• Call for Application for TRECCAfrica I Staff Exchange Scholarship.

    The Trans-disciplinary Training for Resource Efficiency and Climate Change Adaptation in Africa, TRECCAfrica, invites Academic and Administrative Staff members at partner universities as listed below to apply for the Staff Exchange scholarship 2016;

    Partner Universities:

    1. Mekelle University, Ethiopia
    2. Stellenbosch University, South Africa
    3. University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    4. University of Ghana, Ghana
    5. University of Nairobi, Kenya
    6. University of Nigeria Nsukka, Nigeria

    Eligibility Criteria for Staff Mobility:

    For staff to be eligible for TRECCAfrica I scholarships, they need to comply with the following criteria:

    • Be a national or resident of the countries covered by the scholarship;
    • Work at or be associated through full-time employment with a Higher Education Institution in the partnership (see above);
    • There must be an agreement between the candidate and his/her proposed host university regarding the modules to be taught by the visiting lecturer, the type of research to be conducted, the type of training to be followed or the administrative tasks to be undertaken;
    • Support from the supervisor or department from the home university of the candidate;
    • Be able to travel and take up the mobility opportunity (between 1-3 months, subject to discussion with host) between 01 May and 31 July 2016.

    How To Apply for TreccAfrica Staff Exchange:

    Applicants should develop a mobility proposal which outlines the proposed staff exchange, in the form of a research project, guest lecturing, training or administrative tasks or projects which contribute to the host and/ or home institution.

    To start your application visit www.treccafrica.com/apply-now

    Submitted proposals will be evaluated by the TRECCAfrica Board, comprising representatives from the local TRECCAfrica coordination offices per country (the International Relations Offices and academics working in the related subject fields covered by the scholarship) in addition to representatives from the relevant host department in which applicants request to be hosted.


    • One roundtrip flight ticket and reimbursement of visa application costs;
    • A monthly subsistence allowance of 1000EUR to cover accommodation expenses, travel in-country and monthly living expenses;
    • Insurance coverage for the period of mobility (travel, accident and health).

    Application Deadline:

    Application closes on 26 March 2016.

    Best of luck To You all…
    CampusPortalNG Team


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