TRECCAFRICA Staff Mobility Scholarships Open

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Date and time: 
Thu, 2016-02-25 15:27
Location / Venue: 

Institute for Climate Change and Adaptation

Academic and Administrative Staff members at partner universities in the
TRECCAfrica I Consortium may now apply for the TRECCAfrica I Staff Exchange
scholarship, to spend 1-3 months at one of the partner universities:

·         Mekelle University, Ethiopia

·         Stellenbosch University, South Africa

·         University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

·         University of Ghana, Ghana

·         University of Nairobi, Kenya

·         University of Nigeria Nsukka, Nigeria

 

Applicants should develop a mobility proposal which outlines the proposed
staff exchange, in the form of a research project, guest lecturing, training
or administrative tasks or projects which contribute to the host and/or home
institution. Submitted proposals will be evaluated by the TRECCAfrica Board,
comprising representatives from the local TRECCAfrica coordination offices
per country (the International Relations Offices and academics working in
the related subject fields covered by the scholarship) in addition to
representatives from the relevant host department in which applicants
request to be hosted.

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR STAFF MOBILITY

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

1.        Be a national or resident of the countries covered by the
scholarship;
2.        Work at or be associated through full-time employment with a Higher
Education Institution in the partnership (see above);
3.        There must be an agreement between the candidate and his/her
proposed host university regarding the modules to be taught by the visiting
lecturer, the type of research to be conducted, the type of training to be
followed or the administrative tasks to be undertaken;
4.        Support from the supervisor or department from the home university
of the candidate;
5.        Be able to travel and take up the mobility opportunity (between 1-3
months, subject to discussion with host) between 01 May 2016 and 31 July
2016.

 

SCHOLARSHIP COVERAGE

·         One roundtrip flight ticket and reimbursement of visa application
costs;

·         A monthly subsistence allowance of 1000EUR to cover accommodation
expenses, travel in-country and monthly living expenses;

·         Insurance coverage for the period of mobility (travel, accident
and health).

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

For more information and to start your application visit
www.treccafrica.com/apply-now. Enquiries? Contact treccafrica@sun.ac.za.

 

 

 

 
Expiry Date: 
Sat, 2017-02-25 15:27
Contact Person: 

Prof. Shem Wandiga

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