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African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Scholarships for Africans



Application Deadline: 31st March 2019

African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, AIMS Scholarship Invitation: Applications are currently ongoing for the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Master’s & Co-operative Master’s Program (Fully-funded) for African Students. Interested students can see the details and apply if eligible.

African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Scholarships for Africans

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AIMS Master’s & Co-operative Master’s Program Details and FAQs

Apply to the AIMS Master’s in the Mathematical Sciences, a unique, innovative program providing problem-solving and computational skills as well as exposure to cutting-edge fields or the AIMS Co-operative Master’s in Mathematical Sciences, a work integrated master’s program, offered only at AIMS Senegal, AIMS Cameroon and AIMS Rwanda.

Why should you apply to AIMS?

  • Courses are taught by outstanding African and international lecturers and supported by a team of resident tutors.
  • AIMS graduates progress to top advanced degree programs and careers in Africa and all over the world.
  • AIMS have a climate of highly interactive teaching where students are encouraged to learn together through questioning and discovery.
  • AIMS place emphasis on computational methods and scientific computing with 24/7 access to computer labs and the internet.
  • Both students and lecturers share a 24-hour learning environment.
  • AIMS have a Pan-African student body including a minimum of 30% women

AIMS is pleased to open applications for the Master’s & Co-operative Master’s Program at five centres of excellence for the 2019/2020 Academic year. 

When is the application deadline?

31st March 2019

Which countries are eligible for the scholarship?

African countries

What is the category of this opportunity?

Masters

How do I know if I’m eligible for the scholarship?

  • Applicants must have a conferred 4-year university degree in mathematics and science or engineering subject with a significant mathematics component or anticipate completing by the start date of the AIMS course.
  • Applicants should demonstrate a strong aptitude in mathematics, leadership and community service. Women applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

What are the benefits of the award?

There are no course fees for successful applicants. Full bursaries covering tuition, accommodation, meals, and travel costs are also awarded to successful applicants.

What is the duration of the programme?

18 Months

How to Apply for the Programme

  • You can visit the Applicants FAQ page to see Frequently Answered Questions,
  • Click here to apply for AIMS Master’s in Mathematical Sciences
  • Click here to apply for AIMS Co-operative Master’s in Mathematical Sciences

2019-20 AIMS Structured Master’s Application Webpage

2019-20 AIMS Structured Co-Op Master’s Application Webpage


AIMS Scholarship Details and FAQs

Applications are currently ongoing for the DAAD-African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Scholarships for African Students. Interested students can see the details and apply if eligible.

DAAD, the German Academic Exchange Service, in association with AIMS, provides six in-region scholarships for a PhD programme in Mathematical Sciences. These scholarship are available to students wishing to commence a PhD programme at a South African University.

When is the application deadline?

15th November 2018

Which countries are eligible for the scholarship?

Sub-Saharan African (excluding South Africa) countries

In which host country will the awardees be studying?

South Africa

  • The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, 6-8 Melrose Road, Muizenberg 7945, South Africa;
  • Stellenbosch University,
  • University of Cape Town,
  • University of the Western Cape

Fields of Study

Research fields considered include mathematical sciences.

What is the category of this opportunity?

PhD

How do I know if I’m eligible for the scholarship?

Applicants:

  • have successfully completed generally a two-year university degree (doctoral candidates) with above average results (upper forth of class)
  • clearly show motivation and strong commitment
  • have thorough knowledge of the language of instruction
  • have completed their last university degree not more than 6 years ago at the time of application
  • must be nationals or permanent resident of a Sub-Saharan African Country, excluding South Africa
  • should generally be a) staff member of a public university, b) candidate considered for teaching or research staff recruitment, c) from the public sector

Female applicants and candidates from less privileged regions or groups are especially encouraged to participate in the programme.

How many scholarship awards are available?

6

What are the benefits of the scholarship?

Funds awarded by the scholarship must be used towards covering the costs of tuition fees, living expenses, medical insurance, books, stationery, research literature expenses, study permit and research.

DAAD In-Country/In-Region scholarship holders are also encouraged to apply for a research stay in Germany for 3 up to 6 months. Please note: The short-term research stay in Germany should preferably be announced in the application
for the regular scholarship and can only be awarded if the necessary financial means are available.

The short-term research scholarship includes:

  • a monthly scholarship payment for living costs which amounts to 1.200 (PhD students) and 850 (Master students) EUR per month
  • health/accident/personal liability insurance
  • a flat-rate travel allowance

All further details regarding additional benefits and the additional application processes will be provided after admission to the scholarship programme.

What is the duration of the scholarship?

The duration of the PhD programme is generally three years generally starting in January 2019

How to Apply for the Programme

The online portal for applications is now open and applications and will close on 15 November 2018. It is important to go through the Application and Selection Procedure in the Scholarship Webpage before applying.

Scholarship Webpage


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