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26 July 2017

Dr Sylvia Meek Scholarship in Nigeria, 2017 Scholarship Positions 2017 2018












Malaria Consortium now wishes to invite applicants for its Dr Sylvia Meek Scholarship in Nigeria. These scholarships are available to pursue the master degree in Entomology.

The aim of the scholarships is to support the next generation of public health entomologists in support of this quest.

The University of Nigeria is the first indigenous university established in 1960, following the country’s independence. It is a land-grant university and according to webometric ranking (2017), University of Nigeria ranks among the top five universities in Nigeria

Course Level: These scholarships are available to pursue master’s programme.

Study Subject: These scholarships are awarded in the field of Entomology.

Scholarship Award: These scholarships will cover the following:

  • The Dr Sylvia Meek Scholarship for Entomology will cover all tuition fees, a research study allowance, upkeep costs such as accommodation and board, an allowance to travel to Nigeria (if non-national) and return home after the course, health insurance and stationery costs for the duration of the MSc. degree, i.e. a maximum of two years, by which time the students should finish their degree.

Numbers of Scholarships: Two scholarships are available.

Scholarship can be taken in Nigeria

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Nationals from the following countries can apply: Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Chad, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, the Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
  • Applicants need to have successfully completed a Bachelor’s degree
  • Applicants should demonstrate an interest in, and commitment to, entomology and the control of vector borne diseases.
  • Mid-career applications will be considered along with fresh graduates.

Nationality:  Applicants of Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Chad, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, the Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Zambia and Zimbabwe can apply for the scholarship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have Bachelor’s degree.

English Language Requirement: Applicants should have good knowledge of English (the language of instruction).

Master Scholarship

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via email.

  • Applicants should apply for their studies at University of Nigeria by submitting the following documents to the Dean of the postgraduate school, Professor P Osadebe (patience.osadebe-at-unn.edu.ng) and to the Deputy Vice Chancellor, James Ogbonna (james.ogbonna-at-unn.edu.ng):
  • An application letter, stating the area of entomology you intend to specialise in
  • Bachelor’s degree certificate
  • Bachelor’s degree academic transcript (grade report where the completed courses are listed)
  • For those applicants from countries where English is not the official language: English proficiency test result or any other proof of proficiency in English

Application Deadline: The application deadline is August 27, 2017.

Scholarship Link

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