University of Nairobi Application For 2024- RS-4C PhD Scholarships

By | May 25, 2024

Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies (WMI), the University of Nairobi with funding from the Netherlands hereby invite applications for two PhD scholarships under the project Remote Sensing for Community-driven applications: from WA+ to co-learning (RS-4C). Subject to satisfactory performance and legal requirements, each PhD scholar will obtain a degree from The University of Nairobi.

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The successful student will be registered at the Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and
Environmental Studies (WMI) University of Nairobi with a 3 months study travel to
The Netherlands. Research work will be undertaken in Kenya within the Athi River Basin,
coordinated by Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies, University of
Nairobi with supervision involving the Wild Life Training Research Institute and IHE Delft
Institute for Water Education.
Requirements for the application and submission
Applicants should submit the following documents together as one package.
● Cover letter/Motivation letter. This should cover interest in the water-related sector, and
longer-term career ambitions (150 words max);
● Curriculum Vitae
● Certified copy of Bachelor of Science/Art and Master of Science/Art and MSc/MA
transcript of records
● Certified English translation of transcripts if not already in English
● Official explanation of the grading system if from outside the Kenyan Universities
● Two recommendation letters from academic referees
● A maximum of two-page doctoral study concept relevant to the research project. The
synopsis should include a proposed title, background, problem statement, objectives, and
indicative methodology.
The deadline for submission of the application is [18th June 2024, 11 PM].
The application must be submitted electronically to, CC to,,
Note: Please indicate in the email subject RS-4C PhD application Remote Sensing or Socioeconomic
Assessment process After the submission deadline, the applicants will be assessed academically.
Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview and a written aptitude test in late June 2024.
The preferred doctoral studies starting date is September 1, 2024.
The interviewing panel reserves the right not to consider material received after the deadline and not to consider applications that do not fulfil the requirements mentioned above.
Inquiries about this particular scholarship must be addressed to, CC to,,