ABIC Scholarships for study visits on biodiversity in African Zoology and Wood Biology, Belgium

Belgian Development Cooperation, the Royal Museum for Central Africa (RMCA) at Tervuren (Belgium) offers each year a number of scholarships for Saharan Africa available for scientific study visits to the RMCA collections

Study Subject(s): African Zoology and Wood Biology
Course Level: PhD, Postdoctoral
Scholarship Provider: Belgian Development Cooperation, RMCA
Scholarship can be taken at: Belgium

  • Only applications from candidates from Sub-Saharan Africa working for a public institution: university, ministry or research institute, will be taken into consideration.
  • Independent experts or consultants are not eligible for the scholarships.
  • A good command of English or French is requested in case it would not be the mother tongue or the language of education of the applicant. Please note that most of the available documents or reference books in the RMCA are in English or French. Reading comprehension of French is thus an asset for English speaking applicants.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Bénin, Burundi, Burkina Faso, Cameroun, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopie, Guinée, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Ouganda, Rwanda, Sénégal, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Scholarship Description:
These scholarships contribute to the sharing of biodiversity data to African institutions, as stipulated in the Convention on Biological Diversity signed by Belgium

How to Apply: Electronically
Scholarship Application Deadline: October 14th, 2011

Further Scholarship Information and Application

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