WITS-TUB-UNILAG Urban Lab Scholarships for sub-Saharan African Nationals 2024

The call for applications for the 2023 WITS-TUB-UNILAG Urban Lab Scholarships is now open to sub-Saharan African nationals. This opportunity arises from a collaborative partnership between the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), the University of Lagos (UNILAG), and the Technische Universität Berlin (TUB).

The Urban Lab Programme aims to provide scholars from various regions in sub-Saharan Africa with the chance to pursue a Master of Urban Studies in Urban Management at Wits. Additionally, the program offers opportunities for PhD studies at both Wits and UNILAG. As part of this initiative, UNILAG will introduce a new Masters degree in urban management in 2024, with financial assistance provided through the scholarship program.

Scholarship Sponsor(s): WITS-TUB-UNILAG

Host Institution(s): WITS-TUB-UNILAG

Scholarship Worth: Full Tuition fee, Monthly stipend, Medical & Travel allowance

Number of Awards: Several

Application Deadline: September 30, 2023

Study Level: Masters

Nationality: African Students

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DETAILS | WITS-TUB-UNILAG Urban Lab Scholarships

Beyond collaboration around the respective urban management masters at TUB, Wits and UNILAG, the programme is designed to facilitate international exchange of ideas between research institutions and includes strengthening the network of urban academics on the African continent.

Four fully funded PhD scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis to two South Africans and two candidates from other sub-Saharan African countries for study at the University of the Witwatersrand starting February 2024, in collaboration with Technical University Berlin and the University of Lagos. The four selected PhD candidates will be funded for four years from 2024-2025.

Eligibility Criteria For WITS-TUB-UNILAG Urban Lab Scholarships for sub-Saharan African Nationals 

To be eligible for WITS-TUB-UNILAG Urban Lab Scholarships, applicants are expected to meet the following conditions:

  • Applicants must be a sub-Saharan African Nationals
  • Applicants enrolling for masters and PhD programs
  • Applicants must be ready to enrol in a full-time program
  • Applicants to partake in the Master of Urban Studies in the field of Urban Management at Wits as well as PhD studies at both Wits and UNILAG.

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Interested applicants seeking for WITS-TUB-UNILAG Urban Lab Scholarships can fill and submit application form online for the scholarships. All scholarship applications must be sent to taki.sithagu@wits.ac.za. No late applications will be considered.

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