GMES & Africa OSS – Northern Africa 2019/2020 African Student Postgraduate Scholarships


As part of its project “Earth Observation for Sustainable Land and Water Management in North Africa,” funded by the African Union, the Sahara and Sahel Observatory (OSS) is calling for applications from postgraduate students (Master’s or PhD) to fund three fellowships. 

Scholarship Description

Deadline: 15th March 2019

About the Award:  The project “Earth Observation for Sustainable Land and Water Management in North Africa” was developed by OSS and its national and regional partners in charge of remote sensing, namely ASAL (Algeria), DRC (Egypt), LCRSSS (Libya), CRTS (Morocco), University of Nouakchott (Mauritania) and CNCT (Tunisia) for the national level and CRTEAN and CRAST-LF for the regional level.

The overall objective of this project is to support decision-making in the field of sustainable natural resource and water management through the provision of products and services based on Earth Observation (EO) data and techniques.

Field of Study: Agronomy, Environment, Hydrology and any other discipline related to TDM

Type: Masters, PhD

Number of Awards: 3

Value of Award: 1000 Tunisian Dinars per month.

Duration of Program: 6 months renewable;


Eligible Countries: North African students enrolled in a Tunisian institution (resident in Tunisia);

Related: University of Bristol/Foundation Programme Scholarship, UK, 2019

Application Procedure

How to Apply: Applications should be sent to the following address: , with the mandatory subject line “[AC/OSS/GMES&Africa-BourseEtude/010319-4] GMES-North Africa: Financing of scholarships 2019”.

  • It is important to go through all application requirements on the Program Web page (see link below) before applying

    To apply for GMES & Africa OSS, CLICK HERE

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