Applications are invited for Postdoctoral Fellowship for Sub-Saharan Africans at AIMS in Tanzania. As a self-governing non-profit trust, which is supported by several universities, AIMS offers postgraduate programmes to talented students from the African continent.

Course Level: Fellowship is available to pursue Postdoctoral programme.

Eligible Nationalities: This fellowship is available for Sub-Saharan Africans: Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, CentraAngola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina l African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo (Democratic Republic), Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Eligibility Criteria: Applicants have to

  • Have completed their PhD degree not more than six years ago.
  • Be current or prospective teaching or research staff at a university or research institution in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Be invited by AIMS.
  • Preferably are nationals of an African country.

Method of Application: Documents to be submitted

  • DAAD application form duly filled (available in the DAAD-Portal).
  • Curriculum Vitae, including the list of publications (if applicable).
  • Invitation and nomination by the host institution
  • Research proposal (up to 5 pages) including detailed time and work plan which must have been arranged in advance with the host researcher.
  • 2 recommendation letters by academic referees.
  • PhD certificate (certified as a true copy of the original certificate).
  • Master’s certificate (certified as a true copy of the original certificate).

Online Application

Scholarship Link

Scholarship Application Deadline: September 30, 2018