A joint Japan-Egypt project provides training to Africans in science and technology

(Ecofin Agency) – As part of the TICAD 7 proposals, African researchers and graduates will benefit from scholarships to pursue master’s and doctoral courses at a university in Egypt. Full scholarships are offered in the fields of engineering and applied and basic sciences.

The Egyptian-Japanese University of Science and Technology (e-Just) located in Egypt is implementing a scholarship program for young Africans. Agreed within the framework of TICAD7, it aims to strengthen the skills of researchers and engineers who advance science and technology on the continent.

For the year 2022, the university has just invited applications for master’s and doctoral programmes. In order to answer the call, you must be a researcher, assistant or graduate belonging to universities or research institutions in Africa. Candidates must be of African nationality, and under 30 years of age, with the exception of Egypt.

The program is applicable in engineering fields: electronic and communications engineering, computer engineering, mechatronics and robotics, industrial and manufacturing engineering, materials engineering, energy resource engineering, environmental engineering, and chemical and petrochemical engineering.

It also takes into account basic and applied sciences such as nanosciences, applied and computational mathematics, energy and biotechnology.

The maximum period for completion of master’s training and obtaining a diploma is three academic years. For the doctoral cycle, it is five years. These periods also take into account the basic research skills offered by the program, introductory courses in the English language, computer programming, statistics and liberal arts.

The scholarship covers tuition, accommodation, medical care, monthly allowance and round-trip airfare.

The last date of application is February 12, 2022. Classes will start in September.

more information

Vanessa Ngono Atangana

See also  Flight to Mars: Ingenuity helicopter is on the ground

You May Also Like

About the Author: Abbott Hopkins

Analyst. Amateur problem solver. Wannabe internet expert. Coffee geek. Tv guru. Award-winning communicator. Food nerd.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *