The OCPP Scholarships Senegal, funded through the UK’s Blue Planet Fund, offer a unique opportunity for students from Senegal to undertake a fully funded Master’s in marine science.
Aimed at early to mid-career researchers who are citizens of Senegal who wish to develop a career in marine science, the OCPP Scholarships Senegal will support world-class research in the discipline of marine science.
Hosted by Université Iba Der THIAM de Thiès, the scholarships will enable students from Senegal 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:
With one of the following pathways to be selected in the second year of study:
Management of Natural Resources
Risks and Natural Disaster Management
The scholarships can facilitate a range of potential projects and research topics including but not limited to:
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.
Funded with UK aid from the UK government.Back to main OCPP scholarships page