Notice

Call for Applications for Scholarships

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS –
MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY (MPHIL) DEGREES AT THE DEPARTMENT OF FISHERIES AND AQUATIC SCIENCES, UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST FOR THE 2017/2018 ACADEMIC YEAR

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the award of five (5) full scholarships tenable at the University of Cape Coast. The Master of Philosophy Degree study will cover a period of two academic years beginning 2017/18 academic year. The scholarships cover tuition, monthly stipends, and field research grants as well as other material and technical support to successful candidates to pursue any of the following programmes of study:
• Fisheries Science (2)
• Integrated Coastal Zone Management (2)
• Oceanography and Limnology (1)

Two (2) of the scholarships will be awarded to staff of the Fisheries Commission of Ghana.

Requirements:

i. Applicants must generally qualify for admission to masters’ programme at the University of Cape Coast. In addition, all applicants must satisfy the following specific requirements/prerequisites:
ii. Must hold a Bachelors’ degree preferably Second Class Honours (Upper Division) from a recognized university in a relevant field of study notably Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, Integrated Coastal Zone Management, Coastal Resources Management, Aquaculture, Environmental Science, Environmental Governance, Marine Policy, Conservation Science, Natural Resource Management among others.

iii. All candidates must submit the following:
• an application letter
• Curriculum Vitae (CV)
• Motivation letter
• Two letters of recommendation

Please note that all applicants are to apply to the University of Cape Coast separately after applying for the scholarship

Contact:
Only shortlisted applicants will be invited for interview after the closing date. Females are particularly encouraged to apply.

All applications must be delivered by regular mail/ courier to:

The Project Manager
USAID/UCC Fisheries and Coastal Management Capacity Building Support Project
Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
School of Biological Sciences
University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast
GHANA

Deadline: 31st March, 2017.

Funding Agency: United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

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