Apply: World Bank Africa Centres of Excellence (ACE) Postgraduate Scholarships 2020/2021

The College of Engineering of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has received funding from the World Bank Africa Centres of Excellence (ACE) for Development Impact Project to support African countries unlock socioeconomic benefits through climate actions. KNUST therefore seeks to apply part of this funding to deliver high quality postgraduate training, conduct and disseminate applied research focused to deliver high quality postgraduate courses, conduct and disseminate applied research focused on addressing development challenges related to industrialization, digital development (ICT), energy systems, renewable energy, manufacturing, exploration and development of oil and gas industry. Applications are therefore invited from qualified candidates for admission into the following doctorate degree programmes at the College of Engineering of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).

 

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The College of Engineering of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has received funding from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to support African countries unlock socioeconomic benefits through climate actions. KNUST therefore seeks to apply part of this funding to deliver high quality postgraduate training, conduct and disseminate applied research focused on addressing development challenges related to sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, productive uses of energy and climate change. Applications are therefore invited from qualified candidates for admission into the following doctorate degree programmes at the College of Engineering of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).

RECOMMENDED:  GNPC Postgraduate Scholarship Application Form

 

KNUST 3 Year Full-Time PhD programmes

 

KNUST Phd Programmes:

  • PhD Bioengineering
  • PhD Computer Engineering
  • PhD Materials Engineering
  • PhD Sustainable Energy Technologies
  • PhD Telecommunications Engineering
  • PhD Chemical Engineering
  • PhD Electrical and Electronic Engineering

 

KNUST 18 months Full-Time MSc and 24 months MPhil Programmes:

  • MPhil Computer Engineering
  • MPhil Bioengineering
  • MPhil Materials Engineering
  • MPhil Power Systems Engineering
  • MPhil Chemical Engineering
  • MPhil Renewable Energy Technologies
  • MPhil Telecommunications Engineering
  • MSc Cyber Security and Digital Forensics
  • MSc Renewable Energy Technologies

 

 

 UNEP PhD KNUST Admission Requirements:

 

  • A minimum of Second Class (Upper Division) in first degree
  • Good Master’s degree in a relevant field with an average of at least 60%. Please visit School of Graduate Studies and refer to the Postgraduate Admissions Brochure for specific requirements to the respective programmes.
  • Applicants must be 40 years or below at the time of application.
  • Candidates from non-Anglophone countries must have an internationally recognised Certificate of Proficiency in the English Language (TOEFL or British Council, IELTS) with above average score or be available to attend a three (3) months English language course at KNUST.
  • Candidates with one publication in a journal as first author have an advantage.
  • Candidates must provide evidence of current and previous employments.
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KNUST 18 months Full-Time MSc and 24 months MPhil Requirements:

  • A minimum of Second Class (Upper Division) in first degree in a relevant field. Please visit School of Graduate Studies and refer to the Postgraduate Admissions Brochure for specific requirements to the respective programmes.
  • Candidates from non-Anglophone countries must have an internationally recognised Certificate of Proficiency in the English Language (TOEFL or British Council, IELTS) with above average score or be available to attend a three (3) months English language course at KNUST.

 

 

Application Procedures : How To Apply

 

Sale of E-Vouchers/Forms for admission is ongoing.

  1. Start by purchasing an eVoucher by paying an application fee of Two Hundred and Fifty Ghana Cedis (GH¢250.00) at GCB, Consolidated Bank Ghana (CBG) or Ecobank.
  2. International Applicants visit >> International Applicants Portal to generate logins and apply online
  3. International applicants who gain admission will be required to pay an application fee of USD 200.00 before registration.
  4. You will receive an eVoucher containing an application number and PINthat will grant access to the online admissions portal.
  5. Afterwards  proceed to the KNUST online admissions portal to begin the online application process.
  6. Afterwards  PRINT OUT 2 COPIES of the completed application form from the online application portal and submit them (by post) to the School of Graduate Studies together with the following:
  7. Two passport sized photographs
  8. Detailed CV and two letters of reference (one from a supervisor at the Master’s level)
  9. Official transcripts and certificates for BSc and MSc degrees
  10. Proof of ability to communicate in English for Candidates from non-Anglophone countries
  11. Soft and hard copies of a letter of motivation (max. 2 pages) with the heading outlining why you want to study, what makes you well-suited to study in your chosen specialisation, current occupation, how the programme will fit into your professional vision, how your (home) country stands to benefit after your training.
  12. Soft and hard copies of a short concept note (max. 3 pages) outlining the justification, objectives, methodology and expected outcomes of a research idea.
  13. Shortlisted candidates will be required to attend a selection interview. The date of the interview will be communicated after short listing. Only candidates who successfully gain admission will be notified subsequently.
  14. ELECTRONIC COPIES of completed application forms and supporting documents should be sent to [email protected] for your application to be considered.
  15. For inquiries, email: [email protected] or visit the website, [email protected]
RECOMMENDED:  GNPC Scholarship Application Form

 

Application Deadline

 

Deadline for submission of application forms is 30th June, 2020.

 

 

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