghana (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology), South Africa (University of Venda), Tanzania (The Nelson Mandela African Institute of Technology), Ethiopia (Addis Ababa University), Mali (National School of Engineers Bamako) and Uganda (Kampala International University).

The overall aim of the project is to strengthen inclusive education and research in sustainable water supply and sanitation. The project also aims to increase the quality of research and advance knowledge in the areas of circular economy, digitalization, governance, equity & inclusion, resource recovery, health, and climate change.

About the Mobility

The 2024 ALL4WASH short term student mobility is for students conducting research with thematic areas covering WASH (Water Sanitation and Hygiene). The mobility will be from Uganda to either Ethiopia, Ghana or South Africa.

Number of scholarships: One (1)

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be a current KIU master’s student in either Water Resources Engineering or Environmental Engineering and their research in the thematic area (WASH).
  • Must preferably be a female or from a vulnerable group.
  • Must have presented a concept at the time of applying.

Definition of vulnerable: UN SDG 10: vulnerable due to inequalities in income as well as those based on age, sex, disability, race, ethnicity, origin, religion or economic or other status within a country.

The scholarship will cover

  • Round-trip air tickets
  • Living allowance for period of research
  • Research allowance for data collection/ field experiments, laboratory analysis & development of prototypes

 Application Procedure

Interested applicants should submit the required documents not later than Friday 22nd December, 2023 by 11:59PM (EAT) to the following email: [email protected]  and copy [email protected]

Required documents

  • Application letter
  • Proof of registration as Masters student
  • Proof of approved concept presentation (minutes of presentation)
  • Research concept (with clear methodology, experimental design and activity plan)
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Bachelors’ Transcript

For further enquiries, please contact the All4WASH project coordinator:

Name: Dr. Zubeda Ukundimana

E-Mail: [email protected]/ [email protected]

Tel. No: +256707203398/ +250783329137 (Whatsapp)