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The following are opportunities - Scholarships/ Fellowships/Grants/Training programmes that may interest you.  Click on the links below to view:

Scholarships/ Fellowships/Grants
    • New: Call for applications - Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Studies Writing Fellows , Deadline -June 30, 2019 READ MORE
    • New: Call for entries- L'Oréal -UNESCO Women in Science Awards for female researchers READ MORE
    • New: FAWE-MASTERCARD FOUNDATION Scholarship Program for Ugandans 2019/2020 READ MORE
    • Third call for proposals of the Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme funded by the EU , Deadline-12 June, 2019 READ MORE 
    • Call for Applications -  YOTI Fellowship Programme |Deadline- June 15, 2019 READ MORE
    • New:United Nations Young Professional Programme 2019| Deadline - August 9, 2019| READ MORE
    •  Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application, Deadline -June 15, 2019 READ MORE 
    •  MSc and PhD in Railway Engineering Scholarship Deadline: June 14, 2019 READ MORE
    • New: IUCEA-World Bank Masters Fellowship (funded mobility scholarships for African Female students) , Deadline: June 30, 2019 READ MORE
    • New: “TWAS -SAREP 2019 call for nomination to attend workshop on 'Policy and Diplomacy for Scientists: Introduction to Responsible Research Practices in Chemical and Biochemical Sciences”, in Trieste, Italy, with scholarship - Deadline-June 28, 2019 READ MORE 
    • AIMS-Carnegie Small research grants in data science and its applications. For African PhD students and researchers with a PhD in the field of data science and its related 
    • Third call for proposals of the Intra-Africa academic mobility scheme funded by the EU. Will support student and staff mobility in master’s and doctoral programmes in African countries. Deadline: 12 June 2019 TWAS prizes
    • WIOMSA Marine Research Grants Programme - Travel Grant. Supports young scientists to present research results at various fora. Applications for travel grants can be submitted anytime

Grants and Awards

  • TWAS prizes:
    • TWAS Medal Lectures. Awarded to TWAS members, in recognition of their achievements in their fields of research. The recipients lecture on a main aspect of their work. Deadline: Open
    • Abdus Salam Medal. Awarded to highly distinguished personalities who have served the cause of science in the Developing World. No limit on age, country or field. Deadline: Open
  • WIOMSA Marine Research Grants Programme - Travel Grant. Supports young scientists to present research results at various fora. Applications for travel grants can be submitted anytime

Scholarships and courses:

Calls for Papers

Samuel and Emelia Brew-Butler - SGS/GRASAG, UCC Research Grant, 2018- CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

The Samuel and Emelia Brew-Butler - SGS/GRASAG, UCC Research Fund is established to provide financial support (grant) to qualified second year postgraduate research students (MPhil/MCom/MN/PhD) to enable them to produce high quality research and complete on time. The overriding goal is to motivate students to contribute their quota to national development through quality and timely research.  

Specifically, the grant is aimed at supporting research students to:

  1. Collect research data and complete their thesis on time.
  2. Publish their scholarly articles in recognised local and international journals.
  3. Attend a research conference.

An award of up to GH¢4,000.00 will be made to each successful applicant. The number of awards funded will depend upon the number and quality of applications received. Qualified applicants shall enjoy the grant once. Completed applications (hardcopy) for the Research Grant must be received by the School of Graduate Studies on or before 15th November, 2018. Applications will be considered and the outcome made known by 31st January, 2019.

Click the attached file to assess your ELIGIBILITY and download the APPLICATION FORM

The University of Cape Coast has several services available to postgraduate students. These are available from a variety of sources including the Government, the University, and Private sources. They include the following:
For more information on the facilities download the attached file.