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Wednesday 5th October 2022

PhD Scholarship Programme for Climate Research for Students from Least Developed Countries (LDCs)

Deadline 5 October

Thanks to the support of Sida, TWAS launches a new programme: PhD Scholarships for Climate Research for Students from LDCs.

The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) – for the advancement of science in developing countries, is a UNESCO programme unit aiming to build capacity in science and technology in the Global South (

The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) – is a government agency. Its mission is part of Sweden's national policy for global development and its activities are funded through Swedish tax revenue. At the international level, Sida works to reduce poverty around the world by allocating resources and knowledge in Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America (

The first call for applications for PhD Scholarships for Climate Research, available to students from the Least Developed Countries (LDCs), has just opened.

With this new programme, PhD scholarships will be awarded to promising candidates from LDCs ( Applicants must have obtained their MSc in a scientific area relevant to the topic of climate change – which is broad and interdisciplinary – or they must obtain it by December 2022.
Deadline: 5 October 2022.

Age limit: 35 Male, 40 Female.


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