MITIC Doctoral Computer Science PROGRAM
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
MITIC is part of a regional and international dynamic to respond to the demand for training and research in mathematics, computer science and ICT in Africa. It aims to contribute to improving the supply of higher-level training (Master, PhD) while producing innovative technologies through research, responding better to the strong demand for training of a young population and reinforcing regional research in order to contribute to meet the challenge of Africa's development. Through funding by the Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF) of the Partnership for skills in Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology (PASET), MITIC will sponsor PhD scholars from sub-Saharan Africa. The scholarship will cover a competitive stipend for living expenses and part of the tuition cost. The research training of the RSIF PASET scholars will focus on issues related to Computer Science and ICT.
1) Applying to MITIC (requirements)
>Submit a cover letter of maximum two pages on the academic background and interests.
>Provide the names and contacts of two (02) references.
>Provide a CV and a pdf version of your academic credentials including your Bachelor’s degree, and Master’s degree
>For more information on the MITIC PhD program, visit the website http://www.ceamitic.sn
Note: Women are strongly recommended to apply.
2) Applying for the RSIF Scholarship
Apply to be part of MITIC’s first batch of PhD scholars with funding from the Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF). The RSIF is a scholarship program (3 – 4 years) led by African governments and is an initiative under the Partnership for skills in Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology (PASET).
>Apply first to a MITIC PhD program (as described above)
>Apply in parralel for the RSIF scholarship via www.rsif-paset.org/apply
>Must be a citizen of a sub-Saharan African country
>Current academic staff/faculty that do not have a PhD are encouraged to apply
Applications will be closed on Monday, July 24, 2017, 5:00pm GMT
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