ESISMAD Project African Scholarships 2024 for African graduates.

April 27, 2024

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Bursary Description

Application Deadline: 15 June 2024

The Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme, a joint initiative of the African Union and the European Union, is being implemented under the auspices of the Pan-African Partnership. The programme is directly managed by the European Commission through the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, under the supervision of the Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development and in collaboration with the African Union Commission Department for Human Resources, Science and Technology.

ESIMSAD is an abbreviation for Electrochemical Science and Innovative Materials for Sustainable Africa Development organized by the four HEIs in Africa and one EU Technical partner.


  • Applicants are invited ONLY from African countries nationalities for scholarships in the fields of Materials ScienceSolar Energy, PhysicsInorganic Chemistry, Materials Electrochemistry and Energy Technologies and Physical Chemistry under ESIMSAD project.
  • ESIMSAD scholarships are jointly administered by four (4) African partner Universities, where selected students and staff will be able to engage in postgraduate studies, research, teaching or training AAU, WITS, UNN and AASTU. 

Scholarship Worth

  • The ESIMSAD individual scholarships cover one roundtrip flight ticket, visa costs, participation costs, comprehensive insurance coverage (health, accident and travel) and a monthly subsistence allowance from which scholarship recipients are to cover accommodation expenses. The monthly subsistence allowance is calculated per mobility option (and can be viewed under ‘Scholarship Information and guidelines’


• Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
• University of Nigeria Nsukka, Nigeria • University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa University
• Addis Ababa Science and Technology University, Addis Ababa Ethiopia
• Cairo University, Cairo Egypt • University College of Cork, Cork, Ireland (EU Technical University)

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the ESISMAD Project African Scholarship