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Apply for Gerda Henkel Foundation Scholarship Enhancing Doctoral Training in the Humanities 2020

Updated: Jan 6, 2020

The University of Ghana has received a grant from the Gerda Henkel Foundation of Germany to support the training of PhD students in the Humanities under a project titled Enhancing Doctoral Training in the Humanities in West Africa. Under the project, the University of Ghana will be the sub-regional hub for the training of PhD scholars in the historical humanities (History, Archaeology, Historical Islamic Studies, Art History, Philosophy, History of Law, History of Science, Prehistory and Early History, Classics and other disciplines with historical component). The project will fund the tuition, accommodation, research, stipend and airfare of international students starting from 2020/2021 academic year.


Applicant must have successfully completed a Master’s degree in any of the disciplines listed above, or in a related field.

Applicant must be a national or permanent resident of on e o f t h e f o l l o w i n g West African countries: Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Burkina Faso and Senegal.

Should have excellent academic credentials and demonstrate motivation and commitment to pursue an academic career.

Has thorough knowledge of the language of instruction (English)

Deadline is January 31st 2020

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