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Fully Funded Biomedical Engineering Postgraduate Scholarships 2018

Applications are invited for fully funded Biomedical Engineering Scholarships in Africa. Application is open for international students to pursue postgraduate degree for 2018 academic year.

The aim of this scholarships is to encourage and support academically able and talented students.

Deadline : 29 January 2018
Study in :
Providers :

Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA)

Course Level : Master programme 

PhD programme

Field of Study : Biomechanics & Rehabilitation EngineeringeHealthHealth Informatics, Medical Devices & Instrumentation, Medical Imaging

Benefits for Biomedical Engineering Scholarships :

        • The ABEM individual scholarships cover one roundtrip flight ticket, visa costs, participation costs (which may include tuition fees, registration fees and service fees), comprehensive insurance coverage (health, accident and travel) and a monthly subsistence allowance from which scholarship recipients are to cover accommodation expenses. The monthly subsistence allowance is calculated per mobility option (and can be viewed under ‘Scholarship Information and guidelines’).
        • Nationality: The eligible countries are presented in the table below:
        Regions of Africa Countries
        Central Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Congo (DRC), Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and São Tomé and Principe
        Eastern Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Uganda and Tanzania
        Northern Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, and Morocco
        Southern Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe
        Western Benin, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea- Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo


        • Number of Scholarships: The project will train up to 32 MSc and 10 PhD graduates, and offer development opportunities to up to 10 staff members over a period of 60 months.
        • Scholarship can be taken in African Universities

        Eligibility for Biomedical Engineering Scholarships : 

        Eligible Countries: African students are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

        Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for the scholarship, master’s and doctoral students must:

        • Must be a national and/ or resident of an eligible country.
        • At the time of the application for a scholarship, be registered/admitted in their final year or have obtained their most recent degree (or equivalent) from:
          • one of the higher education institutions included in the partnership (Target Group 1);
          • a higher education institution not included in the partnership but established in an eligible country (Target Group 2)
        • Have sufficient knowledge of the language of instruction in the host institution.
        • Meet the specific requirements of the host institution.

        For staff to be eligible for ABEM scholarships, they need to comply with the following criteria:

        • Be a national and resident in any of the eligible countries.
        • Work in or be associated with a partner higher education institution.
        • Have sufficient knowledge of the operational language in the host institution.

        English Language Requirements: Students must have sufficient knowledge of the operational language in the host institution.

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