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Call for Applications

Fellowships for PhD Students and Postdocs 2020

In the frame of the YaBiNaPA graduate school, the following scholarships will be offered for 2020:

Bielefeld University

Scholarships for PhD students from Cameroonian Universities

to do research in the research group of Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry (Prof. Sewald) at Bielefeld University, Germany.

  • Number of scholarships:
    • 1 scholarship for 12 months
    • 2 scholarships for 6 months
      • Monthly allowance: 1000 EUR
      • Monthly health insurance allowance: 100 EUR
      • Travel allowance
Scholarship for a Postdoc from the University of Yaoundé I

to do research in the research group of Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry (Prof. Sewald) at Bielefeld University, Germany.

  • Number of scholarships:
    • 1 scholarship for 12 months
      • Monthly allowance: 1200 EUR
      • Monthly health insurance allowance: 100 EUR
      • Travel allowance
Conditions

For the selection of long-term scholarship holders, the following criteria are mandatory:

Only applicants from developing countries can be funded. There is no age limit applying to scholarships. However, in the case of PhD scholarships, the final graduation at the time of submitting the application should not lie further back than 6 years. If the doctoral project was already begun before the start of funding, it should not lie further back than 3 years before submitting the application. With regards to applications submitted by scientists and young academics (postdocs), the doctoral degree at the time of submitting the application should not lie further back than 2 years.

Application

The application documents consist of:

  • A letter of motivation and a detailed CV

  • A proposal for the research project at Bielefeld University

  • A progress report of the current PhD studies

  • A certified copy of birth certificate

  • A transcript of marks of teaching modules of Master (M1 and M2).

  • A certified copy of Bachelor, Master or PhD Diploma

  • A letter of recommendation from one academic Professor

  • A letter of commitment in which the applicant agrees to work on the project without discontinuation during the period of the scholarship.

Good proficiency of English language is required. YaBiNaPA promotes gender equality and consequently, women scientists are strongly encouraged to apply. Application documents must be deposited at the secretary of the graduate school, Department of Chemistry at the ENS Yaoundé.

Deadline: November 30th 2019

Applicants will be selected and interviewed by the advisory board of the graduate school and the results published during the first week of December 2019. After signature of contracts, all fellows will begin the work on or after January 1, 2020.

University of Yaoundé I

Scholarships for PhD students from Cameroonian Universities

to do research in one of the graduate school's laboratories at the University of Yaoundé I.

  • Number of scholarships:
    • 7 scholarships for 6 months
      • Monthly allowance: 400 EUR
Scholarships for PhD students from African Universities

to do research in one of the graduate school's laboratories at the University of Yaoundé I.

  • Number of scholarships:
    • 3 scholarships for 6 months
      • Monthly allowance: 400 EUR
Scholarships for a Postdoc

to do research in one of the graduate school's laboratories at the University of Yaoundé I.

  • Number of scholarships:
    • 1 scholarship for 12 months
      • Monthly allowance: 500 EUR
Conditions

For the selection of long-term scholarship holders, the following criteria are mandatory:

Only applicants from developing countries can be funded. There is no age limit applying to scholarships. However, in the case of PhD scholarships, the final graduation at the time of submitting the application should not lie further back than 6 years. If the doctoral project was already begun before the start of funding, it should not lie further back than 3 years before submitting the application. With regards to applications submitted by scientists and young academics (postdocs), the doctoral degree at the time of submitting the application should not lie further back than 2 years. Each fellowship will cover the following:

A monthly allowance to cover accommodation, subsistence, and health insurance
Travel allowance in case of research stay outside Cameroon

Application

The application documents consist of:

  • A letter of motivation and a detailed CV

  • A proposal for the research project at the University of Yaoundé I

  • A progress report of the current PhD studies

  • A certified copy of birth certificate

  • A transcript of marks of teaching modules of Master (M1 and M2).

  • A certified copy of Bachelor, Master or PhD Diploma

  • An academic registration form certifying that the candidate is regularly enrolled in a PhD in his university and indicating the year of registration.

  • A letter of recommendation from the home supervisor

  • A letter of commitment in which the applicant agrees to work on the project without discontinuation during the period of the scholarship.

  • An english language proficiency testimony

Good proficiency of English language is required. YaBiNaPA promotes gender equality and consequently, women scientists are strongly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: November 30th 2019

Application documents must be deposited at the secretary of the graduate school, Department of Chemistry at the ENS Yaoundé.

Applicants will be selected and interviewed by the advisory board of the graduate school and the results published during the first week of December 2019. After signature of contracts, all fellows will begin the work on or after January 1st, 2020.

Contact

Alternatively, scanned applications can be sent by email to the following contact addresses.


Dr. Eugénie Aimée Madiesse Kemgne

Secretary

Phone
+237 67518 3979
E-Mail
secret.yabinapa2016@gmail.com

Prof. Dr. Bruno Lenta Ndjakou

Professor

Phone
+237 75097561
E-Mail
lentabruno@yahoo.fr