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Funding opportunities for Master students in Biostatistics and PhD students in Biometry

In the framework of its partnership with the African Excellence Centre in Mathematical sciences and applications (Institute of Mathematics and Physical Sciences), the Laboratoire de Biomathématiques et d’Estimations Forestières (University of Abomey-Calavi), is pleased to announce a special scholarship programme funded by the World Bank Group. The scholarship programme is designed to support outstanding and motivated students in Biostatistics with a special focus on female students. The programme will provide half of the tuition fees and a monthly allowance of XOF 100 000 for two – years for Master candidates, while a monthly allowance of XOF 150 000 for three – years for PhD candidates.

 Eligibility?

To be eligible student must:

  • be Benin citizen;
  • get registered in the Master programme in Biostatistics of the Faculty of Agronomic Sciences (http://bit.ly/2rC3Cyq(for Master candidates);
  • get registered in PhD programme in Biometry (for PhD student);
  • have excellent academic records in mathematics and related sciences.

Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

How to apply?

For Master

Students interested in applying for the scholarship programme should send a scholarship request to the Coordinator of the Biostatistics Master Programme (glele.romain@gmail.com with cc to contact.labef@gmail.com), along with the application to Master in Biostatistics Programme, no later than 30 July 2018.

For PhD students

Students interested in applying for the scholarship programme should send their application to glele.romain@gmail.com with cc to contact.labef@gmail.com no later than 30 July 2018.

The application package should contain all items listed below:

  • A one-page scholarship request to be sent to the Coordinator of the Master program in Biostatistics (Master candidates) and the Coordinator of the Doctoral studies in Biometry (PhD candidates);
  • A two-page resume (curriculum vitae);
  • One Letter of recommendation;
  • Academic transcripts;
  • Certificate of nationality;
  • A PhD research proposal;
  • Application fees (XOF 10 000)

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