The Rural Polytechnic Institute of Training and Applied Research (IPR-IFRA), Katibougou and the Faculty of Sciences and Techniques (FST); University of Sciences, Techniques and Technologies of Bamako (USTT-B), Mali in collaboration with the United Nations University-Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS), the Center for Development Research at the University of Bonn (ZEF) and the Institute for Technology and Resources Management in the Tropics and Subtropics (ITT) at the TH Köln (University of Applied Sciences), Abdou Moumouni University of Niamey, Pan African University-Institute of Water and Energy Sciences (including Climate Change) (PAUWES) Algeria are proud to announce that a call for four Master thesis scholarships is now open for applications. The scholarships are provided in the frame of the project “Risk Assessment and Reduction Strategies for Sustainable Urban Resource Supply in Sub-Saharan Africa – Focus on Sustainable Water and Energy Supply in Mali (RARSUS-SEMALI)” funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).
Based on your Bachelor degree performance, Curriculum Vitae (CV) and grades in the current Master courses, we are happy to invite you to submit a Master thesis proposal. As an applicant, you are required to provide a complete application with all required documents listed to the call. The application deadline is 28th April 2019. The important part of the application, with respect to the selection process, is the quality of the thesis topic and the abstract. Each topic should address a problem related to the research questions stated in the call (see Annex 3) and be in line with the research agenda at PAUWES. The selected students should be registered at the Rural Polytechnic Institute of Training and Applied Research of Katibougou (IPR-IFRA) and will obtain a Master degree accredited by the procedures of the institute. The students will be supervised by experts at Rural Polytechnic Institute of Training and Applied Research of Katibougou (IPR-IFRA) and possibly an expert from United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS), depending on the topic chosen for the Master thesis.
We are looking forward to your applications.