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Updated: Sida Project- 316 Capacity Building in Mathematics and Its Applications

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 20:11
  • Sida Project- 316 Capacity Building in Mathematics and Its Applications

Call for applications for ONE postdoctoral fellowship tenable at any of the following five Swedish Universities: Linköping University, Mälardalen University, Stockholm University, The Royal Institute of Technology-KTH and Uppsala University.

Makerere University, with support from the Uganda-Sweden bilateral research cooperation, wishes to announce the only remaining ONE postdoctoral fellowship in Mathematics for the Academic year 2019-2020. Accepted applicants will conduct their research at any of the five consortium universities. However, under special circumstances, accepted applicants may conduct their research in other universities or even outside Sweden. The research will be in both Pure and Applied Mathematics but with preference to Pure Mathematics. 

Each grant size is up to 160,000 SEK and is estimated to cover flight tickets, accommodation, and subsistence allowance for up to 8 months in host country. Note that the budget for the fellowship has to be utilised by 30th June 2020.

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Application procedure:

  1. Detailed information about the application for scholarship can be obtained from the Makerere– Sida web portal: www.sida.mak.ac.ug/applications
  2. Electronic submission of application for scholarship with supporting documents should be sent to the Director, Directorate of Research and Graduate Training, Makerere University; Email: director@rgt.mak.ac.ug; Copy to: conference@rgt.mak.ac.ug; mango@cns.mak.ac.ug, jmango1966@gmail.com
  3. Hard copies should be addressed to the Director, Directorate of Research and Graduate Training, Makerere University P.O.BOX 7062 Kampala, Senate Building Level 4, Room 410.
  4. Application submission deadline is Tuesday, 10th September, 2019 and interviews (where applicable) will be conducted at an appropriate date. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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