CALL FOR APPLICATION FOR MASTERS WaSo FELLOWSHIPS
Date and time: 
Thu, 2017-12-28 15:55

Dear All, 

MASTERS RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS IN WATER, SOCIETY AND
CLIMATE CHANGE (WaSo) PROGRAMMES. 

Water and Society (WASO):
Institutional Capacity building in Water resources management and climate
change adaptation in the Nile Basin is a NORHED project funded by the
Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD). The purpose of the
NORHED Programme is to strengthen capacity in higher education
institutions in LMIC to contribute to a) a more and better qualified
workforce,
b) increased knowledge,
c) evidence-based policy
and decision- making and
d) enhanced gender equality. 

The purpose of WASO project is to build supervisory and Post Graduate
Programme content capacity at participating institutions within Water,
Society and Climate change related disciplines.

Partner
institutions on this project include: In Norway: Telemark University
College, University of Bergen and Norwegian University of Life Sciences;
In Africa University of Nairobi (Kenya), University of Juba (South Sudan),
Addis Ababa University (Ethiopia), and In Asia University of Peradeniya
(Srilanka), University of Jaffna (SriLanka), Bangladesh University of
Eng.& Tech. (Bangladesh) and Institute of Technology of Cambodia
(Cambodia).

THE CALL 

WASO is pleased to announce
funding for
a)    Two (2) 3-weeks study fellowships
in Norway
b)    Two (2) Six month study fellowships at
any of our Partner universities in Either Asia or Africa.
c)    One (1) 2-year full study fellowship for the
marginalized at University of Nairobi.

In water and society
(climate change) related disciplines. The disciplines under this call
include:
- Water Resources Management - Applied Hydrology and ground
water management - Irrigation and water management - GIS and remote
sensing in water resources - Water and Disaster management - Water supply
(engineering, technology, health, water quality) - Waste water treatment -
Computer applications in water and Environmental engineering;
Hydropolitics - Climate change impacts & adaptation.

The
research funding will be provided through the College of Biological and
Physical Sciences, University of Nairobi and will cover costs of field
research/tuition, a modest stipend and travel to Partner institutions as
may be required.

ELIGIBILITY AND REQUIREMENTS

The
applicant should
- Be a registered student at the University and
will have completed/be about to complete course work in fields relevant to
the above broad theme. In addition, applicants should:
- Be a
student of the University of Nairobi.
- Be willing to undertake and
complete field research and write-up (including publishing in recognized
journals) within the specified period;
- Should have draft research
proposals, which are WASO, related.
- Females are highly encouraged
to apply.
- Provide a full Curriculum Vitae (CV) with primary and
alternative contacts, copies of academic documents, statement of research
interest and contact addresses (phone and email) of two referees.
 
HOW TO APPLY; 

Applications should be sent by
email as a single pdf. file or hand delivered in a sealed envelope marked
“WASO MSc. Research Funding Application” to reach the
undersigned by 5:00 PM, 6th October 2017.

Ms. Elsa Ouma,
The WASO Secretary UoN,
Registrars Office CBPS
Email:
elsa@uonbi.ac.ke

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Expiry Date: 
Thu, 2017-12-28 15:55