Call for Applications: Queen Elizabeth Scholarship (QES) for University Ghana -Carleton University Exchange Programme

Starting October 22, 2019 - Ending October 22, 2020

 

The Centre for Climate Change and Sustainability Studies wishes to inform the university community that the University of Ghana and Carleton University, Canada exchange programme on “Societal Transformation and Climate Change: Training the Next Generation of Scholars in Sub-Sahara Africa (SSA) & Canada” (QES NextGen-Climate) is inviting applications from PhD students and Early Career faculty members who are interested in or are doing research on climate change and sustainable development or taking part in academic mobility programme in Canada for a period of three (3) months.  

BACKGROUND OF AWARD

The Carleton University exchange programme on “Societal Transformation and Climate Change: Training the Next Generation of Scholars in Sub-Sahara Africa (SSA) & Canada” (QES NextGen-Climate) aimed at developing a multi-disciplinary network of climate change and sustainable development experts that will facilitate future ongoing collaborative research among the partner universities. It also seeks to offer inter-country mentorship of advanced scholars to share a global perspective on climate change and sustainable development and to deliver individual professional development for scholars in the areas of pedagogy and publishing. The programme supports doctoral students and early career researchers from University of Ghana.

ELIGIBILITY/APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • PhD students who have completed course work
  • Early Career (has completed PhD NOT more than 8 years)

TARGETED UNITS

  • Geography and Resource Development
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Marine and Fisheries Science
  • Animal Biology and Conservation Science
  • Plant and Environmental Biology
  • School of Agriculture
  • IESS
  • School of Public Health

DURATION OF SCHOLARSHIP

Duration of Scholarship is 3 months (April-June 2020)

APPLICATION PROCESS

Interested applicants are to submit the following information to  c3ss@ug.edu.gh copy ehowusu@ug.edu.gh

I. CV

II. Statement of interest 

III. A presentation of 10 Slides of your own research


DEADLINE

Deadline for submission of application is by Monday, 28 October 2019

For further enquiries about the QES program, please contact Prof. Erasmus Owusu ehowusu@ug.edu.gh or Dr. Robert Manteaw rmanteaw@ug.edu.gh