The Francis H. Brown African Scholarships are now available for aspiring East African earth scientists and botanists to study in the USA for the academic year 2021-2022. The programme is organized by the Leakey Foundation.
Eligible Countries: Citizens of Kenya, Ethiopia and Eritrea
Eligible Course or Subjects: The bursary is available for doctoral degree programs.
Eligibility Criteria: To become eligible for the award, applicants must:
Students or researchers of African heritage who are citizens of Kenya, Ethiopia or Eritrea;
Must be pursuing a doctoral degree at an accredited university, preferably from, but not limited to, an institution located in sub-Saharan Africa;
Have completed their doctoral degrees no longer than six years before the time of application for funding from this source;
Applicants shall demonstrate a commitment to a career in their field of study with an emphasis on research and teaching in his/her country of origin following the completion of his/her degree.