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Education for Laser-based Manufacturing: 2023 Scholarships for African Nationals

Updated on Mar 15, 2023 979 views
Education for Laser-based Manufacturing: 2023 Scholarships for African Nationals

Applications are invited from African nationals for scholarships in the fields of Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials and Metallurgical Engineering and Biomaterials/ Biomedical Engineering.

In this ELbM scholarships call, a total of 22 scholarships comprising of:

  • 12 Masters (9 credit seeking and 3 degree seeking),
  • 4 PhDs (3 credit seeking and 1 degree seeking) and
  • 6 Staff scholarships are available.

ELbM scholarships are jointly administered by four (4) African partner institutions, where selected students and staff will be able to engage in postgraduate studies, research, teaching or training.


The ELbM scholarship includes a one round trip-air ticket and visa costs, participation costs such as tuition fees, registration and service fees, Insurance (Health, accident, travel), settling-in allowance, monthly subsistence allowance and a contribution towards the research costs associated with student mobility of 10 months or longer.


  • Botswana International University of Science and Technology,Botswana – (Coordinating Partner)
  • Stellenbosch University, South Africa
  • Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Nigeria
  • Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture, Kenya
  • Council for Scientific & Industrial Research/Laser-based Manufacturing Research Group, (CSIR/LEM), South Africa – Associate Partner
  • African Laser Centre (ALC), South Africa. – Associate PartnerUniversita di Bologna, Italy – Technical Partner

*Previous and current recipients of Intra ACP or Intra Africa Scholarships are not eligible to apply for this scholarship

*The ELbM consortium is committed to offering 50% of its scholarship to women and disadvantaged or marginalized groups.

  • Prospective applicants should contact ELbM coordinators at partner institutions to discuss their proposal and application documents.
  • It is no longer a requirement for applicants to obtain admission to partner institutions prior to submitting their scholarship application. Prospective applicants should discuss admission into preferred partner institution with the contact person in the institution.
  • The consortium will facilitate the admission of successful applicants after the award of the scholarship.
  • One (1) Full PhD degree seeking scholarship is tenable only at JKUAT (Kenya)

DEADLINE: 31st March 2023

This project has been funded by the Intra- Africa Academic Mobility Scheme of the European Union.

This publication reflects the views only of the ELbM partnership, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

For more information email: [email protected]

Staff Writer

This article was written and edited by a staff writer.

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