The OCPP Scholarships Mozambique, funded through the UK’s Blue Planet Fund, offer a unique opportunity for students from Mozambique to undertake a fully funded Master’s in marine science.
Aimed at early to mid-career researchers who are citizens of Mozambique who wish to develop a career in marine science, the OCPP Scholarships Mozambique will support world-class research in the discipline of marine science.
Hosted by Universidade Eduardo Mondlane or Universidade Lúrio, the scholarships will enable students from Mozambique to develop their technical knowledge, conduct vital research and help develop innovative solutions to marine environmental problems.
The aim of the scholarships is to support scientific research that will contribute to the conservation and sustainable management of marine resources, and strengthen responses to marine environmental challenges. The scholarships will also make a positive and tangible impact on the livelihoods of coastal communities that depend on healthy marine ecosystems.
Scholarships will be awarded to Masters students on a 2 year basis. Each successful recipient will be entitled to:
Universidade Eduardo Mondlane
The scholarships can facilitate a range of potential projects and research topics, such as:
Applications for the OCPP scholarships must be completed through the online application form on the ACU website to be considered. If you don't already have an ACU account, you will need to set one up by clicking 'Get Started', in the top right-hand corner of the application login page.
Applications are now closed.
We also welcome applications from students who are currently enrolled on the above courses at the universities and would like to apply for an OCPP Scholarship for their second year of their studies.
Existing students on these university courses can apply for an OCPP Mozambique scholarship as long as they:
Scholarships will be awarded to existing master's students on a 1-year basis. Each successful recipient will be entitled to:
Should select one of the proposed research topics and be prepared to write about their interests in this area. If selected for an OCPP Scholarship, applicants will need to submit their new research proposal to their university for their second year of study.Existing students can apply here
Funded with UK aid from the UK government.Back to main OCPP scholarships page