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Leading House Africa: Call to sponsor African participants (PhD students) for Seasonal Schools in Switzerland

Organizers of Seasonal Schools (e.g. Summer Schools) with an affiliation to a Swiss Institution of Higher Education can apply for funding to support the attendance of African PhD students. Submission deadline: 28 February 2023

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Leading House (LH) Africa, in conjunction with the Centre for Development and Environment (CDE) of the University of Bern, are calling for applications for the PhD Graduate Programme from organizers of Seasonal Schools in Swiss Institutions of Higher Education.The goal of this instrument is to promote research cooperation between Swiss and African PhD students of Higher Education Institutions in Seasonal Schools.

Total Budget Available: CHF 224,000

Grant per Seasonal School: Maximum CHF 60,000

Duration of the Seasonal School: Minimum 1 week

Eligible Applicant: Organizers of Seasonal Schools (e.g. Summer Schools) in or outside of Switzerland in affiliation to a Swiss Institution of Higher Education

Target participants of the Seasonal School to be funded: Minimum 5, maximum 15 students enrolled in a PhD programme of an Institution of Higher Education in all African countries, except the Maghreb region and Egypt

Additional Third-Party Funding: In-kind contribution by the Seasonal School is strongly encouraged

Submission Deadline: 28 February 2023

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