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Call for Applications for Scholarships - 2020/21 Academic Year

Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Programmes


The Africa Centre of Excellence in Coastal Resilience (ACECoR) established under the World Bank Africa Centre of Excellence (ACE) for Development Impact Project and hosted by the Centre for Coastal Management, University of Cape Coast, Ghana, invites suitably qualified national, regional and international applicants into its MPhil and PhD degree programmes and scholarships. The overarching goal of ACECoR is to support technical capacity development of young African professionals to address issues of coastal degradation, as well as promote the sustainable utilization and management of marine and coastal assets within the subregion. ACECoR will carry out education and research programs in collaboration with academic institutions and industries at the national, regional and international levels to ensure a multi- and interdisciplinary approach to addressing coastal degradation across the sub-region.

For more information on ACECoR programmes, scholarships and how to apply, visit the ACECoR Admissions Portal. Read all information and instructions on the Call for Applications and Scholarships pages before submitting your application. The deadline for submission of applications is 30th August, 2020 has been extended to 30th September, 2020.


Documents required for your application

  • Certified true copies of academic certificates and transcripts
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Statement of Motivation
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation (at least one from a former lecturer/supervisor)
  • A 2-3 (for MPhil) or 3-5 (for PhD) page research proposal in the preferred area of research

Contacts for further Inquiry

For further inquiries on scholarships at ACECoR, please contact the ACECoR Academic Coordinator, Dr. Isaac Okyere on or the ACECoR Assistant Registrar on .


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