The GPN invites students from ODA recipient countries to apply for a Thomas Sankara PhD scholarship at a GPN partner university. It will enable and fund research cooperation between partner universities working on Global partnerships in the global economy (in the fields of agriculture, finance, and energy), in development cooperation (access, accountability, deep participation) and knowledge production (Eurocentrism and alternative knowledge).
- A completed MA/MSc degree (exception: the defense of the MA thesis should have happened until the application deadline), with excellent results, in a discipline related to the above topics; the applicant’s last academic degree should not be more than six years ago; if an applicant already started with his/her PhD project, it should have started not more than three years ago;
- A very high proficiency in English demonstrated by one of the following language certificates: TOEFL, IELTS, the Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English, or an equivalent. Native speakers and applicants who have completed [one of] their first degree[s] fully in English do not have to provide an English proficiency certificate.
- Academic or vocational experience in one of the disciplines related to the thematic field of global partnership;
- Citizenship of an ODA recipient country. Suppose the applicant resides in Germany or other countries that are not on the DAC list and is currently not enrolled in a university. In that case, she/he should not have lived in the country of residence longer than two years before the potential start of the scholarship.
Deadline: 29th August 2020. Please visit the scholarship website for more information and how to apply.